Leslie Rawls

Leslie Rawls

North Carolina State Bar
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • North Carolina
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Summary

One of a few North Carolina Bar-certified appellate law specialists in Charlotte, Leslie Rawls has handled exclusively appeals since 1995. Rawls handles both criminal and civil appeals. She has argued hundreds of cases in the federal Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the North Carolina Supreme Court. She has petitioned the United States Supreme Court for discretionary review. Rawls has taught appellate writing principles under the Rules of Appellate Procedure in seminars for lawyers and for paralegals. She also assists other attorneys by helping ensure compliance with the appellate rules, and by ghost-writing or editing briefs and other appellate filings.

Education
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
J.D.
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Activities: Executive Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. | International Studies with an emphasis in Southeast Asia and political science
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Eckerd College
Chinese language
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Professional Experience
Certified Specialist in Appellate Law Practice
North Carolina State Bar
Current
Handled purely appellate work in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
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Trial attorney in North Carolina state courts and Western District of North Carolina federal court
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Awards
Seymour Wurfel Award
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law, International Law Journal
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
Member
Current
Mecklenburg County Bar
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Practice Area
  • Appeals & Appellate
Contact & Map
PO Box 38325
Charlotte, NC 28278
USA
Telephone: (704) 583-1279