W. Russell Congleton

Raleigh-Durham NC Bankruptcy Attorney, Business Litigation, Construction Law Attorney Russell CongletonRussell Congleton began his career in 1982 in the State of Washington as a clerk in the firm of Goss, Moe & Sampson. In 1983, he became a partner of Davis, Snyder & Congleton where his practice focused on debtor-creditor relations, general business law and estate planning and probate. In 1984, Mr. Congleton was a founding partner in Snyder, Congleton & Turner, and added family law and consumer rights to his practice. He earned a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies at Wheaton College in 1989 and began work on a Ph. D. in Religious Studies at Duke University in 1990. In 2003, he was admitted to the practice of law in the State of North Carolina and began practicing with Stark Law Group in Durham working primarily on civil litigation in cases involving construction disputes, land use issues, fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices. In 2006, he joined the Connor Law Firm of Durham, North Carolina concentrating on civil litigation practice.

Mr. Congleton is involved in volunteer and civic work in Durham. He is an alternate member of the Housing Appeals Board for the City of Durham, the agency charged by the City Council with enforcing the minimum housing code. He volunteers at the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham and is a member of the Adult Education Committee at Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church in Durham. He has also been a volunteer coach and umpire in South Durham Little League.

Associate Attorney
Durham, North Carolina
Phone: 919-688-7393
Fax: 919-683-6323
Email: rcongleton@merrittwebb.com

Areas of Practice
  • Business Litigation
  • Debtor-Creditor Relations
  • Construction


  • Ball State University, B.S. 1979
  • Gonzaga University, J.D., 1982
  • Wheaton College, Master in Theological Studies, 1989


Bar Admissions
  • Mr. Congleton is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association.
  • Mr. Congleton is a member of the Durham County Bar Association .


Court Admissions
  • All North Carolina State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina,
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

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