Our Practice Areas

Shipman & Wright’s wide array of practice areas gives our clients with practical experience and sound legal advice. Lawyers across practice areas collaborate to address every aspect of a complex problem to do what’s best for the our clients.

When you are facing any kind of legal matter, you need a team of dedicated and committed lawyers who understand that your case is not a number. Its your life, its your livelihood and its your family.

Our firm’s lawyers understand and appreciate the extent to which the settlements and outcomes of matters can affect the lives of our clients. Its through this understanding that we instill everyone of our attorneys and legal assistants to do all in their power to ensure the client’s needs are met with all that we do. We maintain

We understand the extent to which the outcomes of clients’ cases affect their lives. This is why it is so important to each and every member of our team that we do everything in our power to ensure that their needs are met and their goals are kept in mind at all times.

To do this, we maintain consistent communication with our clients to keep them apprised of facets of their case. Also, we appreciate that every single legal matter is unique and we work hard to provide them with customized solutions keeping their best interests in mind throughout the decision making process.

Our firm handles personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, business law, construction litigation, homeowner’s association law, estate/tax planning, family law, and workers’ compensation.

At Shipman & Wright, our Wilmington lawyers are committed to working diligently on your behalf and helping to defend your best interests.

We invite you to learn more about the firm, our lawyers and our practice areas by browsing through each of our focused practice areas.

PERSONAL INJURY
PERSONAL INJURY

Shipman & Wright represents personal injury victims throughout southeastern North Carolina in wrongful death and personal injury claims.

WRONGFUL DEATH
WRONGFUL DEATH

Shipman & Wright represents families that have suffered the tragic loss of a loved one due to someone else's negligence. In these difficult times, it's critical to have smart, tough, and effective legal representation.

BUSINESS LAW
BUSINESS LAW

If you’re starting a business in North Carolina, we can explain the options so you can make an informed decision based on your needs and goals. Owners of businesses large and small turn to Shipman & Wright for their litigation needs when disputes arise.

CONSTRUCTION LAW
CONSTRUCTION LAW

Shipman & Wright has experience representing clients involved in a wide array of projects nationwide, including single family residential, multi-family, commercial and governmental.

HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCATION LAW
HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCATION LAW

We represent homeowners associations in litigation with developers, and counsel HOA boards about governance and operations. HOA law includes the creation of organizations and enforcement of their rules.

ESTATE/TAX PLANNING
ESTATE/TAX PLANNING

No matter your age or concerns, we are dedicated to building long-term relationships that will help you achieve your goals. It's important to have a team that fully understands today’s tax laws and can develop an effective plan to maximize benefits, avoid pitfalls, and plan for a solid financial future.

FAMILY LAW
FAMILY LAW

The issues in family law can be sensitive. A seasoned family law attorney is essential to navigating the many challenges in divorce, equitable distribution, child custody and other family matters.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

If you’ve been injured in a serious accident at work, you need a dedicated legal team that will help injured and disabled workers recover after a workplace injury. As one of the leading workers' compensation law firms in the region, Shipman & Wright is committed to making your life easier during a difficult time.

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