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Joshua Bradley Farmer

About me

Joshua B. Farmer was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina, but has lived in Rutherford County since 1986.  Upon his admission to the bar, Josh joined the firm of Tomblin and Perry Attorneys in Spindale, North Carolina.  Currently, Josh is a partner in Tomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC.  Since beginning his practice, Josh has been serving the citizens of Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina for their legal needs. His practice focuses on bankruptcy matters and civil litigation.  This includes representing individual and business debtors in bankruptcy in their Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 matters.  He is married to Andrea G. Farmer and has one son, Thomas Bradley Farmer.


·        University of North Carolina School of Law

o   J.D. with High Honors – 2004

o   Class Rank – 5 of 235

o   Order of the Coif

o   North Carolina Law Review – Staff Member

·        Wofford College

o   B.S. in Business Economics – 2000

o   B.A. in Government – 2000

o   Honor Graduate Award – Highest GPA

o   Phi Beta Kappa




Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 35%
  2. Litigation: 30%
    12 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 25%
    8 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    3 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joshua R. Valentine

    As a long time friend of Mr. Farmer, I have had countless opportunities to witness both his character and legal skills. He is an extremely brilliant attorney who explores all aspects of every case, and will work tirelessly to insure his clients achieve the best outcome possible. He is an excellent trial attorney and is absolutely flawless in the courtroom. If I ever needed an attorney, Mr. Farmer would undoubtedly be my first choice. I endorse him wholeheartedly.


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  • Sergio Cabanas

    I endorse Attorney Farmer. He provides excellent responses on Avvo, and has superior legal credentials. He is an asset to the legal community.


    Sergio Cabanas Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC - Spartanburg Office

220 North Church Street
Suite 2
Spartanburg, SC, 29306

Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC - Rutherfordton Office

187 North Washington Street
Post Office Box 632
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC - Shelby Office

505 South Lafayette Street
Suite B
Shelby, NC, 28150

Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC - Morganton Office

204 East McDowell Street
Morganton, NC, 28655



SCGood Standing200508/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor - BankruptcyAvvo2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
High Honors graduation distinctionUniversity of North Carolina School of Law2004
Inducted into the Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif, UNC Chapter2004
Gressman-Pollitt Advocacy AwardUniversity of North Carolina School of Law2002
Inducted into Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa2000
Honor Graduate Award (Highest GPA)Wofford College2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFarmer & Morris Law, PLLC2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
US District Court - District of South CarolinaAdmitted to practice2009 - Present
South Carolina BarMember2005 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Rutherford County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
29-A Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
US District Court - Western District of North CarolinaAdmitted to Practice2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re (redacted)Clients saved their home from foreclosure
Art King, et alia vs. Palmeira Bradford, et aliaClients won after grant of directed verdict motion
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarIntroduction to the Bankruptcy Code & Rules2011
National Business Institute SeminarConducting the Initial Interview2011
National Business Institute SeminarEnsuring Ethical Conduct2011
Intercollegiate Studies Institute Monograph"How Free Enterprise Helps the Poor"2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Wofford CollegeBusiness EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Wofford CollegeGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Institute Annual MeetingKernels of Wisdom (for new bankruptcy attorneys)2011
Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy LawIntroduction to the Bankruptcy Code & Rules2011