Objection to the Form
By Justin Humphries
Objection to the Form is a legal podcast created by Justin Humphries, managing partner for Humphries Law Firm. He discusses relevant legal topics with different guests each podcast.
Real Estate Extraordinaire
Haywood Newkirk of The Clontz Newkirk Real Estate Group joins Justin Humphries on this episode of Objection to the Form. Haywood is a seasoned commercial appraiser with a background in real estate consulting. They discuss everything from expert witness testimony to Haywood's unexpected property valuation of Area 51! Tune in to find out more!
November 08, 2021
Tackling Labor Shortages in the Legal Market
Recruiter, author and podcast host, Molly McGrath, joins Justin Humphries to discuss the legal labor market. On this episode of Objection to the Form Molly offers her advice on how to invest in culture, retain great talent and overcome the challenges experienced in today's labor climate. Tune in for more information!
October 29, 2021
Part 2 of Real Estate Investing with Patrick Stoy
This is the follow-up podcast with Patrick Stoy of MC Capital. In this episode Justin Humphries discusses the private equity mortgage market with Patrick as they delve into how to leverage a HELOC, the definition of hard money, and how Stoy's company helps people get started with real estate investing!
October 25, 2021
All things Wilmington with Mayor Bill Saffo
On this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin Humphries sits down with Mayor Bill Saffo to talk about Wilmington's most recent initiatives and the upcoming municipal election. Mayor Saffo dives into what's happening in the city and the importance of collaboration in local politics. Tune in for more!
October 15, 2021
Local entrepreneur discusses the wholesale mortgage industry
Entrepreneur Patrick Stoy shares how he scaled his mortgage business, MC Mortgage Group, from a one man shop to a statewide agency with multiple offices. This episode of Objection to the Form also offers some excellent tips on how to get started as a real estate investor. Tune in for more!
October 04, 2021
Leveraging Tech in the Fitness Industry
Local entrepreneur Albert Steed joins Justin Humphries to discuss how he leveraged his experience as a gym owner into a solutions based company, Hybrid Athlete Foundation. Tune in to learn more about how Albert applied technology to solve industry problems.
September 22, 2021
Notice to Abate Public Health Hazard- A legal Analysis
On this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin Humphries digs into the legality of the local "Notice of Abatement" issued August 17th as an emergency directive by the New Hanover County Health Director. He questions whether the original intent of abatement orders, to prevent imminent danger to property, is an accurate use for an abatement issue ordering mask use and if non-elected public health directors have the legal authority to enact these orders. Listen in for more!
September 07, 2021
Alternative Dispute Resolution with Mark Hamlet
Mark Hamlet of Hamlet & Associates joins Justin Humphries to discuss arbitration, mediation and the process involved with alternative dispute resolution. Listen in for more!
August 26, 2021
Public defense, Prosecuting Special Victims Cases, and Congressional Campaigns
In this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin Humphries sits down with Jason Minnicozzi to learn about his journey from public defense to working for the District Attorney's office in Brunswick, Bladen, and Columbus Counties where he specialized in prosecuting sexual predators and advocating for victims. However, his most recent call to service is outside the courtroom as he discusses his candidacy and campaign for US Congress.
August 13, 2021
Real Estate and Local Politics with Wilmington City Council Candidate Luke Waddell
On this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin Humphries sits down with Wilmington City Council candidate, Luke Waddell. Luke discusses how his company Cadence Realty grew from a 1 man show to a 19 broker firm and his journey as a local entrepreneur. They also tackle city issues like crime, fiscal responsibility and sustainable development as Luke offers his vision for the future.
July 30, 2021
Expungements and Why They Matter!
Justin Humphries sits down with criminal defense attorney Chris Oring of Oring Law Firm to discuss the importance of knowing your legal right to expungements in North Carolina! They also dive into scenarios that factor into eligibility for expungements and the various remedies that exist to clean up existing criminal records. Tune in to find out more!
June 30, 2021
Advice for those who have been in an accident!
On this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin speaks with Devlin Horton and Nick Mendez about their plaintiff work. Wrongful death, personal injury and advice for those who have been hurt or injured are all topics covered in this podcast.
June 24, 2021
What do Food Trucks and Real Estate have in common?
Ed Coulbourn! On this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin Humphries sits down with Ed Coulbourn to discuss the real estate climate in the South, how the pandemic influenced macro economic trends, and Ed's journey as a pioneer in the food truck industry. Tune in to find out more!
June 16, 2021
Property Management and Commercial Real Estate
On this episode of Objection to the Form Christian Cardamone of Keller Williams Real Estate joins Justin Humphries to discuss property management and commercial real estate. The value of hiring an experienced professional to manage your investment property, the importance of screening potential tenants, and tenant and landlord responsibilities are just a few of the subjects they tackle. Listen in to find out more!
