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Jami Farris Elected to Board of Directors for McColl Center for Art + Innovation

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  • September 24, 2021

Charlotte, N.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Jami Farris has been elected to the board of directors for McColl Center for Art + Innovation. In that role, Jami will provide leadership as the nonprofit works to champion contemporary artists and spark creative experiences for the Charlotte community.

McColl Center is a nationally acclaimed artist residency and contemporary art space in uptown Charlotte. It includes artist studios, modern equipment and tools, common-use spaces, and exhibition spaces. It also helps the Charlotte community connect with contemporary art and artists through exhibitions and other programs.

Jami carries forward Parker Poe’s legacy of serving McColl Center. Sarah Hutchins recently concluded a six-year term on its board.

Jami also serves on the board of trustees for The Schiele Museum, the board of visitors for Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, as counsel to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Art Commission, and as a Girl Scout leader in the Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont Council. She is a past board chair of Children's Theatre of Charlotte.

At Parker Poe, Jami handles diverse business disputes. She tries cases and handles appeals for plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts, and she arbitrates before the American Arbitration Association, the National Arbitration Forum, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She is certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission (NCDRC) as a Superior Court mediator.

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