The North Carolina Advocates of Justice, the state’s largest association of trial lawyers, elected a new crop of leaders at the group’s annual convention in Wilmington on June 17.
Bill Powers, a criminal defense attorney with Powers McCartan in Charlotte, will serve as the group’s president for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, after having been chosen as president-elect at the previous year’s convention. He succeeds outgoing president Christopher Nichols of Raleigh.
“Bill is very proficient in technology and I think he’s going to bring new energy and a good focus to our group,” said Dick Taylor, the NCAJ’s CEO.
Bradley Bannon of Patterson Harkavy in Raleigh was chosen as the group’s new president-elect.
The NCAJ filled spots on its 14-person executive committee during the convention. The full list of new officers is available on the NCAJ’s website.