John Edwards

John Edwards


Edwards Kirby, LLP

Recognized since 1995

Raleigh, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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John Edwards is a skilled personal injury attorney in North Carolina and the founder of Edwards Kirby, LLP. With a background as a U.S. Senator for North Carolina, the 2004 Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, and a U.S. presidential candidate, John has long been a proponent for civil rights and protecting those who cannot stand up for themselves. He has been practicing law since 1978 and is an established trial attorney. At Edwards Kirby, LLP, he strives to provide clients with the dedicated legal advocacy and uncompromising representation they deserve. Call the firm to learn more or to schedule your initial consultation.

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Location

  • 3201 Glenwood Avenue
    Suite 100
    Raleigh, NC 27612

Languages

  • English

Education

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , J.D., graduated 1977
  • North Carolina State University, B.S., graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1977

Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates - Member

Edwards Kirby, LLP
Headquarters: Raleigh, North Carolina

3 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

3 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Raleigh (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Plaintiffs

$15 million settlement

Baby suffered a severe brain injury after a nurse failed to properly replace her breathing tube.

$30.9 million settlement

5-year-old girl lost most of her intestines when she was trapped in a defective pool drain at a neighborhood pool.

$13 million settlement

Infant who was permanently injured when EMS failed to adjust an oxygen tube that clearly dislodged, causing brain damage.

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