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Attorney Eric Bass Speaks at the 2017 Annual Dementia Education Conference

August 30, 2017 – Attorney Eric Bass spoke at the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Annual Dementia Education Conference on the topic “Alzheimer’s Disease in the Workplace.” The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. For more information about the conference visit the Alzheimer’s Association Western Carolina Chapter website.Attorney Eric Bass Speaks at the 2017 Annual Dementia Education Conference

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected by his Peers for Inclusion in Woodward/White’s the Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2018

August 15, 2017 – Garth K. Dunklin was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the field of Real Estate Law. Garth has been selected for this honor every year since 2010. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 millionAttorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected by his Peers for Inclusion in Woodward/White’s the Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2018

Bass Dunklin McCullough & Smith Attends CRCBR Commercial Spotlight as an Exhibitor

August 3, 2017 – Bass Dunklin McCullough & Smith attorneys attended the Commercial Spotlight, CRCBR’s largest industry tradeshow and networking event, as an Exhibitor. The Commercial Spotlight showcases new developments, available space, and vendor services to over 250 members of the Charlotte commercial brokerage community. More information can be found here. Bass Dunklin McCullough & Smith Attends CRCBR Commercial Spotlight as an Exhibitor

Firm Service Project: Bass Dunklin Volunteers for Loaves & Fishes

May 5, 2017 – Loaves & Fishes, a Mecklenburg non-profit, welcomed the Bass Dunklin attorneys and staff to work in the warehouse doing a variety of activities, including sorting and packing food donations for distribution to their pantries. Loaves & Fishes provides a week’s worth of nutritionally balanced groceries to individuals and families in a short-term crisis through a network of 20 emergency food pantries located throughout Mecklenburg County. In 2016, Loaves & Fishes provided groceries toFirm Service Project: Bass Dunklin Volunteers for Loaves & Fishes

Bass Dunklin Sponsors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Luncheon at the Bronze Level

April 30, 2017 – For the third year in a row, Bass Dunklin was a proud bronze-level sponsor of the 2017 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Spring Luncheon. Held each spring, this non-profit luncheon kick-starts the annual CMPD fundraising efforts. Established in 2004 by local business and civic leaders, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation works to strengthen Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department services and to promote public safety in Charlotte, North Carolina. An independent, non-profit 501c3 organization, CMPF dedicates theirBass Dunklin Sponsors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Luncheon at the Bronze Level

Attorney Megan Sadler Receives Charlotte Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award

March 10, 2017 - The Charlotte Business Journal annually recognizes 40 local professionals under the age of 40 who are making major strides in their career while leaving a positive impact on their communities. Bass Dunklin is proud to announce that Attorney Megan Sadler was among this year’s recipients. The 24th annual 40 Under 40 Awards event was held March 1 at uptown's historic McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. In addition to an awards presentation, the evening included a reception with drinks and horsAttorney Megan Sadler Receives Charlotte Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award

Bass Dunklin, a 2017 Gold Sponsor of the ‘Super Colby’ 5k Race

March 11, 2017 - The ‘Super Colby’ 5k Race was started to honor the memory of Colby Young, a 10th grader at Charlotte Christian School who passed away late 2016 after being diagnosed with a brain tumor in 8th grade, but also for all children who are fighting childhood illnesses. Two cross-country runners who also attended Charlotte Christian were so inspired by the teen’s battle with cancer, they decided to create the race in his honor. TheBass Dunklin, a 2017 Gold Sponsor of the ‘Super Colby’ 5k Race

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Transactions for 2017

January 20, 2017 – For the 12th year in a row, Attorney Garth K. Dunklin was selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Transactions. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection for Super Lawyers includes a multi-phased rating process consisting of independent research, peer nominations and peerAttorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Transactions for 2017

Bass Dunklin Receives Ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

November 1, 2016 – The 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has ranked Bass Dunklin as a top firm in the Charlotte Metropolitan tier 3 category in Commercial Real Estate. “Best Law Firms” rankings are determined through client and peer feedback and results of a Law Firm Leaders Survey. U.S. News and Best Lawyers partner to rank 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states. U.S. News –Bass Dunklin Receives Ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Jonathan A. Espinola Joins Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC

Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC announced today that Jonathan A. Espinola has joined the firm as its newest attorney. Jonathan joins Bass Dunklin after working as a tax attorney at Grant Thornton LLP. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law.Jonathan A. Espinola Joins Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC

