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Amber W. Hughes, Martza J. Majstoravich, Edward L. Murrelle

Edward L. Murrelle

Edward L. Murrelle
  • Founding Attorney

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Wills & Estates
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Truck Accidents
  • Automobile Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

Biography

Mr. Murrelle spent 30 years defending insurance companies and their insured in automobile, trucking, products, and premises litigation. He also handled various complex litigation cases. For the last 20 years his practice has been limited to representing injured parties against insurance, business, and government, and other interests.

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • Juris Doctor - 1964
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1961
    • Honors: With Highest Honors
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1965
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1966

Professional Associations

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice - Member, Auto Torts and Medical Malpractice Sections.
  • North Carolina Bar Association - Member, Appellate Rules Study Commission - 1973 - 1975 and Board of Governors - 1978 - 1981
  • 3B Judicial District Bar of North Carolina, 1987 to 1994
  • American Bar Association - Member, Litigation, and Antitrust Sections
  • North Carolina State Bar - Volunteer Director, Positive Action for Lawyers Committee - 1987-1994
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Auto Torts Section
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Professional Negligence Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association, Heath Law Section, Present
  • American Bar Association, Tort Insurance Litigation Practice Section
  • North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1978 to 1981
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Health and Antitrust Sections, Member of Litigation
  • Guilford Scholarship Society, Member
  • North Caroline Advocates for Justice, 1994 to Present

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
  • Bar Register Preeminent Lawyer
  • Undergraduate - Graduated third place in class of 300.
  • Law School - Graduated first place in class.
  • Book Awards in Contracts, Agency, Insurance, Bailments, Equity and Criminal Law.

Classes & Seminars

  • US ARMY Russian Linguist, 1957-1959
  • Guilford College - Business Law - Instructor, 1972-1976
  • UNC Greensboro- Uniform Commercial Code - Instructor, 1983-1985
  • Visiting Professor, Center for International legal Studies (CILS)- Taught in Hungary, Poland and Russia, 2011 to Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Boy Scouts of America - Quartermaster Sea Scout Award, 1956
  • High Rock Yacht Club - Commodore, 1976-1977
  • Starmount Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1976-1983
  • Greensboro City Club, Greensboro, North Caroline, 1979-1998
  • Blue Ridge Retreat, Black Mountain, North Carolina - Trustee, 1985-2004
  • Hamshire Condominium Associate - President, 1984-1994
  • Morehead - Beaufort Yacht Club, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1997-2018
  • Carteret County Mental Health Study Commission, 2001-2002
  • Neuse Mental Health, Board of Directors, 2004-2005
  • Onslow - Carteret Mental Health, Board of Directors, 2004-2010

Past Positions

  • North Carolina Supreme Court - Law Clerk to Chief Justice Emery B. Denny, 1964-1965
  • Nichols, Caffrey, Hill, Evans, and Murrelle - Greensboro, North Carolina - Associate, Partner and Senior Partner, 1965-1994
  • Davis, Murrelle & Lyles, P.A. - Morehead City, NC - Senior and Managing Partner, 1994-Present

Languages

  • English