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NC gets an “F” for failing to protect citizens from speech-suppressing lawsuits

Nov. 6. North Carolina is one of17 states without a law protecting against costly, meritless, speech-suppressing lawsuits, earning it an “F” grade from the Institute for Free Speech (IFP). IFP’s new Anti-SLAPP Report Card ranks states on the basis of legal protections against “strategic litigation against public participation.” Background Beneficiaries of robust anti-SLAPP laws have […]

Bob McIntosh received ‘Citizen Lawyer’ award from NC Bar

Aug. 4. Robert G. McIntosh, managing partner of The McIntosh Law Firm in Davidson, has received the Citizen Lawyer Award from the NC Bar Association at their recent annual meeting held in Wilmington. The award recognizes McIntosh’s “outstanding contributions to the legal profession and his unwavering dedication to public service.” Cornelius resident A Cornelius resident, […]

Long-time Cornelius attorney scores top small business award

June 5. Retired attorney Catherine Bentz received the 2022 Outstanding New Mentor from SCORE Charlottee. The business law and estate planning lawyer practiced in Cornelius for more than 20 years. The award recognizes the volume of mentoring sessions she undertook in 2022, her follow-up rate with clients she mentored and her consistent support in promoting […]

Davidson law firm adds estate planning attorney

Jan. 24. Cameron Crump is a new estate planning attorney at The McIntosh Law Firm in Davidson. She was previously a legal consultant for a Fortune 50 financial institution. Crump earned her undergraduate degree from Winston Salem State University and graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham.

Davidson has new Town Attorney: Mary Ann Swan

April 14. Mary Ann Swan as the new town attorney in Davidson. A graduate of Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, she will provide legal guidance related to all aspects of town government, including drafting and reviewing contracts, ordinances and litigation on behalf of the town. She comes to the Town of Davidson after […]