Ralph Frasier

Attorney At Law
Managing Partner

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Biography

Ralph Kennedy Frasier, Jr., is one of the founding partners with Frasier & Griffin, PLLC, a successful legal practice with a proven track record serving clients all over North Carolina. Attorney Frasier has been in private practice since 1996 and is a skilled litigator who concentrates in criminal, traffic, wrongful death and personal injury law. Prior to forming Frasier & Griffin, Attorney Frasier practiced as an Associate attorney to his mentor Attorney "Butch" Williams at The Law Offices of James D. Williams, Jr., and the national law firm of Porter Wright Morris and Arthur, LLP in their Columbus, Ohio, office.

Attorney Frasier earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from Hampton University and his Juris Doctor Degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina State Court as well as the Middle, Eastern and Western Federal District Courts of North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the 14th Judicial District Bar Association and the North Carolina Black Lawyers Association.

Attorney Frasier has deep family ties to the region and as a result is proud to be an active member of the Durham County and Columbus County, NC, communities. Attorney Frasier served on numerous community boards including the Board of Directors of the John Avery Boys and Girls Club, the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, in which he served as the Legal Vice Chair, the NCCU School of Law Alumni Association, the NCCU School of Law Board of Visitors and he was a Board Member of the Museum of Durham History. He has also served as an adjunct professor at NCCU School of Law. Attorney Frasier is also an advisor and investor in numerous small businesses and ventures throughout the region.

Attorney Frasier is the proud father of three children, Lauren Kennedy Frasier-Jeffries, Ralph K. Frasier, III, and Steven Alexander Frasier.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1996
  • Ohio, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina

Education

  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • Juris Doctor - 05/1994
  • Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia
    • B.S. - 05/1991

Professional Associations

  • 14th Judicial District Bar, Durham County Bar Association, Board Member, 1996
  • North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2001
  • National Bar Association, Member, 1994
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • NAACP, Lifetime Member, Present
  • National Bar Association, Lifetime Member, Present

Employment History

  • Porter Wright Morris and Arthur, LLP, Associate Attorney, 1994 to 1996
  • The Law Offices of James D. Williams, Jr., Associate Attorney, 1996 to 2001

Community Activities

  • Board of Directors, John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham
  • Legal Vice Chair, Affairs of Black People, Durham Committee
  • Board Member, Museum of Durham History

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham
  • Legal Vice Chair, Affairs of Black People, Durham Committee
  • Board Member, Museum of Durham History