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Leading Personal Injury Attorneys

John Edwards Toggle info

Founding Partner

About John Edwards

Edwards Kirby is led by John Edwards, a tireless proponent for social and economic justice. As a proven advocate who will fight for fairness, equality, civil rights and equal opportunity under the law, there is no attorney more dedicated than John Edwards.

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David F. Kirby Toggle info

Founding Partner

About David F. Kirby

Attorney David Kirby is consistently recognized as one of the most outstanding and accomplished trial lawyers in the United States. Following in the footsteps of his esteemed father, the former State Senator J. Russell Kirby, David is also one of the most respected and well-liked attorneys in North Carolina.

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Bill Bystrynski Toggle info

Partner

About Bill Bystrynski

Attorney Bill Bystrynski has spent his legal career representing clients who have been victims of negligence. Bill has successfully handled a wide variety of such cases, advocating on behalf of those severely injured or killed by drunk drivers, unsafe truckers, fraternity hazing, defective medical devices, unsafe working conditions, and other negligent acts.

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Cate Edwards Toggle info

Partner

About Cate Edwards

Cate Edwards represents individuals and groups who have been victims of civil rights violations and negligence by corporations. Her civil rights cases span a wide range of issues, including the provision of inadequate medical care to prison inmates, police abuse and misconduct, and imprisonment after wrongful conviction.

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Winston S. Kirby Toggle info

Attorney

About Winston S. Kirby

Attorney Winston S. Kirby is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, an association of legal professionals working to protect people’s rights through the community, education, and advocacy. His areas of practice include wrongful deathcatastrophic injuriestrucking accidentsautomobile collisionsmotorcycle collisions, sexual abuse, and products liability.

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Mary Kathryn Kurth Toggle info

Attorney

About Mary Kathryn Kurth

Mary Kathryn is a North Carolina native with litigation experience in cases involving serious injuries and medical malpractice. Mary Kathryn has committed her legal career to fighting for those who have been injured by the negligence of others. She is a passionate advocate who cares deeply about her clients.

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Kristen Beightol Toggle info

Attorney

About Kristen Beightol

Kristen began practicing law in 2001. She has spent most of her career representing people across the nation who have been catastrophically injured by the negligence of others. While she has largely focused in the area of medical malpractice, she has significant experience in other areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including nursing home, trucking and products liability litigation.

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Andrew Avram Toggle info

Attorney  

About Andrew Avram

Andrew Avram is a Raleigh native with litigation experience in cases involving serious injury, car accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, workplace and construction accidents, sexual assault and employment law – including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete agreements, and other business-related claims.

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Chuck Lollar, Sr. Toggle info

Of Counsel

About Chuck Lollar, Sr.

Charles “Chuck” Lollar, Sr.’s passion for property rights has encompassed his 40-year legal career. Since his first property rights trial while in law school in 1976, Chuck has concentrated his practice on real estate litigation, with a specific focus on the representation of landowners threatened by eminent domain and real property rights litigation.

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