Two partners of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP have been elected to leadership positions in the North Carolina State Bar.
Irvin “Hank” W. Hankins III was sworn in as President-Elect of the North Carolina State Bar. Following normal progression, he will serve as President in 2008. Mr. Hankins is a litigation partner in the Charlotte office. He received a JD, with honors, in 1975 and an AB in 1968 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
David Neal Allen, a litigation partner in the Charlotte office, was elected as a State Bar Councilor from Mecklenburg County for a three-year term effective January 2007. Mr. Allen received a JD in 1980 and an AB in 1977 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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