O. Richard Wright, Jr.

North and South Carolina Local Lawyer - RIchard WrightBorn:
Horry County, South Carolina
Parents were Ottis Richard Wright, Sr. and Olive Battle Wright who lived at Vinegar Hill, near Tabor City, Columbus County, North Carolina

Bar Memberships:
North Carolina, 1971

University of North Carolina (A.B., 1967; J.D. 1971)

Phi Beta Kappa
Recipient, Outstanding Legislator, North Carolina Bar Association, 1985
Member, North Carolina House of Representatives, 1975-1988


Chairman, John Motley Morehead Foundation Selection Committee for Columbus County,     1976-1988

President, Southeastern Community College Foundation, 2000-2001

President, North Carolina Yam Festival 2000-2001
President, UNC School of Law Alumni Association, 1992-1993

Recipient, Silver Beaver Award from Cape Fear Council Boy Scouts of America, 1999
Director, Lewis A. Sikes Foundation
Director, Olive Battle Wright Scholarship Foundation
Trustee, Myrtle Green Cemetery Association, Inc.
Director, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina, 1991-current

AV Rated – Martindale Hubbell

North Carolina State Bar

Columbus County Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
The Thirteenth District Bar Association (Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen Counties)
Col. Lemuel Benton Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution
Southeastern Genealogical Society
Reuben Brown House Preservation Society

Practice Areas:
Real Estate
Social Security Disability
Wills and Estates