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Writs Of Mandamus At the CAVC

By Robert Davis For those unfamiliar, a writ of mandamus is an order directing a government official to perform his or her duty.  This writ is a request of last resort, but belongs in any administrative lawyer’s repertoire.  Indeed, notification of intent to seek mandamus is often enough to prompt government action.  Recent case law […]

Join Us For the Military & Veterans Law Section CLE!

The Military & Veterans Law Section (MVL) annual CLE offers it all — you can advance military and veterans issues, learn how to advocate for military members and veterans, earn CLE credit and network. And you might be able to do it for free, as scholarships are available to qualifying members. Over 800,000 military members […]

Welcome to the Corporate Counsel Section Blog

By Clayton Doron Morgan The Corporate Counsel Section is quite excited to have its many leaders and members actively serving and participating in Section-related events. I, too, am excited to be your 2018-2019 Section Chair and cannot begin to communicate my enthusiasm in anticipation of a wonderful Bar year. As our Section membership is some […]

Oct. 23, 2018

Jake Parrott has joined Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP as counsel in the firm’s Raleigh office. He joins Parker Poe’s Development Services Industry Team. Parrott focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions that include the new development, acquisition, and sale of all commercial property types, as well as leasing, real estate financing, and […]

Watch NCBA/UNC-TV Constitutional Amendment Programs On UNC-TV Or At NCBar.org

Six proposed constitutional amendments are appearing on the North Carolina general election ballot this year. As a service to our members and the citizens of our state, the North Carolina Bar Association has partnered with UNC-TV to produce educational programming regarding the proposed constitutional amendments. The “Amendments Explained” programs premiered on Friday night, October 19, […]

A Higher Calling: Hurricane Florence Relief From Above

Have a Hurricane Florence story to share on NCBarBlog or in NC Lawyer magazine? Email Amber Nimocks. By Bettie Kelley Sousa The Wednesday after Hurricane Florence left the state, Smith Debnam partners gathered for their monthly lunch meeting, normally chaired by the law firm’s managing partner, Jerry Myers. Many learned then that Myers’  absence resulted from […]