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Eason Armstrong
Keeney

Eason started working with The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., alongside her family in September 2015. A local of Smithfield, Eason returned home after graduating from Wake Forest School of Law in May 2015.

Eason is a “Double Deac.” She graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Religion in 2012. She knew she made a wise decision to continue her legal education at Wake Forest when she met her husband, Daniel, during her first week of law school.

Eason welcomes the opportunity to be “Strong for You” in the courtroom. While at Wake Law, Eason honed her trial advocacy skills, participating in Litigation Clinic and Trial Bar, achieving the highest grade in Trial Practice, and receiving the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Award and the CALI Award for Excellence. Her leadership, editing and writing abilities landed Eason a position on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Law & Policy.

Following in the footsteps of her mother, Marcia Armstrong, Eason handles a variety of domestic claims, from child support and custody to equitable distribution of marital assets. Eason is an active member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the North Carolina Bar Association.

Daniel Kash
Keeney

Daniel joined The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., with his wife, Eason Armstrong Keeney, in September 2015. Prior to joining, Daniel worked for an international law firm specializing in corporate litigation defense. Daniel represented clients on matters involving construction defect, car wreck, personal injury, property damage, as well as business disputes. Through this experience, Daniel has gained valuable insight into how insurance companies handle claims, and how businesses approach litigation.

Daniel graduated from the Honors College of Indiana University before heading south to continue his legal education at Wake Forest University School of Law. Although not born in the “south,” Daniel chose to make North Carolina his home. Daniel excelled at Wake Forest, earning the highest grade in his trial practice class and receiving praise from his professor as “the best student advocate I have ever seen.” Daniel was also awarded the CALI Award for Excellence and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Award for being the most outstanding trial advocate.

Daniel has always aspired to be a trial attorney that would fight for­­­­ others’ rights. Daniel is committed to helping you solve your legal problem, and he will be “Strong for You” as he works hard to get you everything to which you are legally entitled. Daniel represents clients that have been harmed through a car wreck, personal injury, business dispute, insurance company’s refusal to pay, fraud, property damage, as well as other civil disputes.

Daniel works alongside his wife, Eason Armstrong Keeney, and his “in laws,” L. Lamar Armstrong, Jr., Marcia H. Armstrong, and L. Lamar Armstrong, III at The Armstrong Law Firm to serve people in North Carolina that need help with a legal problem. Daniel is an active member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the North Carolina Bar Association.

L. Lamar
Armstrong, III

L. Lamar Armstrong, III, son of L. Lamar Armstrong, Jr. and Marcia H. Armstrong, joined The Armstrong Law Firm in June 2013. Prior to joining Armstrong Law, Lamar focused his career on representing insurance companies. Now, as an Eastern North Carolina litigation attorney, Lamar (also known around the office as “Lamar 3”) puts the saying “know thy enemy” to good use. Having represented insurance companies, Lamar knows how they evaluate and pay claims. This knowledge can be very useful in handling your injury claim and obtaining a fair settlement from the insurance company.

Lamar focuses on business disputes and the lawsuits necessary to resolve them. Prior to law school, Lamar graduated from of one of the highest ranked business schools in the country. His education helps Lamar deal effectively with business structures, finance, operation, management, and other concepts. With Lamar, you get a skilled litigator with credentials of a business executive.

Raised in Smithfield, Lamar’s passion is to serve the good people of Eastern North Carolina. He’s committed to being “Strong for You” as he helps you obtain the compensation or relief you deserve. Whether you have been wronged through a car wreck, an insurance company’s refusal to pay, an unfair business act or practice, refusal to pay a debt, property disputes, or in other ways, Lamar draws on his stellar education, practical experience dealing with insurance companies, youthful energy and passion, and all the tools available through The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., to aggressively make “right” the “wrongs” unfairly imposed on you.

Lamar works alongside his father, L. Lamar Armstrong, Jr., and mother, Marcia H. Armstrong, to serve their fellow Eastern North Carolinians in The Armstrong Law Firm, located in Smithfield, North Carolina.

Education and Professional Accolades

Lamar graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May of 2008, earning a degree in Business Administration from the esteemed Kenan-Flagler Business School. Lamar graduated from the Wake Forest University School of Law in May of 2011.

Lamar concentrates on civil claims for businesses and personal injury in state and federal court. Lamar is licensed to practice not only in North Carolina state courts but also in all North Carolina federal trial courts, which include: the Eastern District of North Carolina, the Middle District of North Carolina, and the Western District of North Carolina. Lamar is an active member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the North Carolina Bar Association.

Contact Eastern North Carolina Litigation Attorney L. Lamar Armstrong, III.

Marcia H.
Armstrong

Marcia H. Armstrong is a well-known Eastern North Carolina Family Law Specialist, serving as the immediate past president of the state chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). The AAML is recognized as the top family law association in the country. The AAML only accept members who demonstrate the highest levels of professional skill and ethics.

