Claud R. Wheatly, Sr.
Wheatly Wheatly Weeks Lupton & Massie, P.A. strives to carry on the
traditions of its founder, Claud R. Wheatly, Sr. of providing high quality
legal services to people in need of a caring and qualifying attorney.
Claud R. Wheatly, Sr. graduated from the University of North Carolina in
1907 but did not begin the practice of law until 1908, after he completed
his teaching obligations at a small country school in Sea Level, North
Carolina. He opened his office in 1908 in Beaufort and continued to practice
until his untimely death in 1947, being joined in his practice by his
son, C. R. Wheatly, Jr. in 1941.
One of Mr. Wheatly, Sr.’s many accomplishments during his career
was the establishment of the North Carolina Highway Patrol, whose first
graduating class was photographed on the front porch of his home in Beaufort.
The firm of Wheatly Wheatly Weeks Lupton & Massie, P.A. endeavors to
bring compassion, dedication and skill in helping individuals and families
meet their legal needs.