|Brinkley Walser Main Office|
Brinkley Walser’s diverse practice offers everything from banking law to business issues, elder law and Medicaid/Public benefits planning, family law, DWI law, criminal practice and representation within the community schools, municipal and airport authority representation. Through continued legal education and the provision of seminars to the public on various legal issues, the attorneys are committed to maintaining an up-to-date ability to handle complex legal issues as they arise.
A part of the firm's mission is to be of service to the citizens of Davidson and Guilford Counties through active participation in community organizations and charitable events. Each attorney is encouraged to actively participate in some type of service or community project. The firm also donates annually to numerous charitable organizations, including The Walter F. Brinkley Scholarship Fund at Davidson County Community College.
Though Brinkley Walser, PLLC, enjoys a colorful and distinguished past, the firm prides itself in remaining current both in the law and the resources available to research and determine the best course of representation for its many clients. As Brinkley Walser enjoys the third century in which it has served the legal needs of North Carolinians, it looks forward to serving an even broader, more diverse range of individual and corporate clientele. David Inabinett discusses the 125th anniversary of the firm in this YouTube video:
Brinkley Walser | More Than 125 Years of Service
The firm had its beginning on October 4, 1886, when Zeb Vance Walser of Davidson County was admitted to the Bar of North Carolina and began to practice law in Lexington. Since that time, this practice has been continued by him, his partners and successors without interruption.
|NC Attorney General, Zeb V. Walser, with Presidential candidate, Theodore Roosevelt|
|Walter F. Brinkley|
Over the last 100+ years, many of the firm’s members have been active in the organized Bar, with Don having served as president of the North Carolina Bar in 1952, with Walt having served as president of the North Carolina Bar Association in 1974, and a prior partner, Clark Smith, serving as president of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys in 2002-2003 and President of the North Carolina Bar Association in 2005-2006. Others have continued the firm’s tradition of active involvement in the organized Bar, serving on the North Carolina Bar Association’s Board of Governors, Legal Aid of North Carolina, the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. The firm also boasts a distinguished member of the North Carolina General Practice Hall of Fame, to which Walter Brinkley was named in 1995. Mr. Brinkley is listed in listed in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America. Walter Brinkley is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.
The firm opened its Greensboro office in April of 2011, enabling Brinkley Walser to provide the same high quality legal representation more easily to the citizens of Guilford County and surrounding areas. The firm celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a 125 Days of Service event which recognized those in the community who make a difference. During the Anniversary celebration, Charles McGirt was honored by the North Carolina Senate for his 50 years of practicing law. McGirt was subsequently nominated and chosen for inclusion in the North Carolina Bar Association General Practice Hall of Fame as a member of the 2012 inaugural class.
To read about the 125th Anniversary festivities, click here.
To read about The Law & Lexington Barbecue click here.