Marcia is a partner with her husband, L. Lamar Armstrong, Jr. at The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., in Smithfield, North Carolina. She appears before trial courts throughout eastern North Carolina and currently concentrates her practice in the areas of equitable distribution and support issues. In addition to divorce litigation, Marcia is certified as an arbitrator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and as a Superior Court and Family Financial Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission. She has served as an arbitrator and mediator in many domestic cases.

Education and Practice Areas

Marcia was admitted to practice in North Carolina in 1983, after receiving her bachelor’s degree in 1980 from Salem College and her J.D. degree from Wake Forest University in 1983. She has also served as an adjunct professor of law for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.

Marcia’s practice is limited to family law and divorce in North Carolina. Marcia is a frequent speaker and course planner at law schools and at continuing legal education programs sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Foundation. She has written and presented manuscripts on a wide range of topics including divorce laws, jurisdictional problems in interstate custody cases, intensive children’s issues, how to try a domestic case, strategies in handling child custody cases, alimony trial preparation, effect of reconciliation on separation agreements and property settlements, attorney fees provisions in agreements, tax consequences of equitable distribution, distribution factors in equitable distribution cases, classification of assets in equitable distribution cases, divisible property distribution, managing an equitable distribution, arbitration, premarital agreements, alienation of affection and criminal conversation, and ethics and professionalism.

Professional Accreditations and Accolades

In 1989, Marcia was certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist in family law. She has been a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 1993 and is the immediate past president of the North Carolina Chapter.

Marcia is the State Bar Councilor for Judicial District 11B. She is a past president of the Johnston County Bar Association and the Eleventh Judicial District. She was recognized in 2010 as a Citizen Lawyer by the North Carolina Bar Association and has served in the past on the Association’s Board of Governors and as chair of the Family Law Section. In 1997, she was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Bar Association for her service to the Family Law Section. She is currently serving on the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education.

Marcia received the Gwyneth B. Davis Award in 1995 from the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys. She has been listed as one of the Super Lawyers® by Charlotte Magazine since 2006, “The Best Lawyers in America” since 1994. Marcia has been named a Super Lawyer® in Family Law by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2009.

Contact Eastern North Carolina Family Law Specialist Marcia H. Armstrong

At The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., Marcia handles every aspect of her family law cases involving complex property division and divorce in North Carolina. She guides her clients through difficult times with compassion and dedication.

For information about attorney consultations, contact our firm online or by calling 919-934-1575.

L. Lamar
Armstrong, Jr.

As an Eastern North Carolina injury attorney and business dispute attorney, L. Lamar Armstrong, Jr. has tried many cases to judges and juries and is proud to be a trial attorney. However, Lamar believes his job is best described as helping people solve problems. Whether that problem is a car wreck, medical negligence, an insurance company’s refusal to pay, an unfair business act or practice, refusal to pay a debt, property disputes, or other ways people are hurt and need help, there is a problem that is best served by compassionate understanding focused through passionate advocacy.

Lamar is a partner with his wife, Marcia H. Armstrong, at The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., located in Smithfield, North Carolina.

Resolving Clients Problems for Over 30 Years

One should not kill a mosquito with a hammer, but in conflicts, sometimes a hammer is required. The key is not only knowing when to reach for the hammer, but also knowing how to use it.

With wisdom borne of three decades resolving clients problems, in court and out, sometimes with hammer and sometimes not, Lamar has learned to use properly and aggressively all the tools of our justice system to efficiently help his clients solve their problems. Sometimes this is early, out of court discussion and settlement. Sometimes it must be trial by jury. Lamar has the experience and ability to help you solve your problem. Ask others you know and trust about Lamar. He looks forward to helping you solve your problem.

Education and Professional Accolades

Lamar graduated with Phi Beta Kappa distinction from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) in December of 1977, completing his undergraduate degree in Political Science in three and a half years. Lamar graduated from the UNC-CH School of Law in 1981, and began the practice of law in Smithfield.

Within a few years, Lamar concentrated on civil claims for businesses and personal injury in state and federal court. For over 30 years, Lamar has remained a member of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice, the North Carolina Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. Lamar is an active member in the American Board of Trial Advocates. Based on ratings by his peers in the legal community, Martindale-Hubbell has always listed Lamar as “AV” rated, the highest rating available. Lamar is also proud to have been named a Super Lawyer® in business dispute every year since 2009.

Contact Eastern North Carolina Business Dispute Attorney L. Lamar Armstrong, Jr.

The Armstrong Law Firm, P.A., offers clients small-town service and delivers large-firm results. Unlike other law firms, Lamar does not pass important work to inexperienced attorneys and handles the details of his clients cases himself.

For information about attorney consultations, contact our firm online or by calling 919-934-1575.