Guy W. Crabtree ‘ 78,a partner with Pulley, Watson, King & Lischer was named President-Elect of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) at its annual meeting on Wednesday, June 23. NCAJ is a state-wide association of attorneys who protect the rights of all North Carolinians in civil and criminal cases.
Crabtree has been an active member of the organization since 1978 and has previously served as Vice-President for Education and Vice-President for Communications. During the 2010-11 term, he will serve as the association’s President-Elect and as a member of the Executive Committee and is scheduled to take on the Presidency in June 2011.
Crabtree holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree with honors from North Carolina Central University (NCCU). He has been very active with the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, holding various executive positions, serving on numerous statewide executive boards and committees. He has also served on the Board of Visitors for NCCU’s School of Law. Crabtree is a member of the National Advisory Board of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. Locally, he has served as chair of the Board of Trustees for the Carolina Theatre.
Crabtree has over 30 years of legal experience and is best known for his representation of victims in auto wrecks caused by drunk drivers, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence. His work has earned him the rating of “AV” – the highest rating for legal ability and general ethical standards – by Martindale-Hubble, a respected national legal directory. He has also been selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America” list, published by Woodward/White.
The NCAJ and its 4,000 members are dedicated to protecting the rights of all North Carolinians. The association has served its members for over 45 years.