William M.J. Farris

William M.J. Farris

Wilson, North Carolina
888-569-0691 (Toll Free)

Areas of Practice

  • Accident & Injury
  • Civil Trials
  • Condemnation
  • Criminal Trials
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2001


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Major: Law
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • 2012 Named Rising Star for Personal Injury Cases with Super Lawyers
  • 2011 Named Rising Star for Personal Injury Cases with Super Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 for 2012 and Civilian Commendation from the Wilson Police Department

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Wilson County Bar Association, Vice President
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • Fair View Nursery, Inc. (now DBL Investments Inc.), Board of Directors
  • Mediation Center of Eastern North Carolina, Board Member
  • Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Wilson, Board Member
  • Loyal Order of the Elks
  • St. Therese Catholic Church, Wilson, NC
  • Knights of Columbus (Catholic Church Service Organization), Member
  • Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board , 2011

Past Employment Positions

  • North Carolina Attorney General's Office, Consumer Protection Division, Clerk
  • N.C. State Bar's Third Year Practice Rule, Seventh Judicial District, Assistant District Attorney