Attorney Natalie Potter Named to NC Pro Bono Honor Society

Congratulations to attorney Natalie Potter, who was recently named to the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society. This achievement recognizes North Carolina attorneys who gave substantial legal contributions to the state by providing fifty or more hours of pro bono legal services in 2020. To …

COVID-19: Can Businesses Prohibit Employees From Getting Vaccinated?

by: Kris Finlon I’ve previously written on the question of whether employers can legally require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination.  However, recent stories in the news have presented a different question: can employers legally prohibit employees from getting vaccinated?  Or, for that matter, from …

Courier Position Available

Description:Seeking energetic, reliable person to support attorneys and staff members and serve as courier to and from the courthouse and other area locations. Professionalism is important. Should be resourceful, manage time efficiently, be able to work with diverse personalities and provide their own reliable transportation. …

Partner Jon Buchan Quoted by N.C. Lawyer Magazine

Partner Jon Buchan was recently quoted in a North Carolina Lawyer Magazine article, “Public Radio Thrives In North Carolina – Thanks To Private Support From Lawyers, Firms.” The article showcases the role that lawyers and firms play in making public radio available across North Carolina. …

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Can You Fight a Corporate Bankruptcy Filing? On What Grounds?

A January 2021 decision by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina (Charlotte Division) dismissed the March 2020 Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy filings by a corporation and a related limited liability company for the following reasons: Under both the LLC Operating …

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Should I Record My Meeting With Human Resources?

by: Kris Finlon Getting called into a meeting with your supervisor, or with Human Resources, can be incredibly stressful, especially if you know or suspect that the purpose of the meeting will be a confrontation about your performance, or even a termination of your employment.  …

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Partner Heather Culp Interviewed on The Fraud Fighter Podcast

Partner Heather Culp was recently interviewed on Fraud Fighter, a podcast hosted by a professional forensic accounting investigator. The weekly podcast seeks to find the best tools, practices, opportunities, and people to answer questions about fraud and forensic accounting. In this episode Heather answers questions about …

Employment Attorney Kris Finlon Quoted By WCNC

Attorney Kris Finlon was quoted in a WCNC article, “Can a Job Require Workers to Get Vaccinated?” The article covers the topic of if an employer can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccination. Kris was asked about the legal side of the question – …

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Can Employers Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory?

by: Kris Finlon As the rates of COVID-19 vaccinations are picking up across the country, it’s probably fair to say that we are all hoping that the vaccinations will help us return to the normal patterns of our lives.  Employers and employees alike have begun …

Litigation Assistant/Paralegal Position Available

Essex Richards is seeking energetic, organized, and reliable individual to provide legal and administrative support for several attorneys in their primary practice areas of civil litigation, bankruptcy, and employment law.   This person will perform the following tasks and projects:  Conducting new client intake and management …

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Essex Richards Welcomes Estate Planning Attorney Jon Windham

Essex Richards is pleased to announce that Jon Windham has joined Essex Richards P.A. as a partner in our estates, business, and tax law groups. Jon concentrates his practice on wills, trusts and estates, estate and gift taxation, estate administration, and corporate formation and governance. …