Ragsdale Liggett Attorney Robert J. Ramseur, Jr. Named to Legal Elite

Bobby Ramseur, a partner at the law firm of Ragsdale Liggett PLLC in Raleigh has been recognized by his peers as one of the Legal Elite in the state. Less than 3% of the state's lawyers are named and Mr. Ramseur has been recognized for six straight years.

Raleigh, NC, March 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Ragsdale Liggett has announced that Partner, Robert J. Ramseur, Jr., has been recognized as one of the top lawyers in North Carolina by Business North Carolina magazine. Those named to the “Legal Elite” are chosen by other lawyers in the state who rate their peers as “best in their fields.” Fewer than 3% of the state’s lawyers make the list each year. This marks the sixth time that Mr. Ramseur has been recognized as one of the “Legal Elite.”

Mr. Ramseur’s practice at Ragsdale Liggett focuses exclusively on residential and commercial real estate transactions. He is a partner and chairs the Residential Real Estate Law division at the firm which has been named one of the best real estate law firms in the Triangle by Metro magazine.

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About Robert J. Ramseur, Jr:
A fervent public servant, Bobby recently completed Leadership Raleigh, a comprehensive nine month leadership program administered by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce which prepares participants to effectively lead in their communities. He was recently named to the Advisory Board of Band Together NC, a nonprofit organization which raises funds and awareness for other charitable nonprofits in the Triangle. He served as the Nation’s Chief of the Y-Guides and Princesses programs of the YMCA of the Triangle, the largest father-child program in the United States. He is Past President of the Board of Directors of Theatre In The Park, Inc. and the Rotary Club of the Capital City. Ramseur currently serves on the Board of Visitors for Camps Sea Gull and Seafarer.

Mr. Ramseur has been named a SuperLawyers® Rising Star by Thomson Reuters and he received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV peer review rating for lawyers which indicates the highest ethical standards and professional abilities. In addition to being named Legal Elite six times by Business North Carolina, he was also selected by the magazine for the 2011 Triangle Mover and Shaker Award. He received the Triangle Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Leadership award that honors successful business leaders who make a difference through both business accomplishments and community involvement.

He is admitted to practice in all State Courts of North Carolina, the District Court of the United States (Eastern District of North Carolina) and the United States Supreme Court. Ramseur is a member of the Wake County, 10th Judicial District and North Carolina Bar Associations where he serves on the Real Property Section Council and the Joint Forms Task Force which he co-chairs. He is a Past President of the Wake County Real Property Lawyers’ Association.

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. Since its formation in 1972, the firm has maintained an extraordinary reputation in civil litigation and appellate practice, enjoying significant courtroom successes ranging from local state courts to the United States Supreme Court. In addition to practicing in such areas of insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountants’ liability actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes, Ragsdale Liggett also maintains well respected lobbying and mediation groups. The firm is equipped to handle all of a business' legal needs, including formation, day-to-day business counseling, acquisition, disposition, merger and dissolution of companies, regardless of size. The real estate group handles a wide variety of 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.

For further information, contact:
Bobby Ramseur, 919/881-2204; bramseur@rl-law.com
Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
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