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  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    27 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
    20 years
  3. Social Security: 20%
    15 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    27 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%
    27 years



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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102-E Elizabeth Street
Jacksonville, NC, 28540


ALAuthorized to practice law198807/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Peterman Law Firm, PLLC2006 - Present
PartnerJones, Garland and Peterman2000 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/A2011 - Present
National Trial Advocacy CollegeN/A2011 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeN/A1995 - Present
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersN/AN/A
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeN/AN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation SectionN/AN/A
North Carolina State BarN/AN/A
Alabama State BarN/AN/A
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/AN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Criminal Law SectionN/AN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Disability Advocacy SectionN/AN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Auto Torts SectionN/AN/A
Onslow County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Word Associaton PublishersHurt on the Job? Now What?2009
Word Association PublishersHurt in a Car Wreck? Now What?2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of AlabamaLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Clemson UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985