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Amended Local Rules of the North Carolina Business Court

Annual Report to the General Assembly (2013)

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 the case from the time of designation trial or other resolution. 
 


SPECIAL INFORMATION

 



Greensboro
The Honorable James L. Gale
Chief Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
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 Lee D. Denton
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: Thomas W. Estes
E-mail: charlotte.info@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Dorothy M. Gooding and Matthew Krueger-Andes
E-Mail: charlotte.lawclerk@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
Trial Court Coordinator: Christina L. Rutan
E-Mail: christy.rutan@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Jessica Thaller-Moran and Colin McGrath
E-Mail: raleigh.clerk@
ncbusinesscourt.net

 

 

 

 

Gregory P. McGuire Appointed and Designated Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases

The Honorable James L. Gale Designated Chief Business Court Judge

Business Court Filing Fee Increased to $1,100, Effective October 1, 2014


The Business Court's Raleigh Office has Relocated

Order Reassigning Cases to the Honorable Gregory P. McGuire


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