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April 18, 2017
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13 Best Practices I Learned at the 2017 ABA Bar Leadership Institute

By Heather Culp In March, I attended the American Bar Association’s Bar Leadership Institute in Chicago, representing the Mecklenburg County Bar as its President-Elect. Bar presidents […]
March 9, 2017
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Partner Marc Gustafson Becomes Certified Mediator

Essex Richards is excited to announce that Partner Marc Gustafson has been certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission as a Superior Court Mediator.  Marc’s […]
March 7, 2017
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Think You’ve Made the Right Designation? Think Again.

Originally Published by The Charlotte Business Journal on September 16, 2016. By Woody Connette The batteries in our home smoke alarms are life savers, yet we tend to […]
February 14, 2017
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Thinking of starting your own business? Learn from others’ mistakes 

Originally Published by The Charlotte Business Journal on January 27, 2017. By Heather Culp The survival statistics for small businesses are discouraging. The Small Business Administration’s Office […]
February 10, 2017
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CLIENT ALERT: Local Investors Possible Victims of Alleged PONZI Scheme

On February 8, 2017, United States Bankruptcy Court Judge J. Craig Whitley entered an order appointing an Interim Trustee to protect and preserve the property of […]
January 24, 2017
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Essex Richards Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” in North Carolina

Eight Essex Richards attorneys have been named North Carolina “Super Lawyers” for 2017, and one has been named to the list of “Rising Stars.” Additionally, two […]
January 11, 2017
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Business North Carolina Names 5 Essex Richards Attorneys to 2017 Legal Elite

Essex Richards, P.A. is pleased to announced that Business North Carolina magazine has named 5 firm attorneys to its 2017 list of “Legal Elite.” In addition to these lawyers being honored, Partner […]
January 9, 2017
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Business North Carolina Names Essex Richards Partner Heather Culp Top Bankruptcy Attorney

Essex Richards is pleased to announce that Business North Carolina magazine has named Partner Heather Culp as the top bankruptcy attorney in North Carolina on its […]
December 21, 2016
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News and Musings from Essex Richards

This year, we celebrate Essex Richards’ 40th anniversary, as well as the retirement of Ken Essex, one of our founding partners. We miss Ken, but deeply […]
December 14, 2016
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Denied Disability: Fibromyalgia

Disability Benefits for Fibromyalgia Essex Richards regularly represents individuals who are suffering from fibromyalgia and have been denied short term or long term disability (STD or […]