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Jerome P. Trehy Jr.

Jerome P. Trehy Jr.

also known as Jay Trehy

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Insurance

About Me

Peer Recognitions:

Best Lawyers in America (Personal Injury and Products Liability)

N.C. Super Lawyers

American Board of Trial Advocates

Southern Trial Lawyers Association

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Personal Injury: 85%
    29 years, 600 cases
  2. Insurance: 15%
    25 years, 100 cases



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Dirk Julius Derrick

    I endorse this lawyer for his practice in personal injury!


    Dirk Derrick Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joel R. Rhine

    I endorse this lawyer. Jay Trehy is one of North Carolina's finest lawyers..


    Joel Rhine Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Jerome P Trehy, Jr, PA

7106 Wiley Mangum Rd
Bahama, NC, 27503




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Ebbie AwardNCAJ2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerJerome P Trehy, Jr, PA2014 - Present
AttorneyTwiggs, Strickland & Rabenau1988 - 2014
PartnerRuss, Worth, Cheatwood, Guthrie & Trehy1986 - 1988
Asst. Public DefenderFayetteville Public Defender's Office1983 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Federal Litigation SectionMember2013 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate2012 - Present
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupMember2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1988 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
NCAJMember1985 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
NCAJ Prima Facie Manual“Product Liability” and “Woodson Claims” chapters2012
NCATL Prima Facie Manual“Product Liability” and “Woodson Claims,” chapters2006
North Carolina General Practice DeskbookInsurance in Bodily Injury Matters chapter2004
North Carolina General Practice DeskbookInsurance in Personal Injury Matters1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Duke UniversityMathematicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Southern Trial Lawyers Association CLEPsychological Barriers to Mediation2013
Disbursements 2013: Everything But the Kitchen SinkERISA Plan Reimbursements: Now What?2013
Civil Masters in Advocacy SeminarDepositions for Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction2013
Got Resolution? How Litigators and Mediators Work Together to Resolve CasesMaking the Most of Your Mediation through Preparation and Planning2012
Discovery SeminarAdmissions2011
Workplace Injury and Products SoR SeminarThe New Products Liability Statute of Repose and Third-Party Claims from the Workplace Injuries: Practical and Ethical Implications2010
Products SoR SeminarThe New Product Liability Statue of Repose Practical and Ethical Considerations2009
Disbursements SeminarProducts SoR Seminar2009
The Application of the Public Duty Doctrine to Claims against State AgenciesSTCA and Public Duty Doctrine2008
Auto Products SeminarThe Main Defendants for Motor Vehicle Collisions Involving Catastrophic Injury or Death2008
NC Judges ConferenceAuto Products Seminar2007