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Smith Debnam Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers in America”

April 24, 2009

Raleigh, NC – Smith Debnam is proud to congratulate John W. Narron and Rose H. Stout for having recently named Best Lawyers in America, 2008.

John W. Narron, is the senior member of Smith Debnam’s Family Law practice, and also serves as a managing member on the firm’s Executive Committee. He has been a partner with Smith Debnam since 1987.

Mr. Narron’s practice consists of litigation, arbitration, mediation and business transactions. For more than 30 years, Mr. Narron has provided advice and litigation services to clients in central and eastern North Carolina in all manner of civil disputes frequently involving equitable distribution proceedings, alimony trials, will caveats, employment disputes, personal injury trials and negotiations, and a wide variety of commercial business disputes. He has also represented various businesses providing advice on real estate issues, employment issues and merger issues.

Rose H. Stout concentrates her practice in the area of domestic law. She represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, equitable distribution, child support and alimony.

Ms. Stout has been a North Carolina State Bar Board Family Law Specialist since 1991. She has extensive trial experience at the district court level and has spoken at family law seminars on various family law issues. Ms. Stout is a mediator and arbitrator and has acted in both capacities in family law matters.

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