McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. attorney Susan Strayhorn Barbour has received the 2013 28th Judicial District Bar (JDB) Professionalism Award. Barbour received the award at the 28th JDB annual meeting on Wednesday, June 12. Alfred Adams, a commercial real estate attorney with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, and Barbour’s first mentor, traveled from Winston-Salem to present the award. Recipients of the award are nominated and elected by their peers.
The annual 28th JDB Professionalism Award was established by President Roger Smith in 2004 to recognize an individual member of the Bar whose consistently courteous, respectful and professional conduct toward the Court, attorneys, clients and other parties exemplifies the highest standards of professionalism.
Barbour is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Legal Team. Her broad experience in real estate law includes completion of residential and commercial transactions both on small-tract levels and large-tract/full-development levels. She is a Member of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina, Women Excelling in Business and the Women Lawyers Alliance.