New Bern, NC – January 1, 2016 – Sumrell Sugg attorneys have received recognition by various state and national organizations for their excellence in the practice of law.
Scott Hart has been recognized in the 2016 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, a major peer recognition honor. This is the sixth consecutive year that Mr. Hart has been recognized in this publication. Mr. Hart focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation defense and general litigation.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Achieving Super Lawyer status is an honor given to no more than 5% of the attorneys in North Carolina. The Super Lawyer list may be found on www.superlawyers.com .
Best Attorneys of America
Arey Grady was named one of the top 100 attorneys in the state of North Carolina and was invited to join the Best Attorneys of America. This honor is a national, invitation-only organization that researches tens of thousands of lawyers across the country and selects the top 100 lawyers in each state to participate. This honor is given by the Best Law Firms of America.
Jimmie Hicks has received a designation of “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina magazine for the third year in a row. This publication creates a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories annually. Winners are chosen by attorneys throughout the state. Ballots are sent to every attorney registered with the North Carolina State Bar, the votes are counted, and the list is published each January for the coming year. Mr. Hicks received the designation for the “Business” category.
Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks & Hart, P.A. was founded in New Bern in 1949. Since then, its attorneys have provided legal counsel throughout North Carolina. The progressive firm places special emphasis on personal service responsive to client needs. Firm attorneys specialize in many diverse practice areas, representing individuals, corporations, local governments and municipalities. Sumrell Sugg’s practice includes: health care law, corporate law, estate planning and probate, commercial and residential real estate, civil trial and appellate litigation and mediation in federal and state courts, general liability insurance defense, civil rights defense, workers compensation defense, employment law, complex financial transactions, intellectual property, and environmental law.