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Tim Dugan

Tim Dugan

Attorney

Tim is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on fighting for his clients in the courtroom.  Tim practices in the areas of criminal law,  family law, personal injury, civil litigation, and business law Tim enjoys spending his free time looking for his lost golf balls and restoring classic cars.

Professional Memberships and Community Volunteer Work:
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Brunswick County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Brunswick County Teen Court Judge and Mentor
Education
  • B.A. Coastal Carolina University, Political Science
  • J.D. Elon University School of Law
Admitted: N.C. State Bar
tim@duganleger.com

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Nicholas Adam Fernez

Nicholas Adam Fernez

Attorney

Nicholas Adam “Nick” Fernez is an attorney at Dugan & Leger, PLLC.  Fernez practices law in the areas of  estate planning, estate administration, adoption, business law, real property litigation, and landlord/tenant. Fernez also accepts landlord/tenant cases from Legal Aid of North Carolina as a volunteer lawyer.

Prior to joining Dugan & Leger, Fernez practiced law with a southeastern law firm in the areas of real property, title resolution, foreclosure, landlord/tenant, creditor’s rights, and criminal defense.

Born in Mesa, Arizona, Fernez is a graduate of both North Carolina State University and The Pennsylvania State University. In 2006, Fernez graduated summa cum laude from NC State with Bachelors of Arts degrees in economics, political science, and philosophy, along with minors in English and business management. In 2010, Fernez graduated from both Penn State Law with his Juris Doctor and Penn State Smeal College of Business with his Master of Business Administration.

Fernez is licensed to practice law in the state of North Carolina.  He is also licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of North Carolina.

When he is away from the office, Fernez enjoys golfing and tennis,  being involved in the community and spending time with his family and friends.


Professional Memberships and Community Volunteer Work
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section
  • New Hanover County Bar Association
  • Wills for Heroes
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina
  • Lawyers 4 Literacy
  • Mock Trial Judge (Middle School, High School, and College)
Education
  • B.A. NC State University, summa cum laude,  Economics, Political Science, Philosophy
  • J.D. Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • M.B.A. Penn State University
 Admissions
  •  N.C. State Bar
  • All U.S. Federal Courts in North Carolina
naf@duganleger.com
Nick Leger

Nick Leger

Attorney

Nick Leger is a licensed North Carolina attorney and counselor at law. Nick focuses his practice in the areas of family law, estate planning, and civil litigation. Nick enjoys spending the majority of his time outdoors with his wife Allie, where you can find him surfing, kayaking, spear-fishing, or playing rugby for the Cape Fear Rugby Club.

Professional Memberships and Community Volunteer Work
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Brunswick County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association Estate Planning Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Wilmington Downtown Inc. Work Committee
  • Brunswick County Teen Court Judge
Education
  • B.A. Coastal Carolina University, History
  • J.D. Elon University School of Law
 Admitted: N.C. State Bar
nick@duganleger.com

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