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Amended Rules of the North Carolina Business Court
   (effective January 1, 2017)

Order Adopting Amendments to the Rules of the
   North Carolina
Business Court

Rules of the North Carolina Business Court
   (effective 2006-2016)

Annual Report to the General Assembly (2016)

The North Carolina Business Court is an administrative division of the General Court of Justice.  Cases involving complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law in North Carolina are designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina to a Special Superior Court Judge who oversees all aspects of the case from the time of designation through trial or other resolution. 
 


SPECIAL INFORMATION

 


Greensboro
The Honorable James L. Gale
Chief Business Court Judge
211 North Greene Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
(Enter at 201 North Greene Street)
Telephone: 336.271.6400
Facsimile: 336.271.6401
Judicial Assistant: W. David Moore
E-mail: William.D.Moore@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks: Scottie Forbes Lee and Kaitlin M. Price
E-mail: clerk@ncbusinesscourt.net

Charlotte
The Honorable Louis A. Bledsoe, III
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
832 East Fourth Street, Suite 9600
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Telephone: 704.686.0144 
Facsimile: 704.686.0336
Judicial Assistant and Acting Business Court Coordinator:
Thomas W. Estes
E-mail: charlotte.info@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks: Derek M. Bast and Mary Ellen Goode
E-mail: charlotte.lawclerk@ncbusinesscourt.net

The Honorable Adam M. Conrad
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
832 East Fourth Street, Suite 9600
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Telephone: 704.686.0144 
Facsimile: 704.686.0336
Judicial Assistant and Acting Business Court Coordinator:
Thomas W. Estes
E-mail: charlotte.info@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks: Kenzie M. Rakes and Alexander W. Knowles
E-mail: charlotte.lawclerk2@ncbusinesscourt.net

Raleigh
The Honorable Gregory P. McGuire
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
Physical Address:
316 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1035
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 989
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
Telephone: 919.792.4700

Facsimile: 919.792.4701
Judicial Assistant: Kelly S. O'Neill
E-mail: Kelly.S.ONeill@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks: Brinson Taylor and Katie Ramseur
E-mail: raleigh.clerk@
ncbusinesscourt.net

Winston-Salem
The Honorable Michael L. Robinson
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
Worrell Professional Center - Room 3206
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109
Telephone: 336.955.3000
Facsimile: 336.955.3001
Judicial Assistant: Sharon S. Turner
E-mail: Sharon.S.Turner@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks: Kelly A. Warlich and Daniel Burke
E-mail: winston.clerk@ncbusinesscourt.net
 

 

 

 

HELPFUL TIP:  The case number format has changed in the new e-filing system.  When entering a case number, include the entire year in the prefix.  For example, if your case number is 17CVS12345, enter it in the system as: 2017CVS12345.  The letters "CVS" may be entered in uppercase or lowercase.

NOTICE: The North Carolina Business Court's e-filing system will be upgraded to a new system on June 19, 2017 E-filing services will be unavailable from 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2017, until 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017.

The new e-filing system will go live at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 19.  If you need to file on June 18 or 19 during the times listed above, please send your filing to filinghelp@ncbusinesscourt.net pursuant to Business Court Rule 3.10.

During the weekend of June 16, an e-mail with instructions for setting up an e-filing account in the new system will be sent to the e-mail address on record in your existing Business Court e-filing account.

NOTICE:  If you did not receive an e-mail from the Court regarding your user name and password for the new e-filing system, please create a new user account by selecting “Request Account” at https://ncbc.nccourts.org/filer/.

The North Carolina Business Court's designation procedure was revised on March 16, 2017, to update the requirements for sending Notices of Designation.  Click here to view the updated procedure.

