C. Douglas Maynard, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Winston-Salem, NC

Maynard & Harris Attorneys at Law, PLLC
 | 514 South Stratford Road, Suite 321
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-777-1411
Fax: 336-777-8882
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%)
Attorney Profile

Charles Douglas Maynard, Jr., is an attorney and partner at Maynard & Harris Attorneys at Law, PLLC, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mr. Maynard practices environmental litigation, insurance law and personal injury law. He represents clients throughout the state of North Carolina.

Mr. Maynard has experience with matters involving automobile, bicycle, commercial vehicle, construction site, delivery truck, dog bite, electrocution, motorcycle, pedestrian and tractor-trailer injuries, as well as all other types of catastrophic personal injury claims. He also takes on cases involving bad faith insurance claims, beneficiary claims, dram shop liability, life insurance denials, uninsured or underinsured motorist claims, unfair trade practices, workers’ compensation, wrongful death and general insurance coverage disputes.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Maynard has attained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. He has been a licensed attorney since 1992 and is admitted before all North Carolina state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has earned an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Outside of his practice, Mr. Maynard lectures at various seminars on insurance law topics and serves as editor of a North Carolina legal treatise on uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. He has also published numerous articles on these topics for magazines and newsletters.

Mr. Maynard received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. He is a member of the Forsyth County Bar Association, the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina, the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and has served in leadership positions for the organizations over the years.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (30%)

Insurance Coverage (10%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About Douglas Maynard, Jr.

Admitted: 1992, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.maynardharris.com/c-douglas-maynard-jr

Honors/Awards:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Presidents Club, Professional Negligence Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section Member
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1994
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, 21st Judicial District, Ethics & Grievance Committee, 1999 - 2002
  • American Association of Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Insurance Section Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Presidents Club, Board of Governors, 2009 – 2011, 2015
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Presidents Club, Workers' Compensation Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section, Chair, 2008 – 2009
  • North Carolina, 1992
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, 21st Judicial District, President, 2012 - 2013
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
  • Brain Injury Association of North Carolina, 1996 - Present
  • American Association of Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Presidents Club, Auto Torts Section, Section Chair, 2002 - 2003
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Insurance Law Section, Former Council Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Insurance Law Section Member
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2012
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, 21st Judicial District, Young Lawyers Division, President, 1997 - 1998
  • American Association of Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Bad Faith Insurance Litigation Group
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Presidents Club, Legal Affairs Committees - Civil Amicus Curiae Committee, 1997 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, NC Statutory Liens on Tort Recoveries - Medical Providers, Social Services, Disbursements without Getting Burned: Taming the ERISA Monster, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2003
  • Speaker, UM/UIM Procedural Issues, Masters of Insurance Law, 2002
  • Course Planner, Auto Torts - Pushing the Envelope within the Rules, 2002
  • Speaker, NC Statutory Liens on Tort Recoveries - Medical Providers, Social Services, Nuts and Bolts of Dollars & Cents, 2002
  • Speaker, Documents Don't Lie, Creative Discovery II: Finding the Smoking Howitzer, 1999
  • Speaker, Locating Insurance Coverage: The Basics and Recent Legal Developments, Recent Developments in Insurance Law Including Issues of Bad Faith, 1998
  • Speaker, What Motivates an Insurance Company to Settle - An (Ex) Adjuster's Perspective, Negotiation and Settlement of Personal Injury Seminar, 1997
  • How the Insurance Company Handles Your Case; An Inside View of the Liability Insurance Company; Personal Injury Law: A compendium of a Dozen Topics Facing the Personal Injury Practitioner Every Day, 1994
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance in North Carolina, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Lexis, Editor, Chapter Author, 1st ed. UM/UIM Procedural Issues, 2013, 2nd ed., 2015
  • North Carolina Personal Injury Liens Manual, Chapter 1: Medical Provider Liens, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers / Lexis Nexis, 1st ed, 2007, 2nd ed,, 3rd ed 2014
  • Changing the Rules of the Game: UM/UIM Motorist Coverage and Nationwide: A New Interpretation of Its Policy Language on Arbitration, Trial Briefs, "Arbitration and Mediation", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Magazine Article, August, 2005
  • Medical Provider Liens and Assignments, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Trial Briefs, Disbursements, October, 2002
  • Medical Legal Update: Charlotte Mecklenburg Hosp. v. First Georgia Insurance Comp., et al., Forsyth - Stokes - Davie County Medical Society, Newsletter, August, 1995
  • Insurance Law Update , North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Annual Convention, Manuscript and Seminar Speaker, 2008 until present
  • Post-Williams Legislative Changes, Navigating UM/UIM Coverage, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Manuscript, Seminar Speaker, and Course Planner, 2012
  • UM/UIM Update - Sources of Coverage Sources of Coverage - Exploring the Maze of Insurance Law , North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Manuscript and Seminar Speaker, June, 2009
  • Manuscript and Seminar Speaker, UM/UIM Update - Sources of Coverage Sources of Coverage - Exploring the Maze of Insurance Law, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, January, 2009
  • Manuscript and Seminar Speaker, Claims of Medical Providers - Liens and Assignments, Disbursements 2007, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2007
  • Course Planner, Auto Torts Seminar, 2007
  • Manuscript and Seminar Speaker, UM/UIM Coverage, Insurance Law - 2006 Update on Homeowners Coverage, Liability Coverage, UM/UIM, Property Damage, Bad Faith, Mediation ..and more!, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2006
  • Manuscript and Seminar Speaker, Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Continued §20-279.21(b)(4), Auto Insurance Made Simple: Making Sense of the Financial Responsibility Act, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005
  • Speaker, Auto Insurance Made Simple: Making Sense of the Financial Responsibility Act, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005
  • Seminar Speaker, Medical Provider Liens, Disbursements 2005, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2004 -2005
  • Speaker, Medical Provider Liens, Disbursements Dos and Don'ts - The Devil is in the Details, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2004

Educational Background:

  • Duke University, A.B., Honors: President's Leadership Award, 1985
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Office Location for C. Douglas Maynard, Jr.

514 South Stratford Road
Suite 321
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Phone: 336-777-1411

Fax: 336-777-8882

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