Branch W. Vincent, III

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Southern Shores, North Carolina

Vincent Law Firm, P.C.
Branch W. Vincent, III
Vincent Law Firm, P.C.

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 1986

Education: Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2012, 2020 - 2024
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Vincent Law Firm, P.C.

8 Juniper Trail
Southern Shores, NC 27949 Visit website

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Branch W. Vincent III is the founding attorney of  Vincent Law Firm, P.C., serving clients in areas surrounding Southern Shores, North Carolina. Practicing law for over three decades, he concentrates his practice on cases related to workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, personal injury, race and age discrimination, wrongful death and excessive force by law enforcement. He also takes on cases that involve lawsuits related to insurance companies.

Since founding his firm in 2005, Mr. Vincent has helped thousands of injured workers and other clients. He is well-aware of the psychological impact that discrimination or suffering injuries through no fault of one’s own can have on an individual, and he is a zealous advocate for his clients’ rights. His empathetic nature has helped him understand the needs of workers who seek justice and compensation for their losses.

Mr. Vincent finished his bachelor’s degree with a major in political science from Hampden-Sydney College in 1983. He went on to pursue his Juris Doctor from the Campbell University – Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, which he completed in 1986.

Board-certified as a specialist in workers’ compensation law by the North Carolina State Bar, Mr. Vincent is also an accredited attorney by the Department of Veterans Affairs. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Mr. Vincent holds memberships in the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives and the Workers’ Compensation Section, the Disability Advocacy Section, the Professional Negligence Section, and the Employment Law Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. He is also a member of the North Carolina State Bar Workers’ Compensation Specialization Committee. 

Rated BV Distinguished* through Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Vincent was accoladed with their Client Champion Silver award in 2022. He also earned inclusion in the list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers in North Carolina by the American Association for Justice. He is a firm believer in giving back to society and helping people who need it the most by involving in many pro bono activities. 

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Social Security Disability, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 30% Social Security Disability
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.ncworkerscompensationlaw.com/attorney/branch-w-v...

