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Steven S.

Steven Stark

397 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

191 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

256 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Laura G.

Laura Greene

2 reviews
Laura Greene is an attorney at law with six years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and Tennessee. Laura has a J.D. in law, which she obtained from the University of Toledo. Laura is exceptionally experienced in tax law, but also focuses on legal matters that involves labor and employment law. She is also skilled in dealing with commercial contracts. Laura founded her own law office in December 2017.
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Terence E.

Terence Everitt

Terence Everitt is an attorney at law who has been serving corporate clients for the past 16 years. He is licensed to practice law in multiple states within the United States, including Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and the District of Columbia. Terence obtained his legal degree from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America. He specializes in commercial contracts and often represents startup companies. Terence founded his own law firm in April 2012.
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Robert S.

Robert Solano

Robert Solano is a corporate attorney with more than eight years’ experience. He specializes in real estate law and commercial contracts, with a special interest in assisting entrepreneurs and startup companies overcome legal obstacles. Robert is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and he received his legal degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Robert has been an attorney at HCPP since March 2017.
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Bryson A.

Bryson Aldridge

As a partner at his firm, Bryson primarily handles litigation. Bryson has considerable experience not only with taking cases to trial, but also with winning those cases. He has a wide-range of experience which ultimately gives him a unique approach to advising businesses. Bryson also serves as outside counsel for several large companies on legal issues such as business formation, liability and risk-management, and compliance.
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Damjan D.

Damjan Denoble

2 reviews
Damjan ("Dom-yawn") is an immigrant and entrepreneur. He brings lessons from those experiences – including the need for compassion and patience – to every client interactio... read more
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Bob M.

Bob Meynardie

Bob opened a solo practice in 2008 after 15 years of practicing complex commercial litigation in two of the largest firms in North Carolina. He left the large firm in order to provide more flexible solutions to local governments, small businesses, and individuals. Bob has been a certified civil court mediator since 2000 and has acted as an advocate or mediator in hundreds of civil cases.
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Harrison L.

Harrison Lord

2 reviews
A North Carolina trial attorney by trade and self-proclaimed problem solver at heart, Lord represents his clients in Commercial Litigation and Small Business Disputes of all kinds. His goal is to find cost-effective solutions that help his clients reduce their risks, collect money owed to them, and make plans for a successful future. Lord is also the sole founder of [ask LEGAL].
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