June 08, 2021
Criminal defense, Speeding Tickets, and DUI's- OH MY!
On this episode of Objection to the Form, Justin sits down with criminal defense attorney Sam MacRae of MacRae Law Firm to discuss criminal defense law. Case dismissal from lack of witness participation, Miranda rights, and advice on how to interact with the police are just a few of the topics covered in this segment!
May 19, 2021
Business Tech Start-Up to Acquisition
Justin Humphries sits down with Chris Capone, VP of Sales and Customer Service at PlayerSpace, to get a behind the scenes look at how a local tech startup became a leader in the sports program management software space. They dive into the details of how PlayerSpace found an untapped market, developed scalable software and overcame obstacles in their growth phase.
May 06, 2021
The International Real Estate Market
Justin Humphries sits down with Margot Weatherford of International Coastal Properties (Keller Williams) to discuss the fascinating world of international real estate. As a certified international property specialist, Margot explains the importance of understanding how different cultures operate and approach business. Anyone in the market for a villa in Jamaica? Tune in!
April 21, 2021
Are you saving for retirement?
According to Pat Kusek, you sure should be! In this podcast episode Justin Humphries speaks with Pat Kusek of Kusek Financial Group to tackle 401k's, IRA's, pension plans and the importance of saving six months worth of living expenses somewhere you can reach it. Learn more about retirement planning and other financial advice in this week's installment of Objection to the Form.
April 14, 2021
Commercial Development and Construction
In this episode of Objection to the Form Justin Humphries speaks with Mike Winstead of Evolve Companies about commercial development, construction and management. Things have sure changed in student housing since we were in college! They discuss multi-family housing, rezoning, and the joy of traffic impact studies. Tune in for more!
April 02, 2021
What is Juvenile Law?
Emily Jones and Justin Humphries dive into juvenile law on this episode of Objection to the Form. Under-age drinking, drug tickets and fake id's are a few topics in this podcast. Learn how social media is creating new issues for juveniles and the law!
March 18, 2021
The Value of Insuring the Past
In this episode of Objection to the Form Gates Grainger and Ryan Wainio from Investors Title Insurance Company discuss the importance of title insurance with Justin Humphries. Hidden liens, forgery, errors in legal description, and mistakes in prior deeds are just a few of the topics explored. Listen in to find out why every homeowner should care about their coverage!
March 16, 2021
An accident at a desk job?
Ashley Edwards of Prior, Criner & Edwards law firm discusses workers compensation law with Justin Humphries. They dive into mediation, how remote workers are covered under workers compensation and how claims are permitted in N.C.
March 04, 2021
Collaborative Divorce. Yes, it is possible!
Justin Humphries sits down with Board Certified Specialist and Family Law attorney Ashley Michael to discuss a different model of divorce-collaborative divorce. No judges, no courtrooms, just spouses or parents with specifically trained attorneys who all share the goal of cooperative decision making. This is the paradigm shift of non-adversarial and interest-based negotiation we have all been waiting for!
February 18, 2021
Do you have the insurance coverage you need?
In this episode of Objection to the Form Justin Humphries hosts April Jones of April Jones Insurance as they dive into the world of personal insurance. Umbrella coverages, the importance of disclosing tenant occupied properties, and ethical insurance practices are just a few of the topics they tackle. Tune in and learn something new!
February 10, 2021
It's a Seller's Market!
Travis Beatty of Remax Realty joins Justin to discuss how to evaluate an offer, negotiate due diligence and avoid common pitfalls in a seller's market.
February 09, 2021
Residential Mortgages and Your Credit Score!
Ben Hawkins of Cross Country Mortgage joins Justin to discuss wiring scams, credit score restoration, debt to income ratios, and how late payments can affect your credit score.
February 05, 2021
Business Consulting with Hank Harris and Will Oden
Will Oden and Hank Harris discuss their consulting venture, Wade and Smith Business Consulting. Strategic Planning, Human Resources, and Organizational Development are just a few of the topics they explore with Justin on this episode of Objection to the Form.
January 28, 2021
Real Estate Strategies in a Hot Market!
In this episode of Objection to the Form Justin talks with Jennifer Young of Nest Realty about buying and selling strategies during a real estate boom. If you are considering listing or purchasing a home in Southeastern North Carolina, give this a listen!
January 20, 2021
Real Producers publisher talks sales
Gabe Chandler, owner and publisher of the Cape Fear Real Producers and Brunswick Real Producers, talks about building community among real estate professionals. We learn how selling Cutco knives became an integral part of his entrepreneurial journey.
December 02, 2020
North Carolina Hemp Law Pioneer!
Justin's guest this episode is attorney Allen Trask. He, along with his law partner Tyler Russell, are pioneering a new area of law in North Carolina- Hemp law. Have you thought about growing or creating a product from this controversial plant? Take a listen, you'll find out all sorts of useful information regarding the Cannabis Plant and the legalities around it in North Carolina.
