We are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Joseph Branch Professionalism Award is Phyllis B. Pickett. Phyllis began her career at Legal Aid of NC and currently serves as the principal legislative analyst and staff attorney for the Legislative Drafting Division of the General Assembly. “I have had the great fortune to work with Phyllis in a variety of roles: from her time at the helm of the Minorities in Profession and Membership committees at the North Carolina Bar Association to her leadership duties as part of the Leadership Development Committee of the WCBA,” says Executive Director Whitney von Haam. “Her commitment to the bar, the legal community and the state are just a small piece of what makes her so special.”
The award, which was first granted in 1991, is given to a Wake County lawyer with at least 25 years experience who exemplifies the qualities of professionalism stated in the professionalism creed and is the highest honor bestowed by the WCBA. Read more about Phyllis in our latest professionalism blog.
Please join us at The Woman’s Club (3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh) on Tuesday, November 5 for our lunch program as we honor Phyllis as this year’s Branch Award recipient.Lunch will begin at 12:15, and the program begins at 12:45 p.m. Registration is open online.