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Kennedy L. Thompson

For a Vigorous Defense, Hire Attorney Kennedy L. Thompson

Kennedy has tried to verdict, before judges and juries, hundreds of cases ranging from driving while impaired (DWI), misdemeanor, assault, and felonious drug crimes, to first degree murder, and catastrophic personal injury matters. Together with his father, E.C. Thompson, III, Kennedy has established Thompson and Thompson Law Firm as a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom. No matter what kind of case you are facing, you can feel confident that Kennedy will defend you to the very best of his abilities with more than two decades of legal experience behind him.

Kennedy’s Education and Employment Includes: 

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A.1997
  • Thompson & Thompson, P.C. - Managing Partner– 2003-Present
  • Assistant District Attorney, Sampson County – 2001-2003

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Fourth Judicial District, Duplin County and North Carolina Bar Associations
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • General counsel for James Sprunt Community College, Town of Warsaw, and Town of Rose Hill
  • Duplin County Board of Commissioners, 2012-Present (Vice-Chair, 2012-2013, 2017-Present; Chair, 2013-2015)

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • “Legal Elite,” Business North Carolina
  • "Rising Star," North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • "Top 40 Under 40," National Trial Lawyers
  • "Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers," National Trial Lawyers

We Provide Trustworthy Legal Services to Duplin County and the Surrounding Areas

Our experience and expertise help our clients get the best advice and representation and give us our well-deserved reputation. Our firm serves clients as a general practice with individual lawyers practicing in specific areas of law throughout Warsaw, Kenansville, Wallace, Beulaville, and all of Duplin County, as well as the surrounding areas in North Carolina.