The testimonials or endorsements listed below do not reflect all of the feedback the firm has received.  Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its individual merits.  Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. 

“Mr. Brocker assisted me via a phone consultation regarding a summons to appear before an informal hearing panel of the NCBLE. I just wanted to let him know that I appreciated his advice, and the hearing went exceedingly well.  I received confirmation that I have been approved in regards to all matters referred to at the hearing and received my bar exam admission ticket.  Thank you for likely some of the best (or at least most timely) [money for consultation] I have spent in law school thus far.”

- Bar Candidate in Board of Law Examiners Matter

“Dear Doug,
You did a tremendous job putting on a difficult case.  Further, you did it with a professionalism and grace that should give heart and comfort to all of us. Your ordering of the evidence, direct examinations, dynamic examination of Lt. [L], knowledge of the law and presentation was better than most lawyers twice your age and one of the best I’ve encountered in years.  . . . You did a wonderful job.  You are a terrific lawyer and a true professional.  It was a joy to appear with you.”

- Joseph B. Cheshire, V, opposing counsel in a State Bar disciplinary proceeding

“Many thanks for your efforts, Doug.  You guys did a great job on my behalf.  I would be glad to serve as a reference, if you ever need one.”

                                                                    -Client in NC CPA Board matter



Great news! Thanks so much for your help on this. You helped frame the range of issues – from technical to the Board culture, and allowed me to remain calm.

It’s an absolute pleasure working with a seasoned veteran.

All the best!”

        –  Physician client concerning Medical Board matter


You are a tremendous asset to the State Bar and you will be difficult to replace.”

- Past State Bar President

“Dear Doug, We can never properly thank you for all that you did! Please know that we will never forget and will be grateful forever. With much respect.”

- Family of Reade Seligman, one of the exonerated Duke lacrosse players


I can’t thank you enough for all of your assistance with my petition to have the Board of Law Examiners unseal my Bar Exam results.  I’m grateful not only for your efficient and valuable advice with respect to my documentation, but also for your comforting support throughout this difficult and stressful process.  I am thrilled that we were able to bring about a positive result.

 -Board of Law Examiners client


“Brocker’s cross-examination of Mike Nifong was a masterpiece. At the end of his direct testimony [the] disgraced DA had just delivered a tearful resignation, seeming to use his son as a prop designed to increase sympathy. Brocker responded with a precise series of questions to which Nifong unpersuasively responded with increasing evasiveness. In effect, the cross-examination exposed the ‘factual’ Nifong to all, setting the stage for Brocker’s brilliant description of Nifong — Durham County’s “minister of injustice” — in his closing statement.”

“Brocker’s closing was a masterful performance — a highly organized summary of the case complete with visuals outlining Nifong’s mutually contradictory excuses on why he didn’t turn over the exculpatory DNA evidence. Brocker’s PowerPoint slide with head shots of Nifong’s various media appearances was particularly effective. He also delivered one of the best lines of the entire case, describing Nifong as a ‘minister of injustice.’”

“The State Bar’s prosecutors, Doug Brocker and Katherine Jean, did a remarkably effective job. They mastered the intricate details of the case that by now is extremely complex. Both asked questions in a straightforward, dispassionate manner — despite the outrages of the case — thereby allowing the ‘facts’ that [Chair] Williamson deemed so critical to dominate the proceedings.”

- KC Johnson, co-author of “Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case” (excerpts from Durham-in-Wonderland).

“Thank you so much! I could not have done it without your firm and your dedication.”

– Comity Applicant before the Board of Law Examiners