Annual Meeting 2018 Photos

At the Bar’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 13:

Joseph McGuire of McGuire, Wood & Bissette received the NCBA/28thJDB Centennial Award. In his nomination, he was lauded as a leader who has “served Asheville and WNC for decades with thoughtful care and compassion for the people living and working here.”

Kenny Hunt of Roberts & Stevens received the the 28th JDB’s 2018 Professionalism Award. His nomination called him a “credit to our Bar,” and noted that he is knowledgeable about the law and effective at trial, but also encourages his clients to be reasonable and settle matters when possible.

Zephyr Jost Sullivan of MGC Insurance Defense was named the 2018 Distinguished Young Lawyer. She was the Young Lawyer Pro Bono Award winner in 2017, and is a past president of the Bar’s YLD.

In addition, President James Kilbourne reviewed the year’s accomplishments, and new members of the Executive Committee were approved by members.