Elm City, North Carolina Business Lawyers

Jason Page
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WILSON, NC Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(252) 289-9800 2801-A Nash Street NW
P.O. Box 1724
WILSON, NC 27894
Business, Agricultural, Elder and Estate Planning
Campbell University
I protect families and businesses by helping them manage, preserve and transfer their assets. My practice is focused in the areas of estate planning, business law and real estate. My goal is to give my clients the peace of mind that they are protected from whatever risks they face.

I am also a Registered Forester and a Certified Forester. I work with forest landowners, farmers, consulting foresters, timber companies, loggers, and other forestry and agriculture related businesses.

The majority of my practice is proactive planning. However, I also have significant litigation experience involving real estate, timber, trust, estate, and business...
Charles Rountree III
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Tarboro, NC Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(252) 823-3183 309 N. Main St.
Tarboro, NC 27886
Business, Agricultural, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
Wake Forest University School of Law
I am a native of Pitt County, North Carolina. After completing college I was commissioned in the US Navy and served as an Assistant Supply Officer during three deployments aboard the USS Independence (CV-62). I have an interest in politics, the law, history, the Episcopal Church and in Eastern North Carolina.
Wilson, NC Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(818) 846-6400 1202 Brookside Dr NW
Wilson, NC 27896
Business, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
San Fernando Valley College of Law
Wilson, NC Business Law Lawyer
(252) 291-7232 113 Nash St E
Wilson, NC 27893
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Wilson, NC Business Law Lawyer
(252) 291-6413 1760 Parkwood Blvd W
Wilson, NC 27893
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Rocky Mt, NC Business Law Lawyer
(252) 442-1123 418 Western Ave
Rocky Mt, NC 27804
Business and Real Estate
Tarboro, NC Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(252) 823-1156 212 N Main St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Divorce
University of North Carolina School of Law
Tarboro, NC Business Law Lawyer
(252) 823-8200 204 W Park Ave
Tarboro, NC 27886
Business
Bryant Paris
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(919) 832-5577 16 West Martin Street
Suite 204
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Divorce and Family
University of Mississippi
Need a Raleigh Family Law or Contract Litigation Attorney? Call Bryant Paris today at (919) 832-5577.

Since 2002, Bryant has represented people from all walks of life across North Carolina as well as small businesses in a wide-variety of civil and criminal law cases. Through the years, he worked tirelessly to obtain just results for his clients in an effort to put them in a position to move on with their lives after their cases are resolved. Bryant uses his vast experience gained from actual courtroom hearing and trial experience, as well as in arbitration and mediation, to...
Sherrod Seward
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Greenville, NC Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(252) 375-3213 103 Oakmont Dr.
Suite 104
Greenville, NC 27858
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, International and Tax
Cleveland State University
An experienced lawyer with a passion for criminal defense, entertainment law, & and immigration, as well as an extensive background in global business; Sherrod knew as a child that his path in life would lead him to be active on a national and international level.

Sherrod is a go to resource for persons facing felony changes for drug charges, weapons violations, and removal proceedings in immigration. Sherrod is also a go to resource for athletes, entertainers, and media companies from all over the World for business issues.

Sherrod has been immersed in different cultures as early as elementary school; learning...
John Szymankiewicz
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(919) 335-5291 16 W Martin St Ste 501
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Trademarks
North Carolina Central University
John comes to the law as Career 2.0. After spending 15+ years as an engineer and project manager, John went back to law school to become an attorney. Since graduating, John has focused his practice on working with breweries, wineries, distilleries, and other artisanal alcohol beverage producers.
Robert Morton
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(919) 845-5000 2900 Spring Forest Road
Suite 103A
Raleigh, NC 27616
Business, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
North Carolina Central University
Raleigh corporate lawyer Bob Morton is a true business and civil litigation generalist. He has successfully tried multiple civil jury trials. He regularly assists his business clients with planning, litigation avoidance, employment matters and virtually all other legal matters that his business clients face.

Bob believes that providing personal service and going the extra mile for clients isn’t just a good way to do business — it’s the only way to do business.

