John Miskey IV

John Miskey IV

Bagwell Holt Smith P.A.
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • North Carolina
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Summary

John G. Miskey IV is a board certified specialist in Family Law and leads the Firm’s Family Law department. He has maintained an interest in Family Law, families and policy throughout his educational and professional career.

Mr. Miskey’s character and work ethic was forged in his childhood. His first job was delivering daily newspapers through the snow-filled neighborhoods of Buffalo, NY. Very close with his family, he chose to attend local schools for his education. Mr. Miskey graduated summa cum laude from Niagara University and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo with a concentration in civil litigation. While in law school, he clerked at the firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria and the district office of a United States Senator.

Mr. Miskey relocated to North Carolina and established the Firm’s Family Law practice following his admission to the North Carolina Bar in 2006. In 2012, he became a shareholder at Bagwell Holt Smith P.A. Clients who seek Family Law counsel are often in the midst of an emotionally trying situation; Mr. Miskey finds it rewarding to assist families in navigating the legal system and transitioning through difficult circumstances. His cases range from high net worth divorce cases to providing pro bono representation to those in need.

In the community, Mr. Miskey served on the board of directors and presented at a monthly divorce workshop at the Compass Center for Women and Families in Chapel Hill, an organization that assists victims of domestic violence. He is the co-chair of the Orange Family Law Bar after holding the same position with the Durham Family Law Bar. Mr. Miskey has been a guest lecturer at North Carolina Central’s law school and served as a panelist presenting to attorneys and therapeutic professionals. Outside of the office, Mr. Miskey enjoys working in his yard, traveling and spending time with family.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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United States District Court for the Eastern District N.C.
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United States District Court for the Middle District N.C.
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Bagwell Holt Smith P.A.
- Current
Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D. (2005) | Law
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Niagara University
B.S. (2002) | Criminology and Criminal Justice
Honors: summa cum laude
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Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
Member
Current
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Orange County Family Bar
Member
Current
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Orange Family Law Bar
Co-chair
Current
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Durham County Family Bar
Member
Current
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North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Member
Current
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Family Law Council- Adoption Committee
Member
- Current
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Durham County Family Bar
Co-chair
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Family Law Council- Child Issues Committee
Member
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Speaking Engagements
Making the Best Referral Decisions: Family Evaluations in Custodial Conflicts , Chapel Hill, NC
Family Law Workshop , Chapel Hill, NC
Compass Center for Women and Families
Certifications
Board Certified Specialist in Family Law
North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 401-0062
Fax: (919) 403-0063