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About me

I am an attorney and partner at King Law Offices. I primarily practice in the areas of wills and estates, elder law, business law, municipal law, personal injury, civil litigation, and criminal law.


In addition to many other individual and corporate clients, I currently represent several municipal and local government entities, including the Town of Spindale, Town of Bostic, Chimney Rock Village, Broad River Water Authority, and Forest City Housing Authority.


I am Rutherford County and stay active in my community.  I am a member of Adaville Baptist Church in Spindale where I am a Deacon, Sunday school teacher, choir member, and youth small group leader.  I also serve on the Board of Directors for the Rutherford County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and previously served on the Board of Directors for Foothills Credit Counseling, Inc. I  live in Spindale with my beautiful wife, Lauren, and our son, John David.


Contact info

King Law Offices, PLLC

215 N Main St
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

King Law Offices

221 South Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC, 28150

King Law Offices

1320 West Poinsett Street
Greer, SC, 29650

King Law Offices

21 East Mills Street
Columbus, NC, 28722

King Law Offices

97 South Main Street
Marion, NC, 28752


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 26%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. State & Local Law: 24%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    John Padgett Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Margaret Jaynes

    John is very experienced in municipal law, representing many municipalities over his tenure as an attorney. From beginning to end, contracts are meticulously drafted and reviewed for ironclad enforcement. He is thorough in his work and fiercely defends his client's position -- from negotiating to enforcing contracts. I fully endorse this attorney.


    Margaret Jaynes Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker


SCGood Standing200607/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Superior Court MediatorNorth Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKing Law Offices2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMemberN/A
Christian Legal SocietyMemberN/A
South Carolina BarMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Richards vs Jolley, 703 S.E.2d 467N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Isothermal Community CollegeCriminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science DegreeN/A
Lees-McRae CollegeCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Appalachian School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A