Appellate

New Year, New Rules: Amended Rules of Appellate Procedure Are Now In Effect

by Jeff Kelly While 2019 is not on track to become the futuristic landscape predicted in Blade Runner, the new year brings new Rules of Appellate Procedure and takes steps toward a paperless appellate practice. On Dec. 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued an order amending the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure,…

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NC Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Post-Confirmation Discovery

RALEIGH, N.C.— Shanahan Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that it has earned a significant legal victory for its client in a precedent setting case recently decided by the North Carolina Supreme Court. The Court unanimously ruled in favor of Thomas “Skip” Stokes, allowing him to conduct post-confirmation discovery under the Family Law Arbitration…

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Judge Denies NC Democratic Party’s Motion Against Trump Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C.- On the eve of the 2016 General Election, Kieran Shanahan and John E. Branch, III, both of Shanahan Law Group, successfully argued against the North Carolina Democratic Party’s (“NCDP”) lawsuit against Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. (“the Campaign”). The Honorable Judge Catherine C. Eagles, of the United States District Court for the…

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Shanahan Law Group presents oral arguments before the NC Court of Appeals in case between SEANC and the NC State Treasurer

RALEIGH – Kieran Shanahan and Steven McCallister of Shanahan Law Group presented oral arguments today before the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Shanahan and McCallister represent the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer in a lawsuit filed last year by the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC). The lawsuit alleges that SEANC did not…

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