New Bern, NC, January 30, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks & Hart, P.A. a prominent New Bern law firm, has added a new piece to the city’s growing collection of public art.
By its sponsorship of a new Beartown Bear, the firm has continued a tradition of support for the essence of New Bern’s unique culture and personality. The bear is the adopted symbol of historic New Bern, which is enjoying its 300-year anniversary.
The new bear is also designed to represent the firm’s own personality, with a modern, and sporty image that’s powerful, but fun. The bear even carries its own Blackberry cell phone. Like the firm itself, it’s a unique blend of tradition and technology.
The Sumrell Sugg bear was designed and painted by a local artist, Ann Gray. Named by the staff at Sumrell Sugg “Barrister Bear” is on display at 416 Pollock Street, and brings to 44 the collection of bears that roam the city.
Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks & Hart, P.A. was founded in New Bern in 1949. Since then its lawyers have provided legal counsel throughout North Carolina. The established, prominent and progressive law firm places special emphasis on personal service responsive to client needs. Firm attorneys specialize in many diverse practice areas, representing clients in corporate and business matters; wills, trusts, estate planning and estate administration; trials, civil litigation, appeals and mediation in federal and state courts; insurance defense matters; civil rights defense; local government and municipal corporations matters; intellectual property and technology issues; employment, workers compensation and personnel law; commercial and residential real estate; complex financial transactions; environmental matters and health law practice for hospitals and other health care providers.