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    OPPOSING COUNSEL, WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE?

    The North Carolina Bar released Proposed 2019 Formal Ethics Opinion 3 in January, addressing questions relating to intimate relationships between opposing counsel.  The question presented is whether it is permissible for a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney to engage in a romantic relationship while serving as opposing counsel in multiple cases, and whether the attorneys are obligated to disclose…

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    Congratulations to Satie Munn for Being Selected to the Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2019

    Lindley Law is pleased to announce Satie Munn was selected as a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2019. The focus of the Bar Leadership Institute is to identify leaders for the Mecklenburg County Bar and provide opportunities for participating attorneys to continue to develop leadership skills and take on leadership roles within the Bar and…

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    Congratulations to Kevin Cleys

    Lindley Law is pleased to announce its newest member, Kevin Cleys, was recently sworn in to the United States District Courts in the Western District of North Carolina. He is now admitted and qualified to practice in the federal court. Congratulations to Kevin!

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    Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence

    In 2015 and 2016, media magnate Sumner Redstone amended his trust, which was challenged by former companion Manuela Herzer.  A California court recently ruled that Mr. Redstone possessed the required mental capacity to amend his estate plan. In North Carolina, whether an individual is a billionaire business mogul or anyone else, the requirements for testamentary capacity, or the required mental…

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    Congratulations to Trey Lindley and Satie Munn

    Lindley Law is pleased to announce Trey Lindley was selected as a 2019 Super Lawyer in Estate and Trust Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine, making this his eighth consecutive honor from the publication. Lindley Law is also pleased to announce Satie Munn was selected as a 2019 Rising Star in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine, her first such honor from the…

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    How Smart is Your Technology?

    With the popularity of smart devices on the rise, their prevalence in the courtroom is increasing. In 2018, police used Karen Navarra’s Fitbit fitness tracker to find her murderer. Police accessed the recorded information and determined that her heart rate spiked then dropped significantly while her stepfather was in her house. Due to neighbors reports and the information from Fitbit,…

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    Welcome Kevin Cleys

    We are excited to announce the addition of attorney Kevin Cleys to the Lindley Law team! Prior to joining Lindley Law, Kevin practiced with Womble Bond Dickinson (US) and was active in a number of the firm’s pro bono initiatives. He also volunteered with Triangle ArtWorks, a Raleigh-based nonprofit organization providing legal and business support for community artists. Kevin earned…

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    New Website!

    Lindley law is excited to announce the launch of our new website! Our new website incorporates photographs of our new building, updated biographies, and curated content.  The new platform was designed to enhance ease of use and mobile compatibility. Thank you to Ritz Marketing bringing our vision to life. Head over to LindleyLawOffice.com to check it out!

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    Sandra Day O’Connor’s Dementia Diagnosis Forces Her to Retire from Public Life

    Sandra Day O’Connor, former Supreme Court Justice, released a letter October 23, 2018 revealing that she was diagnosed with early stage dementia (likely Alzheimer’s Disease). O’Connor plans to remain in Phoenix, AZ surrounded by her friends and family. O’Connor was the first female Supreme Court Justice of the United States. She served from 1981 until 2006 when she retired to…