February 21, 2014 

• Pulley, Watson, King & Lischer, P.A. associate attorney Deanna Thorne was selected for the N.C. Bar Association 2014 Leadership Academy Class. The mission of the NCBA Leadership Academy is to help young lawyers become more effective leaders in their communities. Thorne received her J.D. Magna Cum Laude from N.C. Central University School of Law.

•  Elizabeth Sarah Buckley, of Durham, was named to Duke University’s Arts & Sciences Dean’s List for they Fall 2013 semester. To make the list, students must rank in the top third of their college.

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