Category: Legal Ethics

Ethics: Rules of Professional Conduct Summary

Rules of Professional Conduct Summary The North Carolina State Bar has adopted comprehensive Rules of Professional Conduct. These rules, together with opinions from the State Bar, based on specific circumstances, form the code of ethics by which Hodges Coxe Potter & Phillips LLP, P.C., and all attorneys in North Carolina, are bound. Broadly speaking, these […]

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A motion for amotion

In New Hanover County, local politics has taken an interesting turn since the election of Brian Berger to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in 2010. Since that time he had clashed with other members of the Board and been accused of harassing staff and odd behavior. After an incident where he attempted to […]

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There is a Lawyer in My Mailbox!

If you have ever been in a car accident in North Carolina, you may have been shocked at the amount of mail you suddenly get. One of my clients recently got into an accident and brought into my office stacks of letters and documents from attorneys, some hundreds of miles away, asking to represent her […]

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