Smile Train Trains Local Cleft Surgeons

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A graduate of the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in North Carolina, Bryce Neier has litigated both criminal defense and civil litigation here and abroad since 1992. Bryce Neier also supports such charitable organizations as Smile Train, which provides cleft palate surgeries for children in need. Thanks the support of 2.7 million donors, Smile Train has developed a network of partners and programs in 90 countries worldwide and performed more than a million cleft palate surgeries.

Smile Train recognizes that cleft palate surgery is just the beginning for the children it serves, and so offers ongoing support in the form of dental and orthodontic care and speech therapy. In addition, Smile Train provides extensive training for surgeons and medical professionals in more than 140 countries, ensuring their ability to continue caring for the local community. In the past 17 years, Smile Train has provided tens of thousands of free scholarships, workshops, symposiums, and training resources.


Author: Bryce Neier

Attorney Bryce Neier practices through his private firm, The Law Office of Bryce D. Neier, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Focused on issues that strongly effect families, Neier has chosen to center his practice on complex divorce proceedings and child custody issues, and involves himself in many aspects of civil rights litigation. He regularly contributes his time to the Alliance Defense Fund to help protect concepts such as religious freedom and traditional family values. Neier brings real-world experience to the table outside of the legal field. Prior to attending law school, Bryce Neier, a nominee to the United States Military Academy at West Point, attended Stetson University on an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship. After receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance, Neier served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany for five years. He received both an Army Achievement Medal and an Army Commendation Medal and attained the rank of Captain before leaving active duty to pursue a legal career. A member of the North Carolina State Bar, Neier completed his Juris Doctor through Campbell University School of Law in Buies Creek, North Carolina. With professional experience spanning two decades, Neier began his career during his final year of law school when he served as a Law Clerk for the U.S. Attorneys for the Eastern District of North Carolina and the District of South Carolina. Upon the completion of his degree, he was appointed to an Assistant Public Defender position in the state of North Carolina. He later went on to practice as an Associate at the Law Office of H. Terry Hutchens; from there he went on to practice as a Partner at The Law Firm of Brown and Neier. Bryce Neier attends Hay Street United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Neier also regularly contributes to multiple charities including the ChildFund, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Smile Train Inc., an organization that helps to provide cleft lip and palate surgeries for children in developing countries.

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