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William C. Gore, Jr.

Attorney at Law
bill@billgorelaw.com
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Phone: (910) 317-0045
Fax: (910) 300-9959

115 Courthouse Sq
Whiteville, North Carolina 28472

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Education

J.D., NC Central University Law School, 1977
Magna Cum Laude

B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill, 1974

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice North Carolina, 1977
U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
Eastern District of N.C. - U.S. District Court, 1978
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

North Carolina Bar Association
Member Since: 1977

American Bar Association
Member Since: 1977

Thirteenth District Bar Association
Member Since: 1977

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrations
Member Since: 2007
First Vice President Region II

North Carolina Advocates for Justice

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Past Experience
  • 2012-2013 | Partner – Hill & Gore, PLLC
  • 2009-2012 | of Counsel – Hill and High, LLP
  • 2007-2009 | Commissioner – N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles
  • 1992-2007 | Senior Resident Superior Court Judge – Thirteenth Judicial District
  • 1991-1992 | Resident Superior Court Judge – Thirteenth Judicial District
  • 1985-1990 | Chief District Court Judge – Thirteenth Judicial District
  • 1980-1984 | District Court Judge – Thirteenth Judicial District
  • 1979-1980 | Assistant District Attorney – Thirteenth Judicial District
  • 1977-1978 | Partner – Sauls & Gore
Community Involvement
  • Columbus County Teen Court, Serves as Judge for Teen Court Trials; Accepts Court Appointments of Indigent Clients.
  • Pleasant Plains Baptist Church-Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Choir member; Incorporator and Board Member of Columbus County Agriculture Fair,Inc; Incorporator and Board Member of Columbus County Parents for Advancement of Gifted Education; Incorporator and Board Member of Whiteville Communities in Schools, Inc; Incorporator of Columbus County Horsemans Association; Past President of Columbus County Cotillion Club.
Honors
  • Jaycees Distinguished Service Award
  • Jaycees Outstanding Young Man Award
  • Order of the Long Leaf Pine
  • District Attorney’s “Champion of Justice” Award
  • American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators 1st Vice President, Region II •Cumberland County Court Bailiff’s Judicial Appreciation Award
  • N.C. D.O.T. “Chain Gang” Award
Professional Achievements
  • Co-chair of Attorney General’s Advisory Commission on Publication of Statutes
  • Member, North Carolina Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board
  • Specially Certified as qualified to hear Juvenile cases in District Court by NC AOC
  • Authored and developed Criminal Case Management Plan (Later mandated statewide by N.C. Legislature)[with Honorable E. Lynn Johnson, District Attorney Ed Grannis and District Attorney Rex Gore]
  • At NC DMV - Developed special vertical drivers license for underage drivers •Implementation of “E-Sticker’ initiative digitally integrating vehicle inspection and vehicle registration statewide
  • Implementation of Central Driver License Issuance initiative to safeguard Driver License security and integrity in North Carolina, and to comply with Federal “Real ID” legislation.