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Room at the Inn Homeless Shelter Joyful Noise, Kitty Hawk Methodist Church Praise Band Coach, OBX Baseball Club Board Member, Community Care Clinic of Dare Coach, OBX Storm Soccer Staff-Parish Committee, Duck United Methodist Church Sponsor, Imagination Library, Children and Youth Partnership for Dare County Sponsor, Outer Banks Daredevils Baseball Team Sponsor, OBX Youth Soccer Team Sponsor, OBX Babe Ruth Baseball Team Sponsor, Dare County Babe Ruth Baseball Team Coach, OBX Youth Soccer Team Assistant Coach, First Flight Middle School Soccer Team Gateway Bank & Trust Advisory Board of Directors for Dare and Currituck County Director, Outer Banks Babe Ruth Baseball, Inc. President, Outer Banks Babe Ruth Baseball, Inc. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Elizabeth City District, United Methodist Church Trustee, United Methodist Church, North Carolina Annual Conference Coach, Babe Ruth Baseball and OBX Riptides AAU Baseball Coach, Dare County Parks and Recreation, Basketball and Soccer Duck United Methodist Church Praise Band Relay for Life Team Captain, "Quacking for a Cure", Duck United Methodist Church Past Chairman, Administrative Council, Duck United Methodist Church Past Youth Coordinator, Duck United Methodist Church Past President, Elizabeth City Kiwanis Club Former Instructor, Banking and Law, College of the Albemarle Former Director, Boys and Girls Club Former Director, SKILLS, Inc.
  • Community Care Clinic of Dare
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Workers Compensation, Lorman Educational Services, 2002
  • Banking and Law, College of Albemarle
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Saunders v. Edenton OB/GYN Center, 530 SE2d 62, 2000, NC Supreme Court Glynn v. Pepcom Industries, 469 SE2d 588, 1996, NC Court of Appeals Vivian M. Berscak, Plaintiff, v. United States Postal Service, 1998 WL 35259569, 1998 Sonya Constance Dowdy, Plaintiff, v. George J. Mcclease, Jr. and State of North Carolina, North Carolina Department of Corrections, Department of Adult Probation and Parole, Defendants, 2001 WL 34764039, 2001 Candle Factory, Inc. and Cheryl Hannant, Plaintiffs, v. Two's Company, Inc., Defendant, 1999 WL 34871964, 1999 Candle Factory, Inc. and Cheryl Hannant, Plaintiffs, v. Two's Company, Inc., Defendant, 1999 WL 34871965, 1999 Pertricee Hollington, Plaintiff, v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC; Defendant, 2007 WL 4713212, 2007 Madeline Becker, John Yahn, David Becker, and John Becker, v. Nx. Department of Motor Vehicles, 2006 WL 1745690, 2006 Sylvia U, Cqqk, Widow, Emily L. Cook, Daughter, and Ryand. Cook, Son, of Roscoe D. Cook, Employee, v. Watson El.Eijtklcal Construction Com Pany, Employer and Cna Insurance Company, Carrier, 2004 WL 2476981, 2004 Roscoe Dean Cook, Jr., Employee-Plaintiff, v. Watson Electrical Construction, Employer-Defendant. Transcontinental Insurance Company, Carrier-Defendants, 2003 WL 23336997, 2003, N.C. App. Richard Russell, Jr. Employee-Plaintiff, v. Food Lion, Inc., Employer-Defendant, Risk Management Services, Inc., Claims Administrator, 2002 WL 32394244, 2002, N.C. App. Leland Midgett, Employee-Plaintiff, v. N.C. Department Of Transportation, Employer-Defendant, Self-Insured, 2001 WL 34401037, 2001, N.C. App. David Jones, Employee-Appellant, v. Jim Walter Homes, Inc. Employer-Appellee, Lumbermen's Under Writing Alliance, Carrier-Appellee, 2001 WL 34456078, 2001, N.C. App. Richard A. Janney, Jr., Employee-Appellee, v. J.W. Jones Lumber-Company, Employer-Appellant EBI Companies, Carrier-Appellant, 2000 WL 34249963, 2000, N.C. App. Rich, Rich & Nance, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Carolina Construction Corp., Defendant-Appellant, 2000 WL 34250864, 2000, N.C. App. Patricia Hunter, Employee, Appellant, v. Per-Quimans County Board of Education, Employer Self Insured. Ncsba Insurance Trust Agency, Servicing Agent Appellees, 1999 WL 33759048, 1999, N.C. App. Gratz v. Hill, 658 S.E.2d 523, 2008, N.C. App. Ingersoll v. Smith, 647 S.E.2d 141, 2007, N.C. App. Becker v. N.C. Dept. of Motor Vehicles, 639 S.E.2d 648, 2006, N.C. Becker v. N.C. Dept. of Motor Vehicles, 628 S.E.2d 446, 2006, N.C. Cook v. Watson ELec. Const. Co., 611 S.E.2d 171, 2005, N.C. Becker v. Pierce, 608 S.E.2d 825, 2005, N.C. App. Cook v. Watson Elec. Const. Co., 603 S.E.2d 167, 2004, N.C. App. Olkowski v. Carrwright, 579 S.E.2d 522, 2003, N.C. App. Phillips v. Don Herr Const. Co., 579 S.E.2d 520, 2003, N.C. App. Russell v. Food Lion, Inc., 572 S.E.2d 442, 2002, N.C. App. Midgett v. North Carolina Dept. of Transp., 568 S.E.2d 643, 2002, N.C. App. Berscak