Paul Tharp, Esq.
Paul Tharp is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who has tried personal injury cases in both state and federal courts in North Carolina. In addition, Mr. Tharp has successfully litigated the appeals of favorable results he has obtained for personal injury clients before the North Carolina appellate courts.
Mr. Tharp is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eastern, Middle, and Western Federal District Courts in North Carolina, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Mr. Tharp has appeared and argued cases before numerous courts in counties throughout North Carolina, before federal courts in North Carolina’s Western District, in both state appellate courts, and before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
At Arnold & Smith, PLLC, Mr. Tharp has obtained favorable results for clients in hundreds of car-crash cases, in slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall cases, in dog-bite and dog-attack incidents, and in numerous other injury-related cases. Mr. Tharp handles cases primarily in the Charlotte metropolitan region, however, Mr. Tharp has appeared in courts in nearly every county in North Carolina and can handle cases throughout the state.
J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003
B.A., English, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1999
North Carolina State Bar
Mecklenburg County Bar
Gaston County Bar
Member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Advocates for Justice