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  • Community Associations

    …The Community Associations Practice Group represents owners' associations in condominium, townhome, and single-family communities in addition to commercial/business communities, such as retail shopping…

  • Commercial Associations

    …In addition to representing owners' associations in residential condominium, townhome, and single-family communities, Ward and Smith, P.A.'s Community Associations Practice Group represents owners' ass…

  • Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

    …Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is a U.S. Military training facility located on the coast of North Carolina. The United States Marine Corps base has housed and employed millions of people in Easter…

  • Tax

    …Attorneys in our Tax Practice Group regularly advise clients on local, state, federal, and international tax matters.  Such matters involve income, estate, gift, employment, excise, sales and use,…

  • International

    …Our goal is simple: give our international clients doing business in North Carolina the local competitive edge. In our global marketplace, we value relationships, timeline, and the task at hand. …

  • Family Law Appeals

    …Domestic or family law cases often have multiple issues and can go on for years. Beyond simply divorce, family law cases may encompass other issues, such as child custody, child support, alimony, and …

  • Divorce

    …Forever doesn't always last.  The unfortunate fact is that sometimes a marriage is irretrievably broken, and the only option is divorce. When faced with this life-altering decision, you…

  • Child Custody

    …Going through a separation or divorce is already an emotionally-charged, financially taxing, and intricate legal process.  When children are involved, it adds another level of complexity tha…

  • Family Law

    …Our Family Law Practice serves individuals in eastern North Carolina and throughout the state.  Our attorneys, with the assistance of local counsel, also represent clients in family law matte…

  • Litigation

    …Attorneys in our Litigation Practice Group represent individuals and all types and sizes of businesses, from the family-owned small businesses to the large, multi-national corporations in North Carolin…

  • Appellate

    …The Appellate Practice Group of Ward and Smith, P.A. assists clients in all aspects of state and federal appellate practice. To better assist our clients, we draw upon the experience and knowledge of a…

  • Name, Image, and Likeness

    …For NCAA college athletes, the game changed, literally, overnight. In 2021, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) promulgated rules allowing student-athletes to monetize their name, imag…

  • Online Liability Waiver Review

    …The COVID-19 virus brings to light new risks to businesses, and you need to mitigate that risk. We can help. Introducing the Liability Waiver Review Service from Ward and Smith You are doing all you…

  • Online Estate Planning Documents

    …Ward and Smith now offers a fixed-price "Essentials Package" of the five key estate planning documents every adult should have. You may have no estate planning in place or outdated plans.  O…

  • Maximize Loan Forgiveness Under the PPP

    …We want you to maximize your loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program. And we have developed a tool to help. June 4, 2020 Update: We expect significant changes to the PPP…

  • Online Commercial Lease Review Service

    …The Online Commercial Lease Review Service has been temporarily suspended. If you need help regarding any issues related to leasing agreements or disputes, contact one of our Real Estate attorneys. We…

  • Zoning + Land Use Planning

    …Zoning and land use laws enacted by the state and federal governments, counties, and municipalities significantly affect the acquisition, sale, development, and use of real property.  Government a…

  • Workplace Safety + Health

    …Ward and Smith, P.A.'s Workplace Safety and Health attorneys are your boots on the ground when the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, North Carolina Department of Labor – OSH Division…

  • Workouts + Restructuring

    …When a lender suspects that its borrower is in danger of default, or when the borrower defaults on its obligations, we counsel our clients in the most effective methods of curing defective loan documen…

  • Water-Related + Other Transportation Accidents

    …Boating accidents, plane crashes and other transportation accidents Whether on vacation, having fun on the weekend, or traveling for business, there are serious risks involved in every mode of transpo…

  • Trusts + Estates Litigation

    …Ward and Smith, P.A.'s Trusts and Estates Litigation Practice Group represents clients in a wide variety of trust and estate disputes, including will caveats, challenges to trust provisions, fiduciary …

  • Trusts + Estates

    …Ward and Smith, P.A.'s Trusts and Estates Practice Group provides estate planning, estate administration, and related services to individuals, charitable organizations, foundations, and corporate fiduc…

25 results found for “” under Our Team

  • J. Drake Brinkley

    …Drake works with entities and individuals in transactions involving commercial real property. A substantial portion of his practice is focused on representing both landlords and tenants in commercial …

