Walker Lambe's William O. King Receives John B. McMillan Award
June 07, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsDurham, North Carolina (June 7, 2016) – The North Carolina State Bar will honor William O. King as the recipient of the 2016 John B. McMillan Award, the only award presented by the North Carolina State Bar. It honors exceptional current and retired members throughout the state who have demonstrated exemplary service to the legal profession. Such service is evidenced by superior adherence to the principles and goals stated in the Preamble to the Rules of Professional Conduct set forth by the Bar.
This year's recipient, William O. King, has practiced law in Durham for over 50 years, and is a past recipient of the North Carolina Chief Justice's Professionalism Award. He has served as the past President of the North Carolina State Bar and the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers (now the North Carolina Advocates for Justice), and is the only attorney historically to serve concurrently in both roles. He has also been featured annually the Tier 1 Best Lawyers in America and the North Carolina's Super Lawyers List. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and an alumnus of the Wake Forest University School of Law.
Mr. King is proud to have served 33 years in the North Carolina National Guard, retiring honorably with the rank of Colonel. He has served diligently within our community, crafting the next generation of legal minds as a visiting professor of law at Campbell University for over ten years. There he has provided instruction in the areas of Trial Practice, Ethics, and Law Practice Management. Bill now practices as a mediator in an of counsel capacity with the law offices of Walker Lambe Rhudy Costley & Gill, PLLC.
This prestigious award will be presented at the State Bar's Annual Meeting and Luncheon, which will occur at the Durham Convention Center this Wednesday, June 8th. This event is open to all members of the Fourteenth Judicial District Bar Association.
The entire Walker Lambe family is incredibly proud of Bill and his continued dedication to the Bar, our firm and the local community.