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Garland Franklin Byers

Garland Franklin Byers, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 2000, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 2000, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 2001. Member North Carolina Bar Association, Rutherford County Bar Association, North Carolina Academy Trial Lawyers.

Background

  • Byers, Garland Franklin was born on January 11, 1968 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, United States. Son of Garland Franklin Senior and Helen Kathryn (Cannon) Byers.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice, Isothermal Community College, Spindale, North Carolina, 1991. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, University South Carolina, Spartanburg, 1993. Juris Doctor, North Carolina Central School Law, 1999.

    Career

    • Chief of police Alexander Mills Police Department, Forest City, North Carolina, 1988. Police officer Rutherfordton Police Department, 1988-1990. Corporal, deputy sheriff Rutherfordton County Sheriff's Department, 1990-1991.

      Roving technician The New Cherokee Corporation, Spindale, 1992-1993. Private practice insurance/loan agent Primerica Finance Services, 1994-1995. Criminal justice instructor Isothermal Community College, 1994-1995.

      Chief investigator North Carolina State District Attorneys Office 29th Prosecutorial District, Rutherfordton, 1995-1996. Owner, private investigator, counterintelligence specialist Byers Investigations, Hillsborough, North Carolina, 1997-1999. Attorney Byers & King, Professional Limited Liability Company, Rutherfordton, 2000—2002.

      Sole practitioner, 2002—2004. Partner Byers, Martelle & Williams, Professional Limited Liability Company, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 2000, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 2000, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 2001.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina Bar Association, Rutherford County Bar Association, North Carolina Academy Trial Lawyers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, martial arts, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Heather Kristina Emory, June 5, 1987. Children: Amber Dianna, Jonathan Wesley.
    • father: Garland Franklin Senior Byers
    • mother: Helen Kathryn (Cannon) Byers
    • spouse: Heather Kristina Emory
    • children: Amber Dianna Byers
    • Jonathan Wesley Byers
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    Born January 11, 1968
    (age 49)
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