John Cooke to Speak at N.C. Association of DSS Attorneys 2016 Annual Summer Conference

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C.—Womble Carlyle attorney John Cooke will be a presenter at the North Carolina Association of DSS Attorneys 2016 Annual Summer Conference. The conference takes place July 7th-9th in Wrightsville Beach. Cooke will discuss “Representing the Local Government Decision Maker in Quasi-Judicial Proceedings.” In addition, Womble Carlyle […]

Drilling to the Essence of a Land Use Proceeding

Introduction  What type of land use proceeding is this?  Finding the correct answer to this question is critical to knowing your client’s rights and avoiding legal error.  Like different sports, there are distinct types of land use proceedings – legislative, quasi-judicial or administrative/ministerial.  Like a sport, the type […]

Supreme Court Rules Landowners Can Challenge Jurisdictional Determinations

Our partner, Jimmy Kirkland, prepared the below summary of an important United States Supreme Court decision and Mike and I wanted to share it with the readers of our blog.                                                                                                                                                                        […]