CLE: Post-Judgment Collection Procedures

Tuesday, January 10th, 2023

12:00pm – 1:30pm EDT

1.5 hours of General CLE credit (***pending approval by the North Carolina State Bar)

Cost: $65

Program Overview:

This presentation will introduce attorneys, paralegals, and laypersons to the requirements and procedures for enforcing civil money judgments in North Carolina.  The presentation will begin with collection of judgments and will then cover exemptions available under N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-362 and the North Carolina Constitution, and procedures for objecting to claimed exemptions. It will also cover logistical considerations for ensuring the Sheriff makes the most of a Writ of Execution, and supplemental proceedings available once the judgment creditor’s writ of execution has been returned wholly or partially unsatisfied.


Landon Van Winkle is an associate at Smith Debnam, and works within the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance & Litigation practice group where he assists clients with pre-suit negotiations and litigation in matters involving consumer financial services litigation and compliance and bankruptcy. His areas of practice are Consumer Financial Services Litigation & Compliance, Commercial Creditor Bankruptcy, and Commercial Litigation. A member of the Consumer Financial Services and Bankruptcy teams, Landon received his J.D. summa cum laude from Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance, with distinction, from the University of Hawai’i at West O’ahu. Following law school, Landon clerked for the Honorable Joseph N. Callaway, Bankruptcy Judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Prior to joining Smith Debnam, Landon represented both corporate and individual debtors in chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy cases and numerous individuals in consumer protection litigation.