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Joseph Peyton Tunstall III

Car accident Attorney at Raleigh, NC

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also known as Joe Tunstall


Licensed for 22 years

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Learn Joseph’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    60%
    Joe has handled all types of personal injury cases especially car/auto accident cases with well over fifty plaintiff verdicts, numerous arbitrations, hundreds of mediations and depositions and appeals to the NC Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

    22 years

  2. Personal injury
    20%
    Joe has handled all types of personal injury cases with well over fifty plaintiff verdicts, numerous arbitrations, hundreds of mediations and depositions and appeals to the NC Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

    22 years

  3. Social Security & Disability
    10%
    Joe has handled hundreds of social security cases from initial applications to hearing, appeal to the Appeals Counsel and cases in Federal District Court. He continues to represent select Social Security clients and argue for O'Malley Tunstall's clients in Federal District Court.

    22 years

  4. Workers compensation
    10%
    Joe has handled hundreds of workers' compensation cases with more than fifty six figure settlements for clients. He has also been published on the relationship between workers' compensation liens and uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage in North Carolina.

    22 years

Joe Tunstall was born in Washington, NC and attended Washington High School, where he was a member of the Pam Pack. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and of Wake Forest University with a Juris Doctor degree.

Joe Tunstall moved to Tarboro and joined Keel O'Malley, LLP in 2000. In 2006 Joe became a partner and the Firm was renamed Keel O'Malley Tunstall, PLLC. He practices in both our Raleigh and Tarboro offices.

Joe has extensive trial experience, including personal injury, vehicle accident, Social Security and Workers' Compensation cases, many before a jury. He has handled cases in Federal Court and argued at every level of the State Courts including the North Carolina Supreme Court. His practice areas include Personal Injury (injuries from car accidents and falls), Workers' Compensation, Social Security, and Civil Litigation.

Joe has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star in Personal Injury Law in 2012 and 2013.

He is also an active member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and has spoken at numerous continuing education classes for other attorneys.

 

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Licensed for 22 years
State NC
Status Active
Acquired 2000
Updated 10/03/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Joseph

O'Malley Tunstall
O'Malley Tunstall, PLLC
P.O. Box 1158
Tarboro, NC, 27886
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 25%-33%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • O'Malley Tunstall
  • 2010 - Present
  • Partner
  • Keel O'Malley Tunstall
  • 2006 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Keel O'Malley
  • 2000 - 2006

Education

  • University of North Carolina
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Leggett v. AAA
  • Settled

Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • 2013 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Workers Compensation Section
  • 2004 - Present
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Auto Torts Chair
  • 2014 - 2015
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Auto Torts Section
  • Vice Chair
  • 2013 - 2014
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Auto Torts Section
  • Secretary
  • 2012 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2014
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • 2012
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Publications

  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance in North Carolina
  • UM/UIM Coverage and Workers' Compensation Benefits Credits, Offsets & Reductions
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Trial of a Personal Injury Case
  • Trial of a Personal Injury Case
  • 2013
  • NCAJ Convention Civil Masters
  • Program Chair
  • 2013
  • Damages
  • Winning Claims Involving Diminution in Value
  • 2012
  • Bill v. Paid: Counting the True Cost
  • Seminar Chair
  • 2011
  • Disbursements
  • N.C.G.S. § 44-49, 44-50 and 44-50.1
  • 2009
  • Insurance Law
  • You’ve Maximized Your Client’s Recovery From All Available Insurance, Now What Do You Do? Liens and Distribution Issues
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (6)
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Friend
"A zealous advocate for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Car accident Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Joe is a skilled attorney that fights hard for his clients. He is ethical, fair and kind, an asset to our profession."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Joe is a terrific lawyer and has my highest recommendation."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Joel is a terrific lawyer whose care and compassion are matched by no other. His knowledge is admired and often requested to be shared. His clients and other attorneys respect him for hard work and professionalism."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Joe is an experienced litigator who has tried more cases in more counties in NC than many lawyers twice his age. I highly recommend him."
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Raleigh Car accident Lawyer Joseph Peyton Tunstall III
Joseph Peyton Tunstall III
Car accident Attorney
Raleigh, NC
Licensed for 22 years