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Essex Richards ERISA Litigation Team Earns National Recognition

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have named Essex Richards to their 2022 list of “Best Law Firms” in America. The firm received a national ranking and metropolitan rankings in several practice areas. For the sixth year in a row, Essex Richards earned a national ranking …

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Essex Richards Welcomes Family Law Attorney L. Bree Laughrun

Essex Richards is pleased to announce that Bree Laughrun has joined Essex Richards P.A. as a partner in our family law group. With more than ten years of experience, Bree dedicates her practice to family law and divorce proceedings, including alimony, appeals, child custody, child …

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Woody Connette Receives McMillan Distinguished Service Award

At the July meeting of the North Carolina State Bar Council, four lawyers, including Essex Richards partner Woody Connette, were presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award. The additional award recipients were Victor Boone of Raleigh, Ashley Hogewood of Charlotte, and Bill Powers …

11 Essex Richards Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America

Essex Richards, P.A. is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers© in America has named 10 of its attorneys to the 2022 list in the publication’s newly released 28th edition – Norris Adams, Rob Blair, Jon Buchan, Woody Connette, Heather Culp, John Daniel, Rick Elkins, Anne Essaye, Lauren Lewis, …

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Heather Culp Quoted by WSOC-TV Regarding Likely Epicentre Foreclosure

Bankruptcy partner Heather Culp was recently interviewed for a WSOC-TV article covering the foreclosure proceedings of Charlotte’s Epicentre. In the interview, Heather described the process of the court putting the Epicentre up for auction and using a receiver to collect rent from tenants. She commented, …

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Jon Windham Joins International Network IR Global

Essex Richards is proud to announce that partner Jon Windham has been selected for inclusion in IR Global. IR Global is the fastest growing professional service firm network in the world. IR Global members are stringently vetted prior to admission. Jon Windham has been designated …

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Can You Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy?

Last month, partner Heather Culp was interviewed via Zoom by fellow bankruptcy attorney Sam Turco on the subject of discharging student loans in bankruptcy. Sam’s central question for Heather was “can student loans be wiped out in bankruptcy?” Heather’s answer is generally “no,” at least …

Partner Jon Buchan Quoted by WRAL

Partner Jon Buchan was recently quoted in a WRAL article, “Veteran officer says Pasquotank deputies had no legitimate reason to shoot Andrew Brown.” The article discusses the case in Elizabeth City, NC where officers opened fire on a fleeing drug suspect last month. Buchan was …

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Heather Culp Awarded Outstanding Pro Bono Achievement by NC Bar

On May 12 Essex Richards partner Heather Culp received the Outstanding Pro Bono Achievement award by the North Carolina Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Section. Heather regularly volunteers with the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy (formerly Legal Services of Southern Piedmont) and with Legal Aid of North …

Lauren Lewis Featured On WBTV’s QC Morning

Family law partner Lauren Lewis was interviewed on WBTV’s QC Morning by host Mary King on May 18. Lauren was asked to explain what a prenuptial agreement is and what to consider with such an agreement. Lauren explained that prenuptial agreements are not just for …