He has been featured as a consumer advocate on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” has served Three Terms as Chairman of the local Better Business Bureau (BBB), been recognized as...
James Laurie III
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(919) 256-4455 9121 Anson Way, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27615
Business and Construction
Campbell University
Construction & Business Lawyer representing Owners, Developers, Sureties, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Suppliers, and other Construction Industry Participants in Litigation, Mediation, and Arbitration. Federally Certified Mediator for the EDNC, United States District Court. Certified Arbitrator for Wake County District Court. Private Arbitrator for Construction and Commercial disputes. Arbitrator and Mediator, Construction Industry Panel of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Mark Finkelstein
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(919) 755-8819 Suite 2800
Two Hannover Square/434 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Antitrust, Arbitration & Mediation and Health Care
University of North Carolina School of Law
Mark is recognized for excellence by many peer rating organizations such as Best Lawyers in American and Super Lawyers. He is a former president of the Chief Justice Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court and the 2015 president of the 10th Judicial District which comprises all of Wake County including Raleigh and much of Research Triangle Park (RTP)
Cameron Lambe
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(919) 263-5296 4020 Westchase Blvd
# 530
Raleigh, NC 27607
Business, Collections, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of North Carolina School of Law
Cameron Lambe is a civil litigation attorney with experience in contract negotiation and dispute, real estate law and litigation, and business and employment law.
She is also a North Carolina native with a background in small business ownership and marketing, specifically in the areas of real estate, property management, and the beauty industry.
James Penry
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(919) 833-9449 1330 Saint Mary's Street
Suite 260
Raleigh, NC 27605
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Securities
Wake Forest University School of Law
I am a trial lawyer, and concentrate on commercial trials and arbitrations, with a special concentration in construction and securities matters. After law school, I clerked for a U.S. District Judge, and have been engaged in trial practice since 1983. I practiced in large regional and national firms until 2000, at which time my partner and I formed our litigation firm. I have tried, arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases. I am licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and California.
Will Blackton
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(919) 636-5979 4801 Glenwood Ave
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business and IP
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Boerema Blackton has built its practice by representing numerous businesses and their respective owners. The firm provides business-oriented legal advice for the entire corporate life cycle: from the initial structure of proposed business ventures, through the day-to-day transactions, and to the sale and/or purchase of businesses.

The firm acts as an outside general counsel for a number of clients, providing dedicated, responsive support with institutional knowledge of the client's business or situation. The business lawyers in our firm represent clients who conduct business on local, national, and international scales. We are committed to providing the best quality legal services...
Travis Taylor
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney
(919) 833-1040 221 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27603
Business, Divorce and Family
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Having been born and raised in the state of North Carolina, Travis Taylor went on to earn both his B.A. degree and J.D. degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Now, as a partner of law firm Marshall & Taylor PLLC, Taylor focuses his practice primarily on family law matters. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal district courts in North Carolina and is well prepared to effectively assist his clients. If you are currently struggling with divorce or other family law issues, contact Taylor today and learn how he can help you.
Sue Sprunger
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(919) 650-1430 3130 Fairhill Drive, #108
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Probate and Tax
University of North Carolina School of Law
Sue Sprunger brings more than 35 years of experience in the tax arena - including with the Internal Revenue Service, as a certified public accountant and as an attorney -- to provide a full range of services in the Federal and state taxation arenas. Ms. Sprunger's practice focuses on structuring and negotiating business transactions, federal and state tax planning and controversy, wealth and estate planning (including Wills and Trusts), estate administration (probate), and formation and planning for for-profit and nonprofit entities.
Daniel W Clark
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Employment and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law
Marsha Comeau
A native of upstate New York, Dan Clark moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1979 and in 1985 graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served first as a staff writer and then as an editorial board member on the North Carolina Law Review and upon graduation from UNC Law School in 1988 he joined Tharrington Smith.

