Carl W. Gray Retires After 40+ Years of Practice

Carl W. Gray Retires After 40+ Years of Practice

Lexington Native Began Legal Practice in 1975 Lexington, NC – Longtime Lexington attorney Carl W. Gray has retired after more than 40 years practicing law in and around Davidson County. He most recently held an Of Counsel role with Brinkley Walser Stoner. Gray joined Brinkley Walser Stoner during the 2015 merger of Brinkley Walser, PLLC and Stoner, Bowers, Gray & McDonald, P.A. “I have worked with Carl for many years,” says attorney Roy L. McDonald, II. “He has always focused on staying current with the latest changes in the law and working to achieve the best result for each client. We will definitely miss having him around, and wish him all the best in his retirement.” Gray began his legal career with Stoner Bowers in 1975 after earning his J.D. at the Wake Forest University School of Law. At the time of the merger, Gray was President and CEO of the firm. Gray is a Certified Superior Court Mediator by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission. Gray is a past member and chairman of the Davidson County Planning and Zoning Board. He is a Lexington native, and is married to Linda Berrier Gray. “Carl has been a tremendous resource for our team,” says David Inabinett, Managing Member of Brinkley Walser Stoner. “His commitment to the community and the clients he has served over the years is unparalleled. We wish Carl and Linda all the best in their retirement.” About Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC Brinkley Walser Stoner prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity. Brinkley Walser Stoner’s attorneys are first...
November Food Drive to Provide Holiday Meals for Seniors

November Food Drive to Provide Holiday Meals for Seniors

Brinkley Walser Stoner annual food drive will benefit Pastor’s Pantry Lexington, NC – Brinkley Walser Stoner is holding its annual food drive to target hunger among area seniors. The firm will collect nonperishable holiday food items and financial donations at its Lexington offices now through the end of November. All donations will be given to Pastor’s Pantry. “Hunger and food insecurity is higher in senior populations than in the general public,” says Karen Greene, the firm’s business manager. “Sadly, many seniors are ashamed to ask for help, so this problem isn’t always publicized. The firm is very happy to again be collecting food and monetary donations to help seniors in need in our area.” Recommended food items for donation include: Canned hams (20-ounce size) Cranberry sauce (canned) Boxed stuffing Canned yams Canned green beans Canned corn Instant mashed potatoes Anyone interested in donating food items or making a financial donation may do so at the Brinkley Walser Stoner offices at 10 LSB Plaza in Lexington during business hours (8:30am – 5:30pm, M-F). Questions may be directed to Karen Greene at (336) 249-2101. About Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC Brinkley Walser Stoner prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity. Brinkley Walser Stoner’s attorneys are first and foremost counselors, advising clients on their legal rights and options for appropriate solutions. Practice areas include business law, real estate, litigation, elder law, estate planning, injury and disability, criminal defense, traffic and DWI, banking, family law, municipal, governmental, and education law, among others. Brinkley Walser Stoner is an AV rated firm by Martindale-Hubble®. The...
Big Toy Day 2016 This Weekend!

Big Toy Day 2016 This Weekend!

Lexington, NC – The annual Big Toy Day event benefiting Communities in Schools of Lexington/Davidson County will take place Saturday, August 27 at the Davidson County Airport from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Area families are invited to come see the big “toys” on display, including fire trucks, planes, boats and more! “Since the inception of this event seven years ago the support we have received from the community has been tremendous and it seems like the event gets bigger and better each year,” says Bradley Hunt, an attorney with Brinkley Walser Stoner and Past Chair of CIS of Lexington/Davidson County. “CIS would not be able to provide the current high level of support to our students without the community’s support and we sincerely appreciate everyone who contributes to make Big Toy a wonderful event year after year.” Communities in Schools of Lexington/Davidson County offers mentors for at-risk students referred by their schools. They also support these students by providing for additional needs like backpacks and school supplies, weekend food programs, doctor visits, and more. About Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC Brinkley Walser Stoner prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity. Brinkley Walser Stoner’s attorneys are first and foremost counselors, advising clients on their legal rights and options for appropriate solutions. Practice areas include business law, real estate, litigation, elder law, estate planning, injury and disability, criminal defense, traffic and DWI, banking, family law, municipal, governmental, and education law, among others. Brinkley Walser Stoner is an AV rated firm by Martindale-Hubble®. The firm has offices at 10 LSB Plaza in...
Drew Nelson Admitted to Practice Before U.S. Supreme Court

