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Osborne Ayscue, Jr., born in 1933 in Monroe, N.C., went to UNC for college and then entered active duty in the Navy as a destroyer gunnery officer. He continued his studies at UNC School of Law. He began practicing law in 1960 in Charlotte as a litigator. He reflects on prominent cases in his career including when he represented the local Coca-Cola bottler and when he was involved in merger negotiations between American Credit Company and Wachovia. He also highlights his firm’s ongoing advisory role with The Charlotte Observer. He speaks about his work with the N.C. Bar Association, specifically with instituting the organization’s continuing education program. He served in a number of leadership positions within the association including as president.

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