AREAS OF PRACTICE
Medical Malpractice and Negligence
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
Insurance Disputes and Denials
Business and Commercial Litigation
Inmate and Prisoner Abuse
Unsafe and Defective Products
Belgium, 2000 (inactive)
North Carolina, 2003
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
England and Wales, Solicitor, 2014
HONORS AND AWARDS
Judith M. Vincent-Pope's accomplishments have been recognized with the highest rating an attorney can receive:
Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent Rated Attorney™2012 - 2021
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum ® – The Top Trial Lawyers In America® Life member
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Disclaimer: We do not represent that each case will achieve similar results. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.
The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2014 - 2021
Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.
Selection to America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® is by invitation only and is comprised of the nation's most exceptional trial lawyers for high-value personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters. For initial consideration, an attorney must focus more than 50% of their active legal practice on personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and/or medical malpractice matters. Thereafter, qualifying candidates are ranked using Advanced Data Analytics to evaluate a broad array of criteria, including the candidate's professional experience, legal achievements, significant personal injury settlements and/or verdicts, peer reputation, and community impact (See Selection Methodology for more information about the selection process) to determine the Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys in each state*.
With these extremely high standards for selection to America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor - truly the most exclusive and elite level of litigators in the community.
The American Society of Legal Advocates, ASLA, is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today. ASLA draws its membership from lawyers who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards. Through ASLA's Top 100 Lawyers and Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 listings, we recognize exceptional legal talent and early promise among the next generation of great lawyers.
American Institute of Legal Counsel is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization comprised of 6 divisions consisting of Criminal, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Elder, and Family Law. The American Institute of Legal Counsel compiles an exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State. Some States depending on size and population density may be broken up into City or Region to be more applicable to potential new clients who utilize this site when looking for an Attorney. The “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must:
Be formally nominated by the board, client, and/or fellow Attorney;
Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law;
Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating.
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. The mission of the NADC is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. By virtue of the incredible selectivity of our research process, only the elite few are invited to join the ranks of the NADC. Specifically, less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation's Top Attorneys”. The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession.
Selection to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation's most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. Only the top 100 qualifying attorneys in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®. With these extremely high standards for selection to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor.
College of William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, LL.M., 2002
Sorbonne University, Paris, France, LL.M., 1996
University of Bordeaux, France, LL.B., 1993
University College London, England, B.A., 1987
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Million Dollar Advocates – The Top Trial Lawyers in America, Life member
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Wake County Bar Association
Tenth Judicial District Bar Association
Law Society of England and Wales
Belgian Bar Association (past member)
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Bell & Vincent-Pope, Raleigh, North Carolina
Becton, Slifkin & Bell, Raleigh, North Carolina
Osborn & Tyndall, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Vandeventer Black, Norfolk, Virginia
Tossens, Prioux & Kileste, Brussels, Belgium
French National School for the Judiciary (Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature), Bordeaux, France
Center for the Professional Training of Attorneys, Bordeaux, France
University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
How to Limit Homeowners' Liability - Triangle Real Estate Investors Association (NC - May 2014)
Anatomy of a Personal Injury Case - Carolina Club Business Builders (Chapel Hill, NC)
Personal Injury 101, Presentation of Evidence - National Business Institute (Wilmington, NC – October 2016)
The Paralegal's Guide to Medical Records, Preparing Medical Information for Use at Trial – National Business Institute, Institute for Paralegal Education (Raleigh, NC – November 2017)
Valuing Injury Cases and Increasing Claim Value - National Business Institute (Live Teleconference – May 2018)
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