Guy W. Crabtree
Partner, Crabtree Carpenter Attorneys at Law
Guy Crabtree has advocated for people’s rights for more than 30 years. His work has earned him the rating of “AV” – the highest rating for legal ability and general ethical standards – by Martindale-Hubble, a respected national legal directory. He has also been selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America” list, published by Woodward/ White, the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. But accolades are only part of the equation. When you see him in action, you realize that it’s Guy’s down-to-earth style that allows him to work so effectively with clients.
His experience trying cases in state and federal court gives him the ability to approach each case creatively, using techniques that others may not have considered. Guy’s track record in mediating and litigating cases involving tractor-trailer and auto wreck injuries have earned him a strong reputation within the legal community, as well as the trust of a great many clients. Whether the case involves a tractor-trailer wreck, environmental pollution, medical malpractice or nursing home negligence, Guy’s innovative way of managing each case’s process and presentation has paid off for his clients.
Guy holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree with honors from North Carolina Central University (NCCU). He has been very active with the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, holding various executive positions, serving on numerous statewide executive boards and committees. He has also served on the Board of Visitors for NCCU’s School of Law. Guy is a member of the National Advisory Board of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. Locally, he has served as chair of the Board of Trustees for the Carolina Theatre. When not practicing law, Guy enjoys playing tennis and racquetball, pulling for the Tarheels and Red Sox and spending time with his friends and children.