Attorney John W. King, Jr. is committed to helping individuals resolve their business or estate needs through diligent and meticulous legal representation. Admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1980, he has been part of our legal team at Stubbs Perdue, since September 1997. His practice areas focus on business formation, real estate, estate planning, estate administration, elder law, corporate transactions, civil litigation, and foreclosures. When it comes to protecting the rights and interests of his clients, Mr. King is relentless, both inside and outside of the courtroom.

BV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, Mr. King is a Board Certified Specialist in Real Property Law: Residential and Commercial, Business, and Industrial Transactions, and is the only Real Property Law certified specialist in New Bern, North Carolina. He is also a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Our firm is proud to have his level of expertise as a reliable source of information and guidance. Before joining our firm, Mr. King was actively involved in the practice of bankruptcy as well as creditor representations.


  • Campbell University, J.D. – 1980
  • Wake Forest University – 1977
    B.A. in Economics
  • American Bar Association
    Probate and Real Property Section
  • Craven County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    Probate and Real Property Section
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina – 1980
  • US Supreme Court – 1983
  • US District Court Eastern District of North Carolina – 1981
  • Business Law
  • Civil Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Law

Other Concentration Areas:

  • Elder Law
  • Corporate Law