Business NC Magazine Has Recognized Laura Noble of The Noble Law Firm Among the State’s Legal Elite Three Years Running from 2014-2016

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. Winners are chosen not by BNC editors but by the state’s lawyers. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite has become the model for other awards and lists, but it remains unique as the only award that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to participate. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite includes …
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Laura Noble Nominated for Business NC Magazine’s 2015 Legal Elite

Laura Noble of The Noble Law Firm in Chapel Hill, NC has been nominated for Business NC Magazine’s 2015 Legal Elite in the category of Employment Law.  Business NC Magazine publishes a list of winners annually.  Laura was named in the magazine’s 2014 list as a winner in the Employment law category.  She is thrilled to have been nominated once again by her peers.

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Emotional Distress Damages Allowed in Wrongful Discharge Suit

While North Carolina follows the employment at will doctrine, North Carolina courts recognize specific exceptions to that doctrine based upon a violation of public policy. If an employer terminates an employee for reasons that violate a specific expression of state public policy, the plaintiff may pursue a wrongful discharge claim to remedy the personal injury suffered. Very recently, the North Carolina Court of Appeals analyzed the kinds of damages that a jury may award in a successful wrongful discharge action. …
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Laura Noble: “Tae Kwon Do has enhanced my ability as an attorney”

The North Carolina Bar Association’s Member’s in Focus series recently did a fascinating video profile on Laura Noble and her enthusiasm for Tae Kwon Do. Laura became intrigued with Tae Kwon Do shortly after enrolling her three children in classes. “After watching them for several weeks, my husband and I sort of got an itch so we joined too.  We hope to be a family of black belts,” she says. Tae Kwon Do is an intense workout that requires intellectual …
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Put and Get Everything in Writing

Sure, you have a great relationship with everyone at work. You trust your boss. You love your coworkers. Never had a problem with Susan from HR. Everything is just hunky-dory. Nobody expects an employment relationship to sour. But it happens, even to the best employees. That’s why you should put everything important in writing, and where possible, ask to get everything promised to you or expected of you in writing. If you get called into a meeting with your managers …
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April Triangle Lunch Talk features Laura Noble, Employment Law Attorney

April 11, 2013 · 11:30 AM Capital Buffet (formerly Crystal Palace) This week’s Lunch Talk speaker will be Laura Noble, employment law attorney. Laura owns her own practice in Chapel Hill, NC and will be sharing with us some of the lessons she has learned from starting her own business. The title of Laura’s talk will be “Doctor Heal Thyself: Employment Practices at a Small Employment Law Firm.” While Laura has been a lawyer for almost 20 years, she didn’t …
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