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H. Edward "Eddie" Knox is the senior managing partner of Knox, Brotherton, Knox & Godfrey. He is a Board Certified Trial Specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Eddie was chosen by North Carolina attorneys and recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as a Legal Elite in 2003, 2005, and 2006. Eddie has an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is a "very high to preeminent" rating among his peers. He is also the recipient of the Super Lawyers Award for 2006 - 2011. In 2008, Eddie was inducted into the General Practice Hall of Fame by the North Carolina Bar Association.

Eddie was a Babcock Scholar and received his juris doctorate at Wake Forest Law School. He graduated from North Carolina State University as the Most Distinguished Graduate in the School of Education. Eddie served as President of both the Law School Student Body and the N.C. State Student Body.

Eddie has also served as chairman of numerous state commissions and local community organizations, including roles as a State Senator as well as Mayor of Charlotte, NC.

Eddie's active practice includes trial work in the area of personal injury, medical malpractice, workers' compensation and condemnation. He and his wife, fellow attorney Frances S. Knox, have been trying personal injury cases for decades with excellent results for their clients.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 90%
    53 years
  2. General Practice: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Knox, Brotherton, Knox & Godfrey

817 East Trade Street
Post Office Box 30848 (28230)
Charlotte, NC, 28202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer 2006-2011Super Lawyers2011
General Practice Hall of FameNorth Carolina Bar Association2008
Order of Service AwardNorth Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers2007
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America 2007-2008American Trial Lawyers Association2007
Legal Elite 2003 & 2005-2006Legal Elite2005
Outstanding AlumnusWake Forest University School of Law1982
Outstanding AlumnusNC State University1970
Distinguished Service AwardMecklenburg County1968
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/DeveloperVerdict Ridge Golf and Country Club2000 - Present
Senior Managing PartnerKnox, Brotherton, Knox & Godfrey1963 - Present
Mayor of Charlotte, NCCity of Charlotte, NC1980 - 1984
NC SenatorState of North Carolina1970 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina State BarMemberN/A
Mecklenburg County BarMemberN/A
North Carolina Advocates of JusticeMemberN/A
Mecklenburg County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Wake Forest University's Law Board of VisitorsMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1963
North Carolina State UniversityAgricultural EducationB.S.1960
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NC Academy of Trial Lawyers CLECLEN/A