Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend's Steve Berlin Receives High-Profile Appointment
WINSTON-SALEM (February 5) — Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Steve Berlin, Winston-Salem Office Managing Partner and Chair of the firm’s Environment & Product Regulation Team, was recently appointed to a three-year term to the prestigious North Carolina Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism (CJCP).
Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby outlined Mr. Berlin’s responsibilities in a letter confirming his appointment to serve with his fellow Commission members to enhance professionalism among North Carolina’s vast and growing legal community including judges, lawyers, and law students. In carrying out this critical charge, the CJCP is required to provide ongoing attention and assistance to ensure the practice of law remains a high calling, dedicated to the service of clients and the public good.
The North Carolina CJCP consists of the chairperson (Chief Justice of the Supreme Court); two judges serving on trial benches of the courts of the state or the United States; one appellate court judge either from the state or United States; eight practicing lawyers; two law school faculty members from accredited North Carolina law schools; and three non-lawyer citizens who are active in public affairs. All members, with the exception of the chairperson, serve for a term of three years. Mr. Berlin’s service continues a long and proud firm history of leadership in the legal industry concerning the area of ethics.
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