Hispanic National Bar Association Appoints William G. Pagán as Deputy Regional President

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) has appointed William G. Pagán to the role of Deputy Regional President for Region VI covering North Carolina and South Carolina. Founded in 1972, the HNBA is a non-profit, nonpartisan, national organization representing Hispanics in the legal profession throughout the United States and its territories.  Its core missions include

C&B Welcomes Attorney Deirdre Beasley

Coats & Bennett is proud to welcome its newest Associate Attorney, Deirdre Beasley.  Deirdre brings nearly a decade of experience as a former Primary Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office to the firm.  A graduate of Bowie State University’s Computer Science program, Magna Cum Laude, she further deepens Coats & Bennett’s

Influenced or illegal?

No artist lives in a vacuum. All artists learn their art from the works and artists that preceded them. Painters study countless styles and techniques. Filmmakers track the shots, lighting and dialogue of older movies. And musicians develop their talents and tastes as they absorb various rhythms, melodies and arrangements. In the art world, all