John S. Willardson was one of the 2015 recipients of the NCBA's Citizen Lawyer Awards. Willardson was recognized for his volunteer work with local non-profits such as the Wilkes Family YMCA, Hospice of Wilkes, as well as other groups. Willardson served as NCADA president in 2000-2001.
Alan W. Duncan is the 11th recipient of the Dr. I. Beverly Lake Public Service Award presented by the North Carolina Bar Association. Duncan was presented the award at the 2015 NCBA Annual Meeting on Friday, June 19th, in Asheville. Duncan is a past president of the NC Bar Association (2013-2014) and the NCADA (1994-1995).