Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation Member George V. Hanna III received the Mecklenburg County Bar and Foundation’s 2014-2015 Ayscue Professionalism Award. The award is presented to a current or former member of the Mecklenburg County Bar annually to recognize exemplary professionalism.
“George’s professionalism makes him a leader in both action and word. He is motivated by a belief that with the benefits he has received from a legal education and a successful law practice comes an obligation to serve. George is recognized within Moore & Van Allen and beyond, for exemplifying the traits of professionalism that all attorneys should aspire to represent,” stated Moore & Van Allen Member and Public Service Committee Chairman Brian Heslin.
Hanna was formally presented with the Ayscue Professionalism Award at the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Law and Society Luncheon in November. Photos from the luncheon and award presentation can be seen here.
Ayscue Award criteria may include: outstanding service through or on behalf of the Mecklenburg County Bar or the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation; substantial service to the community, Bar, or justice system; and embodiment of the traits to which all attorneys should aspire, such as high ethical standards, model conduct, unquestioned integrity, and consistent competence.
Hanna is a veteran litigator, arbitrator and mediator with extensive experience in wide-ranging business and construction disputes. He also serves as a trial court mediator certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission and belongs to the Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association. He was a founding member and is the immediate past chair of the Firm’s Public Service Committee, and was the founder and first chair of the Firm’s Diversity Committee.
Some of Hanna’s contributions, leadership and involvement outside of Moore & Van Allen include:
• Member of the North Carolina Chief Justice's Commission on Equal Access to Justice
• Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
• Past President of the Mecklenburg County Bar
• Founding Chair of the Mecklenburg County Bar's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
• Past President of the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation
• Former Board Chair of Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
• Former Board Chair of Council for Children's Rights
• Former Member of the Board of Directors of the UNC Law Alumni Association
• Former Member of the Board of Governors and Former Chair of the Pro Bono Planning Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association
Contact: Bethany Early