Summer Attorneys Conference

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

The conference agenda and materials from each session are available below. 

Note: The N.C. Association of Social Services Attorneys also met virtually. The conference was hosted by the UNC School of Government. Click here for more information.

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

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!