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  • Auto Accidents

    …Helping victims and their families An auto accident can change your life, or the life of a loved one, forever. In 2014, more than 2.3 million people were injured in car wrecks and other traffic accid…

  • Economic Development

    …Our Economic Development Practice Group is working statewide on business and economic development to help our clients, citizens, and communities and to build a stronger North Carolina. With communitie…

  • Government Relations

    …Ward and Smith, P.A.'s government relations professionals have decades of experience helping clients with government relations needs.  Our Government Relations Practice Group services include trad…

  • Commercial Landlord / Tenant Representation

    …Ward and Smith attorneys provide the full range of legal services that landlords and commercial tenants need, from negotiating leases, managing lease relationships, and terminating lease agreements. O…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Real Estate

    …Attorneys in our Real Estate Practice Group provide advice and counsel to clients on the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and sale of real property and improvements and the various related…

  • 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…

  • Community Associations Fiduciary Litigation

    …Community associations (a.k.a. "homeowners associations" or "HOAs") dominate residential living in North Carolina.  In fact, nearly all new residential construction is associated with one.  …

  • Other Accidents, Injuries + Wrongful Deaths

    …When someone else’s actions or negligence results in accidents, injuries or even death, you don’t have to “just accept it.” A catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death can…

  • Labor + Employment

    …Since the sweeping labor and employment laws of the mid-1960s, employers have faced an ever-increasing number of laws and regulatory agencies governing their businesses and employee relations.  Nu…

  • Sports, Parks, Outdoor Recreation, and Tourism

    …Sports, tourism, and recreation businesses need solid advice and counsel to pull ahead in their active and competitive industry. With offices in the mountains, on the coast, and in between, our e…

  • Privacy and Data Security

    …Privacy and data security issues are among the most challenging and rapidly-evolving areas of risk for companies across a wide variety of sectors and industries.  Privacy laws govern the collectio…

  • Resources for COVID-19 Response

    …Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak We are writing about the outbreak on a regular basis, and plan to keep our clients updated about key issues as they happen. Bookmark this page to stay up to date…

  • Professional Licensing

    …When your professional reputation is at stake, you want experienced counsel to guide you through the review or investigation. Ward and Smith can help. North Carolina requires more than 180 occupations…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Public Housing Authorities

    …Ward and Smith, P.A. represents a substantial number of public housing authorities, including Ayden, Eastern Carolina Regional, Mid-East Regional, New Bern, and Washington Housing Authorities.  Co…

  • Product Liability

    …We live in a world of technological marvels. Medical devices are engineered to fit inside our bodies to revive failing organs or replace worn out joints. Airbags and seatbelts in our cars react in an i…

  • Premises Liability

    …A routine shopping trip. A vacation. A weekend at a beach house. None of these should be dangerous activities. But, sometimes, they are. Hotels, apartments, beach houses, shopping centers and stores…

  • Physician's Practices

    …As a full service law firm, we are in a unique position to provide legal service to group and solo practices on a multitude of issues.  Have a human resources issue?  Our labor and employment…

  • Personal Injury + Wrongful Death

    …Perhaps you or a family member were seriously injured. Perhaps a loved one lost his or her life. It’s hard to know what to do and where to get help. We know, because we’ve been there with m…

  • Patent

    …Our registered patent attorneys routinely practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") and have experience in all areas of both domestic and international patent law. Our pat…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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  • Eldridge D. Dodson

    …Eldridge is certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. She assists all types of clients in drafting and implementing estate plans…

  • Evan M. Musselwhite

    …Evan is a litigator who works predominantly in the area of construction law. He represents and advises contractors, subcontractors, owners, and design professionals in all stages of the constructi…

  • Eric J. Remington

    …Eric's practice experience encompasses various areas of civil litigation, including real property, business, and commercial litigation; zoning and land use issues; disputes involving community associat…

  • 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…

  • James R. Todd

    …James represents buyers and sellers on a variety of commercial real estate and land use matters.  His practice includes a wide range of development projects including condominiums, mix-use project…

  • Hayley R. Wells

    …Hayley's practice primarily focuses on alcoholic beverage law, labor and employment law, and civil litigation.  As head of the firm's Alcoholic Beverage law Practice Group, she regularly advises …

  • Mike McIntyre

    …For nearly 40 years, as an attorney, a public servant, and a business advisor, Mike has helped North Carolinians and businesses with government relations and economic development matters…

  • Debra A. Parolini

    …Deb works with trusts and estates attorneys in the firm's Asheville office in all aspects of estate and trust administration, including the preparation of accountings and estate tax returns.  

