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General Practice Attorneys in Durham, North Carolina

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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.

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



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

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C. Thomas Biggs

C. Thomas Biggs

Attorney at Law
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.
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Richard F. Prentis, Jr.

Richard F. Prentis, Jr.

Attorney at Law
As a 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.
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Diligence Experience Commitment

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 peace of mind for you, your family, and/or your business.



Knowledge and Presence

Their knowledge and courtroom presence won us the settlement, no question in my mind. This case involved almost two years of posturing and preparation before getting to court.


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Stubbs Cole has been advising our company on legal matters for several years . . . We have been extremely satisfied with their work and with everyone at Stubbs Cole.

We Get It Right
The First Time

We're Here for You
No Matter What

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. 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.

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General Practice Attorneys in Durham, North Carolina

Many of our attorneys are Durham natives and have lived here for many years. This means that we have established relationships throughout 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 will 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, 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.