Paul Faison Winborne

Paul Faison Winborne: Attorney with Dixon & Thompson Law
Attorney Awards


Paul “Faison” S. Winborne, after practicing law in Raleigh, N.C. for 28 years joined Dixon & Thompson in 2016. While new to the area, his family roots are in Hertford County, NC, making him a natural fit in Northeastern North Carolina.

Concentrating in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy, and Wills and Estates, he brings a vast experience in every level of state court including District Court, Superior Court and the N.C. Court of Appeals, as well as Federal Court including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and before the Social Security Administration. His experience and background allow him to approach each case to meet each client’s goals, and keep in mind the cost in time and money.

He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, the American Bar Association as well as being a past member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

When not practicing law, Faison enjoys reading, being outdoors, including hunting, fishing and hiking. He is married to Jane Dowdy Winborne, and has 3 children, Lil, Perry, and Smith.

Professional Associations/Awards

• North Carolina State Bar

• Wake County Bar Association

• Past member-Wake County Criminal Trial Lawyers Association

• North Carolina Bar Association

• Past member of North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers

• Member- American Bar Association

• 10th Judicial District Bar Association

• Volunteer Guardian-Ad-Litem Program

• National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

• Speaker-CLE Basic Bankruptcy, (SES) Raleigh, N.C., 2002; “Client Interview” &

“Property of the Estate and Exemptions”.

Community Service/Associations

• Volunteer-Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Campership Drive

• Member-Murfreesboro Historical Association

• Past Member-Friends of the Ballet

• Past Member-Museum of History Young Associates

• Compatriot-National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

• Compatriot-North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

• Member-Museum of Natural Sciences

• North Carolina Museum of Art

• Deacon-First Presbyterian Church, Raleigh

-- Served on Property/Operations Committee

-- Served on FPC Foundation Board

• President-Presbyterian Men, FPC-Raleigh

• Candidate-1998-District Court Judge; District 10 (Wake County)

• Candidate-1996-District Court Judge District 10 (Wake County)

• One of three nominated by peers to fill unexpired judicial terms, 1997, 2003

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wills and Estates

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
252-368-9649  Phone
252-482-8696  Phone
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1988, North Carolina
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Other
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

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Edenton, North Carolina

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