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Sharon Thompson Completes Ramblin’ Rose Sprint Triathlon

Sharon Thompson participated in the Ramblin’ Rose Sprint Triathlon on Sunday May 19th, 2014, finishing second in her age class. This year’s triathlon, which took place in Raleigh, benefited the YMCA’s We Build People Campaign and Tri It For Life. Ramblin’ Rose Women’s Triathlons, produced by Endurance Magazine, are designed to “Celebrate the Empowerment of…

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New Ruling on Birth Father Responsibilities

The NC Supreme Court reversed a lower court yesterday in a very interesting ruling on birth fathers and their consent to give up their children for adoption. Those of us that practice in the adoption world have been waiting for this decision because the NC Court of Appeals had thrown a monkey wrench into what…

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NicholsonPham Participates in Documentary

NicholsonPham’s Sharon Thompson recently contributed to “Unconditional,” a documentary film addressing equal rights for all families that explores the often devastating impact of current parenting laws on local North Carolina families. In the documentary film, “Unconditional”, Co-Directors Rhonda Chan Soo, Kelly McKenna, and Hanna Teachey document first-hand the traumatic impact of current parenting laws on…

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The Undocumented Citizen

A few months ago, I attended a gathering of attorneys active in the LGBT community. Across dinner and after libations, the talk turned, as it often does, to work – discussions of our cases and the thorny problems that often await the lawyer serving the LGBT community. A colleague began to recount the history of…

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Nelson Mandela is dead.

South Africa’s beaming example of the potential of humankind has departed the world. But his legacy remains in the simple text of South Africa’s Bill of Rights. Almost fifty years after apartheid’s dark stain began and some eighteen years before Amendment One sullied North Carolina’s landscape, the South African nation drafted one of the most…

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Meredith Nicholson Runs Gallop & Gorge 8K

On Thanksgiving morning, November 28th 2013, Meredith Nicholson participated in the Gallop & Gorge 8k as the final event of the 3-race Le Tour de Carrboro race series, sponsored by Cardinal Track Club. For the race, people were asked to donate to the IFC Food Pantry. The IFC relies on donations from individuals and helps provide groceries…

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Creative Economic Solutions

NicholsonPham strives to be different when it comes to attorney fees. We work creatively with clients and try to offer different, client-specific options so that we do not add to an already stressful situation. Whenever possible, NicholsonPham uses flat-rate fees so you know exactly what to expect right from the beginning. With the goal of…

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Sharon Thompson Receives 2013 Citizen Lawyer Award

NicholsonPham is proud to announce that Sharon Thompson was recently awarded the 2013 Citizen Lawyer Award from the North Carolina Bar Association. The Citizen Lawyer Award is bestowed by the NCBA Young Lawyers Division in partnership with the NCBA Citizen Lawyer Committee. This honor is awarded in recognition of attorneys who strive to serve their…

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Meredith Nicholson Presents to El Centro Hispano

Meredith frequently presents on LGBT issues in Spanish to the Durham community and recently spoke on the Windsor Case in a presentation on DOMA to El Centro Hispano. Local Hispanic media turned out and her presentation was covered by La Conexión NC and Que Pasa newspapers in Raleigh. El Centro Hispano is a community-based grassroots…

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