Greg Rodgers

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"Our Firm's objective is to take complex law from the classroom and textbook and help police executives and field officers apply it directly on the street–with precision and confidence."

Photograph: Before attending law school, Greg Rodgers served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.


NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE ACADEMY, North Carolina Department of Justice, Edneyville, NC (1996-2004)

Senior Agency Legal Specialist - Criminal law and procedure, search and seizure, general Fourth Amendment jurisprudence; substantive criminal elements and theory; use of force; law enforcement risk management/state and federal tort liability and defenses; personnel issues, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, The Americans with Disabilities Act, First Amendment concerns in public employment, the North Carolina Workers' Compensation Act, and the North Carolina Public Records and Personnel Privacy Acts; police canine issues, including the use of canine force and use of the canine in the detection of narcotics and other contraband; general and emergency legal consultation for municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies.

GARRIS N. YARBOROUGH, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Fayetteville, NC (1991-1993)

Attorney - General civil and criminal practice

THE LAW FIRM OF HUTCHINS AND SENTER, Fayetteville, NC (1993-1996)

Attorney - General civil trial practice, commercial litigation, business law, workers' compensation, and real estate.



Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1992
Board of Editors, Campbell Law Review
Chairman, Law School Honor Council


B.S. Government, 1985


NC State Bar
NC Police Attorney's Association
NC Sheriffs' Association

Smith Rodgers, PLLC, Law Enforcement Attorneys, P.O. Box 4803, Greensboro, NC 27404-4803

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