Page & Currin, L.L.P., is well versed in the laws and
regulations dealing with public utilities.
Attorneys at the firm have made numerous appearances
before the Public Service Commissions in North
Carolina and other states, the FERC and the FCC.
The firm regularly handles cases for utilities and/or
consumer groups in the following areas of utility
- electric certification, rates and complaint
- long distance telecommunications
- certificate and
- natural gas extension, rates and service policies
- regulated water and sewer systems
- cellular telecommunications
- competitive local service (dial tone)
- cable television
telephone and other utility services have become
necessities to modern residential and commercial life.
The firm's attorneys have years of experience in
crafting solutions to complex utility matters which
cut through the "red tape" and serve the interests of
utility and consumer alike.
Crisp, Page & Currin, L.L.P. is thoroughly
experienced in regulatory matters involving the North Carolina Utilities
Commission including electricity, natural gas, local and long distance
communications (landline and wireless) and water and sewer issues.
Robert F. Page was a member of the Commission’s Legal Staff from
1973-1977 as both Attorney and Hearing Examiner. From 1977-1980,
following its creation, Mr. Page was a Senior Trial Attorney for the
Public Staff – North Carolina Utilities Commission. From 1980 until
joining the Law Firm in 1982, Mr. Page was Chief Counsel of the Public
Staff. Mr. Page has represented both consumers and utilities in service
complaint proceedings, general rate cases, utility franchise (CPCN)
applications, generic investigations and tariff amendment/revision
matters. In addition, Mr. Page has handled numerous appeals from
decisions of the Utilities Commission, both at the North Carolina Court
of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. Mr. Page was counsel
for the Appellees in the Nantahala electric rates cases ultimately
decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986. Nantahala Power & Light Co.
et al. V. Thornburg, Attorney General of North Carolina, et al., 477
U.S. 902, 106 S. Ct. 3268, 91 L. Ed. 2d 559 (1986)