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 …

Danielle Barbour Wilson Named Rising Star by NC Super Lawyers Magazine

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Danielle Wilson, Firm News

Principal Danielle Barbour Wilson has been named a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine for 2016. This coveted list honors up-and-coming attorneys who are either under the age of 40 or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Each year, the publishers of Super Lawyers Magazine, undertake a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey …

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 …

Ted Edwards and Danielle Barbour Wilson Join The Banks Law Firm

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Danielle Wilson, Ted Edwards

Sherrod Banks, President of The Banks Law Firm, announced that Ted Edwards and Danielle Barbour Wilson have joined the firm. Edwards joins the practice with a focus on commercial litigation and is a certified mediator, and Wilson joins the practice with a focus in business, commercial and employment litigation. Ted Edwards: Edwards chairs the firm’s litigation section. He counsels clients …

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 …

Sherrod Banks Spoke About New Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) At CCHRCO Commissioner’s Meeting

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Sherrod Banks

Durham, NC – Sherrod Banks, CEO of The Banks Law Firm, presented a new Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program to the CCHRCO Commissioner’s Meeting on April 6, 2013 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Co-presenters were Kathleen Foster of Kathleen Foster & Associates and Mary Nash Rusher of Hunton & Williams, LLP. Goals of the new RAD Program are: Preservation and Improvement …

The Banks Law Firm Announces Addition of Chuck Watts

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Charles Watts, Jr.

Durham, NC – Sherrod Banks, CEO of The Banks Law Firm, announced the addition of Charles D. Watts, Jr. to the Firm as a Principal.  Mr. Watts graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.  He also received a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Indiana University …

The Banks Law Firm Closes $42 Million Dollar Transaction

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Housing & Community Development

Durham, NC – Sherrod Banks, CEO of The Banks Law Firm, announced that his firm closed a $42 Million Dollar transaction for the Charlotte Housing Authority during the holidays.  According to Banks, “The funds will be used to modernize two exiting apartment communities for the elderly, Strawn Tower and Parktowne Terrace, located in Charlotte, N.C.” The proposed modernization of both properties …

The Banks Law Firm Announces Two New Principals

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Catherine Liu, Tanya Locklair

Durham, NC – Sherrod Banks, President/CEO of The Banks Law Firm, announced two internal promotions; Tanya D. Locklair and Catherine P. Liu have each earned the distinction of Principal with the Firm. Tanya Locklair Locklair graduated from the University of South Carolina at Columbia in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Business …

The Banks Law Firm Named General Counsel for the North Charleston Housing Authority

Sherrod Banks Announcements, Housing & Community Development

Durham, NC – Sherrod Banks, Principal of The Banks Law Firm, announced The Banks Law Firm has been named General Counsel to the North Charleston Housing Authority, providing legal services for all facets of its operations.  Tanya Locklair will act as General Counsel for the Authority. Locklair is a Principal at The Banks Law Firm. She joined the Firm in 1996. …