Joseph Frost

Biography

Joe, a board-certified specialist in business and consumer bankruptcy, regularly advises and assists businesses, farmers, and individuals, in seeking relief, and all aspects arising in connection with bankruptcy proceedings filed, under Chapters 7, 12, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. In addition, he regularly represents and advises businesses, individuals, creditors, creditor committees, and trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, as well as the prosecution and defense of adversary proceedings and other bankruptcy-related litigation. Aside from bankruptcy, Joe regularly represents and advises clients in business litigation, complex commercial litigation, consumer protection, tax disputes, business law, and agricultural law.

Joe is also a member of the panel established in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and regularly serves as, trustee in small business chapter 11 bankruptcy cases filed under subchapter V of chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, enacted by the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”).

Born and raised on a small poultry farm in rural Camden, South Carolina, Joe graduated, magna cum laude, from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, and obtained his Juris Doctor from The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. While in law school, Joe was a member and served as Articles Editor for Campbell Law Review.

Practice Areas

Business & Complex Litigation

Consumer Bankruptcy

Business Bankruptcy

Consumer Protection Litigation

Tax

Agriculture

Honors, Awards, and Certifications

Board Certified Specialist

in Business Bankruptcy Law

Board Certified Specialist

in Consumer Bankruptcy Law

North Carolina Super Lawyers®

Rising Star (2016–2020)

Business North Carolina

“Legal Elite”

Education

  • 2012 – The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, JD
    • Campbell Law Review, Articles Editor
  • 2009 – Presbyterian College, BS, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 2012 (active)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Subchapter V Trustee
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (Raleigh, NC)
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    • Young Lawyers’ Division (Board Member)
    • Commercial Litigation Section (Board Member)
    • Consumer Areas of Practice Section (Board Member)

Prior Experience

  • Stubbs & Perdue, PA, 2013–2020
  • Judicial Law Clerk of the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2013
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable A. Thomas Small, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina (Retired), 2013
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable J. Rich Leonard, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina (Retired), 2012–2013