Brian A. Royster

Brian A. Royster

Managing Partner
Location:
Mount Airy, North Carolina
Phone:
336-415-4234
Fax:
336-789-6650
Email:

Brian is the managing partner in the firm. He regularly handles matters involving Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Landlord/Tenant disputes on behalf of individuals and businesses in Surry and Stokes Counties. In addition to his trial practice, Brian is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, an organization dedicated to protecting people's rights, the North Carolina Bar Association and the Surry County Bar Association. Brian Royster was recognized by the North Carolina Bar Association in 2014 for his service to the community and professionalism. He received the young lawyer Centennial Award at the annual meeting of District 17B for his work with the Lawyer on the Line program, a pro bono legal service co-sponsored by Legal Aid of North Carolina.

Brian graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005. Following his graduation he worked for Child Care Services Association, a non-profit organization in Chapel Hill. While there, he was an advocate and counselor for child care providers, helping them to increase their education and their income. After his time with CCSA, he attended North Carolina Central School of Law, graduating in 2010. While at NCCU, Brian was a member of the Public Interest Law Organization and served as a Guardian ad Litem volunteer in Durham.

In his spare time Brian enjoys spending time with his family, watching UNC athletics, exercising and fishing. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Surry Arts Council and is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Surry County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Civil Litigation
  • Traffic Violations

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2010

Education

  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2010
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Young Lawyer Centennial Award, 2014 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Surry County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Juvenile Undisciplined Representation, 2011 - 2012
  • Lawyer on the Line, 2014 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon