Trawick H. (Buzzy) Stubbs, Jr.

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Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in New Bern, NC

Stubbs & Perdue, P.A.
 | 310 Craven Street, PO Box 1654
New Bern, NC 28563
Phone: 252-631-9234
Fax: 252-633-9600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1967
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business
Attorney Profile

Trawick H. (Buzzy) Stubbs Jr. is the founder and senior partner of Stubbs & Perdue, P.A., in New Bern, North Carolina. Mr. Stubbs practices in the areas of bankruptcy, business law, civil law and federal criminal law, serving clients throughout New Bern. He has been a licensed attorney since 1967 and has more than 50 years of experience.

Mr. Stubbs has been board-certified in business and consumer bankruptcy law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization for more than 25 years. He is rated AV Preeminent* by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named one of the “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina and was the first recipient of the North Carolina Bar Association’s bankruptcy section’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Active in several professional organizations, Mr. Stubbs is a member of the Craven County Bar Association, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Federal Bar Association and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. He also belongs to the Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit.

Mr. Stubbs holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Duke Law Journal and was a member of the Order of the Coif. He is admitted in all North Carolina state courts and before several federal courts and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
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Bankruptcy (100%): Bankruptcy Law

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Trawick Stubbs, Jr.

Admitted: 1967, North Carolina

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  • Lifetime Achievement Award, NCBA Bankruptcy Section, 2012
  • Super Lawyers®, Business Edition for Business Bankruptcy, 2017
  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Legal Elite, Bankruptcy, 2007
  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, 2002 - 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Business Bankruptcy, 2018
  • Super Lawyers®, Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina, 2008 - 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Federal Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Federal Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court
  • North Carolina, 1967
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Craven County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Association for Justice

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Editorial Board, Duke Law Journal, Duke University Law School

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina, A.B., Major: History, Honors: Morehead Scholar, 1964
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Office Location for Trawick H. (Buzzy) Stubbs, Jr.

310 Craven Street
PO Box 1654
New Bern, NC 28563

Phone: 252-631-9234

Fax: 252-633-9600

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Last Updated: 9/17/2018

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