Bass Dunklin Celebrates Two Years with Clients and Friends at Local Favorite Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Bass Dunklin attorneys, staff, clients and friends all gathered together at the much-loved Olde Mecklenburg Brewery to mark its two year anniversary as a firm. Over 100 guests braved the rainy weather to celebrate the occasion with live music, food, beer, and prizes. Bass Dunklin thanks everyone who was able to attend the celebration!Bass Dunklin Celebrates Two Years with Clients and Friends at Local Favorite Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Attorney Gary Smith Speaks at the Association of Charlotte Area Consultants Networking Lunch

September 9, 2016 – Attorney Gary Smith spoke for the Association of Charlotte Area Consultants on the topic "Why the Entity You Choose for your Business Matters.” Charlotte Area Consultants provides an opportunity for Consultants and prospects in the Charlotte area to meet, learn and network. For more information about Charlotte Area Consultants or the event, check out their website here.Attorney Gary Smith Speaks at the Association of Charlotte Area Consultants Networking Lunch

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected by his Peers for Inclusion in Woodward/White’s the Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2017

August 16, 2016 – Garth K. Dunklin was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the field of Real Estate Law. Garth has been selected for this honor every year since 2010. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 50,000 leading attorneys cast moreAttorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected by his Peers for Inclusion in Woodward/White’s the Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2017

Bass Dunklin Attorneys Participate in The Charlotte Business Journal’s Table of Experts Panel

  July 15, 2016 – Bass Dunklin attorneys Eric Bass and Gary Smith joined Jay Offerdahl and Dale Gillmore of Viking Mergers & Acquisitions on a panel hosted by the Charlotte Business Journal to discuss the opportunities and challenges business owners face when they look to sell their businesses. CBJ Publisher Kevin Pitts moderated the panel and asked the panelists to give business owners an insider’s view of what to expect if they grab the often-emotionalBass Dunklin Attorneys Participate in The Charlotte Business Journal’s Table of Experts Panel

Attorney Eric Bass Speaks about Non-Competes and Other Restrictions at the Employers Association Current Issues Breakfast

  May 5, 2016 – Bass Dunklin attorney Eric Bass spoke regarding “Non-Competes and Other Restrictions” at the Employers Association in Charlotte. Eric covered the following topics:   Options for protecting against misuse of confidential information Options for preventing unfair competition and contacts with customers The steps you need to take to protect your business, with or without agreements How to present agreements to new and existing employees Information you need to more effectively enforce a restrictive covenant How the enforcement process worksAttorney Eric Bass Speaks about Non-Competes and Other Restrictions at the Employers Association Current Issues Breakfast

Bass Dunklin Attends CRCBR Commercial Spotlight as an Exhibitor

May 19, 2016 – Bass Dunklin attended the Commercial Spotlight, CRCBR’s largest industry tradeshow and networking event, as an Exhibitor. The Commercial Spotlight showcases new developments, available space, and vendor services to over 250 members of the Charlotte commercial brokerage community. This event was sponsored by Parkway Realty. A full list of Exhibitors can be found here on the CRCBR websiteBass Dunklin Attends CRCBR Commercial Spotlight as an Exhibitor

Bass Dunklin Sponsors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Luncheon at the Bronze Level

April 28, 2016 – For the second year in a row, Bass Dunklin was a proud bronze-level sponsor of the 2016 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Spring Luncheon. Held each spring, this non-profit luncheon kick-starts the annual CMPD fundraising efforts. Established in 2004 by local business and civic leaders, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation works to strengthen Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department services and to promote public safety in Charlotte, North Carolina. An independent, non-profit 501c3 organization, CMPF dedicates theirBass Dunklin Sponsors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Luncheon at the Bronze Level

Attorney Gary Smith Speaks at CCIM Charlotte Networking Breakfast

April 7, 2016 – Gary Smith spoke today at the CCIM Charlotte Networking Breakfast on the topic of “Crowdfunding for Commercial Real Estate.” The breakfast was held at the Dilworth Neighborhood Grille. For more details, visit the NC-CCIM website here. The NC CCIM Chapter is dedicated to providing its members with the highest quality educational programs, promoting the highest ethical standards in commercial real estate, and providing a forum where its member can learn, networkAttorney Gary Smith Speaks at CCIM Charlotte Networking Breakfast

Attorneys Eric Bass and Megan Sadler to Speak about Non-Competes and Other Restrictions at the Employers Association Current Issues Breakfast

March 10, 2016 – Bass Dunklin attorneys Eric Bass and Megan Sadler will speak regarding “Non-Competes and Other Restrictions” on May 5, 2016 at the Employers Association in Charlotte. Participants will learn: Options for protecting against misuse of confidential information Options for preventing unfair competition and contacts with customers The steps you need to take to protect your business, with or without agreements How to present agreements to new and existing employees Information you need to more effectively enforce aAttorneys Eric Bass and Megan Sadler to Speak about Non-Competes and Other Restrictions at the Employers Association Current Issues Breakfast

