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John M. McCormick

John M. McCormick

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  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • North Carolina, Virginia
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Reviewed by Kelly Capps Durick October 19, 2020
Reliable and Trustworthy Guidance
Not only does John McCormick provide trustworthy legal advice and guidance, but he has a heart and dedication to the mission of building hope for children fighting cancer. John always has his client's best interest at heart while upholding professional legal services. He provides understanding and knowledge when providing needed and requested services. We truly feel we are a better organization with the guidance and dedication John provides. Without hesitation, we recommend his legal service and advice to anyone looking for someone with integrity and compassion.
Reviewed by Andy S. October 14, 2020
Professional, honest and thorough!
I have known John for over a year. He has been our corporate attorney for 6 months. His professionalism and thoroughness is one of the reasons I moved my business to his Law Firm. As a retired Navy Senior Chief, I have a high expectation and a attention to detail that I feel needs to be met. After 6 months of working with John, he has exceeded my expectations. He provides sound advise even though it may not be what you want to hear. John has the experience and is three steps ahead of you. If you are a business owner I would highly recommend using McCormick Law & Consulting.
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Biography

John is a native of Virginia Beach & Chesapeake with deep roots throughout Virginia. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and business development. He has personally launched multiple new ventures and ideas. Like many entrepreneurs, some ventures have succeeded while others have failed. A true believer in “failing forward”, John looks for new opportunities in every situation. This mentality allows John to connect with entrepreneurs and business owners in a meaningful way to help them navigate difficulties and grow their success.

Outside of his practice of law, John serves the City of Chesapeake as a Planning Commissioner and is a Board Member of Roc Solid Foundation. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors and loves spending time with his wife, two daughter, and two yellow labs.

John graduated from Regent University School of Law in 2010, where he served as Chairman of the Moot Court Board and a member of the Student Leader Advisory Board. After law school, John found his niche practicing real estate and business law throughout Virginia and North Carolina. In real estate, John has experience representing investors, developers, builders, banks, lenders, and individual home buyers in a variety of transactions. His business practice ranges from advising entrepreneurs to assisting established business owners in mergers, acquisitions, contracts, litigation and dispute resolution.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration
    Trademarks
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
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Virginia
Virginia State Bar
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
McCormick Law & Consulting
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Attorney
Hanger Law
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Attorney
Davis Law Group
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Attorney
Paulson & Paulson
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Education
Regent University School of Law
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Awards
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Client Champion Gold
Martindale-Hubbell
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Client Champion Gold
Martindale-Hubbell
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar  # 45477
Member
Current
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Virginia State Bar  # 80676
Member
Current
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Certifications
Certified Planning Commissioner
Land Use Education Program
Videos
If you are buying or selling a business, should you choose an Asset Purchase or Stock Purchase?  Whether you are the seller or the buyer of the business, it is crucial that you obtain solid legal counsel from an experienced business attorney.  The attorneys at McCormick Law & Consulting have handled over $1 Billion dollars in combined transactions involving a variety of business types.  We work closely with our clients to navigate the process and create a roadmap for success. Asset Purchase v. Stock Purchase - Pros and Cons

If you are buying or selling a business, should you choose an Asset Purchase or Stock Purchase? Whether you are the seller or the buyer of the business, it is crucial that you obtain solid legal counsel from an experienced business attorney. The attorneys at McCormick Law & Consulting have handled over $1 Billion dollars in combined transactions involving a variety of business types. We work closely with our clients to navigate the process and create a roadmap for success.

As a business owner, you spend a great deal of time and effort providing services, labor, materials, and/or equipment to complete a customer’s project. You expect to be paid for your services and it can be devastating to your business if you are not paid. Unfortunately, in today’s world, payment disputes are becoming very common in every industry. As a business owner, what can you do to obtain payment for the money that you are owed? What Options Does Your Business Have if You Have Not Been Paid by a Customer or Client?

As a business owner, you spend a great deal of time and effort providing services, labor, materials, and/or equipment to complete a customer’s project. You expect to be paid for your services and it can be devastating to your business if you are not paid. Unfortunately, in today’s world, payment disputes are becoming very common in every industry. As a business owner, what can you do to obtain payment for the money that you are owed?

Forming a Nonprofit is an admirable thing to do and leads to much satisfaction in one’s life. Nonprofits help shelter the homeless, clothe the less fortunate, feed the hungry, and so much more. One of the many advantages of forming a Nonprofit is that your organization can potentially become tax-exempt. Structuring your Non-Profit Board of Directors to Comply with the IRS

Forming a Nonprofit is an admirable thing to do and leads to much satisfaction in one’s life. Nonprofits help shelter the homeless, clothe the less fortunate, feed the hungry, and so much more. One of the many advantages of forming a Nonprofit is that your organization can potentially become tax-exempt.

The Board of Directors is the nucleus of the company. The Board is responsible for directing, managing, protecting shareholder assets, and striving to give shareholders their biggest return on investment.  Therefore, it is essential a company selects the most effective individuals to ensure success. So, how do you do this?  Here are a few tips to ensure your Board of Directors is the best possible. How to Build the Best Board of Directors for your Corporation or Non-Profit Organization

The Board of Directors is the nucleus of the company. The Board is responsible for directing, managing, protecting shareholder assets, and striving to give shareholders their biggest return on investment. Therefore, it is essential a company selects the most effective individuals to ensure success. So, how do you do this? Here are a few tips to ensure your Board of Directors is the best possible.

Piercing the corporate veil can expose you to personal liability, but it can be avoided by making a few wise decisions.  Piercing the corporate veil occurs when a court... 4 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business from Piercing of the Corporate Veil

Piercing the corporate veil can expose you to personal liability, but it can be avoided by making a few wise decisions. Piercing the corporate veil occurs when a court...

How will you decide?

You are on the right track to consider these various options, because each carry certain advantages that may be of benefit to your business. Corporations were originally... What business entity should I choose? Corporation, S-Corp, LLC, or Partnership?

How will you decide? You are on the right track to consider these various options, because each carry certain advantages that may be of benefit to your business. Corporations were originally...

As a result of the current pandemic gripping the United States and the world, companies everywhere have been overwhelmed by the loss of customers and the need to reduce operations,... What is force majeure? What is contract impossibility? What are my options?

As a result of the current pandemic gripping the United States and the world, companies everywhere have been overwhelmed by the loss of customers and the need to reduce operations,...

Maybe not!  Are you OK with walking away and saying: "I don't need the contract fulfilled, I'm fine, I'll move on to the next thing."  If that's the... Do I REALLY need an Attorney for my Contract or Lease?

Maybe not! Are you OK with walking away and saying: "I don't need the contract fulfilled, I'm fine, I'll move on to the next thing." If that's the...

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