Mr. Clark’s areas of practice include employment law, civil and business litigation, intellectual property law, and administrative law. He has counseled businesses and individuals, including legal, medical and other professional practices, individual executives, physicians, attorneys, scientists, engineers,...
Adam Banks
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer
(919) 694-0001 7406 Chapel Hill Rd. STE H
Raleigh, NC 27607
Business, Construction, Employment and Military
Campbell Law School
Adam focuses primarily on business/corporate and construction law. As at partner of Felton Banks, PLLC, Adam understands the importance of quality, affordable legal advice. Felton Banks is structured to be the first stop for a small business's legal needs. In 2011, Adam, a lifelong North Carolinian, joined the North Carolina National Guard. He spent a short time as an engineering officer, and was then selected to serve as a North Carolina National Guard Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer, focusing specifically on soldier defense.
Edward H. Maginnis
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(919) 526-0450 4801 Glenwood Ave
Suite 310
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Employment and Insurance Claims
University of Virginia School of Law
I am the managing attorney of Maginnis Law, PLLC, a Wake County civil iltigation firm located in Raleigh, NC. Unlike many firms, Maginnis Law represents both plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits. On the plaintiffs side, my practice is focused on consumer law, business litigation, and wage and hour law. I am the current chair of the Consumer Areas of Practice at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. We handle, on a contingency basis, consumer cases falling under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the...
Kevin Hopper
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(919) 876-3300 5400 Glenwood Avenue
Suite G-01
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Texas Tech University - Texas Tech University
A native of Texas, Mr. Hopper was born in Beaumont and graduated from Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas. Mr. Hopper then attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1989. Immediately following, Mr. Hopper attended Texas Tech University School of Law, and in 1993, graduated Doctor of Jurisprudence. Subsequent to his graduation from law school, Mr. Hopper relocated to Raleigh, North Carolina where, in 1994, he opened his own practice and has since been practicing law within Wake County and the greater Triangle area. Currently, Mr. Hopper maintains a trial practice concentrating...
Randall Roden
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Employment and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law
Randall Roden is a trial and appellate lawyer who began his career with the United States Department of Justice. During his more than six years with the Justice Department, he tried cases in federal courts throughout the Southeast. He now handles civil trials and appeals at all levels in the state and federal court systems in North Carolina, primarily representing individuals and businesses in intellectual property, contract and business ownership disputes. At Tharrington Smith, Mr. Roden has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants. He is listed in Best Lawyers In America®, 2013 & 2014 for distinction in intellectual property litigation....
Jay Mills
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer
(919) 235-3824 2626 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 560
Raleigh, NC 27608
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of North Carolina School of Law
Jay grew up in Henderson, NC. He graduated from Wake Forest University, magna cum laude, in 1998. He then graduated from law school and UNC-Chapel Hill, with honors, in 2002. Jay focuses on civil litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of actions, including personal injury, wrongful death, and business and contractual disputes. Jay is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and in Georgia.
Kristopher B Gardner
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27602
Business
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Kris Gardner's practice focuses primarily in local government law, litigation and alcoholic beverage control law. He serves as general counsel to the North Carolina Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association and the North Carolina Nurses Association. He is also the town attorney for Enfield in Halifax County. Kris represents creditors in debt collection matters, assists small business owners, and represents professionals before licensing boards such as the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners and the North Carolina Medical Board. Kris is also certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator in Superior Court matters. A native...
Lacy M. Presnell III
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(919) 782-1441 2626 Glenwood Avenue, Ste. 560
Raleigh, NC 27608
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Wake Forest University School of Law
Ali Nininger-Finch
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(984) 329-2288 6325 Falls of Neuse Rd
Suite 35-431
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationBusiness
The City University of New York School of Law
I’m a North Carolina native and a graduate of the CUNY Law School class of 2017. Prior to law school, I worked at an international reproductive rights and health organization and founded a local nonprofit to help people in North Carolina access medical care.

My legal interests include remedying the collateral consequences of having a criminal record and ensuring civil rights. Outside of the legal profession, I enjoy playing roller derby and trying new foods in the Triangle area.
Robert Jessup Jr
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(919) 821-7700 5410 Trinity Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Robert Jessup (“Robby”) is a serious injury and wrongful death lawyer, and an owner of the law firm Howard Stallings. He has obtained multiple recoveries in excess of one million dollars. He prides himself on outworking his opponents and effectively telling his clients' stories (in plain and simple English) to judges and juries across North Carolina. Robby has successfully represented many individuals hurt or killed by truckers, drunk drivers, freight train companies and amusement park operators. He has extensive jury trial experience. All initial consultations with Robby are free, and he remains personally involved at all...
Buxton Reed Bailey
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(888) 364-4727 126 Mine Lake Court
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27615
Business, Bankruptcy, DWI and Immigration
St. Mary's University School of Law
Buxton Reed Bailey is a practicing attorney in Raleigh, N.C. He represents clients in North Carolina and other states, including Maryland, Delaware, Georgia and Pennsylvania. His law firm, Buxton R. Bailey, P.C., focuses on a general practice of law with a special focus on Immigration and Nationality Law. Bailey, a native English speaker, is also fluent in Spanish. Immigration law is a unique area of law without boundaries and Attorney Bailey represents corporate and individual clients locally and globally. Attorney Bailey represents his clients before the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, The...
Michael L. Weisel
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(919) 679-1776 1101 Haynes Street
Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27604-1455
Business, Administrative, Real Estate and Stockbroker Fraud
Michael Weisel concentrates his legal practice on corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, commercial real estate, venture capital, business and corporate law, government relations, administrative and regulatory law, campaign finance and election law, and securities arbitration Representing corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, associations and individuals before the N.C. General Assembly, U.S. Congress, agencies and regulators, he brings a unique blend of legal, legislative, business and political skills to successfully navigate his clients through governmental squalls. Mr. Weisel also employs his distinctive experience and expertise in business representation, believing clients need clear, concise and practical counsel from their lawyer...
Ms. Devon Ashely Glick
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney
(919) 873-9955 124 St. Mary's Street
Raleigh, NC 27605
Free ConsultationBusiness and Criminal
Campbell University
Brandon James Huffman
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(919) 813-0090 5171 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Ohio State University - Columbus
Brandon is an attorney focused on representing technology and media clients in business, intellectual property, content clearance, privacy, commercial contracts, employment and internet regulatory matters. Why? Because of a passion for creativity and technology. Brandon is a so-so visual artist, a lousy programmer and a pretty-okay film editor, but he is a great lawyer. He keeps an old comic by Barbara Smaller that features a little boy in a cowboy outfit telling his father “Well if I can’t be a cowboy, I’ll be a lawyer for cowboys.” The creative and innovative clients Brandon serves are his cowboys.

