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Michael F. Royster

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Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Mike concentrates his practice in the areas of Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Business/Contract law.  He has provided guidance in these areas to numerous individuals and businesses in Surry and Stokes Counties over the past thirty years.  

Mike graduated from Wake Forest University in 1968.  Following his graduation he served in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1972.  After his time in the Air Force, he attended Cumberland School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1975.  While at Cumberland, Mike also received the Curia Honoris award for superior academic achievement and devoted service to the law school.  Prior to moving to Pilot Mountain, Mike served as an Assistant District Attorney in Mecklenburg County.

Mike has been an active member of his community over the years, serving on the Board of Trustees of Surry Community College, coaching little league baseball and basketball, and being a member of the Pilot Mountain Civic Club.   In his spare time Mike enjoys spending time with his family, attending church, exercising, fishing, and gardening.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1975


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Juris Doctor cum laude - May, 1975
    • Law Journal: The Cumberland Lawyer, Associate Editor
  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List

Representative Clients

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company
  • Surrey Bank and Trust
  • Carolina Farm Credit, ACA


  • Branch Banking and Trust Company
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company
  • Surrey Bank and Trust
  • Carolina Farm Credit, ACA

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the District Attorney, Assistant DA, 1975 - 1979

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Trustees of Surry Community College, 1980 - 2012
  • Pilot Mountain Civic Club, 1979 - 2000


  • English


  • Lambda Chi Alpha

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Royster & Royster, Attorneys at Law

Mount Airy Office:
851 Marshall Street
P.O. Box 1005
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Phone: 336-459-3823
Fax: 336-789-6650
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Pilot Mountain Office:
110 South Davis Street
P.O. Box 1396
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
Phone: 336-415-4234
Fax: 336-368-1279
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