Ward and Smith, P.A. is pleased to welcome C. Joseph DelPapa and Andrew R. Shores to the Firm.
Joe DelPapa works in our New Bern location. His practice encompasses a broad range of business law and tax matters. Joe received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law and his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from North Carolina State University.
Drew works in our Raleigh office. He focuses his practice on intellectual property portfolios including patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and trademarks. Drew also handles licensing agreements and litigates intellectual property infringement claims and contract disputes. He received his law degree, summa cum laude, from Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, where he was the Chief Publications Editor for the Campbell Law Review. Drew received his Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Rhodes College.