Our Legal Team

Our Bladen County Lawyers represent all of Southeastern NC including Elizabethtown, Brunswick, Columbus, Robeson and New Hanover County. Hester, Grady and Hester PLLC is located in Elizabethtown NC and has a legal team with over fifty years experience. Gary Grady and Cliff Hester are committed to our clients and provide dedicated legal services. Contact us to speak with one of our attorneys.

Gary Grady - ggrady@hghgp.com

Gary Grady Lawyer
B.A. from Appalachian State University 1976
J.D. from North Carolina Central University 1979; Phi Delta Phi
Admitted to NC Bar 1979
Assistant District Attorney, Fourth Judicial District of North Carolina 1979 – 1980
Attorney for Bladen County Board of Education 2002 – Present
Attorney for Bladen Community College 2002 – Present
Member of North Carolina State Bar and American Bar Association
Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Domestic Relations Law, Personal Injury Law, Civil Litigation


H. Clifton Hester – chester@hghgp.com

Lawyer Cliff Hester
A.B. from Davidson College 1978
J.D. from UNC 1981; Phi Delta Phi
Admitted to GA Bar 1981 and NC Bar 1983
GA and US District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of GA 1981
NC and US District Court, Eastern District of NC 1983
Admitted to NC Court of Appeals Bar, 4th Circuit 1991
Admitted to the Supreme Court of The United States of America Bar 1991
Town Attorney for Clarkton and White Lake 1983 – Present
Town Attorney White Lake 1983 – Present
Member of NC State Bar, NC Bar Association, American Bar Association, State Bar of GA, NC Academy of Trial Lawyers
Practice Areas: Personal Injury Law, Workers’ Compensation Law, Civil Litigation, Social Security Disability