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Ward and Smith, P.A. Announces 2015 “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars”

Ward and Smith, P.A. congratulates our attorneys selected for inclusion in 2015's North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine as "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars."  Attorneys are chosen as being "Super Lawyers" or "Rising Stars" through a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area, and independent research on the qualification of the candidates.  Only 5 percent of North Carolina attorneys are chosen each year.  Twenty-one attorneys from Ward and Smith, nine of whom are "Rising Stars," made the 2015 list. 

Our "Super Lawyers" are:

Albert R. Bell, Jr. — Employment & Labor
Donalt J. Eglinton — Business Litigation
A. Charles Ellis — Personal Injury General: Plaintiff
Lynwood P. Evans — Personal Injury General: Plaintiff*
Paul A. Fanning — Creditor Debtor Rights
John M. Martin — Business Litigation
Lance P. Martin — Bankruptcy: Consumer*
Michael L. Miller — Estate & Probate
Gary J. Rickner — Business Litigation
J. Troy Smith, Jr. — Business/Corporate
Ryal W. Tayloe — Construction Litigation
Kenneth R. Wooten — Business Litigation

Our "Rising Stars" are:

Lauren Taylor Arnette — Family Law*
Matthew A. Cordell — Business/Corporate*
Angela P. Doughty — Intellectual Property*
Samuel B. Franck — Real Estate*
William A. Oden, III — Employment & Labor*
Michael J. Parrish — Business Litigation*
Jason T. Strickland — Business Litigation
Allen N. Trask, III — Business Litigation
Hayley R. Wells — Employment & Labor

*First year on list

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