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin is Recertified as a Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar

March 10, 2016 – Effective February 12, 2016, attorney Garth K. Dunklin was re-certified as a Specialist in Commercial Real Property Law by the North Carolina State Bar. His status as a certified specialist will continue for a five-year period. Garth has been a Board Certified Specialist since 1995.Attorney Garth K. Dunklin is Recertified as a Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar

Bass Dunklin Attends CRCBR Deal Maker Awards as a Chairman Level Alliance Sponsor

February 23, 2016 – The Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors held its annual Deal Makers awards luncheon Tuesday at Myers Park Country Club, recognizing commercial real estate brokers who individually accumulated transactions totaling more than $2 million in 2015 in the office, industrial, investment, land and retail sectors. Bass Dunklin attended the luncheon as a Chairman Level Alliance Sponsor. More information about this year’s Deal Makers Awards can be found in this Charlotte Observer article.Bass Dunklin Attends CRCBR Deal Maker Awards as a Chairman Level Alliance Sponsor

Gary Smith Achieves the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

January 26, 2016 – Bass Dunklin is proud to announce that attorney Gary Smith has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. The AV Preeminent® Rating is the highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability. For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer’s rating on Lawyers.com or martindale.com. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® ratingGary Smith Achieves the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

“Is it Time for a Non-Compete with That Employee?” by Attorney Eric Bass

January 15, 2016 – “Is it Time for a Non-Compete with That Employee?,” an HR News Flash article that outlines four crucial questions employers should ask themselves to determine their need for a non-compete agreement, was published on the Employers Association website on January 15. Eric Bass, J.D., M.B.A., is an attorney and Founding Member at Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC. Eric focuses on the Employment and Business Law practice areas. The article can be found“Is it Time for a Non-Compete with That Employee?” by Attorney Eric Bass

Firm Service Project: Bass Dunklin Volunteers for Loaves & Fishes

January 8, 2016 – Loaves & Fishes, a Mecklenburg non-profit, welcomed the Bass Dunklin attorneys and staff to work in the warehouse doing a variety of activities, including sorting and packing food donations for distribution to their pantries. Loaves & Fishes provides a week’s worth of nutritionally balanced groceries to individuals and families in a short-term crisis through a network of 20 emergency food pantries located throughout Mecklenburg County. In 2014, Loaves & Fishes provided groceries to 78,602 people ofFirm Service Project: Bass Dunklin Volunteers for Loaves & Fishes

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin in the Press

January 6, 2016 – Garth K. Dunklin was mentioned in the Charlotte Observer’s Career Almanac and the NC-CCIM Quarterly Newsletter for his recent awards including the 2015 CRCBR Realtor of the Year Award and the 2015 NAR National Commercial Award. Attorney Garth K. Dunklin is a Board Certified Specialist in Commercial Real Property Law.Attorney Garth K. Dunklin in the Press

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin wins 2015 National Commercial Award

December 16, 2015 – The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has honored Garth K. Dunklin with its 2015 National Commercial Award. Each year, NAR honors accomplished REALTORS® in commercial real estate by celebrating their local achievement through recognition in their National Commercial Awards. Honorees have received awards from their local association, state association, community organizations or brokerages, making them eligible to be nominated by their local association for this NAR recognition. In 2015, there wereAttorney Garth K. Dunklin wins 2015 National Commercial Award

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin recognized as 2015 CRCBR Realtor of the Year

December 15, 2015 – Cindy Chandler, DREI, CCIM, presented Garth K. Dunklin with the Realtor of the Year Award at CRCBR’s Annual Meeting. Chandler noted his long history of service to the commercial real estate industry in North Carolina.  Garth K. Dunklin “has served in many capacities on the state and local levels, has come to the aid of many in need and is always our voice of reason,” Chandler said. The Charlotte Region Commercial BoardAttorney Garth K. Dunklin recognized as 2015 CRCBR Realtor of the Year

Bass Dunklin Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Speaks at CRCBR

November 5, 2015 – Attorney Garth K. Dunklin was a featured speaker at the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS (CRCBR) Continuing Education (CE) Day this week. He provided Commission updates about requirements, revised rules and laws, selected topics, licensing and education review, and more. The Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS (CRCBR) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting high professional standards and services for its members and the commercial real estate industry. Garth K.Bass Dunklin Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Speaks at CRCBR

Bass Dunklin Receives Ranking in the 2016 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

