Navigating the Financial Impact of Customer Bankruptcy

How should you respond when a customer files bankruptcy? How will the bankruptcy impact your accounts receivable? We will discuss the intricate workings of the Automatic Stay, delve into the essentials of Claim Preparation, and dissect the nuances of Preference Claims. Attorney James Vann will discuss the following topics:

Webinar: How to Prepare for Mediation

Attorneys James Vann and Caitlin Truelove discuss how mediation works along with suggestions for being prepared for a fruitful mediation. We review some tried and true tips to be best prepared as you negotiate and mediate issues of disagreement.

Webinar: New Laws for Businesses in 2024

Vann Attorneys presented the webinar ‘New Laws for Businesses in 2024’, hosted by James Vann and J.D. Hensarling. In this session, we reviewed some of the more important new laws coming into effect for 2024 for businesses in North Carolina. We looked at North Carolina law and a few Federal laws that could impact businesses and/or the business owners. Watch and listen as we review these important new laws and updates.

Webinar: Negotiation Wisdom in Business & Litigation

In this session, we delve into the art and science of negotiation, a crucial skill in both business and legal contexts. We explore effective strategies for negotiation, examining how they can be applied to achieve desirable outcomes in various scenarios. From the boardroom to the courtroom, understanding negotiation dynamics can profoundly impact your success.

James R. Vann Named 2024 Super Lawyer

Vann Attorneys, PLLC is thrilled to announce that our esteemed partner, James R. Vann, has been named to the exclusive Super Lawyers list for 2024. This prestigious accolade, bestowed by Super Lawyers (, highlights the top 5% of attorneys in each state. This honor, arriving on our 30th anniversary, underscores James’ unwavering commitment to excellence in the practice of law.

Resolving Contract Disputes in North Carolina

Contract disputes can arise in various business transactions, leading to significant legal and financial consequences for the parties involved. In North Carolina, contract law and North Carolina General Statutes govern the interpretation, enforcement, and resolution of such disputes. Understanding the key aspects of contract disputes in the state is essential for businesses and individuals seeking to protect their rights and navigate the legal landscape effectively. This article provides a brief overview of contract disputes in North Carolina, highlighting the relevant legal principles and avenues for resolution.

Vann Attorneys Webinar: How To Protect Your Business In a Tightening Economy

We will discuss how to protect your business cash flow, accounts receivable and contracts during a tightening economy. We will look at options and suggestions for businesses as the economy appears to be getting tighter with cash flow and bank lending. We will review what you need to look for as cash flow tightens with your customer.

Webinar: Legal Tips for Collecting Accounts Receivable in 2023 Economy

Will the 2023 economy make your commercial collection efforts more difficult? What legal tips are available to help your organization’s accounts receivables? We discussed current economic commercial trends and how they are impacting accounts receivables. James Vann also discussed tips for collecting in light of the 2023 economy.

Webinar: Tips for Collecting Commercial Past Due Accounts in a Changing Economy

Does your organization struggle with collecting commercial past due accounts? Has the changing economy made your collection efforts more difficult? As interest rates go up and the market becomes increasingly volatile, tried and true techniques in collecting commercial accounts are vital. Attorney James Vann discussed methods, tips and suggestions to strengthen your collection efforts. We also shared proven techniques and tips from experienced credit professionals.

Podcast: Producing Documents in Discovery

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss Producing Documents in Discovery. Discovery is a broad term in litigation that covers the exchange of information in the case.

Podcast: Who Is Responsible for Attorney’s Fees?

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss the topic of Attorney’s Fees and who is responsible for paying Attorney’s Fees. A question Vann Attorneys gets in almost every new engagement is who has to pay the attorney’s fees associated with litigation.

Podcast: Digging Deeper Into Depositions

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss ‘Digging Deeper into Depositions’. James and Ian have spoken about depositions before on this podcast, but in this episode they take a slightly deeper dive with some examples from past depositions to better help you understand how depositions go right, and how unfortunately for some they go wrong.

Webinar: Breach of Contract: What Does it Mean?

What is a breach of contract? What are damages? What are unfair and deceptive trade practice claims? What happens if signatures are questionable on contract documents? Attorneys James Vann and Jim Beck discussed these topics and more during this fast-paced webinar.

Webinar: Creditor’s Rights in 2022

As a business creditor, how do you protect yourself for re-payment? What protections are allowed? Can you charge finance charges, when and how much? What documents help you the most? We looked at a variety of situations for best practices and protection.

Webinar: New Laws

What new laws and/or regulations do you need to be aware of to better manage your business? How can you use the new regulations to protect your company? We discussed new North Carolina and Federal Laws enacted that may impact your business. This has always been a popular topic for our clients and guests. We discussed these topics and more during this fast-paced webinar.

Webinar: When Should I Hire an Attorney to Collect From My Customer?

We will discuss many topics regarding when to hire an attorney to collect from your customer. When should you hire an attorney fro a breach for nonpayment? What services should you request? What options do you have? What about arbitration/mediation clauses? what amount should be at issue to justify hiring an attorney? What type of attorney should you look for? We’ll discuss these topics and more during this fast-paced webinar.