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Richard Yeoman

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Richard Yeoman is a litigation attorney and Partner at Grimes Yeoman, PLLC.  Rick, as he is known locally, works on cases involving personal injury, including serious bodily injuries and traumatic brain injuries, as well as commercial litigation cases involving land use, zoning and planning, and eminent domain. He earned his B.A. in 1994 from Brigham Young University in International Relations and his Juris Doctorate from the Brigham Young University School of Law in 1997.

Mr. Yeoman is licensed to practice law in North Carolina having been admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1997.

Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Yeoman was a civil litigation attorney at The Law Office of Richard D. Yeoman, PLLC. Additionally, he practiced in the areas of commercial litigation and personal injury.



  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    • J.D. – 1997
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. – 1994
    • Major: International Relations
    • Minor: Portuguese

Classes & Seminars

  • Documentation, Chain of Command & Lawyer Relations, Rowan Regional Medical Center, 2007
  • Documentation, Board Actions & Lawyer Relations, Catawba County Dental Society, 2007

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Troop Committee Chair for Boy Scout Troop 5 in High Point, North Carolina
  • Chair Old North State Council’s Risk Management Committee (Boy Scouts)
  • Woodbadge Staff in 2012, 2013, and 2015 (Boy Scouts)

Past Positions

  • The Law Office of Richard D. Yeoman, PLLC, Managing Partner, 2013 to 2019
  • Brotherton Ford Yeoman Berry & Weaver, PLLC, Partner, 2003 to 2013
  • Tuggle Duggins & Meschan, PA, Associate/Principal, 1999 to 2003
  • Morris York Williams Surles & Barringer, Associate, 1997 to 1999


  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • 18th Judicial District Bar

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury – Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Traumatic Brain Injury, Wrongful Death, Workplace Accidents, Construction Accidents, Railroad Accidents, Aviation Accidents, Premises Liability (Slip and Fall), Product Liability, Pharmaceutical Liability, Birth injury, Nursing Home Abuse, and Toxic Exposure
  • Complex Litigation – Multiple Parties & Complex/Compound Issues in State and Federal Court
  • Real Estate and Construction Law
  • General Business Law
  • Land Use, Zoning, and Governmental Affairs
  • Eminent Domain
  • Defense of Licensed Professionals in Both Litigation and Administrative Board Hearings
  • Lender, Finance and Banking Related Law, Including Claims Resolution
  • Tax Court and Governmental Controversies
  • Fiduciary Claims and Defenses

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit