Raleigh-based law firm Smith Debnam today announced that Smith Debnam Partner and Board Certified Family Law Specialist Alicia Jurney has been elected to serve a three-year term as Council Member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. The Dispute Resolution Section addresses issues that are relevant to both mediation and arbitration, and acts as a resource for practicing mediators, arbitrators, and attorneys who utilize alternative dispute resolution.
We’re pleased to announce that Smith Debnam Partner and Employment Law attorney Connie E. Carrigan has been selected to Business North Carolina’s 2016 Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories.
My grandmother receives calls every couple weeks from someone pretending to be her grandson, claiming to be in trouble and asking her to wire money. If my grandmother were one of the tens of thousands of elderly people suffering from cognitive decline, she might easily fall for this scam as she has twelve grandsons.
Baby Boomers and the Risk of HIV 4/28/2016
The Washington Post recently ran an article stating that approximately 17 percent of people newly diagnosed with HIV are age 50 and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014, this age bracket contracted 7,500 new cases of HIV infections, with a majority, nearly 5,500, of those cases occurring in people between 50 and 59 years old.
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