Dwight H. Wheless

Dwight H. Wheless

Location:
Manteo, North Carolina
Phone:
(252) 796-5500
Fax:
(252) 796-5501
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Wills
  • Estate Administration / Probate

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1967

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1967
    • Honors: President, Student Bar Association, 1966 - 1967
    • Honors: Member, Order of the Golden Fleece
    • Honors: Recipient, ALSA Silver Service Award
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • A.B. - 1963

Honors and Awards

  • Named Outstanding County Attorney by North Carolina County Commissioners, 1977 - 1978
  • Named Outstanding County Attorney by North Carolina County Commissioners, 1990 - 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • First Judicial District, President, 1976 - 1977
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • North Carolina Association of County Attorneys, President, 1990 - 1991
  • North Carolina Association of County Attorneys, First Vice President, 1989 - 1990
  • Columbia, N.C., Town Attorney
  • The Albemarle Commission and Albemarle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority, Attorney

Past Employment Positions

  • Dare County, County Attorney, 1972 - 1993
  • North Carolina Wing, Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary), Wing Commander, 1989 - 1994
  • United States Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary), National Legal Officer / National Commander, 1994 - 1997

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta