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Firm Overview

Personal Injury, Car, Bike & Work Accident, DUI Attorneys Representing the Wilmington, NC Area

Girdwood & Williams, PLLC is a law firm serving greater southeastern North Carolina. Formed in 2013 by Scott Girdwood and Ben Williams, the firm has been busy fighting for their clients in personal injury, workers’ compensation and criminal defense cases ever since. Scott and Ben bring over 33 years combined experience and knowledge to work for their clients.

Scott and Ben believe in excellent client customer service, personal attention, and long hours of the gritty hard work necessary to achieve favorable results and recoveries for our clients. Driven by these beliefs, Girdwood & Williams has made a point that every client should see our faces, shake our hands, and have confidence that we are fighting for their best outcome.

Scott and Ben have seen the value of a sleeves-rolled-up approach to representing the injured and accused. Quality results and settlements don’t just happen in today’s climate; they come from weeks, months, and sometimes years of hard work.

Call us today at 910-343-9920 to arrange a free in-person or phone consultation to discuss your case. For personal injury, workers’ compensation, and disability cases, we don’t charge you a fee unless we obtain a settlement or verdict for you. Read on to learn more about the partners.

Scott Girdwood

Scott Girdwood was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he graduated from Terry Sanford High School. From a young age, Scott knew that it was his calling to be an attorney for the people, protecting their rights. Since 2004, Scott has been exclusively representing injured clients and those accused of crimes or traffic violations. Much to his partner’s chagrin, Scott is a loyal fan of the NC State Wolfpack.

Education:

North Carolina State University, 2001, B.A., Magna Cum Laude
Campbell University School of Law, 2004, J.D., Law Review

Bar admissions & certifications:

North Carolina Bar, 2004
New Hanover County Bar, 2004
U.S. District Court Eastern District, 2004
DRC Certified Mediator, 2014

Areas of special interest:
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Expungements
  • DWI/DUI
  • Motorcycle/Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents
  • Alcohol & Drug Offenses

Benjamin D. Williams

Ben Williams was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he graduated from Myers Park High School. Ben began his legal career in 2003, representing injured people under the mentorship of the attorneys at the prestigious Charlotte law firm of Gerdes, Mason, & Simpson, LLP. In 2006, Ben relocated to Wilmington, where he has been litigating and fighting for the injured. Ben is a proud husband and father to twin boys who keep him on his toes. Much to his partner’s chagrin, Ben is a loyal fan of the UNC Tar Heels.

Education:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000, B.A., Cameron Morrison Academic Scholar
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003, J.D.

Bar admissions:

North Carolina Bar, 2003
New Hanover County Bar, 2006
U.S. District Court Middle District, 2003

Areas of special interest:
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Auto Accidents
  • Social Security/Disability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle/Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents

Meet Our Team

R. Scott Girdwood

R. Scott Girdwood

Scott Girdwood was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he graduated from Terry Sanford High School. From a young age, Scott knew … Read More

910-343-9920      
scott@girdwoodwilliams.com

Benjamin D. Williams

Benjamin D. Williams

Ben Williams was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he graduated from Myers Park High School. Ben began his legal career in 2003 representing … Read More

910-343-9920      
ben@girdwoodwilliams.com

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