ADCOCK Law Firm

                                             202 East Academy Street

Fuquay -Varina, NC  27526

919-552-6600

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

Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and beyond."

       

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

           email:john@adcocklawfirm.com      

                                              

 *Paula M. Whitsell-North Carolina Certified  Paralegal

                  email:paula@adcocklawfirm.com

 

  

 

 

 

 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 B. Humphries 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. 

 

Education

The Cecil B. Humphres School Of Law

Universtiy of Memphis

Juris Doctor

 1997-2000

 

The Catholic University of America

Master of Arts International Relations

 Washington D.C.  

 1993-1997

                         

Appalachian State University

Bachelor of Science

Double Major: Communityand Regional Planning and Geography

1986-1991

 

Memberships and Organizations

 

North Carolina State Bar

 

North Carolina Bar Association

 

Real Estate Law Section

 

Land Use Law Section 

 

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

 

 

 

Professional Background

 

John B. Adcock P.A. 

Partner and Attorney at Law

Fuquay- Varina, N.C., 27526

2001-

 

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

Cartographer

International Representative

VIP Tour Coordinator

Washington D.C. 

1993-1997

 

Harnett County Planning Department

Land Use Planner

Lillington, NC 

1992-1993

 

Town of Long Beach, N.C.

Land Use Planner

Long Beach, N.C.

1991-1992

 

Town of Boone Planning Commission

Appalachain State University Student Representative

Boone, N.C. 

1990-1991

 

Internships and Law Clerk Positions

 

United States Attorney's Office

Western District, Tennesse

Memphis, T.N.

1999

 

Cecil B. Humphies Fellow, University of Memphis School of Law 

1999-2000

 

Rosie, Lucket, Parker Ritter P.C.

Attorneys at Law

Memphis,  TN

1999-2000

 

Harnett County Planning Department

Internship

Lillington, NC

1989