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36443
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How this lawyer lives her faith in and outside of the courtroom was answered in this interview. The attorney with a twenty plus year work experience with nonprofits, political campaigns, and civic leaders discussed factors of her faith. Highlighted were her faith journey, the source of her optimism, and an experience that occurred while she was a sophomore at Berkeley.
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36278
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The justice system in North Carolina got its day in court through an examination of its inadequately funded courts. It’s a factor making North Carolina among the lowest ranking states for spending. As for where that low per capita spending’s impact can be most keenly felt, the author asserted it’s those seated at the counselor’s bench.
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24062
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Rural communities in North Carolina are in need of assistance by attorneys willing to do pro bono work. The NC Bar Association and Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) work together to provide a pro bono program called Lawyer on the Line (LOTL), a program where lawyers in larger communities offer phone service to individuals in the rural areas of the state.
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North Carolina State Bar Journal (NoCar KF 200 N67), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Fall 2015, p29-31, 56, il
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36223
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Some were real life converted to reel life, such as Philadelphia (1993) and A Time to Kill (1996). Others were based on novels: Inherit the Wind (1958) and To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). The remaining six were also fictitious accounts of the justice system. Whatever the plot’s source, they offered insightful and entertaining portrayals of life from both sides of the counsellor’s table.
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36225
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Being a public servant entails assuring all segments of the population are able to obtain justice. Assuring lawyers live up to this ethical and professional standard is two requirements. One, attorneys engage in pro bono work. Two, attorneys donate to organizations that help individuals of limited means pay for legal services.
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36227
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As public servants, attorneys are called to help all attain a better quality life. Barriers that lawyers can assist with overcoming are predatory lending, fraud, and consumer rights’ violation. Attesting the severity of and need to overcome these barriers are three attorneys’ success stories.
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36224
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Terms such as False-Self syndrome, Zealous Advocacy, Always the Helper, and Ignoring Boundaries were applied to lawyers. Being especially vulnerable to depression and suicide, attorneys were cautioned to maintain boundaries between one’s professional and personal life, being true to oneself, and not overextending oneself physically and emotionally.
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36228
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The inability to achieve work-life balance and manage stress leads to burnout. Demonstrating to attorneys the need for balance is burnout’s physical and emotional consequences. To help lawyers attain a better quality life on both sides of the bench are tips for managing stress. Also offered are ways to balance the energy expended on their personal and professional lives.
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36229
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Managing time and organizing billing methods more efficiently and effectively help to delineate between good and great paralegals. To help paralegals cross that line are suggestions of professional behaviors such as communication methods and computer programs such as Needles.
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21594
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Each year BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine seeks to determine the best lawyers in North Carolina. The magazine mailed ballots listing lawyers in fourteen categories to every lawyer licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and living in North Carolina--this year over 20,000. The top vote getters in each category were John F. Graybeal (Antitrust), Benjamin A, Kahn (Bankruptcy), David D. Beatty (Business), Joseph H. Nanney, Jr. (Construction), Michael A. Springs (Corporate), Michael J. Greene (Criminal), Amie F. Carmack (Employment), Craig A. Bromby (Environmental), Lori M. Vitale (Family), Larry L. Coats (Intellectual Property), Michael J. Byrne (Litigation), Michael G. Winters (Real Estate), Robert H. Haggard (Tax/Estate Planning), and Michael F. Easley, Jr. (Young Guns).
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 34 Issue 1, Jan 2014, p60-62, 64-68, 70-88, por Periodical Website
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23090
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In this article, associate professor of public law and government, Chris McLaughlin, uses the Penn State Scandal as a teaching tool for other organizational attorneys.
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18734
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Each year BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine seeks to determine the best lawyers in North Carolina. The magazine mailed ballots listing lawyer categories to every lawyer licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and living in North Carolina--this year 20,000. The top vote getters in each field were Noel L. Allen, antitrust; Trawick H. Stubbs, bankruptcy; Grayson S. Hale, business; Richard D. Conner, construction; Robert Wicker, corporate; Peter C. Anderson, criminal; W. Randall Loftis, Jr., employment; Grady L. Shields, environmental; Stan Brown, family; Anthony, Biller, intellectual property; Lee M. Whitman, litigation; Robert Charles Lawson, real estate; Andrew H. Veach, tax/estate planning; George Mason Oliver, young guns.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 33 Issue 1, Jan 2013, p48-50, 52-54, 56-80, por Periodical Website
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27756
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Marty Rosenbluth has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. Rosenbluth is a lawyer who works pro bono for North Carolina’s undocumented residents through his nonprofit, the NC Immigrant’s Rights Project. Rosenbluth is committed to fighting civil rights violations and his work is crucial to the undocumented community who often lack representation.
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16661
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Each year BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine seeks to determine the best lawyers in North Carolina. The magazine mailed ballots listing lawyer categories to every lawyer licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and living in North Carolina--this year 20,856. The top vote getters in each field are Locke T. Clifford, criminal; Jonathan Heyl, antitrust; Kenneth M. Greene, bankruptcy; Amalie L. Tuffin, business; William H. Gammon, construction; Lisa D. Inman, corporate counsel; N. Renee Hughes, employment; William Clarke, environmental; D. Caldwell Barefoot, Jr., family; E. Eric Mills, intellectual property; Daniel L. Brawley, litigation; George W. Sistrunk, III, real estate; Graham D. Holding, Jr., tax/estate planning; and J. Christian Stevenson young guns (best under 40).
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 32 Issue 1, Jan 2012, p58-62, 64-66, 68, 70-89, por Periodical Website
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24175
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After three Duke Lacrosse players were accused of raping a stripper, Joe Cheshire discussed how he exonerated his clients and how the DA, Mike Nifong, was accused of lying about DNA evidence and eventually was charged himself.
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