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Attorney At Law Magazine Covers Tharrington Smith’s Criminal Defense Team

The Attorney at Law Magazine covered our criminal law section in its first edition of 2019. The pdf of the document is embedded below. We hope you enjoy our story. You can find a link to the online version HERE.

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Tharrington Smith Lawyers Honored by North Carolina Super Lawyers™ 2019

13 of its lawyers have been named to 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers™, and five have been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars

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Howard Cummings Joins Tharrington Smith’s Criminal Defense Practice

We are pleased to announce that Howard Cummings has joined the firm’s criminal defense practice, following nearly three decades of service as a Wake County District Attorney.

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Family Law Attorneys Earn Certification & Partnership

Jeffrey Russell and Mary Aiken Barrow have earned board certification as Family Law Specialists in late 2018. Mary Aiken Barrow is a partner in the family law section beginning January 1, 2019.

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News & Observer reports Howard Cummings’ Retirement

On his retirement from public service in November, the Raleigh News & Observer honored Howard Cummings’s career at the Wake District Attorney’s Office. The News & Observer had nice things to say.

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North Carolina Bar Foundation Dedicates Wade M. Smith Justice Fund

he North Carolina Bar Foundation dedicated the Wade M. Smith Justice Fund to Benefit Legal Aid of North Carolina on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary. The fund will help the NCBF Endowment sustain and strengthen its support of civil legal services for the poor provided through its Legal Aid of North Carolina Fund.

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Doug Kingsbery Inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers

Douglas E. Kingsbery has been inducted into the Fellowship of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.

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Three Associates Join Tharrington Smith

David Noland and Catherine Laney have have joined the firm’s education law team, and Melanie Pfeifer has joined the family law section.

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15 Tharrington Smith Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers in America© 2019

15 of our lawyers have been included in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America©.

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2018 Wade Smith Criminal Justice Award

The 2018 Wade M. Smith Award was bestowed upon Winston-Salem Criminal Defense Attorney, Michael A. Grace.

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Tharrington Smith Lawyers Honored by North Carolina Super Lawyers™ 2018

We are pleased to announce that ten of our lawyers have been named to 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers™, and six have been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars.

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Lindsay Vance Smith and Casey Fidler Join Tharrington Smith

The Raleigh law firm of Tharrington Smith LLP is pleased to welcome Lindsay Vance Smith and Casey Fidler to the firm as associates.

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Russell D. Babb Selected to 10th Judicial District Bar Grievance Committee

We are pleased to announce that Russell D. Babb has been selected to serve on the Grievance Committee of the 10th Judicial District Bar in Wake County.

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Tharrington Smith LLP ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms

Tharrington Smith has been ranked in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in 8 practice areas.

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Eva DuBuisson Interviewed by EdTalk PodCast on the Role of the Law in Public Education

On September 18, Education Law Attorney Eva DuBuisson was interviewed by EdTalk, a PodCast product created by Education North Carolina. Listen to the PodCast here on the blog.

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Unity in the face of violence

In the wake of the horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia, the law firm of Tharrington Smith stands firmly against racial bigotry and violence. With one voice, and in the strongest possible terms, we denounce the KKK …

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17 Tharrington Smith Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers in America 2018

We are pleased to announce that 17 Tharrington Smith lawyers have been included in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

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Matthew Farr Joins Tharrington Smith’s Family Law Section

Matthew Farr has joined the Family Law Section as a first year associate.

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2017 Wade M. Smith Award bestowed on Asheville Criminal Defense Lawyer

The North Carolina Bar Association grants two awards in honor of Tharrington Smith attorneys, the Criminal Justice Section’s annual Wade M. Smith Award and the Education Law Section’s Ann L. Majestic Distinguished Service Award. The 2017 Wade M. Smith Award was bestowed upon Asheville’s Sean Devereux.

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2017 Fire Fighters Benefit

While the ad says it all, we proudly support North Carolina’s First Responders.

Celebrating the opening of our new offices!

15 Tharrington Smith Lawyers included in 2017 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that 10 of our lawyers have been named to 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers™, and 5 have been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars.

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Six Tharrington Smith Lawyers Selected to the 2017 Legal Elite

We are pleased to announce that five of our lawyers who have been included in Business North Carolina Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite.

Tharrington Smith Selected to U.S. News/Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms 2017

Tharrington Smith LLP ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America’s “Best Law Firms” recognizes Tharrington Smith in 8 practice areas.

