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R. Clarke Speaks

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Accident and Injury Lawyer in Wilmington, NC...

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Ashley Smith

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Ashley R. Smith is an experienced, professional and effective divorce lawyer fighting relentlessly to accomplish the legal objectives of her clients....

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T. Christopher Bell

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Accident, Workers Compensation & Divorce Lawyers

What is your question?

The Accident Lawyers, Workers Compensation Lawyers and Divorce Lawyers at Speaks Law Firm are available to answer your questions in several ways.

You can call (910) 341-7570, start a "chat" (bottom left), fill out the "How can we help you?" contact form (bottom right), order one of our free publications (Free Offers on the right) or get Free information on this site. 

How we can help?

Call us.  We can provide reliable legal information.  You can use it to make good decisions.  Good decisions lead to positive outcomes.

The North Carolina Auto Injury BookThe Ten Commandments of Criminal CourtAttorney Clarke Speaks been helping people acheive positive outcomes to legal challenges since 1997.  He has co-authored a guidebook for the North Carolina Bar Association.  He has written two books:  The NC Auto Injury Book and Busted by the Federal Authorities. In addition, the Speaks Law Firm produces magazines (Road to Recovery Magazine), booklets and other materials on injury law, criminal law and divorce law. These materials are available for purchase at Amazon.com or for free on this site. Please call us at (910) 341-7570 for additional information.

Clarke Speaks basketball coachOutside of work Attorney Clarke Speaks is a well-intentioned youth sports coach.  He makes up for his limited athletic ability with great effort and enthusiasm.  In spite of his athletic limitations, Clarke is an exceptional lawyer. 

Clarke is also the leader of a talented team of dedicated legal professionals.  This all star team includes Wilmington divorce lawyer Ashley Smith, Head Paralegal Debbie Black, Litigation Attorney Garron Micheal, Workers Compensation and Auto Injury Attorney Chris Bell, Litigation Attorney Audra Dunlap, Case Manager Abby, Case Manager Jessie and our Front Desk Manager Yvette.  These are experienced, professional, and caring individuals who work together to solve the legal problems our clients face.  These challenges involve Auto Injury, Workers Compensation Divorce Cases.

Our team is dedicated to helping you. We get to know our clients, and we care about the results we obtain for them. Each of us has a very specific set of skills that make us very effective at what we do.  Outside of work, we have families, hobbies and interests just like you.

To learn more about the people who have worked so hard to acheive the recognition and awards described below see About Us.

 

 

 

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About Us

Our Reputation

The Speaks Law Firm is an award winning firm comprised of outstanding legal professionals who care deeply for our clients. We have achieved recognition by national attorney ranking sites such as AVVO and Super Lawyers.

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Our Experience

We have represented people against the state and federal government, Fortune 500 Companies, large Universities and nearly every major insurance company operating in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

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Our Focus

Every client is our most important client. That has been our core philosophy since this firm was founded in 1997. We recognize that there are hundreds of lawyers you could choose to help you with these challenges.

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Our Commitment

From the coast to the mountains, North Carolina is as beautiful as it is unique. Wilmington and the surrounding areas are great places to live, work, and visit, with a rich history and charming culture.

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The Road to Recovery Magazine (Yours FREE, a $3.95 Value)

Road to Recovery - a Magazine for People Injured in Auto, Motorcycle, Truck, Workplace, Industrial and other Accidents in North Carolina

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The North Carolina Auto Injury Book (Yours FREE, a $12.99 Value)

The Comprehensive Book on Auto Injuries in North Carolina: What You Should Do to Protect Yourself after an Injury

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The Ten Commandments of Criminal Court (Yours FREE, Valued at $4.95)

Criminal charges in New Hanover County? There are some things you ought to know.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I was injured in a car accident. Do I need a lawyer?

Maybe you need a lawyer. Maybe you don't. But, you do need information. We can provide it. We can answer your questions and give you reliable information. With reliable information you can make good decisions.

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I saw your TV commercial. You said, "No FEE unless we recover." What does that mean exactly?

If we are unable to recover money for your claim, you do not have to pay us any money at all for our services. If we do recover money, we deduct a percentage of it as a fee, pay medical liens and give you the rest.

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I was in a serious car accident. How can I find the very best lawyer for my injury claim?

Auto injury attorneys work with insurance adjusters to help people who have been injured recover fair compensation. On average people recover 3.5 times more money with an attorney than without one. Attorneys are able to recover even more if they are experienced, knowledgeable, professional and effective.

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I work for a local company. I was hurt at work three days ago. I am getting medical treatment but I am not sure how all of this works. Do I have a workers compensation claim?

If you were hurt at work, then you may have a workers compensation claim. You may have one even if you were responsible in some way for your injuries. Your claim may be valuable. If you are like most people, you just want to get better and get back to work.

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Do I need a lawyer to handle my property damage claim after an auto accident?

Chances are, you don’t.  Like anything, some of these claims get complicated, but many are straight-forward.  Lots of people are capable of handling this process by themselves without a lawyer. Some people change their own oil.  Some people handle their own propety damage claims.

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Speaks Law Firm
  • 2808 Market Street P.O. Box 2823
    Wilmington, NC 28402
  • Phone: (910) 341-7570
  • Fax: (910) 341-7571
  • Toll Free: (877) 593-4233
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