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John Edwards To Open North Carolina Law Firm

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Raleigh TV station WRAL reported Monday that Edwards, his former partner David Kirby, and his daughter Cate Edwards will practice together at the Edwards Kirby law firm with offices in Raleigh and Washington, D.C. 

Edwards told the New York Times that the practice would focus on personal injury law, consumer rights cases and civil rights litigation.

The former trial lawyer indicated this summer that he would move toward opening a firm. It marks a return to the public eye for Edwards, who was acquitted of campaign finance charges last year in a trial that revealed his extramarital affair.

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