Working for the Good of Our Community
At Thomas & Farris, we are not only committed to professional excellence, we are also dedicated to contributing to our community. Our community-oriented lawyers are actively involved in a number of organizations that help shape Wilson and surrounding areas.
Albert S. Thomas, Jr. served as a judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals, as well as Chief District Court Judge of the 7th Judicial Circuit. Mr. Thomas is an adjunct instructor at Wesleyan College and Barton College. He is on the State Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice and is a past executive board member of the Governor's Crime Commission. He serves as an instructor for the Certification of Judges for Juvenile Court, is on the Governor's Juvenile Code Revision Committee and chairs the Conference of District Court Judges' Juvenile Justice Committee.
Mr. Thomas serves on the North Carolina Supreme Court Custody Mediation Subcommittee and on the Guardian ad Litem Advisory Committee, as well as the Wilson YMCA Board and Wilson 2000 Board. He was on the founding board of Y.O.U.T.H. of Wilson and Wilson Families in Action and is active on the Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Board and St. Therese Church Parish Advisory Council. Mr. Thomas is also involved in the Wilson Criminal Justice Partnership Board, Nash Community College Criminal Justice Curriculum Review Committee and Wilson County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council.
Charles P. Farris, Jr. chairs the Wilson Technical Community College Paralegal Tech Board. Further, he serves on the Greenfield School Board, as well as the Wilson County Fair Advisory Board and BB&T Wilson Local Advisory Board. Mr. Farris is also involved in the North Carolina Bar Association Law School Liaison Committee. He is active in the Kiwanis club and is a water safety instructor trainer for the American Red Cross.
Kurt Schmidt is a member of the Volunteer Action Center and is actively involved in Triangle East Community Penalties and the Police Athletic League. He is a member and past president of the Wilson Country Club, as well as a volunteer coach for Wilson Recreation Athletics. Mr. Schmidt is a member, deacon and chair of deacons at the First Presbyterian Church and two-time president of the New Hope Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization. He serves as treasurer of the Fike Athletic Booster Club.
Eliot F. Smith serves on the Wilson 20/20 Board, as well as the Wilson on the Move Board. He is a member of the Diversified Opportunities Board and the Y.O.U.T.H. of Wilson Board. Mr. Smith is a past president of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce and past chair of the Small Business Recruiter Committee. He is a past chair of Triangle East Community Penalties and coaches various sports at Wilson Community Parks and Recreation.
Page Thomas Smith serves on the Diversified Opportunities Board, as well as the Wilson Arts Council Board. She sits on the Wilson Medical Center Board and the Wilson Medical Foundation Board. Attorney Smith also serves on the Wilson Community Colleges Board.
Tartt B. Thomas serves on the Human Relations Board for the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. He is also a member of the ARC Board and the Y.O.U.T.H. of Wilson Board.
Julie Williams contributes her time and talents to Eastern NC Legal Services. She is also actively involved in Triangle East Community Penalties.
Our firm is also actively involved in the Wilson Tobs college baseball team.
Dedicated North Carolina Lawyers
To learn more about our firm, call 252-674-0136 or 888-845-6282, or contact us online. Our attorneys, committed to community service, welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your specific legal problem.
Our office is located in downtown Wilson, next door to the Edna Boykin Cultural Center. Our regular hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday.
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