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Attorney Robert E. Whitley Jr. is certified as a specialist in workers' compensation by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. The legal certification program assists in the delivery of high-quality legal services to the public by identifying those lawyers to who have demonstrated a superior level of knowledge, skill and proficiency in a specific field of law. As a Board Certified workers' compensation specialist, Robert E. Whitley Jr. can provide our clients with sophisticated legal knowledge in the area of workers' compensation law, as well as aggressive legal representation in court when need be.


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 40%
    21 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    21 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    21 years
  4. Social Security: 20%
    21 years



Contingent (25-35%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Whitney Jo Butcher

    Whit is a passionate representative of injured workers in his Workers' Compensation practice, and he works hard to represent his clients.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Benjamin Hogarth Whitley

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Contact info

Whitley Law Firm

2506 North Herritage St.
Post Office Box 5309
Kinston, NC, 28503

Whitley Law Firm

1702-A E. Arlington Blvd.
Greenville, NC, 27858

Whitley Law Firm

2424 Glenwood Ave.
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC, 27608



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerWhitley Law Firm1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
North Carolina Brain Injury AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Appalachian State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991