John Watson is the founder and managing attorney of Watson Legal, PLLC. Mr. Watson grew up in eastern North Carolina and is a graduate of New Bern High School. He attended East Carolina University and, later, Elon University’s School of Law. He began his practice in Greensboro, NC before continuing his legal career in south Florida as corporate counsel for a large international corporation. He moved home to Eastern North Carolina in late 2013.

Mr. Watson is a general practitioner with experience in several areas of law, but prefers to focus his practice on residential real estate matters.

In his spare time, Mr. Watson enjoys boating, golf, travel, coaching youth soccer, and spending time with his beautiful wife, Tracy, their daughter, Ridley, and their two dogs (and firm mascots) Rigby and Maxwell Edison.

910-378-2700 (phone)
910-354-2133 (fax)

East Carolina University – Bachelors of Science (Economics), 2004
Elon University School of Law – Juris Doctor, 2010

Community Involvement
Jamestown Youth League, Jamestown NC 2003-2010
Greensboro Youth Soccer Association, Greensboro, NC 2010-2013
Onslow County Soccer Association 2013-2017
Jacksonville Area Soccer Association 2017-present

Professional Associations
American Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
Florida Bar Association

Areas of Practice
Real Property Transactions
Business Formations
Estate Planning & Administration
Traffic Defense

Other Licenses & Experience
North Carolina Life and Health Insurance License
North Carolina Property and Casualty Insurance License
FINRA Series 6 & 63 securities registrations


Area of PracticeReal Estate LawSmall Business LawEstates
DegreesElon Univ. JD '10E Carolina Univ BS '04
Address200 Valencia DriveSuite 133Jacksonville NC 28546
Address200 Cape Fear CircleSuite 6Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

Regular Office Hours

Monday - Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Service details

Date:March 27, 2014