Bentley Law Offices, P.A.
Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice Law; Wrongful Death; Personal Injury; Consumer Fraud, Predatory Lending and Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices; Commercial Litigation; Products Liability; Truck Accidents; Premises Liability and Inadequate Security
Admitted: 1971, Alabama; 1974, North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Law School: University of Virginia, J.D., 1971
Member: North Carolina Bar Association (Member, Health Law and Litigation Sections); North Carolina State Bar; Alabama State Bar; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers (Trustee, Political Action Committee, 1989-1991; Professional Negligence Section); American Association for Justice (Member: Breast Cancer Litigation Group; HMO Litigation Group; Professional Negligence Section); American Board of Trial Advocates, Eastern North Carolina Chapter; National Crime Victim Bar Association.
Biography: Adjunct, Assistant Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law, 1976-1978; Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1988-1998; Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Programs: American Bar Association Section of Litigation, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Black Lawyers’ Association, Professional Education Seminars, Inc.; Certified Mediator, Dispute Settlement Commission; Vice-President, Financial Protection Law Center, 2001-; Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2000; recertified 2005.
Born: Louisville, Kentucky, January 27, 1946
“AV” Martindale-Hubble rating, highest peer rating for legal ability and ethics.