NCADA & NC Chamber Hosts Judicial Candidates' Forum September 28, 2012

Candidates seeking seats on North Carolina's Appellate Courts will be featured at a Forum co-hosted by the NC Association of Defense Attorneys and the NC Chamber. The event date is Sept. 28, 2012 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro at 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- The North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (“NCADA”) will hold a Judicial Candidates' Forum on Friday, September 28, 2012 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Forum, co-hosted by the NC Chamber and sponsored by businesses and law firms, will feature judicial candidates running in statewide elections for seats on the North Carolina Supreme Court and the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  The appellate races are statewide races that impact all citizens of North Carolina.

Eight candidates seek election for open appellate level judicial seats - two candidates for North Carolina Supreme Court and six candidates for North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Information about each candidate may be found on the NCADA’s website at under the Judicial Candidates’ Forum link.

The Forum will be held at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, North Carolina in conjunction with the annual Fall Seminar.  More than 300 attendees are expected.

The Forum gives members of the public and the bar a rare opportunity to learn about the candidates who wish to serve the state at the appellate court level.  Each candidate will have the opportunity to answer a question germane to the members of the civil defense trial bar and to briefly discuss his or her qualifications for the position.

The Forum will be followed by a reception jointly sponsored by the NCADA and the NC Chamber and held in honor of the candidates.

The NCADA brings together civil trial attorneys to promote the exchange of information, ideas, and litigation techniques, and to strengthen the practice, improve the skills, and enhance the knowledge of lawyers defending individuals and businesses in North Carolina. For more information about the NCADA ( or the Judicial Candidates' Forum, please contact the Association office at 919-239-4463 or

The North Carolina Chamber is a nonpartisan business advocacy organization that works in the legislative, regulatory and political arenas to proactively drive positive change to ensure that North Carolina is a leading place in the world to do business. At the core of the North Carolina Chamber's advocacy mission is job creation. Good jobs are a vital component of a thriving North Carolina economy. Strengthening the state’s ability to attract, keep and grow jobs is the Chamber's highest priority, and central to its effort are three "pillars of a strong future" for North Carolina which include, strong education and workforce development systems, a globally competitive business climate and effective economic development strategies and tools. For more information, visit
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