v. U.S. Postal Service, 40 Fed. Appx. 771, 2002, 4th Cir. (N.C.) Jones v. Jim Walter Homes, 565 S.E.2d 279, 2002, N.C. App. Rich, Rich & Nance v. Carolina Const. Corp., 558 S.E.2d 77, 2002, N.C. Dowdy v. North Carolina, 23 Fed. Appx. 121, 2001, 4th Cir. (N.C.) Rich, Rich & Nance v. Carolina Const. Corp., 553 S.E.2d 683, 2001, N.C. Janney v. J.W. Jones Lumber Co., Inc., 550 S.E.2d 543, 2001, N.C. App. Rich, Rich & Nance v. Carolina Const. Corp., 548 S.E.2d 541, 2001, N.C. App. Hunter v. Perquimans County Bd. of Educ., 545 S.E.2d 424, 2000, N.C. Hunter v. Perquimans County Bd. of Educ., 533 S.E.2d 562, 2000, N.C. App. Saunders v. Edenton Ob/Gyn Center, 530 S.E.2d 62, 2000, N.C. Dowdy v. State of N.C. Dept. of Correction, 205 F.3d 1332, 2000, 4th Cir. (N.C.) Saunders v. Edenton OB/GYN Center, 541 S.E.2d 717, 1999, N.C. Hamby v. Sherwinn Williams Co., 539 S.E.2d 284, 1999, N.C. Brinkley v. Pell Paper Box Co., Inc., 526 S.E.2d 173, 1998, N.C. Sawyer v. Apfel, 166 F.3d 1210, 1998, 4th Cir. (N.C.) Williams v. Hunter, 511 S.E.2d 657, 1998, N.C. Goodman v. Apfel, 139 F.3d 889, 1998, 4th Cir. (N.C.) Lloyd v. Jones, 500 S.E.2d 88, 1998, N.C. State v. Clark, 493 S.E.2d 652, 1997, N.C. State v. Clark, 493 S.E.2d 653, 1997, N.C. Glynn v. Pepcom Industries, Inc., 469 S.E.2d 588, 1996, N.C. App. Hughes v. Cole, 465 S.E.2d 820, 1996, Va. Miller v. Miller, 450 S.E.2d 15, 1994, N.C. App. Lister v. Hampton, 447 S.E.2d 394, 1994, N.C. Reber v. Booth, 435 S.E.2d 769, 1993, N.C. Brickhouse v. Brickhouse, 430 S.E.2d 446, 1993, N.C. App. Reber v. Booth, 429 S.E.2d 572, 1993, N.C. Standing v. Midgett, 850 F.Supp. 396, 1993, E.D.N.C. Reber v. Booth, 425 S.F.2d 450, 1993, N.C. App. Lilley v. Cape Hatteras Elec. Membership Corp., 960 F.2d 146, 1992, 4th Cir. (N.C.) Brickhouse v. Brickhouse, 407 S.E.2d 607, 1991, N.C. App. Holling Ton v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, KNOS 340.40; NOS 480, 2007, E.D.N.C. Mumkord, et al v. Apple Polishing, et al, KNOS 430.77.15, 2007, C.A. 4 Mumford et al v. Apple Polishing System of Tidewater, Inc. et al, KNOS 430.77.15; NOS 385, 2005, E.D.N.C. Diaz v. Town of Kill Devil Hills, KNOS 110.25; NOS 442, 2005, E.D.N.C. Coote v. Beach Mortgage Co., et al, KNOS 110.25; NOS 442, 2005, E.D.N.C. Eure v. International Paper, KNOS 110.25; NOS 442, 2005, E.D.N.C. Norman v. Barnhart, KNOS 420.25; NOS 864, 2005, E.D.N.C. Mumford, et al v. Ford Pile Foundation, KNOS 430.77.10; NOS 380, 2005, E.D.N.C. Dungan, et al v. Resinall Corporation, KNOS 430.75.25; NOS 360, 2005, E.D.N.C. Jones v. Barnhart, KNOS 420.25; NOS 864, 2005, E.D.N.C. Burgess v. Barnhart, KNOS 420.25; NOS 864, 2005, E.D.N.C. McNair v. United States, KNOS 430.75.25; NOS 360, 2004, E.D.N.C. White v. US Dept. of Agricult, KNOS 220.05; NOS 610, 2004, E.D.N.C. McCaskill v. Barnhart, KNOS 420.25; NOS 864, 2003, E.D.N.C. Jones v. Barnhart, KNOS 420.25; NOS 864, 2003, E.D.N.C. Atkins, et al v. Mccombs, et al, KNOS 110.25, NOS 442, 2002, E.D.N.C. Agrlcrbdit Accept, v. Dickens, et al, KNOS 130.55; NOS 190, 2002, E.D.N.C. Berscak v. US Postal Service, KNOS 110.25, 2001, C.A. 4 Welzant, et al v. Robb, et al, KNOS 430.67; NOS 340, 2001, E.D.N.C. Jarvis v. Massanari, KNOS 420.25; NOS 864, 2001, E.D.N.C. Dowdy v. McClease, et al, KNOS 430.75.25, 2001, C.A. 4 Candle Factory, Inc., et al v. Oddity, Inc., KNOS 260.05; NOS 820, 2001, E.D.N.C. Wilkins v. US Postal Service, et al, KNOS 430.75.25; NOS 360, 2000, E.D.N.C. Schalck v. Massanari, KNOS 420.20; NOS 865, 2000, E.D.N.C. Copeland v. Cigna Group Ins., et al, KNOS 190.15; NOS 791, 2000, E.D.N.C. Vaught v. Apfel, et al, KNOS 420.25: NOS 864, 2000, E.D.N.C. Candle Factory, Inc., et al v. Trade Associates Gro., et al, KNOS 260.05; NOS 820, 2000, E.D.N.C. Billingsley-Hansen v. Duvic, et al, KNOS 430.67; NOS 340, 2000, E.D.N.C. Ballance v. Town of Edenton, et al, KNQS 110.45, 1999, C.A. 4 Dowdy v. State of NC, et al, KNOS 430.75.25, 1999, C.A. 4 Sawyer v. Apfel, Commissioner, KNOS 420.25, 1998, C.A. 4 Dail v. Weyerhaeuser Company, KNOS 110.25; NOS 442, 1997, E.D.N.C. Dowdy v. McClease, et al, KNOS 430.75.25, 1997, C.A. 4 Ballance v. Woodmen of the World, et al, KNOS 130.55; NOS 190, 1997, E.D.N.C. Goodman v. Apfel, Commissioner, KNOS 420.25, 1997, C.A. 4
Educational Background:
  • Hampden-Sydney College, 1983
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Workers Compensation by North Carolina State Bar, 2000
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Hampden-Sydney College Bar Association Co-Founder, 2016

Office location for Branch W. Vincent, III

8 Juniper Trail
Southern Shores, NC 27949

Phone: 252-261-5477

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