Brad Polk grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina and graduated from Greensboro Day School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from North Carolina State University and his law degree from the University of Mississippi.
After graduating from Ole Miss, Brad took a job with the Wake County District Attorney’s Office. Here he developed a passion for the courtroom trying hundreds of bench and jury trials.
Recognizing the importance of effective representation for all individuals charged with a crime, Brad became a criminal defense attorney. As a defense attorney, Brad has represented those from all walks of life, including indigent defendants pro bono, attorneys, doctors, and noteworthy businessmen. Brad practices in state district court, superior court, and federal court. He has defended clients on charges ranging from driving while impaired to drug trafficking, rape, and first degree murder. Brad was able to secure a not guilty verdict on a first degree murder case after a two week jury trial in Wake County after not receiving any plea offer from the state because they felt their case was so strong. Recently, Brad has begun representing former clients and their families on personal injury matters ranging from traffic accidents to traumatic brain injuries, obtaining a nearly 700,000 dollar settlement.
- North Carolina State: 1999-2003 B.S.
- University of Mississippi :2003-2006 J.D.
- North Carolina, 2007
- Federal Court Eastern District of NC