November 21, 2020
Let's talk about the mortgage BOOM!
Justin talks to Suzanne Neblett with the mortgage company Guaranteed Rate about the wild world of mortgage lending in Wilmington, NC. Real estate is booming and Suzanne gives us some great tips on getting the best service possible. Rates are at an all time low so it's a great time to buy a home or refinance!
November 07, 2020
Immigration Law with Vanessa Gonzalez
In this episode Justin talks to attorney Vanessa Gonzalez about immigration law and the unique obstacles facing people that immigrate to the United States especially in these challenging times.
October 25, 2020
White Collar Crime!
Justin talks to Patrick Mincey a white collar criminal defense attorney. They explore the world of white collar litigation both nationally and internationally. It's a fascinating topic. Listen in!
September 28, 2020
Brewery Law with Geoff Losee
Did you know there was an entire law niche for breweries? Neither did we! Justin talks with Geoff Losee with Rountree Losee, LLP about craft breweries and all the ins and outs of brewery law. What's the difference between a West Coast IPA and a Juicy IPA? Find out in this episode.
September 25, 2020
Crime and Punishment
In this episode of Objection to the Form Justin talks with Grayson H Cheek, PLLC. Grayson is a criminal defense and civil litigation attorney. They cover a lot of ground and answer your questions. Listen in!
September 17, 2020
Does your small business need workers compensation insurance?
Justin Humphries talks to Ryan Bisplinghoff with McAngus, Goudelock & Courie about workers compensation laws. You may be surprised that many small businesses need workers compensation insurance. Find out more on this episode.
September 08, 2020
Do you need to protect your million dollar idea?
Justin talks with registered patent attorney Russell Nugent about intellectual property law and small business start up law. Thinking about starting a business with your amazing idea or new invention? Take a listen and find out all kinds of useful information.
September 04, 2020
What do you know about Maritime Law?
Maritime Law with Seth Buskirk. Seth and Justin discuss admiralty jurisdiction, maritime law and answering cell phones at the Federal Courthouse. They also unpack strategy in maritime cases and take a call about "boat waking" cases.
August 24, 2020
What do you know about the North Carolina State Bar Association?
Justin welcomes special guest Steve Baynard with law firm Ennis, Baynard and Morton. Steve is the past president of the 6th district Judicial Bar. Justin and Steve discuss the N.C. State Bar Association, how it is organized and the resources available to attorneys in North Carolina. They also discuss civil litigation, insurance cases and several other interesting topics including "when animals attack"! What do you do if your pet monkey attacks the pizza delivery guy? You'll find out in this episode of Objection to the Form.
July 15, 2020
Justin and Jeremy talk jury selection and litigation
In this episode of Objection to the Form Justin speaks with Jeremy Wilson of Ward and Smith. They discuss the art of civil litigation and how to work with a jury in a case. As an attorney should you thank the jury? Find out.
June 26, 2020
Are you an entrepreneur worthy of an Angel Investment?
Justin Humphries talks to special guest Michael Cain with the Wilmington Investment Network, an angel investment fund he formed in 2004. Do you have an idea, an invention you want to offer to the world? Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Listen and learn! Patent attorney Russell Nugent joins in with great questions and advice.
June 17, 2020
Let's talk about Revenge Porn
In this episode of Objection to the Form your host Justin Humphries talks to guest Ryan Shultz with the Lea Shultz law firm about family law and the ins and outs of revenge porn! They also tackle some common misconceptions about divorce and separation in North Carolina. Tune in and learn something new. *The information, statements, comments, views and opinions provided in this podcast are general in nature and meant for entertainment purposes. Such information, comments, views and opinions, and the receipt of this podcast by any listener, are not intended to be and should not be construed as legal advice by The Humphries Law Firm or Lea/Shultz Law Firm. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever and in no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish an attorney-client relationship.
May 27, 2020
The Do's and Don't's of DUI's during Covid-19
Justin talks to criminal defense attorney Jimmy McGee about what to do if you find yourself in a sticky situation after a fun night out on the town. Speaking of sticky situations, did you know that a breathalyzer will register alcohol on your breath after eating a Honeybun? This fun fact and many more on this episode of Objection to the Form!
May 13, 2020
The World of Construction Contracts with Justin Humphries and Rebecca Knudson
In this episode of Objection to the Form Justin Humphries with The Humphries Law Firm and Rebecca Knudson with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog discuss entering into construction contracts and how they impact contractors, property owners, realtors and all parties involved in the construction process.
May 05, 2020
How Covid-19 is impacting legal issues
This is the first episode in the Humphries Law Firm's new podcast Objection to the Form. Managing partner Justin Humphries discusses legal questions that have been posed by several of his clients regarding Covid-19 in North Carolina.
April 30, 2020