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Ted A. Greve

Job Title: Attorney

Previous Experience: Operated and owned Greve Chiropractic Clinic
1983-1990 in Charlotte, NC, 1990-1993 in Durham, NC

Education: B.B.A. University of Georgia 1975-1979; D.C. Palmer College of
Chiropractic 1979-1982; J.D. North Carolina Central University 1990-1993

Family Data: Happily married 30 years with four beautiful children.

Dr. Ted A. Greve earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at the University of Georgia in 1979. After two years of study in pre-med, Dr. Ted transferred to the school of business and received his degree in management sciences which is the study of computer based statistical modeling for corporate applications. He attended the University on a full four-year athletic scholarship setting school records in various swimming relays and individual events. He served as the team captain during both his junior and senior years. He graduated from the University Cum Laude with membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society.

Immediately upon graduation from the University of Georgia, Dr. Ted then studied at the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa earning his Doctor in Chiropractic degree in 1982 and completing four academic years of study in three calendar years. He graduated from Palmer Magna Cum Laude, with membership in Pi Tau Delta which is an international chiropractic honor society.

Dr. Ted ran a very busy Chiropractic practice from 1982 until returning to study law in 1990. While in law school he started a smaller boutique chiropractic practice and also reviewed insurance claims for many of the large insurance companies in the State. Also, while in law school he competed in the National Masters Swimming Championship where he won a national championship. Following his graduation from law school in 1993 and after earning this Juris Doctorate from the North Carolina Central University he began the practice on law with focus on helping injured and infirmed people.

Dr. Ted owned and operated two Chiropractic Clinics in North Carolina between 1983 and 1993 – one clinic in Charlotte, and another in Durham. While in practice he treated a myriad of different neuromusculoskeletal injuries and conditions. At times Dr. Ted would see between 250 and 300 patient visits per week with a focus towards the treatment and rehabilitation of traumatically induced injuries.

In 1992, he founded the Law Office of Ted A. Greve, which later became Ted A. Greve & Associates, PA. Ted A. Greve & Associates, PA has become a “go to” law firm in the North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia personal injury arena. They now proudly have local offices in many places throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia.

Dr. Ted is certified in Chiropractic X-ray and auto collision reconstruction and often is actually reading and reviewing the x-rays of his injured clients.

Having treated thousands of injured patients and now having represented thousands of injured clients, Dr. Ted brings a unique perspective to his practice of law and only represents injured people. Dr. Ted firmly believes that you cannot serve two masters and he has chosen to represent those who are injured by others. “The insurance companies have all of the time and money in the world to disrespect the urgent needs of injured people. I choose to help the injured” he says. Dr. Ted believes that caring makes a difference and he deeply cares about his clients and the outcome of his client’s cases.

Dr. Ted is a platinum member of the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina. He has been happily married for 35 years. He is the proud father of four children and grandfather to 5.

Ted is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, Georgia and Colorado.


Mark L. Simpson

Job Title: Attorney

Previous Experience: Portsmouth Police Department (Virginia)
1986 –1991, Patrol, Special Response Unit, Auto Theft Detective;
Assistant District Attorney for the 2nd Prosecutorial District
of North Carolina 1998-2001; Basic Law Enforcement Training
Instructor 1998-1999, Beaufort Community College

Education: B.S. in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University
1982-1987; Regent University School of Law 1991-1994

Hometown: Chesapeake, VA

Family Data: Married to Dr. Dalia G. Simpson and has three children.

Mark L. Simpson grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice fro Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  He then proceeded to earn his Juris Doctorate degree from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  He was on the Regent University Law Review for two years, and received two American Jurisprudence Awards during law school as well.

During part of his education at Old Dominion University, Mark worked full time as a police officer at the Portsmouth Police Department in Portsmouth, Virginia.  He served there a total of five years, as a patrolman, member of the Special Response Unit, and finally as an Auto Theft detective.  During his time at the police department, he was given numerous letters of commendation, and awarded to decorations for Outstanding Police Performance.  In addition to investigating numerous traffic accidents, he participated in a large amount of high profile felony investigations and arrests.

After graduating from law school, Mark worked in law firms in both North and South Carolina.  Additionally he was an Assistant District Attorney in the Second Prosecutorial District for the State of North Carolina, which included, Beaufort, Martin, Washington, Hyde and Tyrrell Counties. Mark worked in both District and Superior Court as a prosecutor.

Mark has worked for the law firm of Ted A. Greve & Associates. P.A. since January 2001 as a litigator.  He handles cases in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.  Mark also practices in the field of South Carolina Worker’s Compensation Law.  He has handled many personal injury cases resulting from traffic wrecks, major truck wrecks and premises liability cases.  Mark also vigorously pursues injury cases against intoxicated drivers, where he draws from his police and prosecutorial experience.

