An approachable and friendly

neighborhood law firm

Whether you are starting a business, resolving a dispute or planning for your future, our team can assist you with all of your legal needs. 

We're prepared for anything

that comes your way

Our years of experience allow us to anticipate your legal needs and plan appropriately for your business' & family's future.

C. Thomas Biggs

Tom is a Durham native and lifelong Durham resident. He’s helped home buyers, lenders, builders, and developers with residential and commercial real estate law for more than 50 years.

Tom is a BV-rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell and was recognized by the Durham 14th district Judicial Bar Association for the practice of law for more than a half century in Durham.

Richard F. Prentis, Jr.

As senior managing member of the law firm, Rick is highly versatile and experienced in a broad range of areas. He has been selected as one of North Carolina’s top-rated lawyers.

For nearly twenty years, Martindale-Hubbell has designated Rick as an AV-preeminent lawyer meeting the highest standards of ethics and legal competence as judged by an annual vote of other lawyers conducted in confidence by Martindale-Hubbell.

Sofia N. Mochegova

"Sonya," is fluent in Russian and completed more than 100 hours of pro-bono service while earning her law degree from UNC Law. Sonya's practice ranges from family law, real estate and business law.

Sonya began her career in law as a legal assistant with this practice, providing her with a deep knowledge base of how the firm conducts business favorable to its clients.

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We’re proud to be your attorneys

We care about more than simply handling problems when they arise. As your attorneys, we will build a long-term relationship with you, where we work with you and with each other to get it right the first time. Rather than react to issues when they arise, we work to prepare you for what could happen, taking a proactive approach that results in a better outcome and piece of mind for you, your family and/or your business.

Our book of business spans back to the 1930s. We’re the oldest Durham, North Carolina law firm still in practice today. With a strong reputation for handling any issues that our clients face, it’s no wonder our service spans multiple generations. Wherever you may live in the triangle area of North Carolina, whether it’s Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, or a nearby community, we’re committed to providing you with capable and personal legal representation.

Warm and friendly service

Our attorneys and staff are here to answer your questions.  We pride ourselves on providing compassionate legal representation.

We get it right the first time

Our team’s experience can’t be matched, and we use that experience to account for every last detail, getting it right the first time.

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General Practice Attorneys in Durham, NC

Many of our attorneys are Durham natives and have lived here for many years.  This means that we have an established relationships through out the area and extensive knowledge of the Durham community and its history.  We’ve worked with everyone from small families to young professionals to multi-generational businesses, so we’re confident that our law firm fulfill your needs.

We have experience in a wide range of law practices, including contract law, business and corporate law, estate planning & probate, real estate, mediation, family law, civil litigation, personal injury and more. Because we understand each of these areas, we understand how they interact with each other. We use our thorough understanding to your benefit from the very first day you speak with us.

Attorneys near Chapel Hill, NC

Our office on Consultant Place in the SW Corridor of Durham is easy to reach from anywhere in triangle area. We’re always just a phone call away!