June 28, 2012
-- RALEIGH, N.C. (June 28, 2012) — Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is proud to recognize Smith Debnam as it celebrates 25 years as a BBB Accredited Business. BBB recently presented Jerry Myers, Managing Partner at Smith Debnam, with a special plaque commemorating the 25-year anniversary.
Accreditation by BBB is offered by invitation only to companies that, at minimum, meet BBB’s accreditation standards, have demonstrated sound business practices and have been in business for at least one year. BBB Accredited Businesses must adhere to BBB’s “Standards for Trust,” a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and best practices representing trustworthiness in the marketplace. The standards call for building trust, embodying integrity, advertising honestly, telling the trust, being transparent, honoring promises, being responsive and safeguarding privacy.
“When working with a BBB Accredited Business such as Smith Debnam, consumers have peace of mind knowing that they are dealing with an honest organization that is accountable to its clients,” said Toby Barfield, president and CEO of BBB serving Eastern North Carolina.
Smith Debnam is a midsize North and South Carolina law firm with its corporate office in Raleigh, NC. The firm’s practice includes Corporate and Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Foreclosures, Creditor Representation, Collections, Commercial & Residential Real Estate, Construction Law, Employment Law, Equipment Leasing & Finance, Family Law, Estate Planning & Administration, Immigration Law, and Professional Negligence. To learn more about Smith Debnam, visit smithdebnamlaw.com.
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About BBB serving Eastern North Carolina
Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation serving 33 counties in eastern North Carolina. The organization is funded primarily by BBB Accredited Business fees from more than 3,000 local businesses and professional firms. BBB promotes integrity, consumer confidence and business ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. Services provided by BBB include reports on companies and charitable organizations, general monitoring of advertising in the marketplace, consumer/business education programs and dispute resolution services. All services are provided at no cost to the public, with the occasional exception of mediation and arbitration. Visit bbb.org.