Thomas H. Wellman

email: twellman@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x115

Areas of Practice

Business Law

Commercial Real Estate

Administration of Decedent’s and Guardianship Estates

Municipal Law

Residential Real Estate

Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Born

November 17, 1950

Education

A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1973), Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1976)

Bar Admission

North Carolina (1976)

Awards

2013 Inductee into the NC Bar Association General Practice

Hall of Fame

Professional Associations and Memberships

Halifax County Bar Association

Secretary/Treasurer (2002-present)

6th Judicial District Bar

North Carolina Bar Association

Board of Governors (2004-2007)

GP, Solo and Small Firm Section (1998-2004; Chair 2003-2004)

Community Activities

Board of Directors, North Carolina Episcopal Church Foundation   (President 1998-2000)

All Saints’ Episcopal Church (various positions including vestry and           senior warden of vestry)

Local Advisory Board for Branch Banking & Trust Company (Current        Chair)

Specific Matters

Legal Counsel for Halifax/Northampton Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

Legal Counsel for Town of Weldon

Legal Counsel for Halifax County Business Horizons, Inc.

William O. White Jr.

email: wowhite@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x114

Areas of Practice

Business Law

Commercial Real Estate

Residential Real Estate

Foreclosure

Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Administration of Decedent’s and Guardianship Estates

Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Municipal Law

Born

September 25, 1948, in Lumberton, NC

Education

A.B., Guilford College, Greensboro, NC (1970)

J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1974)

Bar Admission

North Carolina (1974)

United States District Court for the Eastern (1977), Middle (1987) and      Western (1988) Districts of North Carolina

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (1988)

United States Tax Court (2004)

Awards

2008 Recipient of the NC Bar Association Citizen Lawyer Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

Halifax County Bar Association

6th Judicial District Bar

North Carolina Bar Association

Community Activities

Halifax Community College Board of Trustees (1978-1984; 2003-2007)

Local Advisory Board of Citizens Community Bank

First United Methodist Church, various positions including Chairman,     Board of Trustees; Chairman, Church Council; Sunday School    Teacher; Lay Leader

Specific Matters

Local Counsel for Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation

Counsel for Roanoke Rapids Housing Authority

Elwood L. Waters, III

Areas of Practice

Residential Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate

Wills & Trusts

Guardianship Matters

Traffic Violations

Born

April 23, 1968

Education

B.S. from Medical College of Georgia, Magna Cum Laude

J.D. Campbell University School of Law

Admission

North Carolina State Bar – 2001

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

U.S. District Court, Middle District

Government/Military Service

United States Air Force 2002 – 2014

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney 2003-2007

Law Clerk, N.C. Court of Appeals 2000-2001

Professional Memberships

Halifax County Bar Association

6th Judicial District Bar

N.C. Bar Association

Legal Assistants

Each member of our staff is dedicated to the service, confidentiality and satisfaction of each client.  Our staff provides invaluable support to the attorneys and the clients. You will find our staff very accessible and dependable. We are extremely fortunate to have a staff which works as a team and acknowledges the importance of each other’s contributions to the firm.

Cindy Jenkins – Office Manager

email: cindy@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x121

Cindy, a NC State Bar Certified Paralegal, has been with the firm since 1988.  She has worked as a paralegal in every capacity in our firm.  She coordinates all staff and office matters.  She also works closely with the attorneys on more complex legal matters.  Her efficiency, experience and work ethic make her invaluable to our firm and our clients.

 

Nancy Northington – Estate Planning and Administration

email: Nancyn@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x112

Nancy, a NC State Bar Certified Paralegal, has been with the firm since 2010. Her experience is invaluable to the firm. Nancy’s concentration is in Estate Planning and Estate Administration. Nancy works closely with the attorneys and clients in these areas. Her professionalism and the relationships she builds with clients are beneficial to our clients as they make decisions in these areas.

Nancy Wiley – Real Estate Closer

email: nancy@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x116

Nancy, began working for our firm in 2006 as our real estate closer. She relocated here from Long Island, New York, where she had worked for a real estate settlement company for 10 years. Nancy’s responsibilities include compiling all the information which has been gathered for a real estate transaction, receiving and preparing the loan package, and being sure everything is ready for the closing. Her attention to detail and her pleasant nature are ideally suited to our real estate practice.

Dianna Richey – Title Examiner

email: dianna@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x111

Dianna, a NC State Bar Certified Paralegal, has been with the firm since 1998. Dianna’s primary responsibility is our title examiner. She performs most of the firm’s title work in Halifax, Northampton and Warren Counties. When time permits, she also assists with some of the post-closing duties. Dianna’s determination and thoroughness are relied upon and acknowledged as an integral and crucial part of our successful real estate team.

Starr Grant – Receptionist

email:  starr@rrlawnc.com

phone: (252) 535-4545 x110

Starr joined our firm in 2015.  She is responsible for opening all new files, greeting the public and answering the telephone. Starr is very courteous and professional in directing clients to the attorney or staff member who can best assist with their individual situation.

Carol Davidson – Courier

Carol joined our firm as our receptionist in 2005, having retired from the NC Highway Patrol after 32 years as an Office Assistant IV.  In 2011 she became our part time courier.