Adcock Law Firm

202 East Academy Street

Fuquay -Varina, NC  27526


 "Our staff is dedicated to providing excellent service for our clients in

Southwest Wake County ."


  *John B. Adcock - Board Certified Specialist in Real Property Law                                        



 *Paula M. Whitsell-North Carolina Certified  Paralegal







 John B. Adcock graduated from Fuquay-Varina High School.   He then  attended Appalachian State University.  John lived in Washington D.C.  early on in his career while working for the Department of Defense  as an analyst while obtaining his Master's Degree from Catholic University.    After graduating from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in Memphis T.N., he moved back to Southern Wake County  in the year 2000.  Since then he has successfully represented a wide range of clients stretching from the mountains to the coast. In 2008 John was voted the "Best Attorney in Holly Springs".  Cary Magazine recognized Adcock Law Firm with an honorable mention for Best Attorney of Western Wake in the spring of 2016.   In November of 2016 he was recognized as a Board Certified Specialist in Real Property Law- Business, Commercial and Industrial Transactions by the North Carolina State Bar.   His primary focus in practice is Real Estate, Civil Litigation and Real Property. 



The Cecil C. Humphreys School Of Law

Universtiy of Memphis

Juris Doctor



The Catholic University of America

Master of Arts International Relations

 Washington D.C.  



Appalachian State University

Bachelor of Science

Double Major: Communityand Regional Planning and Geography



Memberships and Organizations


North Carolina State Bar


North Carolina Bar Association


Real Estate Law Section


ALTA - American Land Title Association


North Carolina Association of Muncipal Attorneys


 Voted Best Attorney in Holly Springs for 2008




Civic Activity


Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce

Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce

Apex Chamber of Commerce 

Member Holly Springs United Methodist Church

 Fuquay-Varina High School Athletic Booster

Golden Hawks Booster Club, Holly Springs High School 



Professional Background


John B. Adcock P.A. 

Partner and Attorney at Law

Fuquay- Varina, N.C., 27526



Admitted to North Carlina State Bar

Admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina


U.S. Department of Defense

National Imagery and Mapping Agency


International Representative

VIP Tour Coordinator

Washington D.C. 



Harnett County Planning Department

Land Use Planner

Lillington, NC 



Town of Long Beach, N.C.

Land Use Planner

Long Beach, N.C.



Town of Boone Planning Commission

Appalachain State University Student Representative

Boone, N.C. 



Internships and Law Clerk Positions


United States Attorney's Office

Western District, Tennesse

Memphis, T.N.



Cecil C. Humphreys Fellow, University of Memphis School of Law 



Rosie, Lucket, Parker Ritter P.C.

Attorneys at Law

Memphis,  TN



Harnett County Planning Department


Lillington, NC