Lynwood P. Evans

Lynwood P. Evans

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Recognized since 2013

Greenville, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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Lynwood leads the litigation practice. His practice experience encompasses a wide variety of civil litigation in both state and federal courts. He has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including depositions, hearings, and mediations, as well as, arbitrations, appeals, and cases tried to jury verdict. Lynwood also counsels individuals and businesses who are currently involved, or could potentially become involved, in litigation. He also provides national pre-suit negotiation and litigation management services. He has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law.

Contact & Links
  • 120 West Fire Tower Road
    P.O. Box 8088
    Greenville, NC 27835-8088
  • Campbell University, J.D., graduated 1999
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BS, graduated 1996
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina, 1999
  • * Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions: -;; and
  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court - Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice - Sections: Auto Torts; Professional Negligence
  • North Carolina Bar Association - Section: Litigation (council member)
  • Pitt County Bar Association - president 2006-2007; vice president 2005-2006; secretary 2005-2006; treasurer 2004-2005
  • St. James United Methodist Church - past chair finance committee, past chair administrative board, past member stewardship committee, founding member of endowment committee, past building campaign co-chair, past secretary of board of trustees
  • University Kiwanis Club - past project chairman; past membership chairman; past program chairman; past president
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • All state courts in North Carolina

Ward and Smith, P.A.
Headquarters: New Bern, North Carolina

44 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Special Focus:
  • COVID-19
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers®, 2013-2024

  • Litigation Counsel of America Follow, 2019
  • "Legal Elite," Business North Carolina, 2015, 2023
  • "Super Lawyer," North Carolina Super Lawyers?, 2015-2019

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2019

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Road to Recovery

by Jeremy M. Wilson and Lynwood P. Evans

If you’ve been involved in a car wreck, shock and adrenaline might keep you from thinking clearly. Here’s a list of the important things you need to do in the immediate aftermath to ensure the quickest recovery, both physical and financial.

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