Robinson & Lawing, LLP is pleased to announce that Kelley Gondring has been named as a partner effective January 1, 2018!
Kelley is a 2009 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Kelley worked at the Forsyth County Public Defender’s Office. Kelley is the head of Robinson & Lawing, LLP’s criminal practice group. In addition to her criminal defense work, Kelley also practices in the areas of family law, estate planning and administration, and special proceedings, including guardianship, incompetency, and juvenile matters. Kelley has also been certified as a Parent Coordinator. In addition to her legal practice, Kelley is active in many local organizations. She serves as the Vice President of the Forsyth County Bar Association/21st Judicial District Bar, is a board member of Legal Aid of North Carolina Piedmont Division, is a member of the Junior League of Winston Salem where she serves on the Women’s Health Advisory Committee, and is an active member at Highland Presbyterian Church.
On Saturday May 6, 2017,L. Bruce Scott will be presenting at the North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Section’s Annual Meeting and CLE. Bruce will be presenting on the topic of Expert Testimony, including qualifying an expert, the Daubert standard at trial, changes to Rule 26 of the Rules of Civil Procedure, and work product protection of expert drafts. Since July 1, 2016, Bruce has served on NCBA Family Law Section Council.
Robinson & Lawing, LLP is pleased to announce that Eleasa Allen has recently been rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell®. This rating is the highest peer rating standard offered by Martindale-Hubbell®. It signifies that the peers who ranked Eleasa found her to meet the highest level of professional excellence for her legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
Robinson & Lawing, LLP is pleased to announce that Kelley L. Gondring has been certified as a Parent Coordinator.
Robinson & Lawing, LLP congratulates Scott Templeton on being selected by Business North Carolina as a 2017 Winner in the area of Business Law and Ray Grantham on being selected by Business North Carolina as a 2017 Winner in the area of Family Law!
"Since 2002, Business North Carolina has reached out to members of the N.C. State Bar (numbering more than 23,000), asking them to select colleagues who are distinguished in their fields. Lawyers could not vote for themselves and could vote for a member of their own firm only if they also picked an attorney from an outside firm in the same category. Through an online balloting system, 669 attorneys were selected to this year’s list, representing less than 3% of the state’s lawyers."
SIX ROBINSON & LAWING, LLP ATTORNEYS NAMED TO 2017 BEST LAWYERS ® LIST - Robinson & Lawing, LLP would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America list:
C. Ray Grantham, Jr., Family Law
H. Brent Helms, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Jane C. Jackson, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Jane C. Jackson, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Robert J. Lawing, Commercial Litigation
Robert J. Lawing, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Robert J. Lawing, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
W. Mark Peck, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Franklin Scott Templeton, Employment Law – Management
On July 1, 2016, Eleasa Allen began serving a one-year term as Treasurer of the Workers’ Compensation Section Council of the North Carolina Bar Association.
For those attorneys that routinely draft contracts, the North Carolina Supreme Court has recently issued a warning: draft carefully because the courts will not rewrite your contract. A discussion of Beverage Systems of the Carolinas, LLC v. Associated Beverage Repair, 368 N.C. 693, 784 S.E.2d 457 (2016)...Read the article here
Long-tenured employment relationships, where an employee may spend his or her entire career with one company, increasingly appear to be relics of the past, rendered incompatible with the current economy which requires a more flexible workforce This new economy is evidenced in many ways, but perhaps none more so than in the rise of part-time, seasonal, contract... Read the article here