Seth Adam Blum

Seth is a graduate of Tufts University and Duke Law School. He also holds a Master’s Degree from the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy Studies. Seth is an experienced trial attorney who is licensed and has tried cases in both North Carolina State and Federal Courts. Seth is an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at the University of North Carolina School of Law. He regularly teaches other lawyers in advanced trial techniques.

Seth’s Credentials:

  • Current Employment Position(s):
    • Member / Founding Partner
  • Practicing Since:
    • 1993
  • Year Joined Organization:
    • 1998
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Bar Admissions:
    • North Carolina, 1993
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1993
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1993
  • Education:
    • Durham, North Carolina, 1993
      Duke University School of Law
      Honors: American Jurisprudence Book Award for Trial Advocacy and American Jurisprudence Book Award for Legal Writing
    • Terry Sanford School of Public Policy Analysis
      Durham, North Carolina, 1993
    • Tufts University
      Boston, Massachusetts, 1990
      Honors: Cum Laude
      Honors: Dean’s List
  • Published Works:
    • Editor, The True Bill, North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 2000
    • Death Penalty – Cost or Justice, Public Policy News, 1998
  • Classes/Seminars Taught:
    • Ethical Issues in Defending a DWI, 2003
    • Criminal Law, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2002 – 2003
    • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Building Trial Skills Assistant Team Leader 2005 – 2014, Program Director 2015 – Present
    • Adjunct Professor or Trial Advocacy, University of North Carolina School of Law, 2010 – Present
  • Professional Associations and Memberships:
    • Mensa, Member
    • North Carolina State Bar, Member
    • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
    • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in North Carolina, Member
    • Raleigh Little Theatre Cantey Award Winner, 2006, Best Actor
    • Triangle Theater Award Winner, 2002, Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical
  • Past Employment Positions:
    • Assistant Public Defender, Fayetteville, NC, 1993 – 1995
    • Litigation Associate, Law Offices of G. Michael Malone, Raleigh, NC, 1995 – 1996
    • Assistant Public Defender, Carrboro, NC, 1997 – 1998
  • Birth Information:
    • September 30, 1968, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States of America