Board of Directors

O. Richard Wright, Jr.

O. Richard Wright, Jr.

O. Richard Wright, Jr. has been a member of the Lawyers Mutual Board of Directors since 1991. A former member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, Richard is the managing partner of Wright, Worley, Moss & Ekster, PLLC in Tabor City. He focuses his practice on the areas of real estate, social security and disability law, and trusts and estates. Richard graduated from the University of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina School of Law and has served as President of the UNC Law Alumni Association. An active participant in his community, Richard has served as Chair of the John Motley Morehead Foundation Selection Committee for Columbus County and as President of the Southeastern Community College Foundation. He is considered to be the resident Board expert on the history of the Cape Fear region of North Carolina, having published two books regarding the family history of the area.