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Edward L. Powell

State, local, and municipal law Attorney at Winston Salem, NC

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 56 years
    State NC
    Acquired 1967
    Active No misconduct found

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Edward L. Powell
Suite 200 Park West
4400 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston Salem, NC, 27104


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Posted by Jeff | August 11, 2010
Excellent Choice!
I recently have the good fortune of being referred to Mr. Powell. My case was a civil matter that was of the most importance to me and the community I live in. Mr. Powell took my case, and we won. His knowledge of law, and preparation of the facts was far superior to my opponents attorney. More importantly I observed a man who not only is a very capable attorney, but one who is also very passionate. Mr. Powell is a man who fights for whats right, and does not consider you just another "deposit" in his checkbook.
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Posted by William | August 11, 2010
Civil Case
Ed Powell is one of the best and well informed when it comes to law. I have been in court on several occasions in Ashe County and Yadkin County with Ed Powell out performing thr other Attorney. I can truthfully say taht I am impressedwitjh Mr Powell and he always does his home work and has plenty of case law to back up his argument.
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Posted by Peggy | August 10, 2010
Personal experience review
Mr. Powell handled a civil case for me and a group of residents and it is now in appeals court and has done a magnificent job. He is very honest, very trustworthy, and the most knowledgable of the laws of any attorney I have ever known. He is also a very compassionate human being. I would never consider hiring anyone else for any legal need.
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  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Town Attorney
  • Town of Kernersville, NC
  • 2022 - Present
  • Yadkin County Attorney
  • Yadkin County, North Carolina
  • 2012 - Present
  • Partner
  • Melvin & Powell
  • 1992 - Present
  • President and General Counsel
  • Parks Leasing, Inc.
  • 1983 - 1988
  • Chairman
  • Forsyth County Republican Party
  • 1977 - 1981
  • Commissioner of Motor Vehicles
  • North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
  • 1975 - 1977
  • Board of Directors Member
  • North Carolina Board of Transportation
  • 1975 - 1975
  • State Representative
  • North Carolina General Assembly
  • 1972 - 1975
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  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1967
  • University of North Carolina
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1963


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • 1969 - Present
  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • 1969 - Present
  • Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission
  • Member of Board of Directors
  • 1975 - 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • North Carolina Board of Transportation
  • North Carolina Board of Transportation
  • 2016
  • North Carolina Commissioner of Motor Vehicles
  • North Carolina Commissioner of Motor Vehicles
  • 2016
  • TarHeel of the Week
  • Raleigh News and Observer
  • 1975

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Winston Salem State, local, and municipal law Lawyer Edward L. Powell
Edward L. Powell
State, local, and municipal law Attorney
Winston Salem, NC
Licensed for 56 years