RECENT OPINIONS

LENDINGTREE, LLC v. INTERCONTINENTAL CAPITAL GRP., INC.
2017 NCBC 53 (06-23-2017)

16-CVS-20746 (Mecklenburg - Conrad)

MENSCER v. PAC. ALL. CORP.
2017 NCBC 52 (06-16-2017)

16-CVS-995 (Cumberland - Robinson)

NEXT ADVISOR CONTINUED, INC. v. LENDINGTREE, INC.
2017 NCBC 51 (06-14-2017)

15-CVS-21379 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

ADDISON WHITNEY, LLC v. CASHION
2017 NCBC 50 (06-09-2017)

17-CVS-1956 (Mecklenburg - Conrad)

POULOS v. POULOS
2017 NCBC 49 (06-06-2017)

15-CVS-1116 (Cumberland - McGuire)

AP ATL., INC. v. CRESCENT UNIV. CITY VENTURE, LLC
2017 NCBC 48 (06-06-2017)

15-CVS-14745 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

MORRIS v. SCENERA RESEARCH, LLC
2017 NCBC 47 (05-31-2017)

09-CVS-19678 (Wake - Gale)

HOPKINS v. MWR MGMT. CO.
2017 NCBC 46 (05-31-2017)

15-CVS-697 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

VAN GILDER v. NOVUS TECHS., INC.
2017 NCBC 45 (05-24-2017)

17-CVS-6123 (Wake - Gale)

SLOAN v. INOLIFE TECHS., INC.
2017 NCBC 44 (05-22-2017)

17-CVS-306 (Forsyth - Robinson)

GILLESPIE v. MAJESTIC TRANSP., INC.
2017 NCBC 43 (05-12-2017)

16-CVS-324 (Cabarrus - McGuire)

SOMA TECH., INC. v. DALAMAGAS
2017 NCBC 42 (05-11-2017)

16-CVS-11100 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

IN RE SE. EYE CTR. (EBW JUDGMENT)
2017 NCBC 41 (05-04-2017)

12-CVS-11322 (Guilford - Bledsoe)

PROGRESS BUILDERS, LLC v. KING
2017 NCBC 40 (05-03-2017)

15-CVS-21379 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

IN RE JUDICIAL REVIEW OF FINAL AGENCY DECISION OF N.C. BD. OF CPA EXAM'RS
2017 NCBC 39 (05-01-2017)

16-CVS-12212 (Wake - McGuire)

SEC. CAMERA WAREHOUSE, INC. v. BOWMAN
2017 NCBC 38 (05-01-2017)

16-CVS-5385 (Buncombe - Conrad)

ELLIOTT v. KB HOME N.C., INC.
2017 NCBC 37 (04-17-2017)

08-CVS-21190 (Wake - McGuire)

USCONNECT, LLC v. SPROUT RETAIL, INC.
2017 NCBC 36 (04-21-2017)

17-CVS-2554 (Guilford - Conrad)

HOLCOMB v. LANDQUEST LTD. LIAB. CO.
2017 NCBC 35 (04-21-2017)

16-CVS-10147 (Wake - McGuire)

LITÉRA CORP. v. MARTINEZ
2017 NCBC 34 (04-19-2017)

14-CVS-6387 (Guilford - Gale)

SE. AUTO., INC. v. GENUINE PARTS CO.
2017 NCBC 33 (04-17-2017)

16-CVS-1186 (Cumberland - McGuire)

DICESARE v. CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG HOSP. AUTH.
2017 NCBC 32 (04-11-2017)

16-CVS-16404 (Mecklenburg - Robinson)

GVEST REAL ESTATE, LLC v. JS REAL ESTATE INVS., LLC
2017 NCBC 31 (04-06-2017)

16-CVS-21135 (Mecklenburg - Conrad)

BAKER v. BOWDEN
2017 NCBC 30 (04-03-2017)

16-CVS-235 (Stokes - Robinson)

BRADSHAW v. MAIDEN
2017 NCBC 29 (03-31-2017)

14-CVS-14445 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

VOGLER REYNOLDA ROAD, LLC v. SCI N.C. FUNERAL SERVS., INC.
2017 NCBC 28 (03-30-2017)

15-CVS-94 (Forsyth - Gale)

KERRY BODENHAMER FARMS, LLC v. NATURE'S PEARL CORP.
2017 NCBC 27 (03-27-2017)

16-CVS-217 (Davie - Conrad)

SOMA TECH. INC. v. DALAMAGAS
2017 NCBC 26 (03-24-2017)

