by Shawna Black on March 2, 2018

The Local Bar Outreach Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association has selected the recipients of the NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award for 2018…Read More

Randolph County suing drug companies

by Sean Creedon on January 31, 2018

Randolph County is taking Big Pharma to court over the opioid crisis that has caused a suspected 28 deaths here over a nine-month period…Read More

Commissioners take action against opioids

by Sean Creedon on January 31, 2018

The Stokes County Board of Commissioners has signed an agreement with a large number of law firms from throughout the United States to file civil litigation against the pharmaceutical manufacturers for alleged improper marketing of opioids and the drug distributors of opioids for improper reporting of prescription orders to the federal government. The Board also passed a resolution declaring the opioid epidemic a public nuisance at its meeting on January 22, 2018…Read More

Yadkin County joins in civil litigation over opioid drug crisis

by Shawna Black on January 17, 2018

Following a closed session at its Monday night meeting, the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a resolution declaring the opioid crisis a public nuisance which must be abated for the benefit of Yadkin County and its residents and citizens. The commissioners also signed a contract with a large number of law firms throughout the southeastern United States to file civil litigation in the courts against … Read more

Adjunct Professor Don Vaughan (JD ’79) appointed to N.C. Banking Commission

by Sean Creedon on October 25, 2017

Adjunct Professor Don Vaughan (JD ’79) has been appointed to the North Carolina State Banking Commission. Professor Vaughan teaches State and Local Government. A practicing attorney with more than 30 years experience, he earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with highest honors and holds a master’s degree in public administration from American University in Washington. In 1979, he earned his law degree from Wake Forest Law, where he was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review.  Read more…