PRESS RELEASES

December 1, 2012

The Hutchens Law Firm is Pleased to Announce the Expansion of the Firm


The Hutchens Law Firm would like to announce the location of their
new law office located at 6320 Fairview Road, Suite 315 in Charlotte, North
Carolina. The expanded footprint of the office will facilitate the recent
merger of William Kellam, William Walt Pettit, and Lauren Thurmond with
partnering attorneys Terry Hutchens, Bill Senter, Joe Vonnegut and Scott
Flowers.

The
new space will accommodate over 50 staff members and 8 attorneys, including the
new partners:

William Kellam has been practicing law since 1972. His practice areas include
commercial and residential real estate. He has engaged in commercial and
residential foreclosure matters for banks, mortgage companies, and GSE’s. Mr.
Kellam is an approved attorney for all of the title insurance companies licensed
in North Carolina and has an *AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

William
Walt Pettit has been in practice for over 30 years. His practice areas include
civil litigation, commercial and residential foreclosure and bankruptcy, and
creditor’s rights. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association,
American Bar Association, and the North Carolina State Bar and has a *BV rating
from Martindale-Hubbell.

Accompanying Mr. Kellam and Pettit as a partner, is Lauren Thurmond whose
practice areas include commercial and residential foreclosure and bankruptcy,
eviction, creditor’s rights, and real estate litigation. Ms. Thurmond regularly
visits mortgage companies throughout the country to provide   on-site foreclosure, eviction, title and
other mortgage-related training sessions and also teaches foreclosure
continuing legal education courses.

The
Charlotte location will be the firm’s third office in North Carolina, adding to
its current locations in Fayetteville and Wilmington. Collectively, The Hutchens Law Firm employs over 220 staff members and 27
attorneys.

*For qualification standards please visit www.martindale.com