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E.D. Gaskins Jr.

Senior Lawyers Division Chair




Ed Gaskins is a native of North Carolina who has spent his entire career in Wake County, with the exception of two years he was in the U.S. Army which included one year in Vietnam. He serves as managing partner of Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP and is its senior trial lawyer. He is a past president of the Wake County Bar Association and a member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s General Practice Hall of Fame. He is licensed to practice in North Carolina and the District of Columbia, and has been admitted to practice in the Eastern, Middle and Western U.S. District Courts of North Carolina, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Claims and the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition to bar-related activities, Gaskins has been an active member of Hayes Barton Baptist Church for over 40 years, serving as a Sunday school teacher, deacon and deacon chair, and has also provided volunteer service and leadership to numerous PTAs, the Chamber of Commerce, Theater in the Park and the Wake County Interfaith Council.


Wake Forest University
Duke University School of Law


Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP
The Historic Briggs Hardware Building
220 Fayetteville Street, Suite 300
PO Box 911, Raleigh, NC 27602
(919) 755-0025 (phone)
(919) 755-0009 (fax)