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About me

As the son of a minister, I have always been dedicated to helping others. Since 1970 when I first became a lawyer, I have been privileged to represent thousands of people and make sure they were treated fairly.

I attended Wake Forest for college and law school; I met my wife, Kathy, on campus. We married after knowing each other 3 months and have been together now for more than 45 years. 

We have a wonderful dog, Jazzy, an 8 year-old mixed breed who is shown in a number of my TV ads.

I have been fortunate to obtain record verdicts in several NC counties. I have been recognized by both Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for many years for my abilities in Personal Injury Litigation and in Eminent Domain.

I believe stongly in fighting to obtain justice for our clients and am grateful every day for the opportunity to do so.


Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 20%
    45 years, 500 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    45 years, 500 cases
  3. Workers Compensation: 15%
    45 years, 500 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    45 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 35%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Edward K. Le

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  • Moseley Cary Collins III

    I endorse this lawyer. Michael has an excellent reputation as a personal injury attorney.


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Contact info

Mike Lewis Attorneys

285 Executive Pk., Blvd.
Winston Salem, NC, 27103


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Personal Injury LitigationSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Personal Injury ; Eminent DomainBest Lawyers in America2014
Tier One Best Law Firm: Personal InjuryUS News Best Lawyers2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
Outstanding Auto Tort LawyerNorth Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentMike Lewis Attorneys2010 - Present
PresidentLewis & Daggett1985 - 2010
PresidentLewis & Bowden1982 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Trial Lawyers AssociationPast MemberN/A
New York Trial Lawyers AssociationPast MemberN/A
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationPast MemberN/A
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationPast MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers Association, Professional Negligence SectionMemberN/A
Forsyth County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mark King v City Of Mt Airy et alsubstantial settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
Wake Forest UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Punitive DamagesPunitive Damages in DWI cases2010
DisbursementsStructured Settlements2005
Cutting Edge Issues in Land CondemnationWho can testify? Qualifying Expert and Lay Witnesses2004
Eminent DomainTrial Tips and Tactics2003
Eminent DomainAnatomy of an Eminent Domain Trial2003
Patrons RoundtablePersonal Injury Law1998
the nuts and bolts of handling personal injury claimsAddressing the Jury: Opening Statement and Closing Argument1990
Personl Injury LawDeveloping a Theme1990
Auto Torts IXStreamlining Your Personal Injury Practice," Auto Torts IX, Soth Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1986Streamlining Your Personal Injury Practice," Auto Torts IX, Soth Carolina Trial Lawyers Associatio1986