The Fine Art of Learning to Say No

I am pleased that the North Carolina State Bar Journal recently published an article I wrote about the importance of managing your time effectively by learning to say No.  While the article, sent to all the practicing lawyers in our state (20,000 +), focuses on the...

Take advantage of low-cost legal services

North Carolina lawyers give back to the community, state and profession by providing many pro-bono or low-cost legal services to our citizens. Here are a few of them that offer free or cost-efficient venues to ask for direction on important legal matters. I have had...

Understand the law about traffic mishaps

Third in a series covering the most important subjects on which I’ve given citizens direction over the 15 years I have been privileged to write this column. Motor Vehicle Mishaps When do you have to contact the authorities? N.C. law generally requires you to report...

The biggies can change your life

This column is the second in a series of the most important legal issues most of us encounter. Traffic Tickets. Getting a traffic ticket generally is not high on the legal-impact scale in your life, but the precipitating conduct often reaches far beyond the impact it...