October 26, 2018
Wilson, left, was sworn in by N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin as Wilson’s wife Cheryl looks on.
Winston-Salem attorney G. Gray Wilson has been sworn in as president of the North Carolina State Bar. He was sworn in by North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin at the State Bar’s Annual Dinner on Thursday, October 25, 2018.
Wilson is a cum laude graduate of Davidson College and earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law. He was admitted to the practice of law in North Carolina in 1976. He is a partner with the Winston-Salem office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.
Wilson’s professional activities include being a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He also served the North Carolina Bar Association on its Board of Governors and was president from 2004-2005. Since 2006, he has served on the Board of Directors of Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company and has been chair of the board since 2015.
Wilson was a North Carolina State Bar councilor from 2007-2015, during which time he was vice-chair of the Grievance Committee and chair of the Board of Paralegal Certification and Publications Committee.
In addition to his numerous professional activities, Wilson is also involved with his community, serving his church as a deacon and working with the Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
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