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History and Overview

Wilson, Reives & Silverman formed in 1977, when William Wilson moved to Sanford, NC to start a law practice. Two decades later, Robert Reives joined Mr. Wilson to form Wilson & Reives Law Firm. Mr. Silverman joined the firm in 2017 and Wilson, Reives & Silverman was established.

Mr. Wilson decided to move from Apex to Sanford to expand his ability to serve clients. When he was beginning his career as an attorney in Apex, he was either related to or knew most of the people in the town. Sanford provided the opportunity to practice law for more people. Since establishing the law firm, Mr. Wilson has watched the area grow in size, economy and opportunity.

Wilson, Reives & Silverman itself has grown over the past 30 years. The firm now serves Sanford, Apex and Moore, Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties. The attorneys and staff at both the Sanford and Apex office locations work with the people in those communities every day on a variety of legal cases and claims.

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Legal Services

The firm provides legal services in civil cases, such as wrongful death cases, automobile accidents and workers’ compensation. These types of cases often require legal expertise to ensure you get the benefits you deserve. The lawyers at Wilson, Reives & Silverman have the extensive experience and compassion needed to handle even the most complex of civil cases.

Call (919) 775-5653 or contact us and set up a consultation to speak with one of our experienced attorneys about your case.

Additionally, the Wilson, Reives & Silverman attorneys provide representation for clients in criminal cases. These types of cases can include drug and white-collar crimes. If you have been accused of a crime, our attorneys can explain legal consequences that may be a part of your case. You will usually have several options, which our attorneys can also explain. Additionally, our lawyers take the time to explain the details of a criminal case to our clients so they understand their situation.

In all their legal services, Mr. Wilson and Mr. Reives provide advocacy for their clients. All the attorneys have substantial educational and professional experience. These experiences help them represent every client with an exceptional level of service. Their expertise and thorough knowledge of the law means they can explain personal rights to every client, as well as considerations for the strength of a case.

Because You Matter

Abiding to the “Because you matter” motto, our lawyers work to settle claims and cases as efficiently as possible so our clients can get the resolution and benefits they deserve. Mr. Wilson and Mr. Reives’ passion for the law and the communities they work in ensures they always do what is best for the client. Because the firm has over 80 years of combined legal experience, our attorneys bring significant legal expertise to every case.

If you need representation for workers’ compensation, personal injury or a criminal charge, or you want legal guidance in estate and will planning, the Wilson, Reives & Silverman attorneys are available to listen to you and advocate for you.

Adapting to Change

Mr. Wilson and Mr. Reives work to bring the firm’s clients the best legal representation possible. Over the years they made efforts to transition from the paperwork-heavy law industry to the fast-moving, digital industry it is today. By adapting to changes in technology, the attorneys and staff at Wilson, Reives & Silverman can focus more time and energy on their clients’ cases and claims.

In addition to adapting to changes in technology, the firm has also adapted to and participated in the positive changes in Sanford. When Mr. Wilson first established the firm in 1977, the Central Carolina Community College in Lee County was just beginning and has since grown tremendously. Additionally, the industry has grown significantly in the area, including the addition of several Fortune 500 companies. This creates economic growth for Lee, Chatham and Moore counties.

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