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I handle most types of serious personal injury cases throughout North Carolina, but I am also licensed in Florida, where I continue to handle select cases. I hold two board certifications as a civil trial expert: one by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and one by the Florida Bar. I have obtained an "AV Preeminent" rating from confidential reviews by my peers and judges. This is the highest rating a lawyer can have under the Martindale-Hubbell rating system and it is based on a lawyer's proven legal ability and ethics.

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Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 40%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    2 years
  3. Dog Bite: 15%
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 10%
  5. Brain Injury: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

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    I endorse this lawyer. I am an "av" rated lawyer with 33 years;' experience in the litigation & trial of injury matters, representing the insured defendants of most every major insurer & victim plaintiffs. I recently tried a difficult case against Mr. Maurer in Orlando Circuit Court. I was profoundly impressed with Mr. Maurer's professionalism, integrity, ethics, skill as a trial lawyer & extraordinary courtesy, while never compromising his aggressive advocacy of his client. I confidently give Mr. Maurer the highest of recommendations for any matter..

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    Peter Mittenthal Litigation Attorney
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  • Jedediah A Main

    I know Mike from his days at the State Attorney's Office, and I have always known him to be a hardworking, thorough, and diligent attorney. He is a fierce opponent in the courtroom, but this is tempered with a charismatic personality. I highly endorse Mike.

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    Jedediah Main Car accident Attorney
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Contact info

Maurer Law

1511 Sunday Dr #302
Raleigh, NC, 27607

Maurer Law

2530 Meridian Parkway
Suite 300
Durham, NC, 27713

Maurer Law

7800 Airport Dr.
#401
Greensboro, NC, 27409

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive201107/19/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200606/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Board Certification in Civil Trial Law - StateBoard of Legal Specialization and Education (Florida)2013
Board Certification in Civil Trial Law - NationalNational Board of Trial Advocacy/National Board of Legal Specialty Certification2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMaurer Law2014 - Present
AttorneyThe Trial Professionals, P.A.2012 - 2015
Insurance Defense Trial Attorneyfirst at GEICO, then STATE FARM2008 - 2012
DWI and Felony Prosecuting Attorney (CLI in 2005)State Attorney's Office 9th Judicial Circuit2005 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2014 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
10th Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motor Vehicle Accidentconfidential settlement for 19 times client's out of pocket medical expenses
Motor Vehicle Accidentconfidential settlement for 13 times client's medical expenses
Motor Vehicle AccidentSettlement for 16 times the insurance company's offer to client before hiring our firm.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial Briefs (NCAJ)Making and Preserving the Record: A Few Things They Don't Teach You in Law School2016
Barry Law ReviewDesperate Times, Desperate Measures: The Need for Consistent Standards in the Treatment of U.S. Citizens Designated “Enemy Combatants2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Florida State University College of LawCriminologyB.S.1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Auto Injury Litigation: The Ultimate GuideMoving Your Case to Settlement and Maximizing Value2016
Auto Injury Litigation: The Ultimate GuideNegotiating with Insurance Companies2016
Auto Injuries: Advanced Plaintiff's StrategiesInsight From Insurance Defense2015
Auto Injuries: Advanced Plaintiff StrategiesAdvanced Subrogation2015
Georgetown Law School - NITA ProgramBuilding Trial Skills2011