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Ralph W Meekins

Ralph W Meekins

Personal Injury and Workplace Injuries Lawyer
Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, PLLC
Shelby, NC
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Attorney Biography

Ralph W. Meekins was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated with a B.S. in psychology and physical education. He was a basketball manager for the UNC men's basketball team which won a National Championship in 1982, and served as head basketball manager in 1983 for the Tarheels. 


He graduated with distinction from Campbell Law School in 1986. At Campbell he was an associate editor for the Law Review, President of the Moot Court Board, member of the National Moot Court Team, a recipient of a merit scholarship and was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternities.


Mr. Meekins began his law practice in Raleigh with the law firm of Young, Moore, Henderson P.A. and became a shareholder in the firm in 1991. He handled litigation throughout the state of North Carolina, primarily as a defense attorney representing businesses, Physicians, and other professionals. He moved to Shelby, North Carolina in 1994 to establish the law firm of Teddy & Meekins, PLLC and to concentrate his practice towards helping individuals. Mr. Meekins practices primarily in the area of personal injury litigation and workers compensation. He is Board Certified in the area of Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is also a Board Certified Mediator, having received his certification in 1994. Mr. Meekins has been lead counsel in cases pending in over 60 counties in the state of North Carolina. He has written articles, and lectured throughout North Carolina on topics including, but not limited to, Premises Liability, Professional Negligence, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professionalism, Auto Accident Trials, and the proper evaluation of tort cases.


Mr. Meekins is a member of the board of trustees of the North Carolina Bar Association Health Benefit Trust.  He served on the North Carolina Board of Governors for the North Carolina Bar Association for a full three year term, expiring in 2005. He had previously served as Chairman of the Litigation Section for the North Carolina State Bar Association for the term ending in July 2001. He has also served as President of the Cleveland County Bar Association. He is a member of the North Carolina and Cleveland County Bar Associations, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, and is admitted to practice before the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury (46%)
Workplace Injuries (44%)
Wrongful Death (10%)

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North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C.
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Young, Moore, Henderson & Alvis, P.A.
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The Norman A. Wiggins School of Law (Campbell University)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. In Psychology

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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified Specialist
Civil Trial Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy

National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified Specialist
Civil Pretrial Practice
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Ralph W Meekins
Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, PLLC
1219 Fallston Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
Office: 704-487-1234

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