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USA Women’s Soccer Seeks Legal Win

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle, and Carli Lloyd. I’m sure you recognize these names. You have seen them play world-class soccer, cheered for their incredible success, and been inspired by their dedication and perseverance. These are...

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Legal Legends of Color Awards – 2019 Recipients

Congratulations to Charles Daye, the Honorable Janice Cole, former legislator H. M. "Mickey" Michaux Jr., Judge Sammie Chess and the late Julius Chambers who were honored at the 4th Annual Legal Legends of Color Awards Reception at the 2019 North Carolina Bar...

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Are Service Animals Welcome In Healthcare Facilities?

This year in York, Pennsylvania, a sixty-five-year-old gentleman, suffering from depression, registered his 5-foot-long alligator with the state as an emotional support animal. With proper registration, he now brings his emotional support alligator with him wherever he travels. If the alligator chomps, are your staff trained to respond appropriately?

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Legal Profession Health and Wellness

We live in a stressful world. Heck, most of us who work in the legal field endure stress levels that are of epic proportions…deadlines, demands, and obstacles crash over us daily like a never-ending tidal wave.  Let’s face it, a bullying giant looms large in our life,...

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Best Buddies North Carolina Friendship Walk

We had the best time serving as a sponsor and walking for inclusion at the 2019 Best Buddies Friendship Walk. The event brought over 550 walkers together and raised more than $46,000. The money raised will fund programs changing the lives of thousands of...

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Find Your Girl Squad

Girl squad, women’s pack, female tribe…call it what you will; the benefit is the same. It is real, and it works. I know this because I am a beneficiary of it. I have been encouraged and supported by other women throughout my career. I have in turn tried to repay that...

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A Guide To UIDDA In North Carolina

While numerous states have adopted the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act (UIDDA or “Uniform Act”), many have put their own twist on the Uniform Act; which also remains subject to each state’s underlying laws regarding service, and discovery. North...

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Many have fought to advance the equal rights of women but none more than Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her efforts began long before her appointment to the federal bench. She argued over 300 gender discrimination cases, including the 1971 landmark case, Reed v. Reed....

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