About Us

About Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees & Jones, LLP

Since 1914, the law offices of Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees & Jones, LLP, has provided quality, professional and effective legal services to clients throughout Wayne County and Eastern North Carolina. With a thorough dedication to hard work, courteous client service and sophisticated representation, our firm has developed into a strong resource for people who want reliable, responsive and straightforward legal representation.

When you have a challenging legal issue, you need a lawyer who can help you find a workable solution and obtain tangible results. Our experienced, skilled attorneys are problem-solvers — we help clients explore all of their options, no matter what concerns they may face, and we are always ready to provide aggressive representation when necessary.


Located on North William Street in Goldsboro, Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees & Jones, LLP, was founded in 1914 by William Archie Dees. His son, William A. Dees Jr., joined the firm in 1948, followed by Bill Smith in 1955. The law firm is one of the oldest, most established and most resourceful law firms in Eastern North Carolina today. Our reputation for legal professionalism and client service makes us a familiar name across the state of North Carolina.

Our attorneys are knowledgeable in their fields of practice and serve in a variety of state and local professional associations. All of our cases are treated with the highest degree of dedication, care and personal attention.


At Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees & Jones, LLP, you will be treated courteously and receive quality legal services in any of the wide range of legal areas, including estate planning and administration, traffic violation defense, business litigation, timber transactions, professional negligence claims, and residential or commercial real estate transactions.

Our Goldsboro law offices are open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Contact us online or call 877-332-9171 today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys and learn more about your rights and options.