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About Me


• Born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina
• Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in Political Science and Business Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1980
• Degree of Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1983
• While at Wake Forest, he was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review from 1981 to 1983
• Author of “A New Standard for the State’s Battle Against Pornography-New York v. Ferber,” 19 Wake Forest Law Review 95, 1983
• Admitted to the North Carolina State Bar and U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina in 1983
• Member of Gaston County Bar Association
• Member of the North Carolina Bar Association
• Member of the North Carolina Associates for Justice 
• Certified Superior Court Mediator
• Began the general practice of law in 1983 at his present location at 211 W. Third Avenue, Gastonia, North Carolina. 
• Concentrates in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation and family law.



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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Workers Compensation: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Robert. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ferguson and McGraw

211 West Third Avenue
Gastonia, NC, 28052



Professional Misconduct

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina State BarMemberN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of North Carolina, CharlottePolitical Science and Business AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1980