Jerry Beaver is one of North Carolinas best known and well-respected trial attorneys. He came to Fayetteville in 1973 from UNC law school and began work as an assistant public defender. In 1979, he hung a shingle and soon after was joined by Tom Holt, thus forming the nucleus of the Beaver Holt Law Offices. During his more than thirty-five years of practice Jerry has achieved many honors and distinctions. He has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) for more than a decade and as one of North Carolinas Legal Elite by North Carolina Business Magazine since the inception of the directory.