Raleigh, NC, November 13, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Ragsdale Liggett PLLC announces that Angela Allen, an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation department, has been appointed to serve on the distinguished Women in the Profession Committee for the North Carolina Bar Association. The committee assists and encourages the advancement of women in the legal profession. At its formation in 1992, its purpose was to insure fair treatment of women in this profession, as well as serving as a sounding board for women attorneys working within the N.C. Bar Association.
“The Women in Profession Committee is a wonderful cause, and I am so proud to be a part of it and the work of the North Carolina Bar Association,” says Allen. “I believe the committee has accomplished wonderful things since its inception and I am excited to be a part of the next chapter of its success, and ours -- the women of the legal profession.”
A complete committee roster can be found at http://wip.ncbar.org/about-us/members.aspx.
Related Links: www.ncbar.org; www.rl-law.com
About Angela Allen.:
Angela M. Allen practices at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC in the primary areas of commercial and real estate litigation. She regularly represents developers in connection with ILSA claims, financing and corporate matters including products’ liability, construction, contract disputes and shareholder liability.
Angela received a B.A. in Politics from Wake Forest University, graduating cum laude and attended the Wake Forest University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor in 2006. She is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and Florida.
Angela is a member of the Wake County Bar Association, the North Carolina and Florida Bar Associations and the American Bar Association. She is active in the Raleigh Wake Forest Alumni Executive Committee and is involved with various community groups in the Stonehenge neighborhood of Raleigh where she resides with her husband.
About Women in the Profession Committee:
Women in the Profession Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association was created in 1992 to assist women in the profession and to work toward a gender-neutral legal society in North Carolina. Today, the Women in the Profession Committee serves as a resource for the NCBA by, among other things, identifying ways to encourage and maintain the active participation and advancement of women in the NCBA and the legal profession. This is achieved, in part through educational programs, awareness initiatives, and networking events, which highlight the accomplishments of women attorneys.
The Women in the Profession Committee is currently comprised of approximately forty-five members who function through a structure of subcommittees. Committee members also serve as liaisons to other NCBA committees in order to promote and accomplish its goals.
About Ragsdale Liggett PLLC:
The law firm of Ragsdale Liggett, PLLC, is comprised of lawyers with extensive legal expertise across a broad range of practice areas, as well as experienced non-lawyer professionals. Known for their innovations in the arena of corporate law, Ragsdale Liggett lawyers are equipped to handle all of a business' legal needs, including formation, day-to-day business counseling, acquisition, disposition, merger and dissolution of companies ranging in size from small local businesses to national financial institutions and large international insurance conglomerates. The diverse real estate practice group at Ragsdale Liggett handles a wide variety of real estate transactions, from residential purchases and sales to all aspects of commercial real estate development, including entity formation, final project completion, complex public and private bond financing transactions, and the privatization of university student housing. Since its formation in 1972, the firm has developed an extraordinary reputation in the area of civil litigation and has enjoyed significant courtroom successes ranging from local state courts to the United States Supreme Court in areas with far-reaching implications, such as insurance/ reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountant liability actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes. In addition to its equine law, environmental law and mediation practices, the firm has formally established a lobbying and government relations group comprised of both lawyer and non-lawyer professionals that represent client interests before the North Carolina General Assembly, the executive branch and various state agencies. For more information, please call (919) 787-5200 or view the firm's Web site at www.rl-law.com.
For further information, contact:
Angela Allen, 919-787-5200; firstname.lastname@example.org