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Assistant United States Attorney Selected for the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announced today that Assistant United States Attorney Donald Pender was one of sixteen outstanding young lawyers selected for the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy’s Class of 2018.

The mission of the Leadership Academy is to help young lawyers become more effective leaders in their communities, whether their communities be the legal profession, their firms, legal departments and any other organizations with which they are associated, or their local, state, national or even international communities, or any other environments where lawyers regularly have calls or opportunities for leadership.

This year training will be conducted in five sessions starting March 2-3, 2018, through June 12, 2018.  Mr. Pender is currently working in the Appellate Division within the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Updated March 2, 2018