Philip A. Baddour Jr.

Philip A. Baddour Jr.

Location:
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Phone:
919-735-7275
Fax:
919-736-3297
Email:

Phil Baddour is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina School of Law (1967). He brings over 45 years of experience to his practice of Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability, Estate Litigation and Civil Litigation. Phil represents the Goldsboro Housing Authority, Wayne Community College and the Village of Walnut Creek. Additionally, he is a certified mediator and frequently mediates cases for attorneys across Eastern North Carolina.

A native of Goldsboro, Phil was formerly a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives where he served as the Majority Leader for two terms. Phil served as President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and as Chair of the Clean Water Management Trust Fund. He has served on the Commission for the Future of the Courts in North Carolina, the North Carolina Economic Development Board and the North Carolina Board of Transportation. Phil is past president of the Goldsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, the Wayne County Economic Development Commission and the Goldsboro Rotary Club. Also, Phil is a retired Colonel with the North Carolina National Guard, where he served as Staff Judge Advocate for the State of North Carolina.

Legal Memberships: North Carolina Advocates for Justice and North Carolina Bar Association.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1967

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1967
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • A.B. - 1964

Honors and Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • Wayne County Distinguished Service Award
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice Legislator of the Year
  • Eagle Scout
  • North Carolina Distinguished Service Medal, North Carolina National Guard
  • The Legion of Merit, US Army

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina House of Representatives, Former Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice , Former President
  • Clean Water Management Trust Fund, Former Chair
  • Commission for the Future of the Courts in North Carolina, Former Member
  • North Carolina Economic Development Board, Former Member
  • North Carolina Board of Transportation, Former Member
  • Goldsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, Past President
  • Wayne County Economic Development Commission, Former Chair
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Wayne County Military Affairs Commission, Member and Former Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Colonel with the North Carolina National Guard, Staff Judge Advocate for the State of North Carolina

Pro Bono Activities

  • Goldsboro Rotary Club
  • Wayne Mental Health Association
  • Wayne Chapter American Cancer Society
  • Wayne County Military Affairs Commission