Michael P. Flanagan - Ward and Smith, P.A.

Michael P. Flanagan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Mr. Flanagan's practice experience encompasses years of representing lenders and creditors, some of which he has represented in many of the largest bankruptcy cases in North Carolina.  He has coordinated statewide representation in over 2,500 consumer bankruptcy cases and has managed foreclosures in all 100 counties of North Carolina.  Mr. Flanagan also has represented numerous banks in real estate, farming, and auto dealer workouts.  He has been a lecturer for the North Carolina Bar Foundation, as well as numerous trade groups, and is a former director and chairman of the Bankruptcy Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.  Mr. Flanagan has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillAB 1968The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D. 1971
•Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court•North Carolina Bar Association* Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions:

Client Comments

"Mike offer years of knowledge and a common sense approach to each case. He communicates clearly and outlines possible courses of action including costs, probability of success and potential exposure. Mike is focused on customer service, is easily accessible and returns calls promptly. "

"Michael is an outstanding lawyer. He is very experienced in workout and bankruptcy matters. Michael is a thoughtful thinker that has the best interest of his clients."

Office Location

120 West Fire Tower Road
P.O. Box 8088
Greenville, NC 27835-8088
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Raleigh Metro Area
Michael P. Flanagan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy