Josh Harper joined the family firm after beginning his legal career as a litigation associate at one of North Carolina’s largest law firms. Josh now focuses his practice on representing claimants in workers’ compensation matters, as well as assisting plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits.

Josh earned his law degree, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the Wake Forest University School of Law. During law school, he served as a Notes & Comments Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree, with distinction, from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was named to the Dean’s List every semester.

Prior to law school, Josh served in the U.S. Army as a military intelligence officer. He participated in more than twenty airborne operations (“parachute jumps”) while stationed at Fort Bragg. In 2012, he deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan as the intelligence officer for a military police battalion. While there, he was promoted to the rank of Captain. For his service in Afghanistan, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal (Meritorious).

Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and young children, lifting weights and attending church.