At Stubbs Perdue, Joe handles a wide range of cases and practice areas, including bankruptcy, agriculture, civil litigation, business litigation, corporate restructuring, tax disputes, tax representation, and consumer protection litigation, just to name a few. When it comes to providing top-notch legal representation, he strives to go above and beyond what is expected. He has been selected and included as Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016 and 2017 in Business Bankruptcy

Before joining our firm, Joe served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable J. Rich Leonard, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina (retired), and judicial law clerk to the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judges for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Joe has authored and contributed to articles and publications, including The Disclosure Statement and North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual 8th Edition. During law school, he received the Judge William M. Moore Scholarship and academic excellence awards in Legal Research & Writing, Employment Law and Judicial Writing.


  • Campbell University, J.D. – 2012
  • Presbyterian College – 2009
    B.S. Business Administration / Accounting
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    Bankruptcy Section and Young Lawyers Division
  • North Carolina Museum of History Associates
  • North Carolina Advocates of Justice (NCAJ)
  • Young Lawyers’ Division
    Board Member
  • Commercial Litigation Section
    Board Member
  • Consumer Areas of Practice Section
    Board Member
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • North Carolina – 2012
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals – 2013
  • US District Court Eastern District of North Carolina – 2013
  • US District Court Middle District of North Carolina – 2013
  • United States Tax Court – 2014
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax law

Other areas of concentration:

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Consumer Protection Litigation