Born in Whiteville, North Carolina, January 15, 1935; admitted to bar, 1963, North Carolina; 1964, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Education: University of Notre Dame (A.B., 1957); University of North Carolina (LL.B., 1963). Phi Delta Phi. Assistant Solicitor, Superior Court, 1964-1965. Attorney For: Public Works Commission for City of Fayetteville, 1971—; Airborne & Special Operations Museum, 1997—; Fayetteville Redevelopment Commission, 1969—. Member: Cumberland County (President, 1993-1994; Chairman, Real Estate Section, 1977-1985), North Carolina (Member, Real Estate Council, 1985-1987, Treasurer, 1989-1990) and American Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar. [LTJG, U.S. Navy, 1957-1960]. Practice Areas: Real Estate Law; Wills; Corporate Law; Trusts and Estates; Eminent Domain
Email: Richard M, Lewis
Born in Rotenburg, Germany, February 8, 1946; admitted to bar, 1971, North Carolina and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1976, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Education: The Citadel (B.A., 1968); Wake Forest University (J.D., 1971). Pi Sigma Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta. Author: Note, "The Exempt Status of Cash Surrender-Value of Life Insurance in N.C.," 7 Wake Forest Law Review 515, 1971. Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice and Legal Issues in Management, Webster College, 1975-1981. Member: Cumberland County and North Carolina (Treasurer, Family Law Council, 1995-2000) Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar (Chairman, Family Law Specialization Committee, 1995-2000; Councilor, 2001—). Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. [Capt., JAGC, U.S. Army, 1971-1975]. (Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization). Languages: German. Practice Areas: Family Law; Civil Litigation; Appellate Practice.
Email: Renny W. Deese
Born in Lumberton, North Carolina, May 26, 1940; admitted to bar, 1965, North Carolina. Education: Wake Forest University (B.A., 1962; J.D., 1965). Phi Delta Phi. Member: Cumberland County (President, 1997-1998), North Carolina and American Bar Associations; 12th Judicial District (President, 1984-1985, 1997-1998); North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers. Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Personal Injury; Defense Litigation; Employment Law; Professional Liability; Civil Rights; Eminent Domain; Construction Law; Workers Compensation.
Email: James R. Nance, Jr.
(Associate) born Memphis, Tennessee, April 30, 1972; admitted to bar, 2000, North Carolina. Education: University of Tennessee at Knoxville (B.A., cum laude, 1996); North Carolina Central University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2000). Member, North Carolina Central University Law School Law Review. Assistant District Attorney, Cumberland County. Practice Areas: Real Estate; Business Law; Criminal Law.
Email: John G. Briggs III
Lawyers Title Insurance Corp.; North Carolina Title Insurance Co.; Chicago T.I. Co.; Stewart Title Ins. Co.; First Title Insurance Co.; Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co.; First American Title Insurance Co.; Investors Title Insurance Co.; American Title Insurance Co.