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Stacey A. Brady speaks on New Limited Liability Company Act at NC Bar Association Program

Stacey A. Brady, a member of the Schell Bray Business Practice Group, spoke on October 30, 2014 at the NC Bar Association’s live and webcast CLE program “2014 Basics of Business Law”. Ms. Brady’s presentation addressed North Carolina’s new Limited Liability Company Act and related legal issues.

Stacey Brady practices in the area of general corporate law with a focus on pass-through entities and their taxation. Ms. Brady received her J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.

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Schell Bray Attorney Ed Chaney interviewed on WCOM 103.5 FM’s Focus on Business

Host Lea Strickland of WCOM 103.5 FM’s Focus on Business talks with Ed Chaney of Schell Bray PLLC about the role of philanthropy, how it is integral to our democracy and the economy, and important issues for donors and nonprofit organizations alike.

                   Philanthropy and Social Enterprise Impact on Non-Profit Funding

 

        

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Dori J. Wiggen speaks at UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing

Dori J. Wiggen, a member of the Schell Bray Trusts and Estates Practice Group, spoke on October 24, 2014 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education event titled “Promoting Healthy Aging with Older Adults”. Ms. Wiggen’s topic was “Legal Issues Surrounding End-of-Life Care and Aging". 

Dori Wiggen's practice concentrates on elder law, special needs, and trusts and estates. She received her B.A. degree from Appalachian State University and her J.D. degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Ms. Wiggen is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she teaches in the area of elder law.

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Dori J. Wiggen speaks at Elon University School of Law Program

Dori J. Wiggen, a member of the Schell Bray Trusts and Estates Practice Group, spoke on November 3, 2014 at a Elon University School of Law program titled “Legal and Medical Perspectives on Capacity”. Ms. Wiggen’s topic was an overview on legal definitions of capacity and assessment, including different standards for different documents.

Dori Wiggen’s practice concentrates on elder law, special needs, and trusts and estates. She counsels clients on issues including special needs planning, guardianships, Medicaid, veterans benefits, wills, trusts, estate administration, probate, powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, and living wills. Ms. Wiggen is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Law in the subject of Elder Law.

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What We Practice
Business Real Estate Trusts and Estates

Our business lawyers serve as regular outside counsel to public and privately held businesses with diverse interests in local, national  and international markets.  » more

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At Schell Bray, our Elder Law and Special Needs Law practice encompasses many different fields of law providing for the unique legal and financial demands of senior citizens and people with disabilities. Our attorneys assist clients and their families with a variety of legal issues, from estate planning to long term care issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting quality of life for the client. Schell Bray takes a holistic approach to planning to ensure that each client’s plan addresses the legal, medical, financial, and social needs of the client.
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At Schell Bray, our Elder Law and Special Needs Law practice encompasses many different fields of law providing for the unique legal and financial demands of senior citizens and people with disabilities. Our attorneys assist clients and their families with a variety of legal issues, from estate planning to long term care issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting quality of life for the client. Schell Bray takes a holistic approach to planning to ensure that each client’s plan addresses the legal, medical, financial, and social needs of the client.
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The lawyers in our Commercial Real Estate practice group have a broad range of experience and expertise. We offer sophisticated legal services often associated with large law firms combined with small-firm efficiencies, which we believe provide our clients with the best of both worlds. » more

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Schell Bray’s tax-exempt organizations practice has the breadth of experience and depth of knowledge to help our charitable and nonprofit clients innovate and achieve their missions while keeping compliant with applicable laws. Our attorneys provide high level, practical legal counsel that comes from decades of experience in - and a deep commitment to - the nonprofit sector and its component organizations. » more

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At Schell Bray, our Trusts and Estates practice group is involved in all aspects of estate and trust planning and administration, from preparing basic estate planning documents to planning and implementing the most cutting-edge planning techniques to transfer wealth and preserve assets. We provide a full range of estate and trust planning and administration services. We advise beneficiaries and fiduciaries of estates and trusts on their rights and duties, and we form and advise tax-exempt entities. » more

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Christina Freeman Pearsall
Christina Freeman Pearsall

Christina Freeman Pearsall focuses her practice primarily in transactional commercial real estate. She assists developers, property managers, individual and corporate investors, and other businesses with the acquisition, development, financing and sale of real property. Her work includes preparing organizational documents…» more

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