New press release out today from the offices of the Forrest Firm

July 28, 2011 ­(Durham, NC)—James R. Forrest, principal and founder of the Forrest Firm, P.C., a law firm focused on delivering legal services to Triangle area businesses and corporate executives, announces the addition of Devin J. Schoonmaker to the firm’s 2011 summer associate program.

Schoonmaker, a rising third-year law student at the University of North Carolina Law School, earned a degree in history at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was on the dean’s list for six semesters and graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After his first year in law school, Schoonmaker earned admission to the prestigious Paris Summer Institute, a six-week academic program in international and comparative law offered through Cornell University.

Schoonmaker is excited about bringing his knowledge and experience to the Forrest Firm. “I’m honored to have been selected by James Forrest for his summer associate program,” stated Schoonmaker. “This is a great opportunity for me to grow and add skill sets in business law, which is the direction I’m taking my career.  Also, I’ll be learning from somebody like James, an intrepid, forward-thinking attorney who is pioneering a new business model for legal services in the pursuit of better service to clients.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Devin to our firm. He is very bright and brings an impressive scholarly background to our firm, with an interesting mix of international business law courses in the Paris program,” stated Forrest.  “Equally as impressive as Devin’s scholarly approach is that he is already living some of the values of our firm. From what I understand, he’s done some great work at the UNC Law Pro Bono Program, and he is very serious about our obligation as attorneys to give back to the communities where we serve our clients. I think he’s going to bring some real legal acumen and a big heart for helping people to our firm.”

About the Forrest Firm, P.C.

The Forrest Firm serves as general legal counsel to numerous companies primarily based in the bustling Triangle region of North Carolina.  The Forrest Firm provides sophisticated advice regularly to corporate executives concerning various corporate legal matters in a manner that consistently exceeds expectations related to quality of work, responsiveness and pricing.

Media Contact:

James R. Forrest

Principal and Founder