Joint HUD/DOJ Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing Continues with Newly-Launched Public Awareness Campaign

Talicia Neal Housing & Community Development

As part of an ongoing joint effort with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to combat sexual harassment in housing, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the launch of a public awareness campaign aimed at empowering victims to fight back against sexual harassment and other violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA).  The campaign features …

Howard Rhodes Joins The Banks Law Firm

Talicia Neal Announcements, Firm News

Sherrod Banks, President of The Banks Law Firm, announced that Howard Rhodes has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Rhodes joins the practice with a focus on civil litigation and housing and economic development law. Mr. Rhodes is an associate who concentrates his practice in civil litigation, corporate transactions, and housing and economic development law. Prior to joining The …

Ted Edwards and Eric Pristell Participate in the North Carolina Bar Association’s “Record-Setting Service Day”

Talicia Neal Announcements, Eric Pristell, Firm News, Ted Edwards

All lines are busy at the WRAL call center. The North Carolina Bar Association’s ninth annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day is in the books. The record books, that is! Operating from seven call centers across the state, 532 North Carolina lawyers volunteered to provide free legal information to 10,136 citizens on Friday, March 4, establishing records for both volunteers and …

Ted Edwards to Provide a Construction Law Update at the 2016 Statewide Industry Kickoff Meeting

Talicia Neal Announcements, Firm News, Ted Edwards

Principal Ted Edwards will provide a construction law update at the 2016 Statewide Industry Kickoff Meeting scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the North Carolina Education Building, 301 North Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27612. The event will showcase a statewide preview of business opportunities, events and issues relevant to the regional design and …

Eric Pristell Admitted to the Virginia and Georgia Bars

Talicia Neal Announcements, Eric Pristell, Firm News

Sherrod Banks, President of The Banks Law Firm, P.A., announced that Eric Pristell, a Principal and Shareholder at the Firm, was recently sworn-in as a new member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Georgia. Mr. Pristell’s practice areas include affordable housing and community economic development law as well as public finance. He routinely represents …

Ted Edwards Elected to Serve as a North Carolina State Bar Councilor

Talicia Neal Announcements, Firm News, Ted Edwards

Durham NC – The Banks Law Firm, PA. congratulates Ted Edwards.  On December 1, 2015, Mr. Edwards was reelected by the Tenth Judicial District Bar (Wake County) to serve on the North Carolina State Bar Council.   The North Carolina State Bar Council governs the practice of law in North Carolina. Mr. Edwards is a graduate of the Duke University School …

The Banks Law Firm Named General Counsel for the Monroe Housing Authority

Talicia Neal Firm News

Durham NC – Tanya Locklair, Principal of The Banks Law Firm, announced that The Banks Law Firm has been named General Counsel to the Monroe Housing Authority, providing legal services for all facets of its operations. Ms. Locklair’s areas of concentration are commercial real estate, affordable housing and community economic development law. She has taught seminars and lectured in the …

TJSL Hosts ABA Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Forum

Talicia Neal Housing & Community Development

Published:  February 20, 2015 by the Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego On Thursday, February 12, 2015, the TJSL Community Economic Development Clinic, Career Services, and the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law sponsored “Careers in Affordable Housing and Community Development Law.” Moderated by Adjunct Professor and supervising attorney of the Community Economic Development Clinic, Rebecca …

Sherrod Banks Elected Chair of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

Talicia Neal Announcements, Sherrod Banks

Sherrod Banks, CEO of The Banks Law Firm, was recently elected to serve as the 2014-15 Chair on the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law. The ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law is a great resource for up-to-date information on the latest developments in affordable housing and community development law. The Forum provides educational …