Meet The Attorneys

A little about the team

Charles S. Lanier

Partner

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  • General Litigation, Commercial Real Estate & Development, Estates, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Criminal Defense, Business Law
  • Admitted:  1972, US District Court for Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Law School: Wake Forest University, J.D. 1972
  • College:  East Carolina University, B.A. 1969
  • Member:  North Carolina Bar Association, Onslow County Bar Association

Keith E. Fountain

Partner

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  • Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate & Development, Traffic Violations, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, Business Law
  • Admitted:  1980, US District Court For Eastern District of North Carolina, US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Law School: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, J. D. 1980
  • College:  University of North Carolina at Wilmington, B.A. 1977 Member:  Onslow County (President 2001-2002), North Carolina Bar Association, Jacksonville Onslow Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee (Post Chairman), Albert J. Ellis Airport Advisory Board (Chairman), Beulaville Town Attorney, Richlands Town Attorney

John W. Ceruzzi

Partner

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  • General & Complex Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Construction Law, Social Security Disability, Estates
  • Admitted:  1997, US District Court for Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Law School: Campbell University, J.D. 1997
  • College: Wake Forest University, B.A. 1992
  • Member: North Carolina State Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Onslow County Bar Association, National Italian American Bar Association
  • Classic Soccer Coach for Jacksonville Area Soccer Association

We are a team who will strive to provide the law expertise you need to get the results you want.

John T Carter III ("Trey")

ASSOCIATE

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  • Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Business Law, Commercial Law, Real Property
  • Admitted:  2005, North Carolina
  • Law School: Campbell University, J. D. 2005
  • College: University of North Carolina, B.A. 2002
  •  Member:   North  Carolina  Bar Association (Member Sports & Entertainment Section), Onslow County Bar Association

Kyle E. Fountain

Associate

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  • Criminal Law, Traffic Violations, Real Property, General Litigation, Business & Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Wills & Estate Planning, Domestic & Divorce
  • Admitted: 2010, North Carolina
  • Law School: Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. 2010
  • College:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B. S. 2007
  • Member: Onslow County Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division

Steve A. Quinn

Associate

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  • Real Property, Estate Administration
  • Admitted:  1991, North Carolina
  • Law School: Campbell University, J. D. 1990
  • College:  University of North Carolina at Wilmington, B.A. 1987
  • Member:  North Carolina Bar Association, Onslow County Bar Association, Jacksonville South Rotary, JCI Senator, Paul Harris Fellow,  Past President of Jacksonville Jaycees, Jacksonville Jaycee Foundation

Jon-Paul Sabbah

ASSOCIATE

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  • Family Law, Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, Personal Injury, General Litigation and Business Law
  • Admitted:  2009, North Carolina
  • Law School: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. 2008
  • College: University of Michigan, B.A.
  • Member:  North Carolina State Bar Association, Onslow County Bar Association

Jessica L. Tarsi

ASSOCIATE

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  • Real Estate, Estates, Guardianship
  • Admitted: 2009, North Carolina
  • Law School: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. 2006
  • College: Western Michigan University BBA 1999
  • University of Kansas MBA 2002
  • Member:  North Carolina State Bar, Onslow County Bar Association, 4th Judicial District Bar Association

J. Andrew Lanier

Associate

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  • Family Law, Criminal Defense, Real Property, Personal Injury, Traffic Violations, Business and Commercial Transaction
  • Admitted:  2014,  North Carolina
  • Law School:  Charlotte School of Law, J.D. 2014
  • College:  East Carolina University, B. S.
  • North Carolina State Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division, Onslow County Bar Association
 
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