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Jeffrey A. Misenheimer practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation. Mr. Misenheimer received his undergraduate degree from Hampden-Sydney College and his law degree from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.  Mr. Misenheimer was admitted to the Bar in 1999.  

Mr. Misenheimer is the past Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section Council of the North Carolina Bar Association, past Chair of the Workers' Compensation Practice Group of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, a member of the Defense Research Institute, and a past member of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys.   Mr. Misenheimer has taught numerous classes/seminars in the field of Workers' Compensation Law. Mr. Misenheimer enjoys traveling, all types of music, golf, as well as spending time with his wife, Susan, and son, John.

Practice Areas
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence, J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Member, Justice Richard "Red" Jones National Moot Court Team, (1998-1999)
    • Honors: Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board, (1998-1999)
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Honors: Varsity Baseball Team, Member, 1993 - 1996
    • Major: Political Science
Bar and Court Admissions
  • North Carolina, 1999

Representative Reported Cases

  • Gonzalez v. Worrell, 221 N.C. App. 351, 728 S.E.2d 13 (2012), aff'd per curiam, 366 N.C. 501, 739 S.E.2d 552 (2013)
  • Nicholson v. Edwards Wood Products, 175 N.C. App. 773, 625 S.E.2d 562 (2006)
  • Stanley v. Burns Intern. Sec. Services, 161 N.C. App. 722, 589 S.E.2d 176 (2003)
  • Hobbs v. Clean Control Corp., 154 N.C. App. 433, 571 S.E.2d 860 (2002)
  • Gordon v. City of Durham, 153 N.C. App. 782, 571 S.E.2d 48 (2002)
  • Goodrich v. R.L. Dresser, Inc., 161 N.C. App. 394, 588 S.E.2d 511 (2003)  

Representative Unpublished Opinions

  • Dominguez v. Francisco Dominguez Masonry, Inc., _N.C. App._,776 S.E.2d 364 (2015) Unpublished Disposition
  • Whitley v. Wilson Woodworks, 654 S.E.2d 831 (2008) Unpublished Disposition
  • Daugherty v. Mountain Const. Enterprises, Inc., 171 N.C. App. 514, 615 S.E.2d 737 (2005) Unpublished Disposition
  • Echols v. Granville Medical Management, Inc., 158 N.C. App. 542, 581 S.E.2d 832 (2003) Unpublished Disposition
  • Page v. UNC-Chapel Hill, 171 N.C. App. 315, 615 S.E.2d 737 (2005) Unpublished Disposition


What Do You Do When You Get A Claim, Workplace Injuries and Conditions, 2011 Basics of Workers’ Compensation, North Carolina Bar Association, November 10, 2011, Cary, North Carolina
The 2011 Changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Fall Seminar, September 16, 2011, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Pound for Pound Professionalism in Workers’ Comp. - Raging Bull v. Gentleman Jim, North Carolina Advocates for Justice and North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys’ Seminar, February 25, 2011, Greensboro, North Carolina
New and/or Revised Forms and Procedures and New Medical Motion Procedures at the NCIC, 2008 North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys' Fall Seminar, September 19, 2008
A Practical Guide to Defending Workers' Compensation From An Employer's Perspective, North Carolina Association of Self-Insurers, Annual Meeting and Educational Conference, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, April 9, 2008 - April 11, 2008
North Carolina Workers' Comp Case Law Update: Point-Counterpoint on Recent Court Decisions and Their Impact on Employers, North Carolina Workers' Comp Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 22, 2007 - March 23, 2007
Occupational Diseases, "The Devil is in the Details:" Hot Topics in Workers' Compensation Law 2007, Workers' Compensation Section Annual Meeting, Grandover Resort and Conference Center, Greensboro, North Carolina, February 16, 2007 - February 17, 2007
Workers' Comp Aspects of Fatalities and Serious Injuries, 21st Annual Workshop of the Mid-State Safety Council and the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Industrial Commission, Carolina Power & Light - A Progress Energy Company, Harris Visitor's Center, New Hill, North Carolina, October 20, 2004

Honors and Awards
  • Included on North Carolina's Super Lawyers - 2013 Rising Stars 
Professional Associations & Memberships:
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Section Council Chair
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Board of Directors
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Past Section Chair, Workers’ Compensation Practice Group
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member

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