Stephen Kearney
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  • Associate

Location:

Charlotte, NC

Phone:

Fax:

704-376-9330

Email:

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Born in Goldsboro, N.C. 1959. Graduated Goldsboro High School 1977. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English, Writing and Editing, N.C. State University, 1981. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) North Carolina Central School of Law 1988 Clerk to Judge Hugh A. Wells North Carolina Court of Appeals 1988-1989. Admitted to practice North Carolina State Bar 1989. Licensed to practice United States Courts for the Western District of North Carolina 1990. Licensed to practice United States Court for the Middle District of North Carolina 1990. Licensed to practice United States Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina 1990. Licensed to practice in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Licensed to practice United States Supreme Court. Assistant District Attorney for the 26th Prosecutorial District 1990-1996. Associate, Downer, Walters and Mitchener 1996-2002. Associate, Weaver Bennett and Bland 2003-2004. Solo Practitioner/Principal, Stephen W. Kearney Attorney at Law 2004-2013. Associate, the Law offices of Steven Meier PLLC 2013 - Present.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation Individual/Business 50%
  • Personal Injury 30%
  • Criminal Law General, Criminal law traffic, DWI, DMV hearings 10%
  • Domestic law 5%
  • Civil service hearings, Small claims 5%

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1988
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1981

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County, 3rd Vice President, 00/1991
  • Young Democrats of North Carolina, 9th District Chairman, 00/1991

Past Employment Positions

  • Stephen W. Kearney Attorney At Law, Attorney/solo practitioner, 2004 to 2012
  • Weaver Bennett and Bland, Associate Attorney, 2003 to 2004

Languages

  • English