2016 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer Fellowship Inductees Jill Jackson and Alice Stubbs

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers bestows fellowship to Alice Stubbs and Jill Jackson

Jill Jackson and Alice Stubbs have been inducted into the fellowship of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

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Patricia Robinson joins the Education Law Section at Tharrington Smith

Patricia Robinson has joined the firm’s Education Law Section as an associate.

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Gretchen Cleevely Joins the Education Law Section

We are pleased to announce that Gretchen Cleevely has joined the firm’s Education Law Section as an associate.

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15 Tharrington Smith Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers in America© 2017

We are pleased to announce that 15 of its lawyers have been included in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America©.

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An Open Letter from Wade Smith, July 2016

After the historic nomination of the first woman presidential candidate by a major political party, Wade Smith shared these thoughts about the first woman of Tharrington Smith

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Lynn Burleson Receives Leaders in the Law Award

Lynn P. Burleson has been honored with the 2016 Leaders in the Law award. Bestowed jointly by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly and Elon University, the award is celebrating its sixth anniversary.

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Tharrington Smith Welcomes Maura O’Keefe to the Education Law Section

We are pleased to announce that Maura O’Keefe has become associated with the firm. She has joined the firm’s education law section.

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An open letter from Wade Smith, May 2016

The firm is pleased to learn that Fred Morelock has been appointed to chair the Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the State Bar. This is a key role …

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Wade Smith Called “Our Atticus Finch” by 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine

We are pleased to share with you that following a decade of continuous selection to North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 100 List …

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Andrea Bosquez-Porter and Steve Mansbery Earn Family Law Specialization Certification

Andrea Bosquez-Porter and Steve Mansbery have earned certifications as Board Certified Specialists in Family Law from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization …

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Kris Gardner praised for service on Morrisville Town Council

Council members said he was a near-perfect leader. They said he’s intelligent but of few words. Whenever he spoke, everyone made sure to listen.

Tharrington Smith Awarded U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2016

Tharrington Smith LLP ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms”

The firm has been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® …

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Lynn Burleson named Chair Emeritus of the AAML Arbitration Committee

Lynn P. Burleson has been named Chair Emeritus of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Arbitration Committee

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Dan Siegel Joins the Education Law Section at Tharrington Smith

Dan Siegel has become associated with the firm. He has joined the firm’s education law section.

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Jaye Meyer Elected Chair of NC Board of Law Examiners

Jaye Meyer, has been named Chair of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners

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Russell D. Babb Named Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Russell D. Babb has been inducted into fellowship of the American Bar Foundation

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Parker Award a High Point of Life’s Journey for Wade Smith

Wade Smith became the 37th recipient of the Judge John J. Parker Award at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar Association in Asheville.

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Awards Named for Tharrington Smith Attorneys Announced

North Carolina Bar Association has named two awards in honor of Tharrington Smith attorneys

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Education Lawyers support the NCSBA Law Conference

Five Tharrington Smith attorneys participated in the North Carolina School Boards Association April Law Conference

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Wade M. Smith Announced Recipient of the NCBA’s Highest Honor

Wade M. Smith, has been honored by the North Carolina Bar Association with the state’s highest professional legal award, the Judge John J. Parker Memorial Award

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Tharrington Smith hosts NC Reception at the 75th NSBA Annual Conference

TS will sponsor a reception for North Carolina school board members in Nashville at the 2015 NSBA conference.

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Lynn Burleson Contributes to the NCBA’s Family Law Section History

Mr. Burleson provided history from 1980 to 2003

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Tharrington Smith Education Attorneys Successfully Defend School Board Against Suit Seeking Confidential Records

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Lucy Inman has issued an order in favor of Tharrington Smith client, the Alamance-Burlington Board of Education, dismissing a lawsuit filed against it by the Times News Publishing Company.

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Tharrington Smith LLP ranked in 2015 “Best Law Firms”

We are pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

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Tharrington Smith Contributes to Judicial Education Endowment Fund

The Tharrington Smith law firm in Raleigh has donated $10,000 to the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Tharrington Smith Attorneys Prevail in District Court

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court decision granting summary judgment to the Brunswick County Board of Education

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Tharrington Smith Attorneys Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Sixteen Tharrington Smith attorneys have received Martindale-Hubbell ratings.

