Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland, L.L.P. of Elizabeth City, Nags Head, and Columbia, is one of the oldest law firms in continuous practice in northeastern North Carolina. Since 1906, the firm has provided sound legal counsel and diligent representation to individuals, businesses, and government agencies.
Our high-caliber attorneys are distinguished in their communities and in their respective fields. Our firm includes two State Superior Court Judges a sitting Federal Judge as well as presidents of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys.
With ethical standards and a wide breadth of legal knowledge, we're proud to represent clients in a variety of practice areas, including: