Norman B. Smith

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Attorney Awards


Phi Beta Kappa. Listed in the Best Lawyers of America, first amendment law and labor and employment law sections. Recipient: Norman B. Smith Award, The North Carolina Civil Liberties Union, January, 1993; Frank Porter Graham Award, The North Carolina Civil Liberties Union, 1978. Author: "A Plea for the Total Ban of Land Mines by International Treaty," 17 Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal 507, 1995; "Constitutional Rights of Students, Their Families and Teachers in the Public Schools," 10 Campbell Law Review 353, 1988; "The Death Penalty as an Unconstitutional Deprivation of Life and the Right to Privacy," 25 Boston College Law Review 743, 1984; "Age Discrimination," 29 Am. Jur. Trials, 1982; "...Shall Make No Law Abridging...: An Analysis of the Neglected, But Nearly Absolute, Right of Petition," 54 University of Cincinnati Law Review 1153, 1985. Co-Author: with Smith and Gebala, "Job Security for Public Employees," 31 Washington & Lee Law Review 545, 1974; with Smith and Singer, "Limitations on Federal Judicial Power," 14 Wake Forest Law Review 711, 1978; with Sith and Leggette, "Recent Issues in Litigation Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act," 41 Ohio State Law Journal 349, 1980; Domestic Relations, N.C. Law Practice System, 1984; Collections, N.C. Law Practice System, 1984; with William A. Carroll, "American Constitutional Rights," University Press of America, 1991. Visiting Lecturer, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1979. Extern Professor, Vermont Law School, 1985.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Civil Trials
  • Antitrust
  • Employment
  • Constitutional
  • Environmental
  • Shareholder and Investor Rights
  • Negligence
  • Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
336-274-2992  Phone
336-274-8490  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 990, Greensboro, NC 27402-0990
University Attended:
University of North Carolina, A.B., 1960
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, LL.B., cum laude, 1965
Year of First Admission:
1965, North Carolina; 1969, U.S. Supreme Court
Greensboro, North Carolina (Chair, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section, 1997-1998) and American Bar Associations.
U.S. Navy, active duty, 1960-1962
Reported Cases:
Bumper v. North Carolina, 391 U.S. 543 (1968); Bishop v. Wood, 426 U.S. 341 (1976); Re Little, 404 U.S. 553 (1972); Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners Labor Union, Inc., 433 U.S. 119 (1977); Lorillard v. Pons, 434 U.S. 575 (1978); Springer v. Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co., 510 F.2d 468 (4th Cir. 1975); U.S. v. Snider, 502 F.2d 645 (4th Cir. 1974); In Re Hennis, 276 N.C. 571, 173 S.E.2d 785 (1970); Woodson v. Rowland, 329 N.C. 330, 407 S.E.2d 222 (1991).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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