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18446
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Moore was a native of Halifax County, a lawyer, and a member of the General Assembly. Lawrence writes that \"he was the recognized leader of the North Carolina bar for an entire generation and was prominent in many matters pertaining to the welfare of the state as a whole.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 24, Nov 1941, p11, 24
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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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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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35110
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The interview with the newly elected president of the North Carolina State Bar discussed his vision of the legal profession’s future. What’s not revealed by the interview’s title was the in-depth view of the profession today, in particular its challenges and ways they are being addressed. Necessary? Yes. As the time honored axiom says and King suggested, those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it.
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41207
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William Skeel’s support for both the Internet and CDs as complementary research tools to traditional (e.g printed) forms of research tools is underscored in his assertion of their impact on digital research and the legal profession.
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24293
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Bob Crumley started Crumley and Associates PC in Asheboro; the firm has become the largest personal injury specialist in the Triad. He attributes merging with other firms and numerous television ads to his success.
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18268
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Charles Tillett was born in Richmond County and was a graduate of the University of North Carolina. He was one of the ablest lawyers of modern times and won many a hard-fought battle in the courts. One was a case brought by a Fundamentalist group to prevent the North Carolina public schools from teaching the theory of evolution. By winning, he spared the state from the problems that befell other states on this issue.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 5, July 1941, p7, 21
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Henderson started the first law school in North Carolina. During his day and time he was one of the outstanding leaders in the legal profession in the state. In 1818 the Supreme Court of North Carolina was established, and three justices were appointed. Henderson was an associate justice, and later, on the death of the chief justice, he assumed that position.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 45, Apr 1943, p4
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20587
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Lawrence reminisces about lawyers whom he has known during his career. Three men, he recounts, \"it was my high privilege to have acquaintance and some measure of association:\" Henry Groves Conner, Charles Manly Stedman, and Clement Manly. In this article he remembers Clement Manly.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 22, 10 1945, p7, 25
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41203
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Attorney Purcell recounted the positive and negative impact that implementing technology such as computers, Microsoft programs, and the Internet into the life of his firm. Included is a list of tips for successfully integrating these technological tools into day to day business operations.
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24216
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Wade Smith is North Carolina's top criminal lawyer, successfully garnering not guilty verdicts and reducing and dropping charges. The author discusses Smith's methods for winning cases.
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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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24446
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North Carolina’s first woman lawyer, Tabitha Ann Holton (1854-1886) , struggled to be admitted to the state bar exams. This article recounts her life and perseverance in becoming a lawyer.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 11, April 1991, p12-13, por
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41201
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Interview with PA attorney Erwin Spainhour addresses many law related topics: the perception of lawyers and the legal profession; the origins of the negative perceptions; ways to make legal assistance more affordable; effective ways to train trial lawyers; Spainhour’s opinion of the effectiveness of the disciplinary program of the state bar and the Grievance Committee; and goals he plans to accomplish during his tenure as President of the State Bar.
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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.