Farris & Thomas Law
PLEASE NOTE: Our office remains open and available to serve you during the COVID-19 crisis. However, to keep our staff and you healthy, we do ask that business be conducted over the phone or via email if possible. We can also accommodate video conferencing as well. Please contact our office directly for options on making a payment.
Farris & Thomas Law

PLEASE NOTE: Our office remains open and available to serve you during the COVID-19 crisis. However, to keep our staff and you healthy, we do ask that business be conducted over the phone or via email if possible.  We can also accommodate video conferencing as well.  Please contact our office directly for options on making a payment.

Farris & Thomas Law
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  • Workers' Compensation
  • Major Civil Disputes
  • Appellate Law
  • Mediation
Albert S. Thomas, Jr.
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Major Civil Disputes
  • Appellate Law
  • Mediation
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals, Judge, 2001 to 2002
  • Seventh Judicial District, Chief District Judge, 1996 to 2001
  • State of North Carolina, District Judge, 1980 to 1996
  • Thomas and Farris, Attorney, 1975 to 1980
  • United Press International, Correspondent, 1969 to 1970
  • Wilmington Star newspaper, columnist and correspondent 1969-1984
  • North Carolina, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
  • Board of Directors, Executive Board, Wilson YMCA
  • Governor's Crime Commission, 1997 to 2002
  • Governor's Crime Commission, 2005 to 2009
  • Governor's Crime Commission, Executive Board, 1998 to 2000
  • State Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice, 1999 to 2001
  • North Carolina Supreme Court Custody Mediation Subcommittee, 1999 to 2003
  • North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission, 1999 to 2001
  • Conference of District Court Judges' Juvenile Justice Committee, Chairman, 1996 to 2000
  • Governor's Juvenile Code Revision Committee, 1977 to 1979
  • Guardian Ad Litem Advisory Committee, 1994 to 2000
  • Governor's Commission on Juvenile Crime and Justice, Code Advisory Committee, 1997 to 1998
  • Wilson YMCA Board, 2003
  • Y.O.U.T.H. of Wilson, Founding Board
  • Wilson Families in Action, Founding Board
  • Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 1988 to 1991
  • Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee, 1989 to 1991
  • St. Therese Catholic Church, Member, 1986 to 1988
  • Parish Advisory Council, Member, 1986 to 1988
  • Wilson County 4-H and Youth Advisory Board, 1979 to 1980
  • Wilson 2000 Board, 1987 to 1988
  • Wilson Police Project Turnaround Board, 1996 to 1997
  • Wilson Criminal Justice Partnership Advisory Board, 1995 to 2001
  • Nash Community College Criminal Justice Curriculum Review Committee, 1998 to 2000
  • Wilson County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, 1991 to 2001
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1975
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • A.B. - 1971
    • Honors: Honorary Journalism Society
    • Major: Journalism
  • Adjunct Instructor, Wesleyan College, 1987 to 1990
  • Adjunct Instructor, Barton College, 1978 to Present
  • Instructor, North Carolina Judges' Certification for Juvenile Court, 1990 to 2000
  • Juvenile Court Procedures, North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, 1992
  • Directed and wrote script for “Alternatives”, a juvenile law training film for the AOC
  • Kappa Tau Alpha