Tag: James Forrest

Forrest Firm Attorneys Named to 2019 Super Lawyers

The Forrest Firm is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s attorneys have earned recognition in the annual ranking of North Carolina attorneys by Super Lawyers magazine. Among the honored attorneys are Monica Webb-Shackleford, Kelli… Read More

Client Spotlight: Health Coach CEO

Justin Thomas is one of those people unafraid to change in his pursuit of servant leadership, living his faith, and helping others to grow. Thomas is perhaps best known in Triangle business circles as… Read More

Attorney Kelli Ovies Joins Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Kelli Ovies to the firm’s Raleigh office. Now in its eighth year of operation, the Forrest… Read More

Attorney Andrew Lax Joins Forrest Firm

April 19, 2018 (CHARLOTTE, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Lax to its Charlotte office. Now in its… Read More

Attorney Rachel Blunk Joins Forrest Firm

February 1, 2018 (GREENSBORO, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Rachel Blunk to its Greensboro office. Now in its… Read More

Attorney Andrew Bowman Joins Forrest Firm

January 17, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Bowman to its Greensboro office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney Keith Richardson Joins Forrest Firm

January 8, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Keith Richardson to its Raleigh office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Why I Support ReCity Network

By James Forrest I first heard about ReCity Network a few years ago, prior to its launch, because some good friends were involved in the vision-casting for the organization. When I heard who… Read More

Attorney Matthew Adams Joins Forrest Firm

October 16, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Matthew Adams to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Andrew R. Jones Joins Forrest Firm

October 5, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew R. Jones to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Adam Wanee Joins Forrest Firm

September 5, 2017 (Durham, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Adam Wanee to its Durham office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney John Love Joins Forrest Firm

May 1, 2017 (Raleigh, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney John Love to its Raleigh office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Forrest Firm Joins Duke Angel Network

March 15, 2017 (DURHAM, NC) As part of its ongoing commitment to entrepreneurs and startups in North Carolina, the Forrest Firm has joined the Duke Angel Network (DAN) as a supporting corporate… Read More

FORREST FIRM’S MANAGED LEGAL SERVICES MODEL

By James Forrest All companies have regular and diverse legal needs. These needs often include contract negotiation and review, employment issues, intellectual property, commercial real estate, tax, corporate governance issues, regulatory matters and… Read More

#FF5: A YEAR TO REMEMBER

By James Forrest 2016 was a big year for us, as we celebrated the firm’s fifth anniversary (we’ll be 6 on January 1, 2017!). At the beginning of the year, our then… Read More

ATTORNEY JENNIFER HOVERSTAD JOINS FORREST FIRM

December 1, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Jennifer Hoverstad. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest… Read More

A SEASON TO BE GRATEFUL

By James Forrest In the book of Ecclesiastes, there’s a quite well-known passage that’s inspired many through the years: “to every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.”… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: HELP KEEP HOPE

By James Forrest Back in April, we decided to run our firm’s first Non-Profit Challenge, where we’d take submissions from social entrepreneurs and award a chosen few (five, in honor of our… Read More

ATTORNEY AARON GARD JOINS FORREST FIRM

APRIL 13, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Aaron Gard to advise the firm’s diverse roster of business clients in North… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: LUMINAS STRATEGY

By James Forrest I’ve spent the last decade working with a great variety of business leaders across multiple industries in the Triangle and North Carolina. We’re blessed with a diverse economy here in… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: MAUPIN TRAVEL

By James Forrest With so many startups and new tech companies popping up in the Triangle, it’s easy to overlook the long-standing businesses that have survived decades of change in our community. While high growth… Read More

GAUGING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EMAIL DISCLAIMERS

By James Forrest Email disclaimers—we’ve all seen them, just below the sender’s email signature, taking up valuable screen space on our computer/tablet monitors.  Many of you reading this post may have seen more than a… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: AP REESE

By James Forrest The best business ideas are those centered on solving a real problem for people, setting the focus of the company on its customers. Such is the case of AP Reese, a company… Read More

SOULE STRENGTHENS TIES WITH FORREST FIRM

December 4, 2014 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Mimi Soule in an of counsel role to advise the firm’s diverse roster of… Read More

CHOOSE INVESTORS WISELY

BY JAMES FORREST Many of our clients at the Forrest Firm fall into the categories of small businesses, startups, or both. Small and early-stage businesses often have many of the same risk management concerns… Read More

LINDSEY JOINS FORREST FIRM

September 9, 2014 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney John C. Lindsey as of counsel to advise the firm’s diverse roster of… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: SALEKTIV

By James Forrest At the Forrest Firm, we have the pleasure of working with a great client roster filled with a healthy mix of startups and mature businesses.  In the recently-launched Salektiv, an… Read More

WOLFE JOINS FORREST FIRM

April 3, 2014 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Jeffrey R. Wolfe to advise the firm’s growing roster of business clients in North… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: ALIZARIN GALLERY

By James Forrest The Durham art scene welcomed its newest member this past December, with the birth of Cathy Crumpton’s Alizarin Gallery.  A former life sciences executive, Crumpton brings an executive’s big-picture thinking, as well… Read More

FORREST FIRM SUPPORTS DOWNTOWN RALEIGH ALLIANCE

The Triangle business community has continued to thrive during weakened national economic conditions due to a variety of factors, chief among them the fact that local businesses have supported each other and kept their hard-earned… Read More

NEW NC LLC STATUTE TAKES EFFECT IN 2014

By James Forrest One of our core practice areas at the Forrest Firm is advising companies in matters pertaining to corporate formation.  In the course of our work, we help our clients find and execute… Read More

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE FORREST FIRM

By James Forrest I’d like to extend special thanks to the many people who have made 2013 so special for the Forrest Firm.  Our clients, friends, and business partners are some of the region’s finest,… Read More

FORREST FIRM TEAMS UP WITH DURHAM BULLS

James R. Forrest, founder and principal at the Forrest Firm, P. C., is pleased to announce the firm’s sponsorship of a Durham, North Carolina institution, the Durham Bulls Baseball Club. The Durham… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: CLOUDFACTORY

By James Forrest Opportunity.  Environment.  Vision. Mark Sears, founder and Chief Executive Officer at CloudFactory, a data solutions provider based in Nepal, names these three factors as most critical to his company’s success in the… Read More

FORRST FIRM SUPPORTS DOWNTOWN RALEIGH ALLIANCE

The Triangle business community has continued to thrive during weakened national economic conditions due to a variety of factors, chief among them the fact that local businesses have supported each other and kept their hard-earned… Read More

IS IT TIME TO SELL THE COMPANY?

A Forrest Firm Q+A with Jess Eberdt, TempusDurham The Forrest Firm works with a host of businesses, from startups to mature businesses, providing risk management and legal advisory services to businesses across an array… Read More