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Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Attorney Frankie Jones Elected Chairman Of The Guilford County Planning Board

Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Attorney Frankie Jones Elected Chairman Of The Guilford County Planning Board

January 6, 2017

Greensboro, N.C. –Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP is pleased to announce that Frankie T. Jones Jr., an attorney in the firm’s Greensboro office, has been elected as chairman of the Guilford County Planning Board. Jones has served on the board since 2014.

"Frankie Jones is a leader and a consensus builder,” said Tom Terrell, Smith Moore Leatherwood real estate group leader. “His experience in both the legal and development communities will serve Guilford County well."

The Guilford County Planning Board is a citizen board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The board works closely with the planning and development department and is responsible for deciding cases for zoning map amendments, road name changes, road closings, easement closings, appeals from the Technical Review Committee and provides recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.

Jones primarily practices in the areas of real estate, land use and business law. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and received his bachelor's degree from Davidson College, where he was a James B. Duke scholar. Jones has been recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star Super Lawyer, by Business North Carolina magazine as a Legal Elite in corporate law and real estate and by the Triad Business Journal as one of the 40 Leaders Under Forty (2010). He also serves on the Davidson College Board of Visitors, the Greensboro ABC Board, and the Greensboro Sports Council Board of Directors.

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