Appellate Practice

Our firm’s appellate work combines imaginative research with persuasive writing and skilled oral advocacy. The firm’s extensive trial practice also gives our attorneys an unusual ability to appreciate how best to present trial-related issues on appeal. Our lawyers have experience both prosecuting and defending appeals in North Carolina.

Appeals:

We handle and have handled Appeals in all jurisdictions. The firm handles cases in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. The firm was involved in one case that went up to the Iowa Supreme Court. The firm has appeared in front of the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington D.C. on an appeal.

The firm has handled each of the following cases in the Court of Appeals:

  • Ervin, et al v Benjamin, Jr., et alP13-360 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Washington Mutual Bank, et al v Webb, et alP12-417 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Ida ImbimboP12-289 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Joseph D. Reid, IIP12-91 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: McClearyP12-10 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • McCleary v Deutsche Bank National Company as Trustee, et alP10-579 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In re: Brown, et alP09-798 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Johnson v Brock & Scott PLLC, etalP09-498 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Dalenko v Peden General ContractorsP08-396 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Albert A. CorbettP05-1005 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Brown v Centex HomesP04-663 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • N.C. Farm Partnership v PIG ImprovementP02-813 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Dollar v Town of CaryP01-740 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Terpak13-1205 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v Hundley13-1038 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In The Matter Of: McLean13-513 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Friedman v Bank of America, N.A., et al13-483 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In The Matter Of: Webb13-324 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Foreclosure of Young12-1224 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Foreclosure of Connard12-1166 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Foreclosure of Raynor12-1116 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Foreclosure of: Perry12-944 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Foreclosure of Armstrong12-800 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Johnson v Bank of America, N.A., et al12-562 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • McCleary v Deutsche Bank National Company11-437 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: McCleary11-304 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Earhart10-1592 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Estate of Conroy v Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al10-452 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In The Matter Of The Foreclosure: Gilbert10-361 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In Re: Foreclosure of Cantey09-1187 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Johnson v Brock & Scott, PLLC, et al09-1005 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Grafton v Washington Mutual Bank08-1035 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Cypress Capital v Firestone08-459 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Dalenko v Collier07-1404 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Food Lion, LLC v Finazzle Corporation07-1029 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • In The Matter of Foreclosure: Webb06-1515 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Allred v First Bank National Assoc’n06-617 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Brown, et al v Centex Homes, et al04-1180 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Appel v Food Lion, L.L.C.04-423 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • NC Farm Partnership v Pig Improvement03-328 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Coastal Caisson v Kline Iron and Steel02-1319 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Dollar v Town of Cary01-1412 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Mitchell v Mitchell & Marino99-1115 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Lewis v Estate of Lewis, et al99-551 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • Leader Constr. v New Hanover Cty, et al94-1218 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • J.W. Cook & Sons, v Hill, et al93-1176 – Attorney: Benjamin, John
  • United Carolina v Trask, et al93-710 – Attorney: Benjamin, John

We have also been successful in getting multiple appeals dismissed at the trial court level and the appellate level, including the following:

These are the Court of Appeals matters that the firm had dismissed:

  • In re Cantey, 700 S.E.2d 747, N.C., 2010;
  • Estate of John F. Conroy, III v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al., COA10-452;
  • In re Earhart, COA10-1592; In re McCleary, COA11-304;
  • McCleary v. Deutsche Bank National Company, et al, COA11-437;
  • In Re Armstrong, COA12-800.