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Sharon Thompson named to Best Lawyers in America 2018

We are pleased to announce that Sharon Thompson has been named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America Family Law section. The 2018 list represents Best Lawyers 24th edition. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become…

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Sharon Thompson Named to Best Lawyers in America 2017

We are pleased to announce that Sharon Thompson has been named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America Family Law section. The 2017 list represents Best Lawyers 23rd edition. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become…

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Sharon Thompson Named to Best Lawyers in America 2016

We are pleased to announce that Sharon Thompson has been named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America Family Law section. The 2016 list represents Best Lawyers 22nd edition. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become…

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ACLU’s FAQs About NC’s New Guidelines Regarding Birth Certificates for Children of Married Same-Sex Couples

The ACLU has issued a new fact sheet regarding birth certificates for children of married same-sex couples. The fact sheet answers questions such as: If we get a birth certificate that lists both of us as parents, does that establish…

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Gay Birth Certificates

With some encouragement from outside sources, The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has established new policies that will allow married lesbians who give birth to a child to be listed on the child’s birth certificate. This…

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Sharon Thompson Presents on Emerging Issues in Estate Planning and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

As a part of its on-going series of continuing legal education for lawyers, the Estate Planning Section of the North Carolina Bar Association presented “New Frontiers: Emerging Issues in Estate Planning” on April 28. The program was designed to inform…

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Funding Criminal Defense

Meredith Nicholson posts reference to a recent letter to the editor: Brad Bannon is a friend and colleague who represents the best in the criminal defense bar – he is honest, thoughtful, creative, indomitable and fights like hell for his…

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Sharon Thompson’s Career of Service Covered in the National Law Journal

Following decades of service toward equality, for women in the practice of law and for the LGBT community, Sharon’s efforts have been covered by the National Law Journal. Available only by subscription, the NLJ covers eight women attorneys from the…

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Milan Pham receives the 2014 Community Impact Award

The Durham law firm of NicholsonPham, PLLC, is proud to announce that partner, Milan Pham, is the recipient of the 2014 Community Impact Award, given annually by the LGBT Center of Raleigh. Milan was presented with the award at the…

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MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN NORTH CAROLINA: Same-Sex Couples? What do the Recent Supreme Court Decisions Mean for North Carolina Gay Marriage?

On October 6, 2014, the Supreme Court denied review of seven Federal Circuit Court rulings (from the Tenth, Seventh, and Fourth Circuits) that held state bans on same-sex marriage violated the U.S. Constitution. In denying review, the Supreme Court has…

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Meredith Nicholson participates in Duke Law’s Public Interest Careers Friday Speaker Series on September 19

The Durham Law firm of NicholsonPham is pleased to announce that Meredith Nicholson will be participating in Duke Law’s Public Interest Careers Friday Speaker Series on September 19 entitled “So, You Want to Work in Criminal Law”. This speaker panel…

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Meredith Nicholson participates in Duke Law's Public Interest Careers Speaker Series

Meredith Nicholson will be participating in Duke Law’s Public Interest Careers Friday Speaker Series on September 19 entitled “So, You Want to Work in Criminal Law”.

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Milan Pham to Participate in Duke University’s International Equality Debates

The Durham Law firm of NicholsonPham is pleased to announce that Milan Pham will be participating in an event sponsored by Women’s Studies, Center for French & Francophone Studies at Duke University. Entitled “Kinship Trouble, The Equality and Difference Debates,…

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Milan Pham named recipient of the 2014 Community Impact Award

The Durham law firm of NicholsonPham, PLLC, is proud to announce that partner, Milan Pham, has been named recipient of the 2014 Community Impact Award, given annually by the LGBT Center of Raleigh. Milan will be presented with the award…

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The Triangle celebrates as Virginia court issues a blow to Amendment One

Last week’s decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals essentially overturns North Carolina’s Amendment One, the Defense of Marriage Act. In fact, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, a long time personal opponent of Amendment One, forced by North…

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