Jason E. Sorel

Education:

JURIS DOCTORATE 2008, Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, VA
Appalachian Natural Resources, Editor-in-Chief, 2007-2008
Appalachian Natural Resources, Associate Editor, 2006-2007
Faculty Scholarship Award Winner
Dean’s List – 4 times
Research Assistant for Prof. Paula M. Young, Mediation and ADR Techniques

HISTORY, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE 2005, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Magna Cum Laude degree honors

Employment:

PARTNER, 2011-PRESENT, Brewer, Brewer & Sorel, PLLC

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, 2008-2011, Brewer & Brewer, PLLC Wilkesboro, NC

INTERN 2007, McGuire, Wood & Bissette, PA, Asheville, NC
Worked and researched for business clients in matters involving trusts, securities,
employment, corporate operations, landlord/tenant disputes, bankruptcy and commercial
property acquisitions.

SUMMER CLERK 2007, North Carolina Court of Appeals Raleigh, NC
Worked in the chambers of Hon. John M. Tyson.

MLK INTERN 2006, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Asheville, NC
Performed free legal services for low-income people in matters such as social security
disability appeals, landlord/tenant disputes and debtor/creditor matters. Assisted in
conducting Divorce Pro Se and Child Custody Pro Se clinics. Obtained monetary awards
from FEMA for displaced Hurricane Katrina victims.

Memberships and Bar Associations:

Treasurer, Wilkes County Bar Association
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Member, 23rd Judicial District Bar Association

Primary Practice Areas:

Practiced in the following legal areas: personal injury, wrongful death, workers’
compensation, social security disability, medical malpractice, criminal defense, civil
litigation, family law, real property, wills, estates and corporations.


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