John W. Kirkman, Jr.

Attorney at Law

John W. Kirkman, Jr.

Greensboro Attorney, Mediator & Arbitrator
Nationally Recognized For Excellence

John Kirkman, Jr. is one of Greensboro’s most sought after lawyers. Because of his extensive experience and unmatched expertise, John is one of North Carolina’s leading attorneys. John has developed a reputation for successfully handling the most complex and complicated of matters. As a result he is often called upon when the stakes are high and the cases complex. Featured in multiple categories, John’s professional legal work has been recognized in Best Lawyers® and US News and World Report.

Known for his strategic thinking and skilled resolution strategies, John understands the challenges his clients face. He is known for his tireless advocacy and ability to craft creative, case-winning strategies that lead to outstanding results. John’s practice encompasses a wide range of business, domestic, litigation, and alternative dispute matters, including business transactions, divorces, family law matters, construction disputes, estates, and probate matters.

In addition to being a top-tier lawyer, John Kirkman is a highly sought after Mediator and Arbitrator. In his dispute resolution practice, John helps parties work together to resolve their disputes prior to trial. He has mediated and resolved thousands of cases. John’s experience in resolving disputes and keen business sense and knowledge, make him a favorite selection by his peers to serve as their client’s mediator. That same experience, knowledge, and common sense also causes parties to select him to serve as their arbitrator.

John has served the community for more than 30 years. He has served in a number of roles at Westover Church, including several stints as the Moderator of the church’s Elder Board. Additionally, for a number of years Mr. Kirkman served on the Greensboro Sports Council.

When he’s not working on his legal and charitable endeavors, you will most likely find John on the golf course. John is an avid golfer, having traveled across the globe to play some of golf’s most prestigious and difficult golf courses.

John and his wife reside in Greensboro. He is the proud father of two daughters.


  • High Point University

    High Point University

    High Point, North Carolina

    Bachelor of Arts

  • North Carolina Central University

    North Carolina Central University

    Durham, North Carolina

    Juris Doctor

Bar Admissions

  • NC State Bar

    North Carolina


    US District Court – Middle Dist of NC


NC DRC Certified Family Financial Mediator

Awards & Recognitions

Legal Elite, Business North Carolina
Best Lawyers in America
US News & World Report

Professional Associations & Memberships

Eighteenth Judicial District Bar
North Carolina Bar Association


Kirkman Attorneys at Law  100 South Elm Street, Suite 410, Greensboro, NC 27401  (336) 274-7898
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