Brian Ricci

Ricci Law Firm, P.A.
221 Stantonsburg Rd
Greenville, NC 27834
(252) 285-4081
www.riccilawnc.com


Brian M. Ricci

Brian M. Ricci concentrates in Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability, Auto Accidents and Medical Malpractice. Brian is recognized in North Carolina and nationally as an advocate of workers who are injured on the job. Brian was appointed in July, 2002 to serve as a member on the Board of Directors of the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group. This group is made up of lawyers throughout the country dedicated to protecting the rights of those injured on the job through injury or disease. Brian also is a past council member of the N.C. Bar Association Workers Compensation Section.

Brian has also been certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist in Social Security Disability Law.

Brian's goal is to provide each client with the very best legal representation available. Brian believes that each client should have full access to their attorney, be kept informed regarding the status of their case and that phone calls be returned in a timely manner. Brian is proud to represent and fight for the rights of the injured against insurance companies, employers, corporations, and government agencies.

Brian is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership is limited to attorneys who have million dollar settlements and/or a verdict in excess of one million dollars. Fewer than 1% of all US lawyers are members.

Brian has also been selected for membership in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - North Carolina. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile as plaintiff trial lawyers.

Brian is also a member of the workers compensation and social security disability sections of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ); workers compensation section, of American Association for Justice (AAJ); and a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Disability Claimant's Representative. (NOSSCR).

Areas of Practice

Workers' Compensation Law

Social Security -- Disability

Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff

Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Medical Malpractice

Certified Legal Specialties

Social Security Disability Law, North Carolina State Bar, 2006

Bar Admissions

North Carolina, 1997

U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1997

U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2000

U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2010

U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2003

Education

Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina

J.D. - 1997
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) - 1994

Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

Davis v. City of New Bern, 362 N.C. 680 (NC Supreme Court 2008)

Avery v. Phelps Chevrolet, 176 N.C. App. 347 (NC Court of Appeals 2006)

Taylor v. Bridgestone/Firestone, 357 N.C. 565 (NC Supreme Court 2003)

Classes/Seminars

Speaker Disability Advocacy Training, November 14, 2003

Speaker Preparing for the Social Security Specialization Examination, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, September 15, 2006

Speaker Preparing for the Social Security Specialization Examination, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, October 8, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ)

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG), Board Member

National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR), Sustaining Member

Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member

North Carolina State Bar Association