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J. Nicholas Ellis Named 2019 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in Raleigh

15 August 2018
Poyner Spruill

RALEIGH, N.C., August 15, 2018 - Poyner Spruill LLP attorney J. Nicholas Ellis was recently selected as the 2019 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation – Real Estate in the Raleigh area.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the 2019 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year”, making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

About J. Nicholas Ellis

Nick has been trying cases in the state and federal courts of North Carolina since 1987. He has served as lead counsel in jury trials in federal court and in 13 different counties in eastern North Carolina. Nick has been before juries in cases involving negligence, federal migrant labor, contract disputes, wills/trusts and real estate. His clients are generally businesses and individuals being sued, but he also represents plaintiffs in negligence and commercial cases. Nick may be reached at 252.972.7115 or

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