Robert A. Farris Jr.

Robert A. Farris Jr.

Location:
Wilson, North Carolina
Phone:
252-360-1339
888-569-0691 (Toll Free)
Fax:
252-291-8826
Email:

Robert A. Farris Jr. is a member of The American Association for Justice. The Association is a national organization composed of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.  

Areas of Practice

  • Business Organizations
  • Condemnation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI/DWI
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Trusts
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Wills
  • Workers' Compensation Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wilson County Bar Association, Former President
  • Seventh Judicial District Bar, Former President
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice (formerly North Carolina Trial Lawyers Association)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member
  • Downtown Redevelopment, Wilson, North Carolina, Former Board of Directors and Executive Board
  • Wilson Educational Opportunities, Inc. - Hattie Daniels Day Care Center, Board of Directors
  • Loyal Order of the Moose
  • Loyal Order of the Elks
  • Knights of Columbus
  • PAD Legal Fraternity
  • Wilson OIC Board of Directors, Charter Member
  • Wilson OIC Board of Directors, Chairman, 1983 - Present
  • OIC of America, National Executive Board of Directors, 1984 - 2008
  • OICA, Regional Vice Chairperson, 1990 - 2000
  • St. Therese Catholic Church, Wilson, NC
  • Parish Advisory Council, Former Chairman
  • St. Therese Catholic School, Wilson NC, School Advisory Committee, 2008 - Present
  • North Carolina Education Lottery Commission, 2005 - Present
  • North Carolina Education Lottery Commission, Chairperson, 2009 - Present
  • Sallie B. Howard Charter School, Board of Directors