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John Narron and Rose Stout selected as 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers®

February 25, 2014

Two of Smith Debnam’s family lawyers, John W. Narron and Rose H. Stout, have been selected again in 2014 as North Carolina Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in one of more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  Fewer than 5% of practicing lawyers within a state receive Super Lawyer recognition.

John Narron has practiced law in North Carolina since 1977 and has been a partner with Smith Debnam since 1987. John’s practice consists of litigation, arbitration, mediation and business transactions. For more than 35 years, John has provided advice and litigation services to clients in central and eastern North Carolina in all manner of civil disputes, including equitable distribution proceedings, alimony trials, will caveats, employment disputes, personal injury trials and negotiations, and a wide variety of commercial business disputes.  One of the first North Carolina attorneys to become Board Certified as a Family Law Specialist, John again was recognized as a Super Lawyer in Family Law.  In 2013, John received the Sara H. Davis Award of Excellence from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Rose Stout, another of Smith Debnam’s five Board Certified Specialists in Family Law, was selected again as a Super Lawyer in her area of practice.  Licensed since 1985, Rose has been with Smith Debnam since 1989. She represents clients in all aspects of domestic law, including divorce, custody, equitable distribution, child support and alimony.  She has extensive trial experience at the district court level and has spoken at family law seminars on various family law issues. A certified mediator and an experienced arbitrator, Rose regularly acts in both capacities in family law matters.

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