Brandon volunteers as general...
Daniel Watts
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(919) 571-8300 5400 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 225
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Insurance Claims, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Elon University School of Law
Mr. Watts is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina and attended Elon University, where he played varsity basketball and received numerous academic honors. After graduating from Elon in 2011, Mr. Watts worked as a pro bono intern at the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Raleigh, North Carolina.

In August 2012, Mr. Watts returned to Elon University School of Law to begin his legal studies as a Presidential Scholar. While in law school, Mr. Watts served as the Symposium Editor of the Elon Law Review, competed on behalf of the Elon Law Moot Court Board, mentored students as a Dean’s...
Mr.  M. Todd Sullivan
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RALEIGH, NC Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(919) 755-2159 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2100
RALEIGH, NC 27602
Business and Employment
Cornell University
Todd has been a member of the Womble Carlyle since 2002 and serves in the firm's labor and employment practice group. He focuses on employee defection matters and is a recognized litigator of disputes involving noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements, trade secret misappropriation matters and unfair competition issues. Todd litigates cases in both federal and state courts and has tried numerous cases before arbitration panels, as well. Todd has been identified by peers as a North Carolina Super Lawyer and a member of the North Carolina Legal Elite. He is a co-author of the blog "Womble Trade Secrets"...
George Oliver
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Greenville, NC Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(252) 751-0259 300 East Arlington Blvd, Ste. 1B
Greenville, NC 27835
Business, Appeals and Bankruptcy
University of North Carolina School of Law
Mr. Oliver received his undergraduate and law degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a board certified specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law, certified by the North Carolina State Bar and the American Board of Specialization. Mr. Oliver has received numerous awards including: AV Preeminent Lawyer from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, 2013 Legal Elite’s “Young Guns Award in North Carolina”, 2009-2015 North Carolina “Super Lawyer” and 2009-2015 Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite.” He was the Co-Managing Editor of the North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual in 2006 and has served as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the Bankruptcy Court since 2009. In...
William Alexander
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(919) 256-7000 3717 Benson Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
Wake Forest University School of Law
Bill Alexander has practiced law for over 41 years in North Carolina and maintains the highest attorney ratings possible— ‘A-v Preeminent’ peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell and a “10-Superb Attorney” Avvo rating. He now manages an asset protection, estate and eldercare planning law practice as the founding attorney of W.G. Alexander & Associates, PLLC.

His law practice was heavily influenced by life circumstances; his older brother was severely injured, unconscious for two months and survived with traumatic brain injury. Hence Bill learned how to deal with special needs; eventually, he became his brother’s care manager and Trustee. He also...
Robert Hedrick
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer
(919) 850-0800 4920-A Windy Hill Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Wake Forest University
Reagan Weaver
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(919) 828-0363 P. O. Box 25096
Raleigh, NC 27611
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I limit my practice to mediation and arbitration. Before I began limiting my practice, I focused especially on employment and personal injury litigation. Most of the time I represented employees, but I occasionally represented employers. Prior to focusing on employment and personal injury, I had a more general civil practice.
Mr. Darrell Keith Brown
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Goldsboro, NC Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(919) 288-1902 664 N. Spence Avenue
P.O. Box 10606
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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