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Black Mountain lawyer Gerald LeVan found a niche that takes him all over the country as a consultant and seminar lecturer. As reported in the Gaston Gazette, 10 years ago while he was practicing in Baton Rouge, a client’s family-owned ...

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The N.C. Association of Women Attorneys presented its Gwenyeth B, Davis Public Services award to Jennie Hamrick of Family Services, Inc., Melinda Lawrence of Raleigh, and Sen. William Martin of Greensboro. In ceremonies at its annual conference, the three were ...

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The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce recognized Ed Farthing as its Ambassador of the Month for calling on new members in the organization. Farthing is active in several political groups, and serves as legal counsel to Aids Leadership Foothills Alliance…. ...

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Raleigh attorney Charles Becton of Fuller, Becton, Slifkin & Bell gave the keynote address at the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association annual meeting and convention in Vancouver, British Columbia…. Richard L. Doughton of Sparta was named to the Superior Court ...

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Van Winkle Buck partner Gene B. Johnson has been elected president of the 28th Judicial District Bar. The Asheville lawyer handles general civil litigation and appellate matters…. The office of counsel of the Cherry Point Naval Aviation Depot has added ...

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Lifestyle Furnishings International VP and general counsel Douglas C. Barnard announced that former Bassett general counsel J. Stanley Payne and former Brooks Pierce partner Catherine Thomas McGee have joined the Thomasville company as associate general counsels. Lifestyle is a manufacturer ...

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If Judge Kenneth Titus grinned and looked nervous in court recently, it was because he was juror No. 12 in a DWI case and not in his seat behind the bench. That was being occupied by his colleague Judge Henry ...

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Ward & Smith gained a new partner when 17-year Greenville lawyer Stanley M. Sams joined the firm. A UNC law graduate, he will continue to concentrate in estate planning, real property, and corporate and business issues…. Raleigh lawyer Evia L. ...

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Karen Ann Popp, associate counsel to the President of the United States, was this spring’s baccalaureate speaker at Mooresville Senior High School, where she graduated. Popp studied law at Oxford University on a scholarship after graduating from UNCC in 1980, ...

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Durham’s Paul M. Green was recently honored as “Tar Heel of the Week” by Raleigh’s News & Observer. A bitter opponent of the law that gives district attorneys control of the criminal trial calendar, Green filed a class action lawsuit ...

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