Raleigh, N.C. – Smith Anderson Associate Sharita Whitaker was appointed to serve as Chair of the Minorities in the Profession (MIP) Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association. In her role as Chair, Sharita will be responsible for overseeing the MIP Committee’s two subcommittees: the “Preparing to Practice” and “Promoting the Practice” Subcommittees, which are committed to the development and support of minority law students and lawyers.
About Sharita Whitaker
Sharita focuses her practice in the areas of Commercial Real Estate and Real Estate Development. She assists clients with real estate acquisitions, dispositions and leasing. In addition to mentoring law students and new lawyers through the NCBA MIP Committee, she is an active North Carolina Central University School of Law alumna. Sharita is also a member of the Wake County Real Property Lawyers Association. For more information, please visit Sharita’s bio at www.SmithLaw.com.
About the Minorities in the Profession Committee
The Minorities in the Profession Committee is a committee of the North Carolina Bar Association dedicated to promoting an increased presence of minorities in the legal profession; promoting the ongoing education of minorities in the legal profession; promoting the betterment of life for those minorities in the legal profession; providing the public with quality information regarding issues of concern to minority lawyers; and educating the public about the contributions of North Carolina’s minority lawyers. For more information, visit www.ncbar.org.
About Smith Anderson
Founded in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to become the largest business and litigation law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle region and one of the largest in North Carolina. We provide a full range of legal services to a diverse and dynamic group of regional, national and international companies. Over one hundred years of practicing law has grounded our Firm's culture, informed our perspective and provided us the insight necessary to help our clients succeed. Over time, our core principles have remained unchanged. We remain personally dedicated to the success, prosperity and betterment of our clients, our friends and the communities we serve. For more information, please visit www.SmithLaw.com.