Drew Nelson Admitted to Practice Before U.S. Supreme Court

Lexington, NC – Brinkley Walser Stoner Attorney E. Drew Nelson has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Nelson joined the firm in 2013. “Drew was admitted to practice in front of the nation’s highest court by a motion of Charlie McGirt (of the firm) and Jerry Grimes of Barnes, Bunce, Grimes and Fraley.” says David Inabinett, Managing Member of Brinkley Walser.  “Drew has been an asset to the firm. We are proud of his accomplishment and know he will continue to represent his clients to the best of his abilities.” Nelson received his JD from the Elon University School of Law in 2012. He focuses his practice on Estate Planning, Corporate Law, Probate and Estate Administration, Elder Law, Guardianships, Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant Law and Traffic/ Criminal Law in Davidson, Guilford and surrounding counties. About Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC Brinkley Walser Stoner prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity. Brinkley Walser Stoner’s attorneys are first and foremost counselors, advising clients on their legal rights and options for appropriate solutions. Practice areas include business law, real estate, litigation, elder law, estate planning, injury and disability, criminal defense, traffic and DWI, banking, family law, municipal, governmental, and education law, among others. Brinkley Walser Stoner is an AV rated firm by Martindale-Hubble®. The firm has offices at 10 LSB Plaza in Lexington and in the First Citizen’s Building, 620 Green Valley Road, Suite 306, in Greensboro. Visit Brinkley Walser Stoner on the web at www.brinkleywalserstoner.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brinkleywalser.   – ###...
David Inabinett Named Chairman of NC Council of School Attorneys

David Inabinett Named Chairman of NC Council of School Attorneys

Lexington, NC – Brinkley Walser Stoner attorney David Inabinett was elected as chairman of the North Carolina Council of School Attorneys. The organization supports school board attorneys in their efforts to advise and represent their local boards of education. “The North Carolina Council of School Attorneys offers attorneys a wealth of information on school law,” says Inabinett. “The laws impacting our public schools are constantly changing and evolving, so having a resource like the NCCOSA is invaluable.”  Inabinett is the managing member of Brinkley Walser Stoner. He focuses his practice on Education/School Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Law and Real Estate Law in Davidson, Guilford and surrounding counties.  Inabinett replaces outgoing chair Brian Gatchell of New Bern. He will serve a one-year term as chairman. About Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC Brinkley Walser Stoner prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity. Brinkley Walser Stoner’s attorneys are first and foremost counselors, advising clients on their legal rights and options for appropriate solutions. Practice areas include business law, real estate, litigation, elder law, estate planning, injury and disability, criminal defense, traffic and DWI, banking, family law, municipal, governmental, and education law, among others. Brinkley Walser Stoner is an AV rated firm by Martindale-Hubble®. The firm has offices at 10 LSB Plaza in Lexington and in the First Citizen’s Building, 620 Green Valley Road, Suite 306, in Greensboro. Visit Brinkley Walser Stoner on the web at www.brinkleywalserstoner.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brinkleywalser.   – ###...
Open Hands to Offer Free Seminar on Basic Legal Issues

Open Hands to Offer Free Seminar on Basic Legal Issues

Attorney E. Drew Nelson to present overview and answer questions Lexington, NC – Brinkley Walser Stoner attorney E. Drew Nelson will discuss common legal issues and navigating the court system on July 27, 2016 at the St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Lexington. This free event is presented by Open Hands of Davidson County. “The court system can be frightening for people who have had no experience with it,” says Nelson. “Many people worry, ‘What happens if I am arrested?’ ‘What happens if I am served with legal papers?’ Many people aren’t even sure where to start. In this session, I’ll present some basics on navigating the court system in regards to both criminal and civil matters and answer questions from the audience.” Nelson is an Attorney with Brinkley Walser Stoner. He focuses his practice on Estate Planning, Corporate Law, Probate and Estate Administration, Elder Law, Guardianships, Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant Law and Traffic/ Criminal Law in Davidson, Guilford and surrounding counties. Seminar details: Date/time: July 27, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Location: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 102 East 1st Street, Lexington, NC (corner of E. 1st and North Salisbury Street) Cost: Free, registration is required Please register in advance by calling Caitlin McAlhany or Bob Harmon at Open Hands of Davidson County at (336) 242-6142. About Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC Brinkley Walser Stoner prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity. Brinkley Walser Stoner’s attorneys are first and foremost counselors, advising clients on their legal rights and options for appropriate solutions. Practice areas include business law, real estate,...