Orville D. Coward, Jr. (Franklin, North Carolina)
Orville D. Coward, Jr. (Franklin, North Carolina)

Orville D. Coward, Jr.

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Licensed for 40 years

Serving Franklin, NC (view address)

Orville D. Coward, Jr.

Serving Franklin, NC (view address)

About Orville D. Coward, Jr.

Member, North Carolina State Bar Special Committee on Real Estate Practice, 1997-1998;
Member, U.S. District Court Western District North Carolina Rules Advisory Committee, 1997 - 2000;
President, 30th Judicial District Bar, 2001-2002;
Board of Directors, Western North Carolina Legal Services, 1986-2004;
Board Member, Southwestern Community College Board of Trustees, 1991-1995;
Chairman, Jackson County Republican Party, 1980-1981;
Finance Chairman, 11th Congressional District of North Carolina Republican Party, 1997-2009;
Administrative Board Member and Board of Trustees, First United Methodist Church;
Attorney/Instructor, Franklin Board of Realtors.
Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A.

Areas of Law

  • Real Property
  • Business Organization
  • Eminent Domain
  • Civil Litigation

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1979, North Carolina
2003, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of North Carolina Law School at Chapel Hill

Class of 1979

University Attended

Yale University
Class of 1976
Magna cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1953
Sylva, North Carolina, December 22, 1953

Associations & Memberships
30th Judicial District Bar Association (President, 2001-2002).
North Carolina State Bar.
Hobbies & Interests
Hiking, swimming, mountain climbing

Attorney FAQs

Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Orville D. Coward, Jr. has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A. has 8 attorneys at this location.
Does this attorney maintain a practice in more than one location?
Yes, Orville D. Coward, Jr. has a presence in Sylva, NC.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Orville D. Coward, Jr. attended University of North Carolina Law School at Chapel Hill.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A. was established in 1951.


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