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Joshua Bradley Farmer

About me

Joshua B. Farmer was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina, but has lived in Rutherford County since 1986.  Upon his admission to the bar, Josh joined the firm of Tomblin and Perry Attorneys in Spindale, North Carolina.  Currently, Josh is a partner in Tomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC.  Since beginning his practice, Josh has been serving the citizens of Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina for their legal needs. His practice focuses on bankruptcy matters and civil litigation.  This includes representing individual and business debtors in bankruptcy in their Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 matters.  He is married to Andrea G. Farmer and has one son, Thomas Bradley Farmer.


·        University of North Carolina School of Law

o   J.D. with High Honors – 2004

o   Class Rank – 5 of 235

o   Order of the Coif

o   North Carolina Law Review – Staff Member

·        Wofford College

o   B.S. in Business Economics – 2000

o   B.A. in Government – 2000

o   Honor Graduate Award – Highest GPA

o   Phi Beta Kappa




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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 40%
    7 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    11 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 30%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Sergio Cabanas

    I endorse Attorney Farmer. He provides excellent responses on Avvo, and has superior legal credentials. He is an asset to the legal community.


    Sergio Cabanas Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Josh is an excellent attorney and very capable in a number of disciplines, including workers' compensation matters. I endorse this lawyer.


    Daniel Eller
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Tomblin, Farmer, Morris, PLLC - Rutherfordton office

187 North Washington Street
Post Office Box 632
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Tomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC - Spartanburg Office

220 North Church Street
Suite 2
Spartanburg, SC, 29306

Tomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC - Shelby office

505 South Lafayette Street
Suite B
Shelby, NC, 28150



SCGood Standing200511/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor - BankruptcyAvvo2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
High Honors graduation distinctionUniversity of North Carolina School of Law2004
Inducted into the Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif, UNC Chapter2004
Gressman-Pollitt Advocacy AwardUniversity of North Carolina School of Law2002
Inducted into Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa2000
Honor Graduate Award (Highest GPA)Wofford College2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerTomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2013 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
US District Court - District of South CarolinaAdmitted to practice2009 - Present
South Carolina BarMember2005 - Present
US District Court - Western District of North CarolinaAdmitted to Practice2004 - Present
29-A Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Rutherford County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re (redacted)Clients saved their home from foreclosure
Art King, et alia vs. Palmeira Bradford, et aliaClients won after grant of directed verdict motion
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarIntroduction to the Bankruptcy Code & Rules2011
National Business Institute SeminarConducting the Initial Interview2011
National Business Institute SeminarEnsuring Ethical Conduct2011
Intercollegiate Studies Institute Monograph"How Free Enterprise Helps the Poor"2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Wofford CollegeBusiness EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Wofford CollegeGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Institute Annual MeetingKernels of Wisdom (for new bankruptcy attorneys)2011
Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy LawIntroduction to the Bankruptcy Code & Rules2011