Russell L. Needell

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Russell L. Needell

Russ Needell was born and raised in New Jersey. As a young child he knew he wanted to be an attorney. His grandmother, grandfather, father and uncle were all practicing lawyers and he followed in their footsteps graduating from the Capital University Law School in 1981.

 He was licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in 1981 and Ohio in 1982, and is presently licensed and has practiced Law in North Carolina since 1993.

Upon graduation from Law School he was appointed to serve as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Richard J.S. Barlow in the New Jersey Superior Court. Thereafter, he served as an Assistant City Attorney in Columbus, Ohio from 1982-1984.

He entered private practice where he represented insurance companies and defended claims filed by injured people from 1985 -1992.

 Over the years it became apparent that insurance companies were not sympathetic or fair to those injured. Thus, in 1993, after relocating to Charlotte, North Carolina, he joined a Plaintiff’s law firm and began representing folks throughout the State seeking to obtain fair compensation for injuries suffered in automobile and trucking collisions, and by defective products, or as a result of work-related accidents [workers’ compensation attorney].

 Russ joined the Kellum Law Firm in 1997 where he has been a Shareholder and Trial Attorney and continues to take great pride in representing seriously injured client’s throughout eastern North Carolina for more than 20 years.

 Russ is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum having demonstrated excellence by achieving settlements in excess of $1,000,000. He is an active member of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers.

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Norman B. Kellum, Jr.

Norman B. Kellum, Jr.

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Mr. Kellum, Company owner/founder, practices out of New Bern, NC, and has been licensed in NC for 50+ years.
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John T Briggs

John T Briggs

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Mr. Briggs, our firm executive officer, with over 25 years experience, practices in the areas of Personal Injury Law.....

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Russell L. Needell

Russell L. Needell

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Mr. Needell has been licensed for 37+ years and has broad experience and capabilities in personal injury law.
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Jeffrey Warren Phillips

Jeffrey Warren Phillips

Attorney

Jeffrey Phillips handles cases in Personal Injury, Social Security and practices out of New Bern, NC. Mr. Phillips has been licensed for 15+ years.
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~ Attorneys 'Of Counsel' ~

Jennifer Boyer

Jennifer Boyer

Attorney

Ms. Boyer is our Workers’ Compensation attorney with over 13 years experience helping injured victims. Jen previously worked as Special Deputy Commissioner with the North Carolina Industrial Commission....

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Billy Strickland

Attorney

Mr. Strickland's focus is on Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Law. "I wanted to be the type of attorney that would help others through many of the obstacles I faced growing up".
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Eric Doggett

Attorney

Mr. Doggett actively practices in both federal and state courts, his focus being on personal injury.
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Jay Falk

Attorney

Mr. Falk practices in the areas personal injury, traffic matters, and social security disability. He is originally from Rocky Mount, NC.  and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Eric Meehan

Attorney

Mr. Meehan's has litigated personal injury, property damage and premises liability matters.
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Gene Britt

Attorney

Mr. Britt is a native of Wayne County, NC. His practice is a general practice with a focus on family/domestic law.
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~ Support Team Includes ~

Craig Keenhold

Firm Manager

Mr. Keenhold has steered the firm's operations for 17+ years, he has a B.S in Marketing from Plymouth State University.

Bryan Farquhar

Marketing Manager

Mr. Farquhar maintains oversight of all the Firm's Digital and Conventional Media Marketing activities.

Featured And Recognized

The National Trial Lawyers top 100
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys - 10 Best 2016
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys - 10 Best 2016
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys - 10 Best 2016
Martindale Hubbell Peer Reviewed
Rated by Super Lawyers
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Best Attorney of America
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Our Office Locations

219 Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28560

Directions

(252) 633-2550

5178-A Hwy 70 West
Morehead City, NC 28557

Directions

(252) 726-7000

501 SE Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27858

Directions

(252) 353-4100

4944 Windy Hill Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27609

Directions

(919) 803-1908
Fax 919-803-1908

118 Cardinal Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Directions

(252) 535-4444

445-A Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Directions

(910) 455-4546

1800 E. Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC 27533

Directions

(919) 722-6955

1213 Culbreth Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405

Directions

(910) 772-2242

1620 US-17 BUS
Williamston, NC 27892

Directions

(252) 789-4040

3250 Zebulon Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Directions

(252) 442-3975

219 Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28560

Directions

(252) 633-2550

 

5178-A Hwy 70 West
Morehead City, NC 28557

Directions

(252) 726-7000

 

501 SE Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27858

Directions

(252) 353-4100

 

4944 Windy Hill Dr.
Raleigh, NC

Directions

(919) 803-1908
Fax 919-803-1908

 

118 Cardinal Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Directions

(252) 535-4444

 

445-A Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Directions

(910) 455-4546

 

1800 E. Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC 27533

Directions

(919) 722-6955

 

1213 Culbreth Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405

Directions

(910) 772-2242

1620 US-17 BUS
Williamston, NC 27892

Directions

(252) 789-4040

3250 Zebulon Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Directions

(252) 442-3975

Kellum Law Firm's corporate headquarters is located in New Bern, NC and has offices around North Carolina, including Raleigh, Greenville, Jacksonville, Wilmington, and more. We provide local residents with legal services focusing on personal injury law including automobile accidents, social security disability, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, and more.

Our Corporate Business Address:

Kellum Law Firm

219 Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28563

Directions

(252) 633-2550