WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th — Noon — Room 4085

Join us at noon (12pm) on September 11th to welcome Congressman Mike McIntyre to UNC Law!

Join us to hear Congressman Mike McIntyre speak on his experiences and views regarding the legal profession and faith.

Mike McIntyre is Senior Advisor and Director of Government Relations with the law firm of Poyner Spruill. Before joining the firm, he held the position of Congressman of North Carolina's Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mike served for 18 years – from 1997 to 2015.

In 2019, Mike was selected as the recipient of the UNC Law Distinguished Alumni Award for his contributions to the bar and the law school and for his accomplishments on the state, national and international levels.

A leader on issues that impact our families, Congressman McIntyre co-chaired the Congressional Prayer Caucus and the Task Force on Responsible Fatherhood, and he was the founder and Chairman of the Congressional Caucus on Youth Sports. He has served on the Board of the U.S. Naval Academy, and he was a senior member of the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

The Secretary of the Navy has presented him the Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest civilian award given by the Navy, for his exceptional leadership and work on behalf of the Navy and Marine Corps.

In 2006, Congressman McIntyre was presented the Distinguished Christian Statesman of the Year Award in recognition of his character, leadership, integrity and faithfulness in public service.

He and his wife Dee have two sons, Joshua and Stephen, both of whom are attorneys. Stephen practices law in Lumberton, and his wife, Angelica, is a District Court Judge for Robeson County. His son, Joshua, is Membership Director for the N.C. Bar Association, and his wife, Sarah, is an attorney with the N.C. Justice Center.

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McIntyre-Whichard Fellows Program — Application Opens

For more information on this prestigious mentorship program, click on the Mentorship tab at the top of our page. For a quick link to the application, click here. Fellows are selected on Monday, September 23rd.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9th — Noon — Location TBA

Join us at noon (12pm) on October 9th to welcome Jennifer May-Parker to UNC Law!

Jennifer Prescod May-Parker is the Chief of the Appellate Division at the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of North Carolina, a position she has held since 2010.

She has served as an Assistant United States Attorney since 1999 and, in that capacity, has prosecuted a broad spectrum of cases at both the trial level and on appeal. From 1998 to 1999, May-Parker worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Environmental Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice. She began her legal career by serving as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office from 1991 to 1998.

May-Parker received her J.D. in 1991 from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and her B.A. in 1988 from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

We hope to see you there! We are partnering with UNC Women in Law for this event!