  • Allen N. Trask, III

    …Allen began his career as a litigator focused on business and real estate disputes, and he continues to focus his practice on representing those who own, develop, manage, and work the land. Although li…

  • Tyler J. Russell

    …Tyler is passionate about the hemp and cannabidiol ("CBD") industries, their products, and their people.  He co-chairs the firm's Hemp Law practice group, and he represents clients in all aspects …

  • Emily G. Massey

    …Emily's practice focuses on helping employers navigate complex employment law issues.  She has become a trusted advisor to businesses and organizations in facilitating compliance in the rapidly-ch…

  • Xavier D. Lightfoot

    …Xavier's practice primarily focuses on labor and employment law, serious personal injury and wrongful death, and civil litigation. As a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group, h…

  • Whitney Campbell Christensen

    …Whitney represents clients before the North Carolina General Assembly, where for more than a decade, she has evaluated, drafted, supported, amended, and opposed legislation in accordance with client ne…

  • Jeremy M. Wilson

    …Jeremy leads the Personal Injury and Wrongful Death practice.  He has extensive experience litigating claims for wrongful death, serious personal injury, and a broad range of civil litigation befo…

  • Ryal W. Tayloe

    …Ryal is an experienced litigator.  He has handled a wide range of litigation cases in state and federal courts, many of them jury trials.  Ryal has extensive construction law experience, incl…

  • Gregory T. Peacock

    …Greg is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA).  He also is certified by the North Carolina State Bar both as a Board Certified Specialist in Estat…

  • William A. Oden, III

    …Will's practice experience encompasses various areas of employment and workplace-related counseling and civil litigation in both the federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels.  He…

  • Lance P. Martin

    …Lance represents creditors in bankruptcy, collections, foreclosures, Uniform Commercial Code security agreement enforcement, and structured liquidations and workouts.  He also represents clients i…

  • John M. Martin

    …John's practice experience encompasses various areas of litigation.  He has represented many clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases and has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts in t…

  • William R. Lathan, Jr.

    …Bill's practice experience encompasses the formation, regulation, and operation of banks and bank holding companies; securities offerings and reporting; mergers and acquisitions; and corporate governan…

  • Angela P. Doughty, CIPP/US

    …Angela is a North Carolina State Bar Board Specialist in Trademark Law and a Certified Information Privacy Professional- United States (CIPP/US) who also serves as the firm's Director of Legal Inn…

  • Arthur J. DeBaugh

    …Art is a highly experienced North Carolina State Bar Certified Specialist in Trademark Law, with over three decades of success advocating for clients' intellectual property rights. His background as an…

  • Paul A. Fanning

    …Paul leads the Creditors' Rights practice and is certified by the American Board of Certification and the North Carolina State Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankrupt…

  • Lynwood P. Evans

    …Lynwood leads the Litigation practice.  His experience encompasses a wide variety of civil litigation in both state and federal courts.  He has extensive experience in all aspects o…

  • E. Bradley Evans

    …Brad is one of the firm's Managing Directors. ; His experience encompasses various areas of civil litigation in both the federal and state courts.  He has experience in all aspects of civil li…

  • A. Charles Ellis

    …Charles' practice experience encompasses federal and state court litigation in various areas, including claims for wrongful death and serious personal injury.  He has also litigated numerous cases…

  • Peter B. von Stein

    …Peter advises clients on a wide array of issues in the context of estate and trust planning and administration.  He assists in the preparation of Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney to achieve e…

  • Jane Francis Nowell

    …Jane Francis' practice focuses on business and corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation and drafting, and general business counseling. She also regularly assists clients …

  • James A. Wilson

    …As a veteran professional licensing attorney, Jim has a long history of helping clients protect their livelihoods and careers. He represents health care professionals in obtaining licenses, defending …

  • Thomas C. Wolff

    …Thomas' practice encompasses a wide range of creditors' rights law and business transactions. His creditors' rights experience includes representation of financial institutions, lenders, community asso…

  • Merrill G. Jones, II

    …Merrill's practice experience encompasses a broad range of business law matters, including start-up businesses, business transfers and acquisitions, transactional matters, and tax matters.  He has…

  • Adam M. Beaudoin

    …As leader of the Community Associations practice, Adam advises community association and country club/yacht club boards and members regarding corporate governance, procedural requirements, governi…

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