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C. Boyd Sturges III

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Boyd Sturges has practiced law since 1995. He has been involved in several high profile cases including representing a state Judge in a federal corruption case. He was named a special prosecutor in the Duke Lacross case to prosecute former Durham District Attorney Mike Nifong. He has tried many criminal, civil, and domestic cases both to juries as well as judges. He also represents the Franklin County Board of Education and Louisburg College. He was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2009. Boyd is also on the Board of Directors for the Tar River Land Conservancy and a Trustee for Louisburg College.


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1995
  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Louisburg College, (2005- present )Executive Committee,Buildings and Grounds Committee, 2006 to 2006
  • Union Bank (NC). - Director, (2012-20022) Executive Committee, Chair of ALCO Committee
  • Louisburg Town Council (2002-2022) Mayor Pro Tem
  • American Foundations SuperPAC , 2012-present (Chairman)
  • Carolina Coalitions SuperPAC (2014-present)
  • Tar River Land Conservancy-Director and Secretary/Treasurer 2007- present

Representative Clients

  • Franklin County Board of Education (General Counsel)
  • L.H. Dickens & Sons
  • Toney Lumber Company (General Counsel and Director)
  • Franklin County Sheriff's Office (General Counsel for all non-criminal matters)
  • Triangle Insurance Company
  • State Employees Credit Union
  • AgCarolina
  • First National Bank
  • The Angus Barn Ltd.


  • Union Bank & Trust

Past Positions

  • CT Bowring Insurance Brokerage - London, England, 1992 to 1992


  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Order

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Litigation 25%
  • Family Law 25%
  • Civil Litigation 25%
  • Real Estate 25%

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1995


  • American Justice Award - Constitutional Law
  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star
  • AV Rated with Martindale Hubbell
  • North Carolina Business Magazine Elite Lawyer

Professional Associations

  • Ninth Judicial Bar, Treasurer/Secretary, 1998 to 1998
  • Pro Tem Tour of Louisburg, Mayor
  • Franklin County Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation