DeVore Acton & Stafford, P.A.
438 Queens Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28207
Phone: (704) 377-5242 Fax: (704) 332-2825
E-mail:
fdevore@devact.com


Current Employment Positions:
Partner, since 1982

Areas Of Practice:
Construction Law
Personal Injury
Condemnation
Medical Malpractice
Premises Liability
ERISA
Insurance Bad Faith


Bar Admissions:
North Carolina, 1982
North Carolina United States Federal Court, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1985
U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1982
U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1982
U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1982
U.S. Supreme Court, 1995


Education:
J.D., Doctor of J
urisprudence, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, NC - Honors: Order of the Barristers, Chief Justice Moot Court Board

Master of Arts in Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1977

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1975
Published Works:
Public School Searches & the Fourth Amendment, Journal of Law and Education Vol. 11, No. 1, January, 1982

I
mposition of a Constructive Trust Under North Carolina State Law, Wake Forest Law Review Vol. 19, No. 2, April, 1983

Construction Lien Law in North Carolina, Seminar Manual for Lorman Education Services, 1999

Construction Lien Law in North Carolina, Seminar Manual for Lorman Education Services, 2000

Is Anyone or Everyone an Expert? NC Superior Court Judges Conference, July, 2002


Professional Associations and Memberships:
North Carolina State Bar, 1982 - Present
North Carolina State Bar Association, 1982 - Present
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Chief Justice William H. Bobbitt Inn of Court: (Vice President)
Martindale-Hubbell (AV Rated)


Personal Information:
Born May 24, 1953, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Representative Clients:
Admiral's Quarters Condominium Association, Dilworth Heights Condominium Association, Beazer Homes, John Wieland Homes, Portrait Homes, Independence Nissan