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7598
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Each year Business North Carolina magazine seeks to determine the best business lawyers in North Carolina. The magazine mailed ballots listing twelve lawyer categories to every lawyer licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and living in North Carolina. The top vote getters in each field are Everett J. Bowman, antitrust; C. Richard Rayburn, Jr. bankruptcy; William M. Flynn, business law; John L. Shaw, construction; Stephen K. Coss, corporate counsel; David B. Freedman, criminal defense; Patricia L. Holland, employment; William D. Dannelly, environmental; William K. Davis, litigation; J. Scott Evans, patents/intellectual property; Brent A. Torstrick, real estate; and Elizabeth l. Quick, tax/estate planning.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Jan 2006, p47-48, 51, 53, 57, 61, 65, 67, 71, 75, 77, 81, 85,, por Periodical Website
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6986
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Each year BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine seeks to determine the best business lawyers in North Carolina. The magazine mailed ballots listing twelve lawyer categories to every lawyer licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and living in North Carolina. The top voter getters in each field are Larry B. Sitton, antitrust; Richard M. Hutson, II, bankruptcy; J. Norfleet Pruden, III, business law; Jeffrey J. Davis, construction; Douglas R. Edwards, corporate counsel; James F. Wyatt, III, criminal defense; Jonathan R. Harkavy, employment; George W. House, environmental; Gary S. Parsons, litigation; Wesley Thaddeus Adams, III, patents/intellectual property; Barry D. Mann, real estate; and Ray S. Farris, tax/estate planning.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Jan 2005, p50-52, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71, 73, 77, 79, 83, 87, 89,, por Periodical Website
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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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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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35404
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As this sabbatical taker concluded, the time off was beneficial and necessary. Like any good attorney, though, Jernigan prepared for the possibility that personal benefits and necessity wouldn’t be sufficient evidence for some readers. Accordingly, the author further supports that evidence with the grave consequences of not taking sabbaticals and proposing reasons for not doing so. Highlighted consequences were the physical (such as heart attacks) and emotional (according to one study of 104 professions, lawyers have the highest depression rate).
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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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35111
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As lawyer Leonard Jernigan concluded, the time off was beneficial and necessary. Like any good attorney, though, the author prepared for the possibility that personal benefits and necessity wouldn’t be sufficient evidence for some readers. Accordingly, the author further supports that evidence with the grave consequences of not taking sabbaticals and proposing reasons for not doing so. Highlighted consequences were the physical (such as heart attacks) and emotional (according to one study of 104 professions, lawyers have the highest depression rate).
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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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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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41208
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The Internet is a substantial resource for lawyers, as D’Amico acknowledged in the discussion of its purposes and resources noted, in particular listserv and fee based online services. For its importance and advantages, the author includes examples of print based legal resources for attorneys still adjusting to the inclusion of this digital resource in the legal profession.
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41202
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Attorney Blount recalled the introduction and enduring place that computers and the Internet play in his life as a lawyer and on the direction that the legal profession in NC has been taking the past four decades as a result.
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41210
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Though the classic film is referenced to and inspired the author’s view of the legal profession, The executive director of the North Carolina State Bar’s account is truly about how the State Bar contributes to the value and roles of legal representatives of the Old North State.
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41215
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Saving for retirement is never an easy task to achieve, Attorney Cottenman acknowledged. Feasibility is possible by planning years before retirement. Involved with planning for retirement are gathering related financial records, considering the amount to save, getting the most value from the money saved, and a strategy for reducing debt and accumulating assets during one’s fiscal sunset years.
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41212
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The authors offer factors that should be taken into account when deciding on the most feasible fee arrangement for themselves and their clients. Broad categories for billing included task based, hourly, results based, and relationship based.
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41217
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To serve and protect the interests of NC’s people entails serving a variety of purposes, some of which are regulatory and others professional. As the author, Executive Director of the North Carolina State Bar, attested, a variety of purposes can result in challenges such as conflicts of interests between public interest and professional concerns.