John R. Griffin, III

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UNC Chapel Hill BS Business Administration 1992
NCCU School of Law 1998


US District Court Eastern and Middle District


Admitted NC State Bar 1998
George H. White Bar
14th Judicial District Bar
Durham County Bar Association


Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Spring 1994
NC Advocates of Justice


NCCU Eagle Club Board
New Creation United Methodist Church Staff Parrish Relations Committee

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I owe my success and my freedom to Attorney Griffin and his law office. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of what Attorney Griffin did for me and how he changed my life.

Grateful Client May 13, 2015

John Randolph Griffin, III, affectionately known as Randy, is one of the founding partners of Frasier & Griffin, PLLC. Randy is a former Assistant District Attorney in Cumberland County (Fayetteville, NC) and Orange County (Chapel Hill and Hillsborough, NC). Randy was born in Fayetteville, NC, the son of John R. Griffin, Jr. and Gwendolyn Spaulding Griffin. His father was the former Superintendent of Cumberland County Schools and Principal of the high school Randy graduated from, E.E. Smith Sr. High.

Randy attended undergrad at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his B.S. in Business Administration from the prestigious Kennan-Flagler School of Business. In 1998 he received his J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law. Prior to entering law school, Randy worked as a case worker and Field Representative for U.S. Congresswoman Eva M. Clayton, traveling the eastern part of the state from Fayetteville to Wilmington, representing her. In 1994, Randy pledged the Fayetteville, Ft. Bragg, Pope AFB chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc. His first criminal defense job was with the law office of James D. “Butch” Williams, Jr. where he worked for 5 years.

Randy is married to Myra Leake Griffin a deputy commissioner at the NC Industrial Commission and has one son, Connor Griffin. Attorney Griffin has a strong desire to serve those in North Carolina by always “Aggressively Fighting for their Rights”. He is a passionate attorney who makes sure that his clients understand their rights as demonstrated by his favorite quote: “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”—- Joshua J. Marine



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