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Committed to one cause. Yours.

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Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Serious injuries deserve serious results

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Workers' Compensation

Get all the benefits you deserve

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Being a crime victim can be devastating

Hold those who caused it responsible

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If you're in a bicycle accident

You need a lawyer who knows cycling

Litigation Attorneys in Durham and Charlotte, NC


We are lawyers in Durham, NC who have many years of successful trial experience.  We help people who were injured, or abused, taken advantage of, or had their rights violated.  We sue employers who refuse to follow the law.  We also work on cases for families who have lost their loved ones because of injury or abuse.  Our lawyers in Charlotte, NC handle personal injury and wrongful death cases, with a special focus on bicycle crashes.  We have a reputation for working hard and fighting for our clients. We are a law firm with offices in Durham and Charlotte that give excellent customer service.

If you have questions about what to do if you were hurt at work, or if you were in a wreck that wasn’t your fault and you are not quite sure what to do, our attorneys in Durham, NC can give you some quick answers.   We regularly take calls from people who may not be ready to hire a lawyer, but just want to know what to expect.  When they are not in court or riding their bikes, you can find our attorneys in Charlotte, NC at the bike shop, teaching people how to ride safely and helping them figure out what kind of insurance will protect them the best. We keep adding to this website, so you can learn about the law and download free information to help you know what to expect with your particular situation.

With our two offices in Durham and Charlotte, we are a law firm that is ready to help you get the justice you deserve. If you do hire our attorneys, you will find that we will work hard on your case and give you individual attention.  We will keep you informed and advise you at every step.  The case is yours, and we always remember that.

If you want a law firm that advertises on television or will flood you with letters if you’ve been in a wreck, you will not get that with Copeley Johnson & Groninger. What you will get is a group of lawyers in Durham and Charlotte, NC who will always aim to do what is best for you, in your own unique case.  Call us today or contact us through this website to see how we can help you or your family.

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They make you feel like family. They are very caring. They come with the truth – what my rights are, if I am getting a fair deal. I’ve learned a lot.

-Rebecca Matthews

I just love Valerie. She’s so honest and she didn’t sugar-coat anything. She just told me how it was. I loved her truthfulness. I would recommend the law firm – very much so.

-Client of Valerie Johnson

I appreciate the fact that they are always there when I call. When you are in the situation that I am in and feel slighted, it really helps to have someone on your side that you can count on.

-Stephen Johnson

I didn’t have to worry about anything. Everything was timely and straightforward. Just all in all a great experience.

-Trudy Evans

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Authored by attorney Valerie Johnson, Workers’ Comp 101 is a short and simply-written guide to the North Carolina workers’ compensation system. It aims to help injured workers avoid common mistakes so they can get the care and financial support they need.

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