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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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Amanda Wright To Serve On NCBA Task Force on Integration, Equity, and Equal Justice

Amanda Wright has been chosen to serve on the North Carolina Bar Association Force on Integration, Equity, and Equal Justice. “It is important to me to serve on this task force because racism is deeply embedded in our legal system. As an agent and representative of this system, I have a duty to leverage my […]

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Federal Civil Rights Suit Filed After School Resource Officer Handcuffed, Pinned Down and Taunted a Seven Year Old for 38 Minutes

JMD attorney Alex Heroy recently filed a civil rights law suit for the family of a 7 year old child who was handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a resource school officer for nearly 40 minutes. The incident that occurred in 2018 was filmed by a body-cam. In the video you can hear the child […]

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James, McElroy & Diehl Announces Two New Partners

James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) is excited to announce that attorneys Haley White and Bree Laughrun have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Haley White focuses her practice on family law, including issues related to divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, and domestic violence. While in law school, Haley was on […]

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Alex Heroy Argues Case For CMPD Restraining Order

JMD attorney Alex Heroy successfully argued for tighter restrictions on police actions against protesters. “This means that tonight, and in the future, protesters can peacefully gather and voice their opinions about police misconduct and abuse without fear of being trapped, gassed or shot at for expressing their viewpoints.”-Alex Heroy To read more, please visit this […]

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Latest Update: JMD and COVID-19

We are still working! It may look a little different, but we agree with the Governor and Mecklenburg County authorities that law firms are “essential” businesses. We think legal rights always need protecting and pursuing. Pandemic notwithstanding. Every one of our 38 lawyers is available daily by phone and email. We are doing video conferencing. […]

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Custody and Visitation Recommendations During COVID-19

April 13, 2020 (Charlotte, N.C.)—Need help with custody and visitation issues right now? The NC Family Court Advisory Commission (FCAC) recently made recommendations on COVID-19 custody and visitation, which were approved by NC Chief Justice Cheri Beasley on April 13, 2020. The recommendations (available to view here) provide some guidance to families with existing Chapter […]

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Paycheck Protection Program vs. Economic Injury Disaster Loans | At-A-Glance

April 3, 2020 (Charlotte, N.C.)—Starting April 3, small businesses could apply for billions in loans available through the new Paycheck Protection Program, which is part of the CARES Act, an economic rescue plan from Congress. The CARES Act also includes additional funding for the existing Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. The Business Team at James, McElroy […]

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Gena Morris Named to 2020 Top 50 Women by Super Lawyers

March 26, 2020 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) is pleased to announce that Family Law Attorney Gena Graham Morris has been named to the 2020 Top 50 Women North Carolina Super Lawyers list. This is her 11th year receiving this prestigious honor, which features only Super Lawyers women attorneys with the most total […]

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Fred Monroe Featured at NCBA Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Section 2020 CLE Program

February 25, 2020 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) Partner Fred B. Monroe was recently featured as a moderator and speaker for the NCBA Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Section’s 2020 CLE program: Core Curriculum for Complex Business Litigators. Fred presented and moderated a panel discussion on “Business Valuation Issues That Give Judges, Valuators […]

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