Summer Attorneys Conference


Due to COVID-19, the N.C. Association of County Attorneys 2020 Summer Conference will be held via a virtual platform. 

The 2020 Summer County Attorneys Conference will be held Thursday, July 9 (9am - 1pm) and Friday, July 10 (9am - 1pm).

Agenda Topics Include:

  • Affordable Housing Programs
  • COVID-19 and Public Health Law Issues
  • Employment Law and Coronavirus
  • Managing a New Type of Emergency
  • Legislative and Case Law Update
  • Professional Responsibility in a Pandemic (Ethics Session)
  • See below for full agenda

5.25 General CLE Credit Hours and 1 Ethics Credit Hour (6.25 Total) Approved by N.C. State Bar

Registration Fee: $40

A link to access the conference will be emailed to registrants prior to the event. You must register in advance to receive the link.

Click Here to Register

Note: The N.C. Association of Social Services Attorneys will hold its 2020 summer conference sessions virtually as well through the UNC School of Government. Click here for more information.

The conference will return to the Holiday Inn Resort in Wrightsville Beach on July 8-10, 2021.

Virtual Summer Attorneys Conference

2020 Summer Attorneys Conference Agenda

July 9
July 10

9:00 - 9:10am

Welcome and Reminders for Virtual Conference                                                                      
9:00 – 10:15am (1.25) COVID-19: Selected Issues in NC Public Health Law
Jill Moore, UNC School of Government Associate Professor of Public Law and Government
Virginia Niehaus, Director of Regulatory & Legal Affairs, NC DHHS, Division of Public Health
Beth Lovette, Deputy Director, NC Division of Public Health
9:10 – 10:10am (1)   
NCACC Legislative Update
Amy Bason, NCACC
Adam Pridemore, NCACC
Paige Worsham, NCACC
10:15 - 10:25am Virtual Break

10:10 - 10:20am
Virtual Break 10:25 – 11:10am (.75)
Diane Juffras, Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Professor of Public Law and Government, UNC School of Government
10:20 – 11:05am (.75) Case Law/Property Tax Case Update
Roger Askew, Senior Deputy County Attorney, Wake County
Matthew Turcola, Chief Deputy County Attorney, Guilford County
11:10 - 11:20am Virtual Break
11:05 - 11:50am (.75) Affordable Housing Programs
Allison Cooper, Deputy County Attorney, Wake County
Annette Moore, Senior Staff Attorney, Orange County
11:20 – 12:05pm (.75) Managing a New Type of Emergency during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Norma Houston, Lecturer in Public Law and Government, UNC School of Government
11:50 - 12:00pm Virtual Break 12:05 - 12:30pm Business Session and Virtual [Bring Your Own] Lunch
12:00 – 1:00pm (1) Attorney Professional Responsibility in a Pandemic [Ethics Session],
Brian Oten, Director for Ethics and Special Programs, NC State Bar

Thank you to our conference sponsors!