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Tharrington Smith Introduces Family Law Child Support Calculator

Tharrington Smith attorneys worked with software developers to build an easy-to-use child support calculator.

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Tharrington Smith Attorneys Present at Annual Family Law CLE Event

Concurrent with the NC Bar Assocation’s Family Law Section’s annual meeting, this most recent CLE event addressed the international nature of family law, immigration, criminal law,

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Tharrington Smith Donates Computers to Triangle Refugees

Tharrington Smith, LLP, recently gave 34 of its computers to the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)-North Carolina.

Tharrington Smith Education Law Attorneys Speak at North Carolina Conferences

This organization, according to its charter, is dedicated to ensuring that personnel in all areas of financial operation for public schools across North Carolina proactively build leadership skills and continuously strive to advance public education while demonstrating fiscal accountability and integrity

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Roger & Wade Smith Receive the Chief Justice Commission on Professionalism Award

Roger and Wade Smith receive the 2014 Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism Award

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Tharrington Smith Moving to New Offices

With new growth of firm staff and attorneys, the firm has decided to relocate just a few spots down the street to new offices in the Wells Fargo Capitol Center tower, also located on Fayetteville Street

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Douglas Kingsbery Serves as Panelist at the 30th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Third Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

For the third year in a row, the American Bar Association asked Doug Kingsbery to speak to its National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and Controversy.

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Tharrington Smith Education Attorney Carolyn Waller featured at NC Principals Fellows Program Enrichment Seminar

The Principal Fellows Program, which is offered at eleven campuses of the University of North Carolina, provides one year of full-time academic study …

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Tharrington Smith’s Jonathan Blumberg: Attorney, Stone Master

Practicing law can be challenging, with the shifting landscape of precedent and elements of circumstance shaping no two cases the same.

Tharrington Smith Attorney Benita N. Jones Selected for NCBA Leadership Academy

Tharrington Smith Education Law attorney Benita N. Jones has been selected as one of sixteen North Carolina attorneys to participate in the North Carolina Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.

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Tharrington Smith Education Attorney Carolyn Waller featured at NC Principals Fellows Program Enrichment Seminar

The Principal Fellows Program, which is offered at eleven campuses of the University of North Carolina, provides one year of full-time academic study

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NC Court of Appeals Sides with Tharrington Smith Education Law Client

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has once again issued an opinion in favor of Tharrington Smith Education Law client, the Vance County Board of Education.

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Tharrington Smith Introduces the TS Staff Community Fund, An Employee-Directed Giving Initiative

Tharrington Smith has long held community involvement and outreach as a core firm responsibility. From the founding partners of the firm

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Tharrington Smith Listed in US News & World Report/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2013

Tharrington Smith Selected to US News & World Report/Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms 2013

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Fourteen Tharrington Smith Attorneys Selected to Best Lawyers, Including A Lawyer-of-the-Year Selection

14 of our attorneys have been named to the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America

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Tharrington Smith attorney Doug Kingsbery to speak at national ABA event

Doug Kingsbery will be featured as a 2012 speaker and expert panelist for the American Bar Association’s National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy

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12 Tharrington Smith Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2012

12 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession

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Tharrington Smith Celebrates a Night at the Ballpark

Staff and families of Tharrington Smith get together at the Durham Bulls ballpark for a late-Spring evening game.

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Tharrington Smith Education Law Attorney Neal Ramee Successfully Defends School Board in NC Court of Appeals

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has issued an opinion in favor of Tharrington Smith client, the Vance County Board of Education.

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Tharrington Smith’s Kris Gardner Outlines Changes to NC’s Beer Franchise Law

Tharrington Smith attorney Kris Gardner offers an update on recent legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly which impacts the Beer Franchise Law

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Tharrington Smith Partner Wade Smith Delivers Keynote Address at Legal Aid of North Carolina Luncheon

Wade Smith delivered the keynote address at the Legal Aid of North Carolina’s April 25th luncheon

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Tharrington Smith Partner Ann Majestic Receives National Lifetime Achievement Award

Ann L. Majestic and Susan R. Butler, CAE, were each presented with COSA’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for exemplary leadership in legal advocacy and distinguished service to COSA.

NC Bar Association’s 4ALL Statewide Service Day Successful

Bosquez-Porter and other volunteer attorneys field calls from the public, provide legal information and help connect callers with various resources at no charge.

