Steven C. Lawrence
 
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Partner


Contact Information:
(910) 483-1171, Ext. 107
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Paralegal: Hope Justice
(910) 483-1171, Ext. 110
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Education

Mr. Lawrence received his Juris Doctor from Campbell University School of Law in 1984, and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981.

Memberships

Mr. Lawrence is admitted to practice by the North Carolina State Bar, U.S. District Court Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Cumberland County Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. He is also an active member of the North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association.

Practice Areas

Mr. Lawrence has extensive trial and appellate experience. His practice areas include general insurance defense, professional malpractice defense, premises liability, construction law, workers’ compensation, commercial litigation, FINRA disputes, and contracts.

Biography

Mr. Lawrence was born in Raleigh, N.C., but was raised in Fayetteville, N.C. He graduated from Pine Forest High School before going on to receive his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981. While at UNC, he majored in sociology. Mr. Lawrence then attended the Campbell University School of Law and received his J.D. in 1984. While at Campbell he served on the Moot Court Board and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity. Mr. Lawrence joined the firm in 1984. He has over twenty five years of trial and appellate experience.

Examples of Appellate Advocacy:

Trivette v. Risher
2008 WL 516747, E.D.N.C. (2008)

In re Will of McFayden
361 N.C. 694, 653 S.E.2d 880 (2007)

In re Will of McFayden
178 N.C.App. 704, 632 S.E.2d 520 (2006)

In re Will of McFayden
179 N.C.App. 595, 635 S.E.2d 65 (2006)

Union v. Branch Banking & Trust Co.
176 N.C.App. 711, 627 S.E.2d 276, 59 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 37 (2006)

Alexander v. Cumberland County Bd. of Educ.
171 N.C.App. 649, 615 S.E.2d 408, 199 Ed. Law Rep. 966 (2005)

Gattis v. Scotland County Bd. of Educ.
173 N.C.App. 638, 622 S.E.2d 630, 204 Ed. Law Rep. 763 (2005)

Keyzer v. Amerlink, Ltd.
360 N.C. 176, 626 S.E.2d 299 (2005)

Keyzer v. Amerlink, Ltd.
173 N.C.App. 284, 618 S.E.2d 268 (2005)

Watts v. Slough
163 N.C.App. 69, 592 S.E.2d 274 (2004)

Cameron v. Canady
157 N.C.App. 132, 577 S.E.2d 700 (2003)

Williams v. Hansen
326 F.3d 569, 91 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1237, C.A.4 (N.C.) (2003)

Showcase Realty and Const. Co. v. City of Fayetteville Bd. of Adjustment
155 N.C.App. 548, 573 S.E.2d 737 (2002)

Fox v. North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services
13 Fed.Appx. 95, 2001 WL 721378, (Not selected for publication in the Federal Reporter), C.A. 4 (N.C.) (2001)

Gibson v. Mena
144 N.C.App. 125, 548 S.E.2d 745 (2001)

Hussey v. Seawell
137 N.C.App. 172, 527 S.E.2d 90 (2000)

Kaminsky v. Sebile
140 N.C.App. 71, 535 S.E.2d 109 (2000)

Save Our Schools of Bladen County, Inc. v. Bladen County Bd. of Educ.
140 N.C.App. 233, 535 S.E.2d 906 (2000)

Fox v. Thomaseec
181 F.3d 88, 1999 WL 311482, (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition, C.A.4 (N.C.) (1999)

Kenan v. Bass
132 N.C.App. 30, 511 S.E.2d 6 (1999)

Martin v. E. & R Farms
350 N.C. 834, 539 S.E.2d 289 (1999)

In re Taylor
349 N.c. 230, 516 S.E.2d 609 (1998)

Flowers Ginning Co., Inc. v. Arma, Inc.
106 F.3d 390, 1997 WL 26573, (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition, C.A.4 (N.C.) (1997)

Jacobsen v. McMillan
124 N.C.App. 128, 476 S.E.2d 368 (1996)

Metropolitan Property and Cas. Ins. Co. v. Lindquist
120 N.C.App. 847, 463 S.E.2d 574 (1995)

Stacy v. Jedco Const., Inc.
119 N.C.App 115, 457 S.E.2d 875 (1995)

Robertson v. Nelson
116 N.C.App. 324, 447 S.E.2d 488 (1994)

Miller v. Cumberland County Bd. of Educ.
986 F.2d 1414, 1993 WL 36115, (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition, C.A.4 (N.C.) (1993)

Westinghouse v. Hair
107 N.C.App. 106, 418 S.E.2d 532 (1992)

In re Kunstler
914 F.2d 505, 59 USLW 2242, 17 Fed.R.Serv.3d 1215, C.A.4 (N.C.) (1990)

Robeson Defense Committee v. Britt
132 F.R.D. 650, E.D.N.C. (1989)

King v. Humphrey
88 N.C.App. 143, 362 S.E.2d 614 (1987)