5410 Trinity Road, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27607

Business Law, Civil Litigation & Estate Planning Lawyers serving North Carolina

for more than 35 years

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North Carolina Business Lawyers Committed to Excellence

Raleigh firm has earned distinctions for more than 35 years

Since 1983, Howard Stallings has provided award-winning counsel to businesses and individuals engaged in complex legal matters. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to startups, appreciate the unique aspects of our dynamic, small firm:

  • Extreme competence — Our attorneys have received numerous accolades, establishing our firm as an elite law practice.
  • Clear, timely communication — Our firm maintains close contact with our clients, and as a rule returns communications on the same business day.
  • Dedication to client success — We view ourselves as partners in our clients’ success, implementing legal strategies that deliver value.
  • Consistently high ethical standards — Over the last 35 years, our firm has fostered honesty and integrity.

Diverse talents sharply focused to get you results

At Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. our attorneys come from varied backgrounds and possess a variety of skills. This allows us to serve the broad spectrum of your needs:

Whether you are acquiring, relocating or starting a business, our business law practice can provide the transactional assistance you need to meet your business objectives. When conflicts arise, you can rely on our litigation team to negotiate a mutually beneficial resolution or capably represent you at trial. Our trial lawyers have consistently demonstrated the ability to match the legal acumen and resources of much larger commercial litigation law firms throughout the country. Our success has come in vigorously contested cases involving contract disputes, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, personal injury actions and other matters.

Our firm takes great pride in achieving our clients’ goals while maintaining the highest ethical standards. If you require competent and responsive counsel, we are ready to provide you with professional, hands-on service.

Choose an accomplished and highly regarded Raleigh business law firm

From our offices, conveniently located in Raleigh, New Bern, and Morehead City, Howard Stallings represents clients in the Research Triangle and throughout North Carolina. To speak with one of our experienced attorneys, call 919-821-7700 or contact us online. Parking is available at all of our offices. For personal injury cases, we offer free consultations.

North Carolina Civil Litigators and Business Lawyers.

Since 1983, the attorneys at the law firm Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. have utilized their diverse experience to provide excellent legal counsel to individuals and businesses in cases involving Bankruptcy, Debtor/Creditor Representation, Business Transactions, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Condemnation and Eminent Domain, Contract Law, Employment Law, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer, and Personal Injury and Wrongful Death. Our skilled attorneys take the time to get to know you and your needs. At Howard Stallings we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of ethical standards and client service. For 10 years in a row, Howard Stallings has earned the reputation as a preeminent law firm, based on a national ranking system and local peer review.

Howard Stallings was founded in Raleigh in 1983 by Cader Howard (a respected business lawyer and litigator), and Allan From (a tax law and estate planning expert). At the same time, Joe Stallings (a former Wall Street attorney with a practice in complex commercial and litigation matters) and Beth Atkins (a talented transactional and business attorney) were developing a similar practice in New Bern. In 1987, the two practices merged, with Joe’s joining the Raleigh office and Beth’s directing the practice in New Bern. As the firm’s client base expanded, the firm added principals to meet the varied and growing needs of those clients. Jim Angell (a CPA, board certified business bankruptcy specialist, and panel bankruptcy trustee), Joan Davis (who handles complex business litigation, real estate, and land use and condemnation disputes, as well as serious injury and death claims), Brian Moore (who is a commercial and estate litigator and an administrative lawyer), and Brooke Dalrymple (who focuses her practice on banking law and creditor rights as well as tax and estate planning) have all enhanced the firm’s reputation.

The cases mentioned on this webpage are illustrative of the matters handled by the firm, however, case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. This webpage does not provide the results of all cases handled by the firm and the results in the cases described on this page are not predictive of a similar result in any specific case. Prior results obtained by the firm do not guarantee that a similar outcome will occur in another specific case.


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