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  1. Administrative Law: 20%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Employment: 20%
  4. Civil Rights: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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2034 Highway 701 North
Elizabethtown, NC, 28337

The McGuinness Law Firm

2034 Us Highway 701 N
Po Box 952
Elizabethtown, NC, 28337-6148



DCInactive 198507/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial AdvocacyN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Campbell Law ReviewFundamental North Carolina Constitutional Protection In The New Millennium2005
Colorado LawyerPublic Employee Expression Law Under the Colorado and Federal Constitutions2005
Colorado LawyerConstitutional Issues in the Criminal Prosecution of Law Enforcement Officers2004
Connecticut LawyerConstitutional Standards In Law Enforcement Profiling Claims2003
Campbell Law ReviewLaw Enforcement Use of Force: The Objective Reasonableness Standard Under North Carolina and Federal Law2002
Touro Law ReviewThe Impact of Willowbrook On Disparate Treatment Claims2002
Campbell Law ReviewNorth Carolina's Developing Public Policy Wrongful Discharge Doctrine In The New Millennium: Basic Principles, Causation & Proof of Improper Motive2002
George Mason University Civil Rights Law ReviewThe Rising Tide of Equal Protection: Willowbrook and the New Non-Arbitrariness Standard2001
New England Law ReviewProcedural Due Process Rights of Public Employees: Basic Rules and A Proposal for Return to Rule Oriented Process1999
Campbell Law ReviewEqual Protection Rights of Non-suspect Class Victims of Governmental Misconduct: Theory and Proof of Disparate Treatment and Arbitrariness Claims1996
American Jurisprudence TrialsConstitutional Employment Litigation: Trial of the Political Patronage Case1991
New England Law ReviewThe Reemergence of Substantive Due Process as a Constitutional Tort: Theory Proof & Damages1990
Campbell Law ReviewThe Doctrine of Wrongful Discharge in North Carolina: The Confusing Path from Sides to Guy and the Need for Reform1988
Campbell Law ReviewBetsey v. Turtle Creek Associates: All Adult Housing Policy May Violate the Fair Housing Act1986
North Carolina Central Law JournalFundamental Issues In Housing Discrimination: Procedure, Standing & Standard of Proof1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of North CarolinaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

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