Mike Godwin, a partner in the Trusts and Estates practice group, spoke on the legal aspects of a program entitled "The Bank of Mom and Dad: How to Navigate Interfamily Financial Matters" on September 18, 2012 at the Greensboro Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals ("FSP").
Schell Bray PLLC is pleased to announce that James B. Haynes has joined the firm as an associate in the real estate practice group. Mr. Haynes was a member of the inaugural graduating class at the Elon University School of Law in 2009 and has concentrated his practice since graduation in the real estate and construction law fields.
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “Jobs Act”), adopted April 5, 2012,
requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) to amend
restrictions on general solicitation or general advertising in connection with
securities offerings under Rule 506 (“Rule 506”) of Regulation D of the Securities
Act of 1933, which regulates the private placement of investment securities (a
“Rule 506 Offering”). On August 29, 2012 the Commission announced proposed
rules affecting Rule 506 Offerings (the “Rules”). The Rules are available to the
public and the Commission will seek public comment for 30 days. The Commission
will then review the comments and determine whether to adopt the Rules.
Christina Freeman Pearsall, an associate in the Schell Bray real estate group, was a co-speaker on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, for the American Bar Association Leasing Group’s bi-monthly series, “The Nuts and Bolts of Retail Leases,” presenting on the topic of Lease Exclusives.
The “Nuts and Bolts of Retail Leases” is a bi-monthly conference call series designed to provide newly practicing lawyers, as well as those new to the retail leasing field, with a basic understanding of lease provisions and their sometimes unique application to retail leases.
We are pleased to announce that Tom Watkins, Schell Bray’s Managing Member, was recently recognized by Chambers USA Guide 2012 for his experience in the corporate/M&A fields. He is listed in the 2012 Chambers Guide as a “notable practitioner” with a focus on “financings, restructurings and M&A” The Chambers directories of the legal profession have been published for more than 20 years.
Schell Bray PLLC is pleased to announce that Melissa Weaver joined the firm as its Executive Director on August 1, 2012. She will have responsibility for all administration operations of the Firm.
Schell Bray PLLC is pleased to announce that Amy H. Kincaid and Jennifer Koenig, two partners in the Trusts and Estates group were chosen to take on leadership positions with the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. Amy H. Kincaid was elected at the Section’s annual meeting to serve as Secretary of the Section, and Jennifer Koenig was appointed to serve as Chair of the Pro Bono Committee.
Schell Bray PLLC is pleased to announce that Thomas P. Hockman became a partner in the firm on July 1, 2012. Mr. Hockman’s practice is concentrated in the commercial real estate area.
Schell Bray PLLC is proud to announce that Mike Godwin and Paul Livingston were recently recognized by the North Carolina State Bar for 25 years of being Board Certified Specialists in Estate and Probate Law.
Schell Bray PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan L. Jenkins as an associate in the firm’s offices both in Chapel Hill and Greensboro. Mr. Jenkins will concentrate his practice in the areas of general corporate, transactional and contract matters.
- Partner Jennifer L.J. Koenig honored as a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
- Schell Bray named in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2014
- Elder Law Attorney Wiggen Joins Schell Bray PLLC
- Jennifer L.J. Koenig speaks at NC Bar Association Program
- Ten Schell Bray members named to the 2014 edition of the Best Lawyers in America©
- Doris Bray and Michael Abel named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Greensboro “Lawyers of the Year”
- General Advertising Permitted: New Rules for Private Placement
- Amy H. Kincaid speaks at NC Bar Association Program
- Christina Freeman Pearsall becomes Partner in the firm
- Jennifer L.J. Koenig Honored As Herb Falk Society Fellow