JOHN C. MILLBERG

PARTNER

John engages in an active trial practice. He has tried to a verdict many   wrongful death actions. He has tried a multitude of cases involving severe brain damage, amputations, and other serious injuries. He has also tried several cases arising out of commercial disputes.


 

John has lectured on civil trial subjects in North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Colorado, Florida, California, Utah, West Virginia, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia.

John is married and has three children. He is a member of the North Raleigh Church of Christ, having served as a Deacon and as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

EDUCATION

J.D., Wake Forest University

 

B.A., cum laude, Bowling Green State University


PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Maupin, Taylor & Ellis, Raleigh, NC

 

Crain Caton James & Womble, Houston, TX

ADMISSIONS

North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia

United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits 

 

United States District Courts sitting in North Carolina and South Carolina

 

United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

Past Vice President, Southeast Region

Member, Executive Committee

Transportation Research Board 

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Defense Research Institute

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Federal Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association

Wake County Bar Association

PUBLISHED OPINIONS
Williams v. Advance Auto Parts, Inc., 795 S.E.2d 647 (N.C. Ct. App. 2017), disc. rev. denied, 2017 N.C. LEXIS 325 (N.C. May 3, 2017) 

Carson v. CSX Transp., Inc., 400 S.C. 221, 734 S.E.2d 148 (Ct. App. 2012)

RBC Bank (USA) v. Gwin Law Office, LLC, 827 F.Supp. 2d 525 (E.D.N.C. 2011)

Bean v. S.C. Cent. R.R. Co., 392 S.C. 532, 709 S.E.2d 99 (Ct. App. 2011)

Wilkins v. CSX Transp., Inc., 194 N.C. App. 338, 669 S.E.2d 784 (2008)

Atl. Coast Mech., Inc. v. Caterpillar Inc., 175 N.C. App. 339, 623 S.E.2d 334 (2006)

Baggerly v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., 370 S.C. 362, 635 S.E.2d 97 (2006)

Peterson v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., 365 S.C. 391, 618 S.E.2d 903 (2005)

Wilkerson v. Norfolk Southern Ry. Co., 167 N.C. App. 607, 606 S.E.2d 187 (2004)

Sharp v. CSX Transp., Inc., 160 N.C. App. 241, 584 S.E.2d 888 (2003)

Jackson v. Assoc. Scaffolders and Equip. Co., Inc., 152 N.C. App. 687, 568 S.E.2d 666 (2002)

 

Turner v. Norfolk Southern Corp., 137 N.C. App. 138, 526 S.E.2d 666 (2000)

McNair v. Lend Lease Trucks, Inc., 95 F.3d 325, reversing en banc62 F.3d 651 (4th Cir. 1995)

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