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Robert J. Lingle

Robert J. Lingle

also known as R. J. Lingle, Joe Lingle

Practice areas:

Business, Employment & Labor, Elder Law, Wrongful Death

About Me

NC Resident / 

Member: Oak Ridge United Methodist Church / 

President, Board Member: Oak Ridge, Colfax, Greensboro Home/Real Property Owners Associations


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Business: 50%
    24 years, 300 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
    24 years, 600 cases
  3. Elder Law: 15%
    8 years, 100 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    24 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    I have known Joe personally and professionally for over 25 years. Like other exceptional lawyers, he has the ability to actively listen to his client, understand issues, and provide practical, tactical advice while still keeping his focus on his client's overall strategic goals.


    Jeffrey Smith
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Puryear and Lingle P.L.L.C.

5501 Adams Farm Lane-Unit E
Greensboro, NC, 27407




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MemberNorth Carolina Law Review1991
Managing EditorAcademia - American Association of University Professors1990
BV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney, Member-ManagerPuryear and Lingle, PLLC1995 - Present
AttorneyLaw Firm1991 - 1995


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greensboro Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Bar Association, Entertainment LawMemberN/A
North Carolina Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Farr Assocs., Inc. v. Baskin, 138 N.C. App. 276; 530 S.E.2d 878N/A
Peterson v. Robertson, M.D.N.C. 6:95CV00450N/A
Smalley v. Streuli Sales, Inc., M.D.N.C., NO. 1:98CV01066N/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Employment Law IssuesEmployment Practice Issues and Protecting Business Interests2003
North Carolina Tort LawBusiness Torts1992


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor With Honors1991
University of North Carolina, CharlotteN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts - Magna Cum Laude1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Planning for the FutureEstate Planning2013
CLEProtecting Business Interests - Non-compete Agreements and Their Enforcement, Protection of Trade Secrets2003
CLEEmployment Practice Issues - Compensation Policies, Progressive Discipline Theory and Practice, Performance Evaluations2003
MeetingGender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment1998