Joseph B. Roberts III

Joseph B. Roberts III

Retired
Location:
Gastonia, North Carolina
Phone:
704-823-6247
888-868-1576
Fax:
704-865-1488
Email:

Joseph B. Roberts, lll is the senior partner at The Roberts Law Firm, PA located in Gastonia, North Carolina. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (1962 AB Degree, 1964 LLB Degree). He served in the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1983 and 1984 and was a lay member of the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy from 1982 through 1989. He is chairman of the North Carolina Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section. He is a frequent speaker at Workers' Compensation seminars. His primary practice is in workers' compensation, personal injury and medical malpractice.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Torts
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1964
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1971
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • LL.B. - 1964
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • A.B. - 1962

Published Works

  • Editor, "Course and Scope", North Carolina Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section, September, 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Alpha Delta. William T. Phillips Scholar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Gaston County, 27th Judicial District, President, 1970
  • Gaston County, 27th Judicial District, 1980 - 1982
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section, Chairman, 1998 - 1999
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, National Transportation Safety Board, 1976
  • Chairman, Gaston-Lincoln Mental Health Board
  • Member, Flynn Homes, Inc.
  • Chairman, Gaston County Board of Elections, 1977
  • Lay Member, Appointed by Governor Jim Hunt, North Carolina Pharmacy Board, 1982 - 1988
  • Member, North Carolina House of Representatives, 1983

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Phi Alpha Delta