I have been practicing law in North Carolina since 1990 and am admitted to practice before the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District and Western District of North Carolina.
Before I began representing injured people in the mid-1990's, I worked for an insurance defense firm in Greensboro. In that role, I gained considerable experience in injury litigation and wrongful death. This experience is invaluable now as I take on the insurance companies in my representation of the injured.
I have a wife, Carla and a son and daughter.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Partner||Grimes Teich Anderson LLP||2007 - Present|
|Attorney||Town of Bakersville, NC||1995 - Present|
|Attorney||Brian A. Buchanan, Attorney at Law||1995 - 2007|
|Attorney||Henson Henson Bayliss & Sue||1992 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Member||1995 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Mitchell County Guardian Ad Litem Program||Attorney Advocate||N/A|
|Mitchell County Animal Rescue||Volunteer Attorney||N/A|
|Habitat for Humanity, Mitchell and Yancy Counties||Volunteer Attorney||N/A|
|YMCA - Mitchell County||Former Board Member||N/A|
|United Way - Mitchell County||Former Board Member||N/A|
|Spruce Pine Montessori School||Former Board Member||N/A|
|Spruce Pine Community Hospital Ethics Committee||Former Board Member||N/A|
|Wake Forest University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Appalachian State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1987|
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Tue Sep 19 2017
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