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Tharrington Smith Partner Wade Smith Receives Arts Together Award

Press release announcing Tharrington Smith Partner Wade Smith as recipient Award by Raleigh arts advocacy education group Arts Together.

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Nine Tharrington Smith Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

We are proud to announce that nine of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers

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Tharrington Smith, L.L.P. Partner to Speak at ABA National Conference

Doug Kingsbery, a Partner in the Criminal Law Section of Tharrington Smith, L.L.P. has been invited to speak at the American Bar Association’s 2011 National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud.

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School Board to Clarify Central Office Plan

Rod Malone, an attorney with Raleigh-based Tharrington Smith Attorneys at Law, told the school board Monday he plans to meet with the state agency to get some clarity before the school system moves forward.

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Tharrington Smith’s Alice Stubbs Participates in “Good Divorce” NPR Show

Host Frank Stasio and his guests, who include Alice Stubbs, a family law attorney at Tharrington Smith, LLP, discussed divorce, the legal system and the possibility of an amicable split during his show on August 24, 2011.

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Wade Smith Featured on UNC-TV’s “North Carolina People”

Wade Smith discusses growing up in Stanly County and his long career of criminal defense with William Friday on UNC-TV’s “North Carolina People.”

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Lynn Burlson presents American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Award

Lynn Burleson presented the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ Outstanding Family Law Student Award to a Campbell University graduating student.

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Twelve Tharrington Smith Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers®

Twelve Tharrington Smith Attorneys included in 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers® in criminal defense, administrative law, and family law.

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Roger W. Smith, Sr., Named “Raleigh’s Appellate Lawyer of the Year” for 2011 by Best Lawyers

Roger W. Smith, Sr., of Tharrington Smith, L.L.P., has been selected as the “Raleigh Best Lawyers® Appellate Lawyer of the Year” for 2011

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Douglas E. Kingsbery Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Douglas E. Kingsbery of Tharrington Smith, L.L.P in Raleigh, NC, was inducted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) in October 2010.

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Tharrington Smith Practice Areas Ranked In Top Tier by U.S. News/Best Lawyers

been ranked as a 2010 First Tier law firm in the practice areas of “Family Law” and “Criminal Defense: White Collar”  by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers in America®

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Nine Tharrington Smith Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2010

Nine Tharrington Smith Attorneys Named 2010 Best Lawyers including two new lawyers Alice Stubbs and Melissa Hill

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The Ten Most Important Things You Need to Know About Redistricting (Updated)

One-person/one-vote applies to local governments that use election districts, i.e., that restrict voting for one or more seats to citizens who live in a particular district. Avery v. Midland County, 390 US 474 (1968).

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Alice Stubbs Appointed to North Carolina Ethics Commission

Tharrington, Smith LLP is a law firm specializing in family law, criminal and civil defense, litigation, and education law located in Raleigh, NC.

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Fred Morelock Guarantees NC Medical Board Hearings Follow the Law

Tharrington, Smith LLP is a law firm specializing in family law, criminal and civil defense, litigation, and education law located in Raleigh, NC.

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Tharrington Smith Earns Top 2010 Metro Magazine Awards

The Divorce & Family Law and the Criminal Sections of Tharrington Smith earned top law firm honors in Raleigh’s Metro Magazine Readers Choice Awards.

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King/Hardy v. Beaufort County Board of Education

“King/Hardy v. Beaufort Board of Education: Does Leandro Apply to Long-Term Suspensions?

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Lynn Burleson Leads Annual AAML Aribitration Institute

Lynn Burleson served as the lead planner and presenter for the 20th American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Arbitration Institute.

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The Laws of School Assignment

Neal Ramee gave a presentation at the North Carolina Bar Association’s annual Family Law Conference in Charleston, SC, entitled the “Law of School Assignment”.

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Roger Smith, Sr. Inducted to Stanly County’s Sports Hall of Fame

Roger Smith, Sr., partner of Tharrington Smith, LLP, joined the ranks of Stanly County’s greatest athletes when he was inducted into the county’s Sports Hall of Fame.

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Kris Gardner Receives “Apple Gavel” Award

Kris Gardner was recently awarded the “Apple Gavel” Award by the North Carolina Bar Association’s Law Related Education Advisory Committee for his work in updating and organizing the LRE website.

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Tharrington, Smith LLP is a law firm specializing in family law, criminal and civil defense, litigation, and education law located in Raleigh, NC.

