“There Is No Substitute For Experience”

Representing Southeastern North Carolina Since 1926

General Law Practice

Over 80 years serving NC with dedication. Expertise in multiple legal areas, ensuring your rights are protected.

Legal Excellence

Recognized as ‘Preeminent’ by peers, our firm upholds the highest legal standards and advocacy.

Experienced Attorneys

Gary Grady & Cliff Hester bring over 50 years of combined legal expertise to defend your interests.

Over 90 Years of Legal Expertise

Established in 1926, our firm excels in legal services across NC, upholding integrity and excellence for over 90 years.

The Legal Team on Your Side

Let Our Experience Be Your Guide

Since its inception in 1926 by R.J. Hester, Hester, Grady & Hester P.L.L.C. has stood as a pillar of legal excellence in Elizabethtown, NC. Our firm, deeply rooted in the principles of integrity, professionalism, and unwavering dedication, has served the communities of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Robeson, and New Hanover Counties for nearly a century.

With a legacy enriched by a commitment to our clients and the legal profession, our attorneys, including the esteemed Gary Grady and Cliff Hester, bring over fifty years of combined experience to the table. Recognized by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register as ‘Preeminent’ and holding an ‘AV’ peer review rating, we continue to uphold the highest standards of legal practice, ensuring each client receives unparalleled representation.

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Attorneys

Experienced attorneys in NC, specializing in a wide range of legal services. Dedicated to your case.

Gary Grady

Founding Partner

H. Clifton Hester

Co-Managing Partner​


Our Clients Say

Trusted by clients across NC for personalized, expert legal guidance. See what they have to say.

Thanks to the Company in Solving a Difficult Problem!

I met with Mr. Hester on a civil matter. He was able to walk me through the process, give me sound guidance and helped me resolve the issue. He was kind, patient and gentle. I would recommend him to anyone needing legal advice, and I would definitely use him again should the need arise. Thank you so much for your kindness.

Darlene Winston

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