  • Michelle C. Howard

    …Michelle joined Ward and Smith in 2019 as a litigation paralegal in our Asheville office.  She has 20 years of litigation experience with 16 of those years at a securities litigation firm in centr…

  • Amy P. Wang

    …Amy leads the Environmental practice with a focus on the environmental aspects of real estate and business transactions, including coastal development.  She has built trust with her clients b…

  • 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…

  • Kati S. Stein

    …Kati joined Ward and Smith in 2015 as a paralegal on our litigation team. Additionally, she works closely with the Alcoholic Beverage and Personal Injury practice groups.

  • Zachary F. Lamb

    …Zac is certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law.  He counsels individuals on their estate plans and helps them put in place…

  • Norman J. Leonard

    …Norman's practice encompasses a broad range of creditors' rights and intellectual property matters.  His creditors' rights practice includes the representation of lenders, trade creditors, communi…

  • Grant B. Osborne

    …Grant's practice experience of more than 30 years encompasses a wide range of issues that arise in employment and labor law.  He provides counsel to clients in the health care, financial, hos…

  • Michael J. Parrish

    …Michael is a civil litigator with a diverse practice before various federal and state courts, including bankruptcy courts and the North Carolina Business Court. He has significant experience at all sta…

  • Clifford P. Parson

    …Cliff leads the firm's Real Estate Development Practice Group. His practice focuses on representing individual and corporate clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions, such as…

  • William E. Martin

    …Bill leads the Financial Transactions and Regulation practice.  His experience includes the representation of lending institutions, companies, individuals, and community associations in a wid…

  • Clint D. Routson

    …Clint's practice experience includes the representation of real estate buyers, sellers, developers, lenders, and investors in all aspects of real estate acquisition, development, and sale from the init…

  • Justin M. Lewis

    …Justin's practice experience includes a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate matters, including the representation of sellers and buyers in the negotiation and preparation of purchase…

  • 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 l…

  • Samuel B. Franck

    …Sam leads the Real Estate practice. His experience includes all aspects of commercial real estate and community association matters. He regularly assists commercial and residential developers in the ac…

  • Kristin D. Mitcham

    …Kristin assists real estate owners, developers, and individuals in complex real estate issues, including acquisitions, development, lease agreements, various easement issues, and real estate title sear…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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  • Speakers

    …2020 In-House Counsel Seminar speakers include: Angela Doughty, CIPP/US Intellectual Property and Privacy Attorney Angela is a North Carolina State Bar Board Specialist in Trademark Law and a…

  • Agenda

    …The In-House Counsel Seminar will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2020.  The virtual sessions include: Flag on the Play: Employment Issues During a Pandemic Speakers: Ken G…

  • FAQs

    …You have questions, we have answers! If there is something else you'd like to know, message us at rsvp@wardandsmith.com. Who should attend? This program is designed for in-house and general counsel …

  • Accreditation

    …Ward and Smith has submitted a sponsor CLE form to the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education for pre-approval of CLE credits for each session.  Upon confirmation of pre-appr…

  • Registration

    …The In-House Counsel Seminar on Thursday, December 3, 2020, is free to attend, but a confirmed registration is required. Please register here. Registration Policies: Your registration is not valid…

  • Seminar Materials

    …We are happy to be able to provide all of our 2019 In-House Counsel Seminar materials. Click on any of the links below to download. Agenda Speaker Bios Intro Presentations Don't Rain on My P…

  • Conference Venue

    …The Umstead Hotel & Spa This year's Seminar will take place at the Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary, North Carolina. The Umstead is a 5-star hotel that features a variety of luxury accommodations a…

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