Davis, Murrelle and Lyles, P.A.

Davis, Murrelle and Lyles, P.A.

Davis, Murrelle & Lyles, P.A. was founded in 1981 by Warren J. Davis. When Mr. Davis opened this law firm, he intended to organize and establish a high quality, aggressive law firm to meet the needs of the citizens of Eastern North Carolina.

Firm Overview

The law firm has maintained its original goal of high quality service, and the members of the firm have made a lasting commitment to excellence in their practice. Members of the Firm have years of experience in trials and appeals involving serious injuries, products liability, insurance matters, real property matters, truck accidents, and business and anti-trust litigation. Our firm offers superior service to our clients in virtually every area of litigation.

Davis, Murrelle & Lyles, P.A., while seeking to foster a personal lawyer/client relationship, emphasizes the team approach to solving complex legal problems. Under this "Team Concept", while lawyers with experience in appropriate disciplines are assigned to lead a particular case, the combined resources of our entire firm come to bear in the positive resolution of problems that may arise. The Firm has been awarded the highest rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and is a Bar Register Firm. Our attorneys are members of the North Carolina State Bar, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, The North Carolina Advocates for Justice, and the Carteret County Bar Association.

Davis, Murrelle & Lyles, P.A. continues to grow as we move into the future, taking advantage of the latest in computer and multimedia technologies to increase our efficiency and effectiveness. To this end, we are directed towards a single goal: to provide our clients with the finest service available.

Main Office

Main Office
912 Arendell Street
Morehead City NC 28557


(252) 726-2000


(252) 222-3202


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Personal Injury cases

Office Information

Estate Planning

Davis, Murrelle & Lyles, P.A. will represent your Estate Planning legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Automobile Accidents
-Professional Liability
-Products Liability
-Medical Malpractice
-Nursing Home Negligence
-Premises Liability
-Workers' Compensation
-Social Security
-Property Disputes
-Business Litigation
-Admiralty And Maritime Law

Personal Injury


Auto Accident

Nursing Home or Elder Abuse


Edward L. Murrelle

Davis, Murrelle and Lyles, P.A.

Practice areas:
-Business litigation
-Personal injury
-Medical malpractice
-Premises liability

-North Carolina, 1964
-U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of North
Carolina, 1965
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1966

Wake Forest University, J.D.

-Carteret County Bar Association
-North Carolina Bar Association
-Board of Governors, 1978-1981
-Member of Litigation, Health and Antitrust sections
-American Bar Association
-Member of Litigation and Antitrust sections
-North Carolina Advocates for Justice
-Member of Professional Negligence and Auto Torts sections

-Member, Guilford Scholarship Society
-Research Assistant, North Carolina Supreme Court, 1964-1965

Greensboro, North Carolina, April 11, 1938


Wake Forest University
Juris Doctorate,

Janet M. Lyles

Davis, Murrelle and Lyles, P.A.

North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization

Practice Areas:
-Workers' compensation
-Social Security

-North Carolina, 1984
-.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1990
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1993

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D.

-Carteret County Bar Association
-North Carolina State Bar
-North Carolina Advocates for Justice
-Workplace Injury Litigation Group

Phi Beta Kappa

Polk County, North Carolina, December 11, 1949


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Juris Doctorate,

Warren J. Davis

Davis, Murrelle and Lyles, P.A.

Retired, Emeritus Pro Bono


University of Virginia
Juris Doctorate,

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