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State Bar Calls Special Session (access required)

On the eve of the State Bar’s annual meeting, Bar president John Vernon has called for a special session Tuesday of the full council. In a telephone interview, Vernon declined to say why the meeting was being held. However, he ...

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Bar Offers A Hand In Firm Splits (access required)

The State Bar offers both ethical advice and practical help in assisting law firms as they work through dissolutions, according to Carolin Bakewell, Bar counsel. On the ethics front, the Bar has a lengthy advisory opinion written in 1988. ‘That’s ...

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Comp Case Follows Trend (access required)

In Keel v. H & V Inc., a worker with an unusual sensitivity to a job-site chemical was awarded compensation even though other employees exposed to the fumes were unharmed. Raleigh lawyer Jim Lore says the ruling follows a line ...

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