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Location:

Dunn, NC

Phone:

Fax:

(910) 891-1198

Email:

Gerald W. Hayes Jr., a native of Harnett County, attended U.N.C. Undergraduate and Wake Forest Law School, Primary areas of practice are criminal, traffic, personal injury, civil litigation, real estate, wills and estates.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal 70%
  • Personal Injury 5%
  • Civil 5%
  • Wills and Estates 20%

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    • B.A. Economics - 1966
    • Honors: Morehead Scholar Nominee

Representative Cases

  • In re Will of McCauley, 356 NC 91, 565 S.E.2d 88, 2002, Court_N.C.
  • State v. Pendleton, 339 NC 379, 451 SE2d 274, 1994, NC
  • State V. Pendleton, 335 NC 563, 441 SE2d 131, 1994, NC
  • Turlington v. McLeod, 323 NC 591, 374 SE2d 394, 1988, NC
  • Matter of Johnson's Will, 32 NC App 704, 233 SE2d 643, 1977, NC App
  • Ennis v. Garrett, 279 NC 612, 184 SE2d 246, 1971, NC
  • Allstate Ins. Co. v. Webb, 10 NC App 672, 179 Se2d 803, 1971, NC App
  • State v. Hargrove, 34 NC App 48, 237 SE2d 285, 1977, NC App
  • Roberts v. Whitley, 17 NC App 554, 195 SE2d 62, 1973, NC App
  • Naylor v. Naylor, 11 NC App 384, 181 SE2d 222, 1971, NC App

Representative Clients

  • Select Bank, Dunn NC
  • Godwin Manufacturing Co., Inc. Dunn, NC

Honors and Awards

  • Best Attorney Harnett County, NC; Public Vote, 2007-2009-2010-2012-2013-2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Harnett County Bar, President (1985-1986), Member 1969-present
  • Director Select Bank, Dunn, NC, 1999
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • First Presbyterian Church of Dunn, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Indigent Defense Harnett Co District Court, 1969 to 2007

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Upsilon
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity