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Legal Innovators & Leaders: An interview with Steve Epstein

Typically when one thinks about lawyers transitioning, we think about lawyers transitioning out of practice. However, Steve Epstein of Poyner Spruill is changing the way we think of “transitioning.” After 25 years in litigation Steve decided to transition to family law. Steve went from representing … Read More

Hike Your Own Hike

Carol Vassey is the Senior Firm Administrator for Kilpatrick Townsend. Outside of the office, she wears many hats; she is a mother, grandmother, missionary (who has led and participated in many mission trips to Haiti) and the list goes on. However, it’s her hiking boots, not hats that led us to sit down a… Read More

NC Pro Bono Resource Center turns 1!

The NC Equal Access to Justice Commission launched the NC Pro Bono Resource Center in April of 2016. The NC Pro Bono Resource Center is one of only a handful of statewide pro bono resource centers in the country. The goal of the NC Pro Bono Resource Center is to increase pro bono participation statewide. Throug… Read More

Fighting the War at home: Cumberland County Veterans Treatment Court

It’s not every day that you hear of a judge spending the night in jail with someone he has sentenced. However, in April of 2016 that’s exactly what happened. District Court Judge Lou Olivera displayed the ultimate act of compassion when he spent the night in jail with former soldier Joseph Serna. J… Read More

LM Feature: Buncombe County Family Justice Center

If you have any experience working with domestic violence, you know the maze victims must navigate. A study of a typical victim experience in Buncombe County showed that a victim will talk with 21 people, fill out 61 forms, travel to 8 locations and receive over 30 referrals.   The Buncombe County Fa… Read More

NC Attorney appears on Jeopardy! for 400 Alex

For years Jeopardy! has been a staple in many households.  At some point, all of us have spent an evening on our couches yelling answers at Alex Trebek and calculating our imaginary winnings. For one Charlotte attorney, years of watching Jeopardy! paid off when she found herself a contestant… Read More

Protect your firm against wire fraud

In January, we released a malpractice alert regarding the interception of incoming wires. We’re back with more information to ensure your firm knows the best practices to protect your firm against wire fraud. Our claims counsel, Troy Crawford is featured in our latest risk management video. In the video,… Read More

New and Improved Practice Guides

We recently announced that our website would be undergoing some major changes to improve your online experience. Among those changes are our revamped practice guides and infographics. Our practice guides, formerly known as handouts have undergone a major makeover.  Our practice guides are accompanied by i… Read More

Bar Exam Roundup

Many law students are preparing to take the next step towards transitioning from the classroom to the courtroom. The North Carolina State Bar exam will be given February 21st and 22nd. Bar Exam prep usually means long hours of thumbing through flashcards and spending a lot of time buried in books. We’ve p… Read More

Networking in 60 Seconds

We had a chance to chat with Gerald L. Walden, Jr, Assistant General Counsel at The Fresh Market, Inc. As more in-house counsel opportunities arise (as companies reduce legal fees by reducing outside counsel hiring), Gerald provides insight into networking for attorneys looking for in-house counsel positions. … Read More