G. Nicholas Herman

Nick Herman received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar and his law degree from Duke University School
of Law. He has extensive litigation experience in state and federal court in a wide variety of
areas of law, including municipal and county defense, zoning issues, constitutional law,
civil rights, eminent domain, and employment law. He has also argued over 40 cases in the
North Carolina Supreme Court, North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the United States
Court of Appeals for the Fourth District.

Mr. Herman is also an Adjunct Professor at North Carolina Central University School of
Law, Campbell Law School, and Elon University, and he has taught on the adjunct faculties
at Duke Law School and UNC-CH Law School. He teaches courses in trial practice, the law
of evidence, legal counseling and negotiating, arbitration, appellate advocacy, civil
procedure, alternative dispute resolution, and pretrial litigation, among other courses. He
has also taught on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in trial practice,
negotiation and mediation, and deposition-taking skills. He is the author of six law books:
North Carolina Civil Trial Practice (Juris Publishing, Inc. 2012); Navigating the First Year
of Law School (Carolina Academic Press 2016); Practical Evidence: The Law,
Foundations, and Trial Techniques (2d ed. West Group 1999); Plea Bargaining (4th ed.
Juris Publishing Inc. 2017); Legal Counseling, Negotiating & Mediating: A Practical
Approach (Carolina Academic Press 2009); and A Practical Approach to Client
Interviewing, Counseling, and Decision-Making: For Clinical Programs and Practical-
skills Courses (Carolina Academic Press 2009). He has also written over 60 articles on
various subjects of law, litigation, and appeals.

Mr. Herman has been a lecturer at numerous Continuing Legal Education programs on
topics such as land-use regulation powers, civil litigation and trial advocacy, eminent
domain, the law of damages, witness preparation, disability law, and ethical considerations
in civil litigation and appellate practice. He now serves as general counsel to the Town of
Carrboro and the City of Roxboro. He has served as special litigation counsel for Cabarrus
County, Rockingham County, Brunswick County, Chatham County, Currituck County,
Robeson County, the City of Concord, the City of Wilmington, the Town of Unionville, and
the Town of Garner. His practice is otherwise primarily devoted to general representation
and complex litigation and appeals involving areas such as county and municipal law,
zoning issues, land use regulation, condemnation cases, nuisance abatement, constitutional
law, employment law, disability law, and business litigation.