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About Me

I have lived in Wrightsville Beach area since 1995 and have litigated 100's of Civil Superior Court cases to resolution all over Southeastern NC .  My family and I are luck to call the Cape Fear region our home.


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Practice Areas


  1. Construction & Development: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases



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Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Amanda Bryant Mason

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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Contact Info

105 Burke Ave Ste E
Wilmington, NC, 28403-7240



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2012
AV Peer Review Rating Preeminent in legal ability and ethicsMartindale Hubble2011
Best Recommended Insurance AttorneysBest Directory1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerEnnis Baynard Morton & Medlin1995 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
NC Chief Justice Commission on ProfessionalismCommissioner2008 - 2011
NC 5th District Bar AssociationPresident2005 - 2006
NC Association of Defense AttorneysChair Construction; and Gen Liab sections1997 - 2012
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Reported CasesDefense Verdict
Reported CasesPlaintiff's Verdict
Reported CasesDefense Verdict
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Publication NameTitleDate
North Carolina Bar FoundationProfessionalism and the First Rule of Digging Holes2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillEnglishN/A1990
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NCADA Annual MeetingWhite v Collins impact on Construction Industry2011
NC Bar Leadership InstituteChair Bar Leadership Institute Annual Meeting2010
Bar Leadership InstitueLocal Bar Issues2009
3rd Judicial District MeetingProfessionalism in NC2009
NCADA Fall Meeting 2007General Liability Section Chair2007
CJCPChair Professionalism Continuing Legal Education2005
Young Lawyers SeminarChair Young Lawyer's Seminar2002
Young Lawyers SeminarHIPPA issues in Litigation2001