Battle, Winslow, Scott, & Wiley PA Rocky Mount, North Carolina
1987 – 1994
Insurance defense litigation practice.  Represented defendants in many personal injury jury trials in North Carolina Superior Courts.  Handled insurance coverage issues, wrongful death matters, medicaid/medicare liens, and workers compensation issues.

Assistant District Attorney 7th Judicial District, North Carolina
1981 – 1987
Prosecutor in felony jury trials, including capital cases, iin Nash, Edgecombe, and Wilson Superior Courts.  Handled pleas and misdemeanor trials in District Courts.  From 1985 – 1987, lead prosecutor in Nash County Superior Court, coordinating all criminal case calendars and trials in Nash County.


Wake Forest University School of Law,  JD, 1980
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Catawba College,  BA, Magna Cum Laude, 1977
Salisbury, North Carolina

Whitener Award, 1977
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, 1977


  • North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators
  • North Carolina State Bar Association
  • 15B Judicial District Bar Association
    • Secretary/Treasurer 2008-2009
  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Secretary/Treasurer 2003-2008


Born in York, Pennsylvania
Married with two children:

Matthew attends Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia
Maggie attends Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania