Sigmon, Clark, Mackie,
Hanvey & Ferrell, P.A.

420-B Third Ave. NW
Hickory, NC 28601

Mailing address
P.O. Drawer 1470
Hickory, NC 28603

Phone: (828) 328-2596
Toll Free: (866) 784-9938
Fax: (828) 328-6876

North Carolina's Exceptionally Skillful Litigators who get Results for Clients
Dedicated Counselors as well as Advocates

Hon. Forrest A. Ferrell

Email MeHon. Forrest A. Ferrell

Attorney
Location:
Hickory, North Carolina
Phone:
828-597-0533
866-784-9938 (Toll-Free)
Fax:
828-328-6876
Email:

Forrest was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He attended public schools and graduated from High Point University and the Law School at the University of North Carolina.

Forrest practiced law in Hickory until elected as a Superior Court Judge. He served as a Superior Court Judge for twenty-four years and presided over hundreds of complicated civil and criminal trials. He was appointed to several state commissions by Chief Justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He has served as President of the Conference of Superior Court Judges; Vice President of the North Carolina Bar Association, and on several committees of the North Carolina Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • Civil Trials
  • Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2002

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • LL.B. - 1963
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi
  • High Point College, High Point, North Carolina
    • A.B. - 1960
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Conference of Superior Court Judges, President
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Vice President
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Several Committees, Vice President

Past Employment Positions

  • State of North Carolina, Superior Court, 25B District, Senior Resident Judge, 1981 - 1998
  • State of North Carolina, Superior Court, 25B District, Judge, 1974 - 1981