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I was born and raised in the small town of Salem, Ohio, and then moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1980.  I graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Muskingum College in 1982 and earned my Juris Doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law in 1987.  I am licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and South Carolina.  In North Carolina, I am a state-certified Civil Court Mediator, as well as a Board-Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law.  In South Carolina I am certified as a Family Court Mediator.

My law practice has been concentrated in the area of personal injury since 1990, during which time I have successfully handled a wide variety of automobile accident, wrongful death, Social Security, worker’s compensation, and family law cases.

I am the proud father of twin girls. I am actively involved with my church, community and charitable organizations.  I have also been an enthusiastic rock and mountain climber for forty years and have also immersed myself in whitewater kayaking.  

I was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Access Fund, a national non-profit advocacy group.  I served many years on the Crowders Mountain State Park Advisory Committee, officiated as the President of the Carolina Climbers Coalition, and am a member of the Administrative Council of Gramling United Methodist Church.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    26 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 25%
    26 years
  3. Car Accident: 25%
    26 years
  4. Social Security: 10%
    26 years
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%
    26 years



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Contact info

Cobourn &Kyriakakis, LLC

114 Southport Rd
Spartanburg, SC, 29306-3816

Cobourn and Kyriakakis, LLC

543 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC, 28053

Cobourn and Kyriakakis, LLC

28 Schenck Parkway Suite 200
Asheville, NC, 28803



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lifetime Achievement AwardCarolina Climbers Coalition2014
Lifetime Achievement AwardAccess Fund2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCobourn & Kyriakakis, LLC2015 - Present
PartnerCobourn & Saleeby. LLP1999 - 2015
AttorneyHenson Law Firm1991 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Carolina BarMember2004 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember1990 - Present
Carolina Climbers CoalitionPresident2006 - 2008
Access FundRegional Coordinator1991 - 2001
Access FundBoard of Directors1991 - 1994
Publication nameTitleDate
Ground Up PublishingRumbling Bald Rock Climbs2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Muskingum CollegeBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1982