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I am a detail-oriented individual who works diligently to improve and perfect my craft both in order to provide effective legal representation to all clients in a highly competent and professional manner, and to benefit the practice of law in Eastern North Carolina.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Foreclosure: 20%
  3. Chapter 13: 10%
  4. Uncontested Divorce: 5%
  5. Other: 15%
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  • James Robert Cummings

    Russell has earned the respect of his peers. He always fights hard for his clients and is the consumate professional. If you a friend or a loved one has a litigation matter that needs serious attention then I would not hesitate to give Russell a call. He always does a great job!!!


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  • William Joseph Kennedy III

    Russell is measured and meticulous in his approach to litigation. He will lead you down the best path. I recommend him without reservation.


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Contact info

Harvell and Collins, P.A.

1107 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC, 28557-3753


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
5.0 Client RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateHarvell and Collins, P.A.2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2009 - Present
3B Judicial Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Phi Kappa PhiMember2008 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember2007 - Present
Phi Beta KappaMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Estate of Prest, 2011 N.C. App. LEXIS 1865 (2011)Order of Superior Court Reversed on Appeal
Pohlman v. Magen's Bay Homeowners Association, 738 S.E.2d 829; 2013 N.C. App. LEXIS 239 (2013)Judgment Affirmed for Defendant Association.
Worthington v. Worthington (Lenoir County 12 CVS 856)The Defendant's Motion to Dismiss was denied on this issue, and the case proceeded to trial, resulting in Judgment for Plaintiffs in excess of $200,000.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Harvell and Collins, P.A. Quarterly ReportDying Without A Will (Distributions Under NC Intestacy Statutes) (Co-Author)2013
Harvell and Collins, P.A. Quarterly ReportThe Limited Liability Company - An Extra Layer of Protection2013
Harvell and Collins, P.A. Quarterly Report9 Things to Consider When Making A Will2013
Harvell and Collins , P.A. Quarterly ReportGuardianship2012
Harvell and Collins, P.A. Quarterly ReportIntroduction to Eminent Domain Law2012
Harvell and Collins, P.A. Quarterly ReportIntroduction to Litigation2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillPeace, War and DefenseBA - Bachelor of Arts2006