North Carolina Appellate Practice Blog

If you handle appeals in North Carolina, you need a copy of the Style Guide. This guide is put together by the state’s Appellate Rules Committee and updated regularly.

I’ve had to handle appeals in other states, where I don’t normally practice, and it’s a huge disappointment when a state lacks a guide like this.

Your future hasn’t been written yet. No one’s has. Your future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one.
– Doc Brown, “Back To The Future”

On Monday, Governor Cooper elevated Judge Allison Riggs from the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Judge Riggs and her appellate colleagues issued