Attorney Joseph G. Maddrey received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on Thursday December 7, 2017, at the Pennrose Country Club in Reidsville, NC. The award was presented by North Carolina State Bar President John Silverstein.
Mr. Maddrey graduated from Wake Forest University in 1964 with a degree in history and political science. He received his JD from Wake Forest Law School in 1967. His legal career was put on hold while he served in the United States Army in Vietnam. Upon returning to North Carolina in 1969, Mr. Maddrey joined the Secretary of State’s Office under Thad Eure. He later moved to Eden, NC, to begin his private practice, and later became a certified specialist in the area of residential real property.
Mr. Maddrey has devoted many hours of service to the North Carolina State Bar. He served as the State Bar councilor for Judicial District 17A for two terms. He also served as a member of the State Bar’s Disciplinary Hearing Commission for six years. Mr. Maddrey also serves on numerous boards in his community and generously donates his legal services to Habitat for Humanity, the Eden Chamber of Commerce, and many churches and nonprofits.
Mr. Maddrey has contributed greatly to his country, his colleagues, his profession, and his community. He is a most deserving recipient of the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award.
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