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Amended Local Rules of the North Carolina Business Court    (2006)

Annual Report to the General Assembly (2013)

 

The North Carolina Business Court is a specialized forum of the North Carolina State Courts’ trial division.  Cases involving complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law in our state are assigned by the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court to a special superior court judge who oversees resolution of all matters in the case through trial. 

 


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Raleigh
The Honorable John R. Jolly, Jr.
Chief Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
North Carolina Business Court
225 Hillsborough Street
Suite 303
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
Telephone:  919.716.5400
Facsimile:
  919.716.5401
Trial Court Coordinator:  Christina L. Rutan
E-Mail: christy.rutan@aoc.nccourts.org
Law Clerks:  Jessica Thaller and Farris Martini
E-Mail: raleigh.clerk@aoc.nccourts.org


Charlotte

The Honorable Calvin E. Murphy
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
North Carolina Business Court
832 East Fourth Street
Suite 9600
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Telephone:  704.686.0144 
Facsimile:  704.686.0336
Judicial Assistant:  Thomas W. Estes
E-mail: charlotte.info@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Jessica L. Anderson and Dorothy M. Gooding
E-Mail: charlotte.lawclerk@ncbusinesscourt.net

Greensboro

The Honorable James L. Gale
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
North Carolina Business Court
211 North Greene Street 
(Enter at 201 North Greene Street)
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
Telephone:  336.334.5252  
Facsimile:  336.334.5162
Judicial Assistant:  W. Dave Moore
E-Mail: William.D.Moore@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Kathleen D. Bradshaw and Steven A. Scoggan
E-Mail: clerk@ncbusinesscourt.net

 

 

Failure to properly and timely serve a Notice of Designation on the Chief Justice and Senior Business Court Judge will result in rejection of the Notice by the Business Court.  See N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-45.4(b).


RECENT
OPINIONS

N. CAROLINA STATE BAR v. LIENGUARD, INC.
2014 NCBC 11 (04/04/14)

11-CVS-7288 (Wake - Gale)

COLD SPRINGS VENTURES, LLC v. GILEAD SCIS., INC.
2014 NCBC 10 (03/26/2014)

14-CVS-1873 (Durham - Jolly)

LEGALZOOM.COM, INC. v. N. CAROLINA STATE BAR
2014 NCBC 9 (03/24/2014)

11-CVS-15111 (Wake - Gale)

RED FOX FUTURE, LLC v. HOLBROOKS
2014 NCBC 8 (03/24/2014)

11-CVS-108 (Polk - Murphy)

OUT OF THE BOX DEVS., LLC v. LOGICBIT CORP.
2014 NCBC 7 (03/20/2014)

10-CVS-8327 (Wake - Gale)

BDM INVS. v. LENHIL, INC.
2014 NCBC 6 (03/20/2014)

11-CVS-449 (Brunswick - Gale)

SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS INT'L LTD. v. BRONWEN ENERGY TRADING, LTD.
2014 NCBC 5 (02/26/2014)

08-CVS-9450 (Mecklenburg - Murphy)

AMERIGAS PROPANE, LP v. COFFEY
2014 NCBC 4 (02/11/2014)

13-CVS-11778 (Wake - Jolly)

POWELL v. DUNN
2014 NCBC 3 (01/28/2014)

13-CVS-1318 (Orange - Gale)

JACOBSON v. WALSH
2014 NCBC 2 (01/22/2014)

10-CVS-9619 (Mecklenburg - Murphy)

CARTER v. CLEMENTS WALKER PLLC
2014 NCBC 1 (01/10/2014)

08-CVS-4333 (Mecklenburg - Gale)

 

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