NC Association of County Attorneys: Summer Attorneys Conference

July 6, 2023 - July 8, 2023 All Day Buncombe County iCal

The 2023 Summer Attorneys Conference will be held at the Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel July 6-8, 2023.

To register for this conference, click here.

To view the conference agenda, click here.

Please note that there are 3 different levels of registration:

  • Social Services session only – $350
  • County Attorneys session only – $350
  • Both County and DSS Sessions – $375

These rates increase by $50 each after June 9. Guest passes are available at $75 per person (for guests of conference attendees only). Children 10 and under may attend free of charge.

Conference registration includes all conference sessions and meals for the registrant, including: breakfast on Friday and Saturday; networking receptions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday; and coffee and snacks throughout the conference.


[Tentative Agenda]

Thursday, July 6 — DSS Sessions
(Plan lunch on own; snacks & beverages provided)
Session begins at 12:30 p.m.

  • Child Welfare Case Update
  • Evidence: Criminal Evidentiary Issues
  • Evidence: Expert Witnesses
  • DHHS Update
  • Business Session
  • 6:00 p.m. Reception at Pack’s Tavern (Sponsored by Teague Campbell)

Friday, July 7 — County & DSS Sessions
(Conference breakfast sponsored by Poyner Spruill)
Session begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • Concurrent Sessions
    • County Attorneys Welcome & Role of County Attorneys/Outside Counsel
    • DSS Legislative Update
  • Joint DSS and County Attorney Sessions
    • ADA Session
    • Ethics Update
  • Afternoon Activities
  • 5:30 p.m. Reception at the Renaissance Hotel (Sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson)

Saturday, July 8 — County Sessions
(Conference breakfast sponsored by Smith Anderson)
Session begins at 8:30 a.m. 

  • County Legislative Update
  • Recent LGC Changes for Counties
  • County Attorneys Best Practices with Nonprofits
  • Business Session
  • 5:00 p.m. Reception at the Renaissance Hotel (Sponsored by Civic Federal Credit Union)


Register for the Summer 2023 Attorneys Conference