Douglas Q. Wickham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Wickham Law
 | 4509 Creedmoor Rd, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919-239-0488
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Education: Yale Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (80%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Douglas Q. Wickham is the founder and owner of Wickham Law in Raleigh, North Carolina. Board certified in business bankruptcy law and consumer bankruptcy law by the North Carolina State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Wickham has more than 53 years of legal experience, making him one of the most experienced and effective bankruptcy attorneys in the state.

Throughout his long and distinguished legal career, Mr. Wickham has helped thousands of clients find the relief they seek for their overwhelming debt, and he has received many awards and honors for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities. Of note, Mr. Wickham holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as Superb ratings on Avvo and numerous five-star reviews from his satisfied clients.

A 1963 graduate of Yale University, Mr. Wickham returned to his alma mater and obtained his LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1966, and obtained his license to practice from the Illinois State Bar Association that same year. He then earned his LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1971. The North Carolina State Bar admitted him to practice in 1987, and he is also licensed to practice in Tennessee as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field and possessing a deep passion for educating others, Mr. Wickham served as a law professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law for 15 years, and he has numerous publications to his credit involving a variety of topics related to bankruptcy law.

Active in his legal community, he is a member of the North Carolina State Bar's Bankruptcy Section, and he has served on a number of the organization's committees over the years. He has also served on the business bankruptcy and commercial financial services committees of the American Bar Association, and the Wake County Bar Association recognized him in 2018 as a 50-year practicing lawyer.

*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
  • 80%Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • 20%Bankruptcy: Business
Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law


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About Douglas Wickham

Admitted: 1987, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Specialist in Consumer and Business Bankruptcy by the North Carolina State Bar, 1987

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina
  • American Bar Association, business bankruptcy and commercial financial services committees, Past member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • U.S Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Professor, University of Tennessee College of Law

Educational Background:

  • Yale Law School    LLB, 1966
  • Harvard Law School, LLM , 1971
  • Yale University, Bachelor's degree in History, 1963
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Office Location for Douglas Q. Wickham

4509 Creedmoor Rd
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27612

Phone: 919-239-0488

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Last Updated: 8/6/2020

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