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June 17, 2017 in News by

Leslie Packer Receives NCADA Professional Excellence Award

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Leslie C. Packer


Leslie C. Packer 

Ellis & Winters is pleased to announce that the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys has awarded Leslie Packer with the J. Robert Elster Award for Professional Excellence.  This award is given annually to the member of the NCADA who demonstrates exemplary professionalism, public service, commitment to the profession, excellence in their practice, and the highest degree of integrity.  Ms. Packer was presented the award during the NCADA 40th Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

According to the NCADA website; “The J. Robert Elster Award for Professional Excellence was established to recognize members’ contributions to the organized Bar as a whole and to their community.  Named in honor of and in recognition of J. Robert Elster’s contributions to the NCADA as a founding member, and as someone who exemplifies the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethics”. 

During the annual meeting, Ms. Packer and Ellis & Winters attorney, Ashley Brathwaite, made presentations to attendees.  Ms. Packer provided an update on appellate cases of importance since the fall of 2016.  Ms. Brathwaite gave a presentation titled, “Product Liability: From General Jurisdiction to Resolving Claims with Multiple Plaintiffs: Current Trends in Product Liability Litigation”.