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JMD Welcomes Izzy Vaughan-Jones

Welcome to the newest member of our family law team, Elizabeth “Izzy” Vaughan-Jones.   Izzy is a “Double Heel” earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Carolina.  While in law school, Izzy actively contributed to the school’s pro bono program and clerked for the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  After law school, […]

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Loss of Willie McClee

It’s with the heaviest of hearts that the entire JMD family announces the passing of our beloved colleague and friend, Willie McClee.  We lost a great one. Willie began working with JMD in 1999.  His first official job was to provide security for JMD clients, employees, and other visitors at the firm’s 600 South College […]

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Gena Morris Named to Super Lawyers 2022 Top 50 Women

JMD Family Law Attorney Gena Morris has been named to Super Lawyers Top 50 Women 2022 in North Carolina. This is Gena’s 13th consecutive year receiving this prestigious honor, and overall, this is Gena’s 17th consecutive year being recognized by Super Lawyers. As always, the honor is well-deserved as Gena is in fact a superwoman! […]

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10 JMD Attorneys Selected to the 2022 NC Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyer has selected 10 JMD attorneys to the 2022 Super Lawyers List for their excellence in the practice of law. The James, McElroy & Diehl attorneys honored as 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers are: Edward T. Hinson, Jr.– General Litigation, Criminal Defense:White Collar, Business Litigation Gena Graham Morris– Family Law J. Alex Heroy– Personal […]

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6 JMD Attorneys Honored as Business North Carolina’s 2022 Legal Elite

JMD is pleased to announce that Caroline Mitchell, Preston Odom, Gena Morris, Jonathan Feit, John Paul Tsahakis, and John Buric have been selected by their peers as Business North Carolina 2022 Legal Elite. The attorneys selected are considered by their peers to be the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. The James, McElroy & Diehl, […]

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JMD Welcomes New Associates Madeline “Maddie” Labovitz and Elizabeth Oblachinski to the Family Law Team

Maddie received her Juris Doctor from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While in law school, Maddie explored many different areas of the law through internships with environmental law organizations, a research assistant position for the school’s Politics and Prosecutors Project, and participation in the school’s Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic. She also spent […]

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Heath Alexander And Gena Morris Named 2022 Lawyer Of The Year By Best Lawyers

Two JMD Attorneys Named as Best Lawyer® Lawyer of the Year for 2022. JMD’s Gena G. Morris and H. Heath Alexander have each been selected as Lawyer of the Year, a designation given only to a single lawyer in each specialty in metropolitan areas.  The awards reflect the exceptional peer reviews and high level of […]

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Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” Recognizes Alexandra Bachman and Alexa Voss

JMD is proud to announce the recognition of Alexandra Bachman and Alexa Voss as “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.” This award is given to attorneys who are recognized early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence. Alexandra is a civil litigator and Alexa Voss’ practice focuses on family law. Alexandra Bachman– Commercial Litigation Alexa M. […]

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Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Honors James, McElroy & Diehl Attorneys

Congratulations to our JMD attorneys who have been selected by their peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America 2022, one of the most prestigious designations in the legal community.   Listed below are the James, McElroy & Diehl attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America 2022. J. Mitchell Aberman – Business Organizations, and […]

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Alex Heroy And Amanda Wright Among Civil Rights Attorneys To Push CMPD Policy Changes Protecting Protestors From Police Violence

JMD Attorneys, Alex Heroy and Amanda Wright, joined forces with prominent non-profits including the ACLU of NC, NAACP, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, and local attorneys in the fight to protect the public’s constitutional right to protest. Some of the settlement terms and changes in CMPD policy include a ban on the use of CS […]

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