J. HAROLD SEAGLE, born Marion, North Carolina, May 9, 1947, admitted to Bar, 1977, North Carolina; admitted to practice in all North Carolina State Courts including the North Carolina Supreme Court; admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1977; United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1988; United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1992; United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1982; United States Supreme Court, 1982.
EDUCATION: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (B.A., 1973); Phi Beta Kappa; University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D. 1977).
PROFESSIONAL: Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV , Preeminent, (highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards); Attorney of record, together with associate counsel, in major environmental cases of national significance, including selection of trial team for California Lawyer Attorney of the Year Award (CLAY) for Environmental Law; New Hanover County Bar Association (Former Co-Chairman, Grievance Committee); North Carolina Bar Association; North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Advocates for Justice; North Carolina College of Advocacy; Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Former Chairman); Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association of the United States; Fifth Judicial District Bar, Past President; 28th Judicial District Bar; North Carolina Bar Council of Presidents; South College, Nursing Advisory Board; Charleston School of Law, Advisory Board, Maritime Law Institute; Master of the Bench, Francis Drake Admiralty Inn of Court; Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in America; Listed in The Best Lawyers in America; North Carolina Bar Association, General Practice Hall of Fame;
Revised: May 2012