16-CVS-11100 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

RAJA v. PATEL
2017 NCBC 25 (03-23-2017)

16-CVS-4472 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

RCJJ, LLC v. RCWIL ENTERS., LLC
2017 NCBC 24 (03-16-2017)

14-CVS-3392 (New Hanover - McGuire)

ADDISON WHITNEY, LLC v. CASHION
2017 NCBC 23 (03-15-2017)

17-CVS-1956 (Mecklenburg - Conrad)

CHAMBERS v. MOSES H. CONE MEM'L HOSP.
2017 NCBC 22 (03-13-2017)

12-CVS-6126 (Guilford - Gale)

TRANSATLANTIC HEALTHCARE, LLC v. ALPHA CONSTR. OF THE TRIAD, INC.
2017 NCBC 21 (03-09-2017)

14-CVS-5263 (Guilford - Gale)

STATE v. ORION PROCESSING, LLC
2017 NCBC 20 (03-07-2017)

13-CVS-7161 (Wake - Gale)

WARD v. FSC I, LLC
2017 NCBC 19 (03-07-2017)

16-CVS-274 (Johnston - McGuire)

RECURRENT ENERGY DEV. HOLDINGS, LLC v. SUNENERGY1, LLC
2017 NCBC 18 (03-07-2017)

16-CVS-15107 (Mecklenburg - Robinson)

ISLET SCIS., INC. v. BRIGHTHAVEN VENTURES, LLC
2017 NCBC 17 (03-06-2017)

15-CVS-16388 (Wake - McGuire)

SAFETY TEST & EQUIP. CO. v. AM. SAFETY UTIL. CORP.
2017 NCBC 16 (02-21-2017)

13-CVS-1037 (Cleveland - Gale)

WORLEY v. MOORE
2017 NCBC 15 (02-28-2017)

15-CVS-1316 (Columbus - McGuire)

INSIGHT HEALTH CORP. v. MARQUIS DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OF N.C., LLC
2017 NCBC 14 (02-24-2017)

14-CVS-1783 (Buncombe - Bledsoe)

SYNDICATED SERVS., INC. v. YARBROUGH
2017 NCBC 13 (02-15-2017)

16-CVS-20912 (Mecklenburg - Robinson)

GWALTNEY v. GWALTNEY
2017 NCBC 12 (02-08-2017)

16-CVS-7063 (Guilford - McGuire)

URQUHART v. TRENKELBACH
2017 NCBC 11 (02-08-2017)

15-CVS-3055 (Mecklenburg - Gale)

LAU v. CONSTABLE
2017 NCBC 10 (02-07-2017)

16-CVS-4393 (Forsyth - Robinson)

AM. AIR FILTER CO. v. PRICE
2017 NCBC 9 (02-03-2017)

16-CVS-13610 (Wake - McGuire)

COMPUT. DESIGN & INTEGRATION, LLC v. BROWN
2017 NCBC 8 (01-27-2017)

16-CVS-11847 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

DISHNER v. GONEAU
2017 NCBC 7 (01-30-2017)

15-CVS-473 (Moore - Gale)

MILLER v. BURLINGTON CHEM. CO.
2017 NCBC 6 (01-27-2017)

13-CVS-9719 (Guilford - Robinson)

ISLET SCIS., INC. v. BRIGHTHAVEN VENTURES, LLC
2017 NCBC 5 (01-12-2017)

15-CVS-16388 (Wake - McGuire)

ISLET SCIS., INC. v. BRIGHTHAVEN VENTURES, LLC
2017 NCBC 4 (01-12-2017)

15-CVS-16388 (Wake - McGuire)

IN RE SE. EYE CTR. (OLD BATTLEGROUND v. CCSEA)
2017 NCBC 3 (01-11-2017)

15-CVS-1648 (Wake - Bledsoe)

E-NTECH INDEP. TESTING SERVS., INC. v. AIR MASTERS, INC.
2017 NCBC 2 (01-05-2017)

16-CVS-3092 (Forsyth - Bledsoe)

KURE CORP. v. PETERSON
2017 NCBC 1 (01-05-2017)

16-CVS-13776 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

 

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