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At Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law, you work directly with experienced lawyers who understand
the complex needs of your case.

About Our Legal Team

Christopher L. Mewborn and Brett J. DeSelms were the founding attorneys of Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law. The firm originated in 1997 as Mewborn Law Office, later becoming Mewborn & DeSelms when Mr. DeSelms, a 2007 law school graduate, earned partnership status. J. Timothy Wilson, a law school classmate of Mr. DeSelms, joined the practice in 2018 and is now an owner as well.

Each of these attorneys are eastern North Carolina natives and distinguished graduates of The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in North Carolina. Each are firmly committed to the pursuit of excellence in providing quality legal representation to individuals, business and local government entities throughout eastern North Carolina and beyond. It is their mission to adhere to the strictest personal and professional ethics while delivering unfaltering dedication and client service.

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Christopher L. Mewborn

Attorney Mewborn has been practicing law in North Carolina since 1991. Mr. Mewborn clerked for the Honorable Sidney S. Eagles, former Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, for two years before entering private practice in the Raleigh area. He returned to his hometown of Jacksonville in 1997 to establish Mewborn Law Office and serve his community with quality legal representation through a general law practice. More recently, he teamed with attorney Brett DeSelms to create the law firm of Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law, which he co-owns.

Today, Mr. Mewborn maintains a busy real estate and workers’ compensation practice and also counsels clients in matters pertaining to civil litigation, personal injury, business and corporate law, and wills and estates.

Read more about Christopher L. Mewborn.

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Brett J. DeSelms

Originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, attorney DeSelms joined Mewborn Law Office in 2007, allowing our office to expand its general law practice to include civil litigation, criminal law and family law matters.

As a co-owner in the renamed Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law, Mr. DeSelms provides quality representation in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, business law, probate and civil litigation.

Read more about Brett J. DeSelms.

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J. Timothy Wilson

Attorney Wilson grew up on a farm in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and graduated from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2007. J. Timothy Wilson joined Mewborn & DeSelms in 2018 and is now a partner.

Read more about J. Timothy Wilson.

For more information about our associate attorneys, their careers and their accomplishments, please read the biographical links provided below:

To discuss your legal matter with an experienced lawyer in Jacksonville, contact us online or by phone at 910-225-4179.


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