Richard Watson

Richard Watson

Durham, North Carolina

Year Joined Firm

  • 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1974
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Army Commendation for Valor in Combat
  • Two Bronze Stars
  • Air Medal
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers
  • UNC Law Alumni, serving most recently on the Board of the UNC Chapel Hill Alumni Board.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Member
  • National Academy of Trial Lawyers and the National Advocates for Justice, Member
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the Triangle Circle of Advocates, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Pulley Watson King & Lischer, 1979 - 2014
  • Army in Vietnam, Forward Observer with the 199th Light Infantry Brigade., 1969 - 1970

Pro Bono Activities

  • Ordained Elder in the Westminster Church and Stephen Ministry in Durham