Personal injury & auto accidents




We negotiate, mediate, and litigate personal injury and property damage claims for our clients.  While some of these types of injuries are a result of aggressive or intentional acts, most result from another person's negligence or carelessness.  Yes, people who did not "mean" to do damage are still responsible for compensating those they injure through their negligence.  In order to collect the entitled compensation, action must be taken to ensure the appropriateness and adequacy of that awarded, this is where BML serves as an ally for our clients, and go to bat for the best compensatory award possible.  Please contact us for a free initial consultation.

  • Serious Automobile Accidents, Truck Accidents, Fatal Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Animals & Livestock 
  • Motorcycle, Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents


The North Carolina Worker's Compensation laws are designed to protect both the Employee and the Employer in the event of an on-the-job injury or fatality.  Worker's Compensation covers workers regardless of fault if the harm arises out of and within the scope and course of employment.  Such compensation covers medical treatment, temporary disability, permanent disability and death benefits.  BML provides negotiation, mediation and litigation services for those who have suffered such injury.  Please contact us for a free initial consultation.



consumer bankruptcy


From environmental issues, property boundary disputes, clearing of title, real estate sales, to construction/builder disputes, BML attorneys have not only gotten their hands "dirty" in this area of law, but individually have stewarded forest lands and farms during their lifetime.  BML attorneys do not just know land law from the "behind the desk" side; rather it is because of their love and connection that allows them to aid in real estate development and disputes in an authentic manner.

  • Real Estate Land Disputes, Mediation & Litigation
  • Construction & Builder Law
  • Land Trust & Conservancy Law
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Easements, Access, and Right of Ways



BML attorneys are licensed to in the Western and Middle Districts of North Carolina with regard to bankruptcy.  Being well aware of the negative stigma surrounding bankruptcy in the public eye, BML approaches bankruptcy with a more holistic perspective, viewing bankruptcy as a useful tool concerning one's financial life and experience.  Whether you're seeking an individual or joint filing, a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13, BML will advise in choosing the route best for each client's specific situation.




Many legal options exist regarding estate planning and estate administration.  BML provides education and advice concerning the best route to take for each client with regard to how to most effectively provide financial benefit to themselves and to their heirs and loved ones.  After many years of aiding families during what can be difficult to address at times, BML can say without a doubt that providing a clear cut estate plan for your family and beneficiaries not only gives the grieving loved ones space to accept the loss, but it also keeps the peace amongst family members when it comes to estate division.

  • Wills and Trusts
  • Power of Attorney
  • Healthcare Power of Attorney
  • Living Wills
  • Probate Law
  • Estate Administration