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Partner Elected Chair of Real Property Section – NC Bar Association

Posted on August 15, 2018

Eloise D. Bradshaw, a partner with Patrick Harper & Dixon LLP, has been elected Chair of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. The Real Property Section has over 2,000 members and consists of attorneys and paralegals who practice or work in the residential, commercial or industrial real estate areas.  As Chair, […]

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David Hood Receives Catawba County Distinguished Public Service Award

Posted on May 16, 2018

Partner, David W. Hood recently received the Government of Catawba County Distinguished Public Service Award at a meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Catawba County, North Carolina. He has served the citizens of Catawba County as a member of the Board of Elections for the past 20 years and has served as Chair for […]

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Kim Whitley Speaks at Catawba Valley Paralegal Association CPE

Posted on April 13, 2018

On April 10, 2018, Kim Whitley presented a program on Special Assistance and Medicaid to the Catawba Valley Paralegal Association.  The presentation was held at Catawba Valley Community College.  Ms. Whitley’s presentation discussed the differences between Special Assistance and Medicaid, how to apply for each type of assistance, and tips on how to tailor an […]

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City Splash Pad Named After Founding Partner Charlie Dixon

Posted on April 5, 2018

The City of Hickory has a new water splash pad for children thanks to the efforts and funding by the City of Hickory, the Hickory Kiwanis Club and the Western Catawba County Kiwanis Club.  The new splash pad was recently named the “Charles D. Dixon Memorial Splash Pad” at Kiwanis Park.  At the recommendation of both […]

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Appalachian State University Student Completes Internship at Law Firm

Posted on August 30, 2017

Taylor Rodney a rising senior at Appalachian State University, completed an undergraduate internship with Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP this summer. Taylor, who is majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Professional Law and minoring in Criminal Justice, plans to begin her journey through law school in August of 2018. Because the Partners are […]

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Partner Certified to Conduct Mediations

Posted on June 27, 2017

Michael P. Thomas, a partner with the law firm of Patrick, Harper & Dixon LLP, has been certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission as a North Carolina Superior Court Mediator. Mediation is a structured settlement discussion among the parties to a lawsuit or other dispute. Courts frequently order participants in litigation to attend […]

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Intern Gains Valuable Experience at Local Law Firm

Posted on June 14, 2017

Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP, one of Hickory’s oldest and largest law firms, has added Amanda Carpenter Perez as an intern for the summer. Amanda received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a law student at Wake Forest University School of Law.  She plans on […]

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Associate Graduates from Leadership Catawba Program

Posted on June 1, 2017

Colton Sexton, an associate of the firm, recently graduated from Leadership Catawba as a member of the 2016/2017 class. Leadership Catawba is a Catawba County Chamber of Commerce program aimed at educating local professionals about all aspects of the community, from local government to the many small businesses and non-profits serving the area. Patrick, Harper […]

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Posted on February 22, 2017

David W. Hood and Michael J. Barnett, partners with the Hickory law firm of Patrick, Harper & Dixon LLP, were recently honored in North Carolina’s 2017 “Super Lawyers” publication. Mr. Hood was named a “Super Lawyer” for the fifth consecutive year.  Mr. Barnett was named a “Rising Star” for the sixth consecutive year. The selection […]

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Hood Appointed to North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission

Posted on January 24, 2017

David Hood, partner in the Hickory firm of Patrick, Harper & Dixon, was recently appointed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin to the North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission.  The Commission works to expand access to civil legal representation for people of low income and modest means.  It helps to coordinate the provision […]

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