Robert J. Ramseur, Jr., of Raleigh, has been appointed to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission by Governor Pat McCrory, announced Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director of the Commission.
Ramseur is a partner at the law firm of Ragsdale Liggett PLLC and chair of its real estate department. His practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate transactions, real estate financing and development, tax and entity structuring, lease negotiations and drafting and real estate litigation.
Licensed to practice law in North Carolina in 1996, Ramseur formed his own firm in 1997 and merged his practice with Ragsdale Liggett in 2001. He is licensed to practice in all state courts in North Carolina, the District Court of the United States (Eastern District of North Carolina), and the U.S. Supreme Court.
He is past president of the Wake County Real Property Lawyers Association, past co-chair of the Joint Forms Task Force for the North Carolina Bar Association and North Carolina Association of REALTORS®, and past president of the Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina, Inc., a trade association with over 350 members.
A native of Raleigh, Ramseur graduated with honors from Needham B. Broughton High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in History, cum laude, from Wake Forest University in 1992 and a law degree from Wake Forest in 1995.
Active in civic and charitable activities, he is a past president of the Rotary Club of the Capital City and the Board of Directors of Raleigh’s Theatre In The Park and participates each year as a fund raising volunteer for the Triangle Area YMCA.
This article came from the May 2015-Vol46-1 edition of the bulletin.