Entries by Litigation

When Is A Settlement Agreement A Final Settlement Agreement?

By Charles George The North Carolina Business Court lists on its website Orders of Significance—unpublished Business Court opinions “regarding a matter of significance.” Although Judge Gale’s order on the enforcement of a settlement agreement last month in Howard, et al. v. Iomaxis, LLC, 20 NCBC 36 did not make the list, it nevertheless serves as […]

Catharine Arrowood Receives The Advocate’s Award

By Marilyn Forbes Congratulations to Catharine Biggs Arrowood, the 12th recipient of The Advocate’s Award and the first to receive the award virtually via Zoom presentation, on Friday, June 19, 2020. The Advocate’s Award is presented by the North Carolina Bar Association’s Litigation Section as merited to recognize members who are the “superstars” of our […]

Be a Part of Our Team – the Litigation Section Needs You!

By Rick Conner Thank you all for being members of the Litigation Section! As you know, your Section membership offers numerous benefits, such as networking opportunities, discounted CLE rates, and the opportunity to read and publish on our blog. Because of COVID-19, we are living in strange and challenging times, unlike anything any of us […]

COVID-19 Update

By Martha J. Efird Formed by Chief Justice Beasley, the COVID-19 Judicial Task Force (Task Force) comprised of members of our judiciary, other court officials, and members of the bar has met twice to anticipate, identify, and discuss issues related to the transition of our courts back to full operations. The next meeting is scheduled for […]