Bo Thompson Presents at North Carolina Bar Association

On May 23, 2017, Bo Thompson served as a co-panelist at a gathering of newly-admitted North Carolina lawyers hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association.  The discussion included issues arising from lawyers’ use of smart phones, social media, and storage devices/media as well as how lawyers assist clients with predictable and unpredictable events focusing on … Continued


Bo Thompson Participates in Public Service Announcement

Bo recently appeared in a 2013 remake of a 2003 Public Service Announcement produced by the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism for use at various CJCP presentations. Bo stepped into the role of a trial lawyer navigating the Rules of Professional Conduct with opposing counsel, the bench, clients, and law firm staff. Bo is in … Continued


Bo Thompson Presents to Wake County Summer Interns on Behalf of WCBA

Bo recently spoke to a group of approximately 100 Wake County legal interns as part of the Wake County Bar Association’s annual Summer Clerk Orientation program. The focus of Bo’s presentation consisted of practical advice to interns regarding the use of social media by lawyers and law firm staff.



Bonnie Weyher Presents at NC AOC Training Program

Founding partner Bonnie Weyher is serving as a presenter for the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts training program titled “Practical Skills for New Prosecutors.” Weyher will provide an overview of the North Carolina State Bar as part of her continuing leadership role in the legal community in the position of past president of … Continued



Lori Abel Meyerhoffer Speaks at Duke

Partner Lori Abel Meyerhoffer took part in a panel discussion on the intersection of law and ophthalmology for the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine. The panel discussion focused on the unique legal issues that arise in ophthalmology including obtaining informed consent in visually impaired patients, documentation unique to ophthalmology, and pitfalls … Continued



Three YMW Attorneys Present at Corporate Counsel Event

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that three firm attorneys will serve as featured speakers for a continuing-legal-education lunchtime program presented by the Research Triangle Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Rod Pettey, Sean Partrick and Erin Young will discuss Following the Tragedy: How Responsible Businesses can … Continued


Sean Partrick Featured Speaker at Two Educational Seminars

Defense litigator Sean Partrick recently conducted seminars on behalf of the Community Association Services, Inc. and the National Business Institute. At the CAS seminar, Partrick spoke about claims that allege breach of contract for personal security. At the NBI seminar, Partrick covered several topics involving personal injury litigation.


Shirley Pruitt to Present a Full-Day Continuing Education Seminar

Shirley Pruitt, attorney and registered nurse will present a full-day continuing education seminar on October 1, 2012, for the staff at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. The seminar will provide nurses with strategies to protect their nursing license, prevent being named in a malpractice suit and assist in their own defense if named. Sessions … Continued



Barry Cobb to Present at North Carolina ASHRM Fall Conference

Barry Cobb, YMW partner, will serve as a presenter at the fall conference for the North Carolina chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers on November 8. In a presentation titled “Since We’re not Ventriloquists . . . Preparing Employees of Your Organization for Depositions,” Cobb will present examples of good and not-so-good … Continued


Maldonado and Partrick to Serve as Presenting Faculty for the National Business Institute Raleigh Seminars

YMW partners Jennifer Maldonado and Sean Partrick will serve as presenting faculty for the National Business Institute Raleigh seminars on October 31 at the North Raleigh Hilton. The one-day seminar for attorneys and insurance professionals is titled “Advanced Personal injury: Mastering Your Practice.” Partrick will teach two sessions of the institute’s curriculum. The first is … Continued


Lori Abel Meyerhoffer to Serve as Program Faculty for the American Educational Institute

YMW partner and physician Lori Abel Meyerhoffer will serve as program faculty for the American Educational Institute. In August, Meyerhoffer recorded two lectures to be used as part of the 2012-13 Medical-Dental-Legal update educational program. The first lecture is titled Electronic Medical Records: Malpractice Liability Pitfalls. The second is named RAC Audit Appeals: A Practical … Continued


Shirley Pruitt to Present a Full-Day Continuing Education Seminar

Shirley Pruitt, attorney and registered nurse will present a full-day continuing education seminar on October 1, 2012, for the staff at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. The seminar will provide nurses with strategies to protect their nursing license, prevent being named in a malpractice suit and assist in their own defense if named. Sessions … Continued



Lori Abel Meyerhoffer to Teach on Medical Malpractice Litigation

Lori Abel Meyerhoffer, a partner and physician with litigation firm Yates, McLamb & Weyher, will be a featured lecturer of a continuing education program on medical malpractice litigation at Duke University.  The program is designed for doctors and lawyers to discuss healthcare and malpractice reform, as well as other areas where their two professions intersect. … Continued


YMW Hosts Continuing Education Seminar Examining the Life of Insurance Claims

N.C. civil litigation firm Yates, McLamb & Weyher (YMW), L.L.P., will hold two general liability sessions (morning and afternoon) on insurance claims handling in Charlotte on October 21 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City. YMW Partner Rod Pettey and the general liability team will lead the day’s events. During the morning session, participants will hear … Continued


Weyher Speaks at North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys Annual Meeting

Founding partner of Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. (YMW) Barbara (Bonnie) Weyher was a featured speaker at the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys (NCSHCA) Annual Meeting and Conference. The event, which was held at the Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., was titled “Riding the Wave of Health Care Reform.”  Weyher, who … Continued


YMW Attorneys Speak at N.C. Healthcare Risk Management Conference

Attorneys Barry Cobb and Jason Newton of downtown Raleigh law firm Yates, McLamb & Weyher (YMW) recently spoke at the North Carolina Chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) spring conference. The meeting, which was held in Wilmington May 5 – 7, aimed to offer speakers and current topics in an effort … Continued


YMW Attorney Presents Risk Transfer Continuing Education Session

Jennifer Maldonado, a partner at Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P, in Raleigh, spoke at the North Carolina Construction Law Seminar in Greensboro on May 7th. The one-day program for engineers, attorneys and contractors examined a variety of topics including understanding liens, bonds and payment issues, risk transfer, resolving construction disputes, contracts on public projects, and … Continued



Lori Abel Meyerhoffer Guest Speaker at Wakemed Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Lori Abel Meyerhoffer was a guest speaker at WakeMed Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on February 3, 2009, in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The lecture was well received by approximately 150 internal medicine and internal medical subspecialty physicians.  The topic was “Malpractice Prevention 101.”   The lecture included discussion on how to decrease the risk of being sued … Continued


Weyher Speaks at Meetings of the Wake County Capital Lawyers Association and the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys

Barbara (Bonnie) Weyher was a guest speaker at the September 11, 2008 meeting of the Capital City Lawyers Association, an association of African-American attorneys practicing law in Wake County, North Carolina.  She spoke on the history and current operation of the North Carolina State Bar.  On October 3, 2008, Ms. Weyher participated as a panelist … Continued