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Attorney Josh Plummer

Josh Plummer | Associate

Office: 370 Knollwood Street, Suite 600, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: (336) 717-1315
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Josh joined Waldrep Wall Babcock & Bailey PLLC as an Associate in 2023. Prior to that, he was a Summer Associate at the firm in 2022. Josh received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with distinction from Purdue University in 2003. He earned his J.D. Degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2023, and while attending, Josh was a Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant and participated in the Veteran's Legal Clinic.

Josh retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Major in 2019, having served our country for over 15 years. He served as an intelligence officer, infantry officer and reconnaissance officer; supervised two academic faculties and their respective curriculums; was responsible for intelligence collection and foreign military training; and served as a liaison with US embassy officials. Josh is an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • J.D., 2023, Wake Forest University School of Law, Cum Laude | Symposium Editor, Wake Forest Law Review

  • B.A. in Psychology with Distinction, 2003, Purdue University

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Bar Admissions


  • North Carolina, 2023

  • United States District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina, 2024

  • United States District Court – Western District of North Carolina, 2023

  • United States District Court – Middle District of North Carolina, 2023

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Professional Memberships


  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • North Carolina Bar Association (Military and Veterans Law, Corporate Counsel and Real Property Sections)

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Civic Activities


  • Board of Directors, The Reason Outdoors, Inc., 2024-present (A veteran-founded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering veterans and first responders through the transformative and healing experiences of the great outdoors and hunting.)

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Selected Publications and Presentations

  • “Problems in the Code: Oversight Results in Uncertainty for Small Business Owners Converting to Subchapter V.,” Co-authored with Jennifer B. Lyday, American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Journal, June 2023

  • “'High' Expectations for the Veteran’s Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, But Not High Enough,” Wake Forest Law Review, May 28, 2023

  • “Military Mulligan: Thousands of Less-Than-Honorably Discharged Veterans Now Eligible for a Redo Thanks to Recent Court Settlements,” Wake Forest Law Review Blog, March 15, 2022

  • “Which One is the Real Me?” – A Veteran’s Transition and Identity Crisis,” The War Horse, January 5, 2022

  • “Selective Service Registration: Stumbling Over the Final Hurdle to Gender Equality in the U.S. Military,” Wake Forest Law Review Blog, November 4, 2021

  • “SERE School: Where Military-Grade Hide-and-Seek Meets Life-and-Death Struggle,” The War Horse, July 21, 2021

  • “Train Like We Fight: The Multi-discipline Approach to MAGTF Intelligence Training,” Marine Corps Gazette, VOL. 103, NO. 1, January 2019

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