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  • Mediation Before Litigation?

    The landscape in civil litigation was changed forever when the mediated settlement conference became a mandatory part of civil superior court cases in North Carolina. Most lawyers share the sentiment that the change was for the better, although not all of them thought it would turn out that way. Given the cost to appropriately litigate (or arbitrate) a civil case, should the landscape be changed again by increasing the use of the pre-litigation Read more...

  • BIG OVERTIME CHANGES IN STORE FOR EMPLOYERS

    The U.S. Department of Labor will issue new regulations today that will have a big impact on many employers. In a nutshell, as of December 1, 2016, if your exempt employees are not earning a salary of at least $47,476 per year, they can no longer be deemed exempt, and must be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours in a workweek.  This change is estimated to impact millions of employees across the Read more...

  • The General Assembly Returns to Town …

    The North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh on April 25 for its “Short” Session. The Short Session’s primary purpose is to adjust the State’s two-year budget.  Legislation eligible for consideration in the Short Session include bills that passed from one chamber to the other last Session, bills that directly affect the State budget (such as a tax, fee or appropriation), and bills recommended by the numerous interim study committees.  Even so, new Read more...

  • The Dos and Don’ts of Trademark Registration in North Carolina

    Trademark registration provides many benefits to business owners, including protection against registration and subsequent use of the same or similar marks by others, evidence as to the validity and exclusive ownership of the mark, and notice of ownership of the mark as of the registration date.  However, navigating the trademark registration rules and requirements in North Carolina can sometimes be difficult and complex, particularly for business owners who are unfamiliar with the process.  Read more...

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  • Super Lawyer and Legal Elite Recognition

    Congratulations to Jordan Price attorneys who have been recognized as “Super Lawyers” and “Legal Elite” in their respective practice areas: Hope Carmichael –...

    Posted on 1/31/18
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  • Community Service

    Jordan Price attorneys and staff were pleased to participate in a Day of Service to observe Martin Luther King Day.  Our team worked...

    Posted on 1/31/18
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