B. Joseph Causey Jr.

B. Joseph Causey Jr.

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Shallotte, North Carolina
Phone:
910-212-5896
Fax:
910-755-6416
Email:

A product of rural North Carolina, Attorney Causey was born in Southport and reared in Shallotte. He graduated as the Valedictorian of West Brunswick High School in 1984. He attended Duke University, graduating with a degree in Economics and Public Policy Studies, then received his Juris Doctorate from UNC School of Law in 1991. Attorney Causey is a proud advocate for those in his local community. He has represented those from all walks of life and circumstances. Currently, his practice focuses on serving retired seniors with their needs in estate planning, estate probate administration, and guardianship. He serves on the Board of Directors for Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc., and is a member of the St. Luke Lutheran Church community.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Estate Planning focusing on Wills and Trusts
  • 25% Estate Probate Administration
  • 25% Elder Law, including Guardianship

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2001

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Major: Economics and Public Policy Studies
  • West Brunswick High School , Shallotte, North Carolina - 1984
    • Honors: Valedictorian
    • Honors: Recipient of Odell Williamson Oratorical Scholarship
    • Honors: Rural Electric Cooperative travel scholarship
  • NC Governors School Salem College , Winston Salem, North Carolina - 1983

Representative Clients

  • LOCKWOOD FOLLY COUNTRY CLUB, INC.
  • RIVER RUN PLANTATION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.
  • NC ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF COURTS Indigent Defense Services
  • ATLANTIC TELEPHONE MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION
  • BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
  • Percy Woodard
  • Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Merrill
  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shinton
  • Pastor Gralin Bryant

References

  • Sidelinger and Sidelinger, CPAs
  • Total Computer Solutions
  • Hewett Law Firm, PLLC
  • Guy C. Lee Building Materials

Classes/Seminars

  • Law and Administration, Brunswick Community College, 2017 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NC Bar Association Estate Planning Section, Member Attorney
  • NC State Bar Association Elder Law Section, Member Attorney

Past Employment Positions

  • B. JOSEPH CAUSEY, JR., ATTORNEY AT LAW, ATTORNEY SOLE PRACTITIONER, 2015 - Present
  • BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, INSTRUCTOR , 2017 - Present
  • The Causey Law Firm, P.A., Attorney Solo Practitioner, 2003 - 2015
  • Causey and Gentry, P.A., Attorney at law, 1999 - 2003
  • JOSEPH CAUSEY, ATTORNEY, P.A., ATTORNEY SOLE PRACTITIONER , 1996 - 1998
  • ARCHWAY BUILDING COMPANY, NC General Contractor—Limited License
  • COX & CAUSEY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW , 1991 - 1996
  • UNITED STATES ARMY JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL CORPS, Frankfurt, Germany, Legal Clerk
  • MICHAEL T. COX, ATTORNEY, Real Estate Paralegal

Pro Bono Activities

  • Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2017 - Present
  • Pro Bono Wills Clinic - Habitat for Humanity, 2017 - Present
  • ST. LUKE LUTHERAN CHURCH, OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC , 2015 - Present
  • BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, NC CAPE FEAR COUNCIL - Volunteer and Trained Adult Leader, Wood Badge Certified, Archery Instructor , 2008 - 2014
  • COASTAL CARE CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH DD & SA - Local Management Entity –Five county area; Representative for Brunswick County, 2013 - 2014
  • ROTARY INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ORGANIZATION, Shallotte NC Chapter
  • SOUTHEASTERN CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH DD & SA - Local Management Entity --Tri-county area of Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties, NC. Chairman of the Board of Directors (2004 & 2005); 12 year Representative for Brunswick County, 1994 - 2006

Languages

  • English