November 2, 2015 - The 2016 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has ranked Bass Dunklin as a top firm in the Charlotte Metropolitan tier 3 category in Commercial Real Estate. “Best Law Firms” rankings are determined through client and peer feedback and results of a Law Firm Leaders Survey. U.S. News and Best Lawyers partner to rank 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states.Bass Dunklin Receives Ranking in the 2016 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Bass Dunklin Sponsors Charity Golf Tournament Benefitting Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

October 8, 2015 – Bass Dunklin joined Power Plant Management Services by sponsoring a hole at the fifth annual charity golf tournament benefiting the Communities In Schools Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS) program. The mission of Communities In Schools (CIS) is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. As the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, Communities In Schools is helping build a stronger local community where everyBass Dunklin Sponsors Charity Golf Tournament Benefitting Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Bass Dunklin Celebrates One Year with Clients and Friends at Local Favorite Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

September 24, 2015 – Bass Dunklin attorneys, staff, clients and friends all gathered together at the much-loved Olde Mecklenburg Brewery to mark its one year anniversary as a firm. 85 guests braved the rainy weather to celebrate the occasion with live music, food, beer, and great company. Bass Dunklin thanks everyone who was able to attend the celebration! Bass Dunklin Celebrates One Year with Clients and Friends at Local Favorite Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Bass Dunklin Donates School Supplies to Local Non-Profit

August 21, 2015 – Bass Dunklin recently collected and donated school supplies and hygiene goods to the “All We Want Is Love” campaign, whose mission is to end human trafficking, exploitation, and slavery through education and prevention.Bass Dunklin Donates School Supplies to Local Non-Profit

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected by his Peers for Inclusion in Woodward/White's the Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2016

August 17, 2015 –Attorney Garth K. Dunklin was selected by his peers for inclusion in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2016. Garth has been selected for this honor every year since 2010. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected by his Peers for Inclusion in Woodward/White's the Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law for 2016

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Transactions for 2016

August 13, 2015 –For the eleventh year in a row, Attorney Garth K. Dunklin was selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Transactions. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection for Super Lawyers includes a multi-phased rating process consisting of independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Transactions for 2016

Thomas Rivers Joins Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC

July 1, 2015 – Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC announced today that Thomas Rivers has joined the firm as a Commercial Real Estate attorney. Rivers joins Bass Dunklin after working as an attorney in the Charlotte offices of the law firms of Troutman Sanders LLP and K&L Gates LLP (formerly Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, L.L.P.) He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and Rhodes College.Thomas Rivers Joins Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC

Bass Dunklin Donates Office Furniture to Local Non-Profit

June 30, 2015 –Bass Dunklin recently donated over 50 pieces of office furniture to the non-profit, a Better World, Charlotte. A Better World is a 501C3 non-profit organization that reaches out to children and their families in the Ashley Park Community and the surrounding area to offer after school care, classes and training which will assist them in many areas of their lives.Bass Dunklin Donates Office Furniture to Local Non-Profit

Bass Dunklin Completes Construction on New Office

June 9, 2015 – With construction finally complete, Bass Dunklin recently moved into a newly renovated suite on the 5th floor of the Zapata Engineering building. The new space is fronted by a full glass façade and has 7 exterior offices, 1 interior office, and 4 conference rooms.Bass Dunklin Completes Construction on New Office

Firm Service Project: Bass Dunklin Gives Back at Local Men’s Shelter

May 15, 2015 – Bass Dunklin closed down the office for an afternoon to visit the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte to serve a firm-sponsored lunch of hamburgers, vegetables, chips and dessert at the Tryon Street campus. Providing a warm meal is an essential service for the Shelter’s clients working to end their experience with homelessness. Firm Service Project: Bass Dunklin Gives Back at Local Men’s Shelter

Bass Dunklin Sponsors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Luncheon

April 16, 2015 – Bass Dunklin was a proud sponsor of the 2015 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation Spring Luncheon. Held each spring, this non-profit luncheon kick-starts the annual CMPD fundraising efforts. Established in 2004 by local business and civic leaders, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation works to strengthen Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department services and to promote public safety in Charlotte, North Carolina. An independent, non-profit 501c3 organization, CMPF dedicates their efforts to assuring safer neighborhoods and highly skilledBass Dunklin Sponsors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Luncheon

Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Appointed Chair of the North Carolina Rules Review Commission

January 1, 2015 - Attorney Garth K. Dunklin, a founding member of Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, PLLC, has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the North Carolina Rules Review Commission. The Rules Review Commission is the executive agency of North Carolina state government created by the General Assembly in 1986 charged with reviewing and approving rules adopted by state agencies.Attorney Garth K. Dunklin Appointed Chair of the North Carolina Rules Review Commission