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Paul Cox Recognized as Member of the 2017 North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society

May 7, 2018 | Raleigh, NC
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Paul M. Cox

Paul Cox has been recognized as a member of the 2017 North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society.  This honor is awarded to attorneys who provided more than 50 hours of pro bono legal services throughout the year.  Paul has provided pro bono legal services for the ACLU of North Carolina, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Whitewater, and a coalition of environmental and land-use law professors for an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court.  In previous years, Paul has provided pro bono services for the NC Guardian ad litem program.  He also represents indigent clients in criminal appeals through appointment by the state Appellate Defender’s Office.

The North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society is a recognition awarded by the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center, which is a project of the North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission.  To learn more about the NC Pro Bono Resources Center, please see their website HERE.

About Paul Cox

Paul Cox helps businesses, public entities, and individuals litigate disputes before trial courts and on appeal.  Paul has handled a variety of cases, including complex business disputes, constitutional challenges, product-liability actions, trademark disputes, and cases involving administrative law.  He practices regularly in North Carolina’s state and federal courts.  He has briefed appeals in the North Carolina Supreme Court, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the federal courts of appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits.  He has also filed amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the Fourth Circuit.  In 2018, he was named one of only four “Rising Stars” in North Carolina for appellate practice by Super Lawyers magazine.