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Twelve Tharrington Smith Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers

Twelve Tharrington Smith Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers

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Roger Smith, Sr., and Elisa Cyre Featured in NC Lawyers Weekly for Amicus Brief

The court sided with the defendant, holding that the results of new, untested narcotics technology were inadmissible at trial.

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Tharrington Smith Practice Areas Ranked In Top Tier by U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Tharrington, Smith LLP has been ranked as a 2010 First Tier law firm in the practice areas of “Family Law” and “Criminal Defense: White Collar”.

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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Tharrington Smith Lawyers in 2009

Ten Tharrington Smith Lawyers included in Best Lawyers in America 2009.

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Lynn P. Burleson Selected as “Family Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers

Lynn P. Burleson Selected as “Family Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers 2009

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The Supreme Court Curtails Corruption Prosecutions Under “Honest-Services” Fraud Theory

In federal corruption prosecutions here in North Carolina and elsewhere, charges of “honest-services” fraud have figured prominently or even been the only charges brought. But, in a trio of long-awaited decisions issued in late June, the U.S. Supreme Court trimmed the use of the honest-services theory back to its roots

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Jaye Meyer Chosen as Legal Impact Leader for 2008 by Triangle Business Leader

Jaye Meyer has been chosen as one of only 24 attorneys in the Triangle as a Legal Impact Leader for 2008

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Tharrington Smith Lawyers Included in Super Lawyers and Legal Elite 2009

Eleven Tharrington Smith attorneys have been included in North Carolina Super Lawyers; nine have been included in NC Business Legal Elite

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Tharrington Smith Selected to Best Lawyers in America® 2009

Tharrington Smith and its lawyers honored by Best Lawyers in America and US News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2009

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Jessica Lunsford Act for NC & Board Policy Regarding Sex Offenders

Most importantly, the statute makes it a crime for sexually violent offenders or other offenders whose victim was under 16 to be present on any school property …

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2008 Metro Bravo Awards

The firm’s Family Law and Criminal Defense Sections have been recognized by Metro Magazine’s 2008 Metro Bravo Awards

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Jaye Meyer Presented with 2008 Howard L. Gum Service Award

Jaye Meyer is awarded the 2880 Howard L. Gum Service Award by NCBA Family Law Section

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Lynn Burleson Selected Diplomate in the American College of Family Trial Lawyers

This organization was established to bring together some of the best trial lawyers in America who handle sophisticated and complex family law cases.

Wade Smith Receives 2008 NCBA Renaissance Lawyer Award

The award is given to attorneys whose trustworthiness, respectful and courteous treatment of all people, enthusiasm for intellectual achievement …

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Criminal Justice Section Honors Wade Smith

The first awards celebration of the North Carolina Bar Association Criminal Justice Section featured a newly established Section award named for Wade Smith.

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Tharrington Smith Lawyers Honored: 2008

Tharrington Smith Lawyers Included in North Carolina Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America 2008

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Jaye Meyer Elected To Board Of Law Examiners

Tharrington, Smith LLP is a law firm specializing in family law, criminal and civil defense, litigation, and education law located in Raleigh, NC.

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Citizen Lawyers Earn NCBA Recognition

The NCBA recognized its outstanding Citizen Lawyers for 2007 Saturday, including arbitrator/family law specialist, Lynn Burleson

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Supreme Court Rules on Race-Based School Assignments

Tharrington, Smith LLP is a law firm specializing in family law, criminal and civil defense, litigation, and education law located in Raleigh, NC.

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Mecklenburg School District Wins $1.6 Million Award

Six years after a mail courier drove a car into the side of a Mecklenburg County elementary school,

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Tharrington Smith Lawyers Honored: 2007

2006 Best Lawyers in America, Business North Carolina Legal Elite, and Law & Politics’ Super Lawyers

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Jill Jackson and Alice Stubbs Newly Certified Family Law Specialists

Alice Stubbs and Jill Jackson were certified as specialists by the Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar on November 9, 2006.

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Wade Smith Appointed to NC Innocence Commission

Wade Smith was appointed to the new North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission by State Supreme Court Chief Justice Sarah Parker.

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Lynn Burleson Receives President’s Award

Family law attorney, Lynn P. Burleson, was recently honored by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers at their annual meeting in Chicago.

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Students’ Rights to Counsel in Suspension Hearings

the North Carolina Supreme Court declined to review a decision of the Court of Appeals that examines the due process requirements for student long-term suspension hearings