Duke Law alumni receive N.C. Citizen Lawyer awards

Jun 7, 2021Latest News

Three recipients of the NC Bar Award

Attorney John Wester (Duke JD ’72), the Hon. Cheri Beasley (Duke LLM ’18), and Judge Richard Dietz (Duke LLM ’20) will receive Citizen Lawyer awards from the NC Bar Association at its annual meeting June 17-18, 2021.

The recipients of the Citizen Lawyer Awards are:

  • The Hon. Cheri Beasley, Raleigh, McGuireWoods
  • David Benbow, Statesville, Benbow, Davidson, & Martin, PC
  • Judge Richard Dietz, Winston-Salem, N.C. Court of Appeals
  • James K. Dorsett III, Raleigh, Smith Anderson
  • Nancy Short Ferguson, Greensboro, Chicago Title Insurance Company
  • The Hon. A. Robinson Hassell, Greensboro, ABA Judicial Division
  • Tate Ogburn, Charlotte, Poyner Spruill, LLP
  • Judge Karlene Turrentine, Raleigh, N.C. Office of Administrative Hearings
  • John R. Wester, Charlotte, Robinson Bradshaw

To learn more about this year’s awards, visit NCBar.org. For more info on the annual meeting and awards ceremony, visit the Annual Meeting webpage.