Seasoned North Carolina Attorneys Go to Battle for You
Smithfield’s civil litigation solution
Established in 1975, the Smithfield, North Carolina firm of Spence, Carter & Reed, P.A. has served the civil litigation needs of Johnston County and its surrounding areas for more than three decades. People have come to know us for our honest and straightforward manner, aggression in the courtroom and compassion for our clients and their families.
Ties to the community
Robert A. Spence, Jr. was born and raised in Johnston County, North Carolina. He understands its people and their needs, and he has spent the last three decades of his life gaining an intimate knowledge of the North Carolina court system. He has served as the town attorney for Pine Level (1972–2001), Smithfield (1996–) and Princeton (1995–).
A civil practice for all
As a general civil practice, we handle all types of cases — but more specifically, what we do is help people to solve problems and resolve conflicts. Human beings are social animals, needing to interact with one another. We will represent your interests in court, and we’ll really get a sense of who you are as a person and what caused the issue in the first place. Only then can we provide truly effective counsel.
One of the most important assets a good attorney will have is courtroom-tested experience. When your finances, your family, your home and your future are on the line, you want someone who has been there before and knows the lay of the land.
Robert A. Spence is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® — the highest recognition possible in the legal industry — for his professionalism and ethics.
As of May 1, 2013, Attorney Tom Berkau will be joining the firm. With Tom on the team, we will have a combined 78 years’ worth of experience. You can put it to use for your legal battle.
With our vast experience in civil litigation, you can rely on us to help resolve even the most complex of cases. We are able to handle more-advanced issues than many other firms because we won’t shy away from the hard work and the long nights spent poring over documents, looking for inconsistencies and preparing ourselves to represent you to the best of our abilities
Representing the people of Johnston County
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Make an appointment for an initial consultation with North Carolina’s Spence, Carter & Reed, P.A.
At our conveniently located Smithfield, North Carolina office, for a $100 consultation fee, we will perform a preliminary analysis of your case and discuss ways in which we might be helpful to you. When we dissect your legal issue, we take a 360° view of the challenge. We look for inconsistencies in the evidence or testimony, holes in the timeline and incorrect dollar amounts in the financials. We use this information to think as the opposing counsel will. That way, when they argue against us, we are fully prepared to rebut their statements. You deserve dedicated legal advice. To schedule your appointment, call us at 919-934-1149 or simply contact us online.