Mark is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and the District of Columbia (inactive).  Mark is also licensed to practice in the Middle and Western Districts of the United States District Court for North Carolina, and the South Carolina United States District Court.  Mark is also admitted to practice before the Cherokee Supreme Court for  the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

He is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Mark is married to Dr. Dalia G. Simpson, and has three sons:   Al, who is a rising senior at the College of Charleston as of May 2013, and Nathan, who will be attending the United States Military Academy at West Point as a plebe as of  July 2013, and Timothy, who is in elementary school.  Mark is a member of Providence Road Church of Christ in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, deer hunting, fishing, cooking, camping and canoeing.  He also enjoys reading early American History and shooting flintlock rifles.

Mark is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, Georgia and South Carolina.


Stephen B. Goad

Job Title: Attorney

Education: B.A. in History from West Virginia University 1974-1978; West Virginia University College of Law 1978-1981

Activities/Interests: Cycling, Volunteering

Stephen B. Goad graduated Magna cum Laude at West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a membership in Phi Beta Kappa, a national honorary society. He then studied law and earned his Juris Doctorate at the West Virginia University College of Law while working part-time in law firms in northern West Virginia and southern Pennsylvania.

After graduating from law school, Stephen worked in a law firm in southern West Virginia, primarily focusing on areas of law such as civil and criminal defense, wills and estates, domestic relations, real estate, and business transactions.

In 1989, Stephen moved to Charlotte and limited his practice to medical and legal negligence claims. He later took a leave of absence from the field of law to pursue other interests. He traveled to Ghana, Haiti (twice) and Malaysia on mission trips, volunteered, and also worked in a bicycle shop.

In 2005, Stephen joined Ted A. Greve & Associates, P.A., to work in the area of Social Security disability law.

This United States Navy veteran is also a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar, the North Carolina State Bar as well as the North Carolina Academy for Justice – Disability Advocacy Section. Stephen is also a National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representative.

Stephen is also a member of Charlotte’s Providence Baptist Church, and is a crew leader for the church’s Habitat for Humanity team and an Adult Sunday School teacher. When he is not at the office or in the courtroom, he also likes to spend his time cycling.

Stephen is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.


Justin L. Lowenberger

Job Title: Attorney

Previous Experience: Lowenberger & Gitter, Manhattan;
Julien & Schlesinger, Manhattan; Law Offices of Bruce
A. Lawrence, Brooklyn; Law Office of Stephen M. Cohen,
Lake Success, NY; Cruser & Mitchell LLP, Melville, NY

Education: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1982-1986;
Brooklyn Law School 1989-1991 Hometown: Manhasset, NY

Family Data: Married since 1994 and has two sons.

Activities/Interests: Spending time with his family, sports, exercising, traveling, music, movies, and volunteering.

Justin L. Lowenberger grew up in Port Washington New York. He studied at The University of Michigan, and then took up law and earned his Juris Doctorate at Brooklyn Law School.

Before joining the legal team at Ted A. Greve & Associates, P.A., Justin has garnered a substantial amount of experience working at various law firms. He started off his career in general practice at Manhattan’s Lowenberger & Gitter, and then worked as an associate plaintiff’s attorney at Julien & Schlesinge. He worked as a staff trial attorney at the Law Offices of Bruce A. Lawrence in Brooklyn, and then as a senior trial attorney at the Law Office of Stephen M. Cohen in Lake Success, New York. Justin became managing partner at Cruser & Mitchell, LLP in Melville, New York, and then relocated to Charlotte to join Ted A. Greve & Associates, P.A. as a senior litigation attorney.

Justin has experience as both a plaintiff’s and defense attorney, and is familiar with numerous types of legal claims such as auto accidents, truck accidents, labor and construction law, medical malpractice, products liability, public entity, and matters related to discrimination and civil rights.

He is a member of the state bars in New York and North Carolina, and the federal bar in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Justin is married and the proud father of two sons. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family, play sports, exercise, travel, listen to music, watch movies, and volunteer at local charities.

Justin is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and New York.


Charles W. Hinnant, III

Job Title: Attorney

Previous Experience: The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, PC, 2015-2016, Associate Litigation Attorney, Hunter | Everage, 2014-2015, Associate Litigation Attorney, Jetton & Meredith, PLLC, 2012-2014, Associate Attorney, The North Carolina Business Court, 2012-2013, Judicial Intern, The North Carolina Court of Appeals, 2011, Summer Clerk

Education: College of Charleston, B.A. in Political Science, 2005-2009, Charlotte School of Law, JD, 2009-2012

Affiliations and licensures:

• North Carolina State Bar
• South Carolina State Bar
• Georgia State Bar
• North Carolina Advocates for Justice
• Mecklenburg County Bar

Hometown: Anderson, South Carolina

Family Data: Married to Carrie Hinnant and has two dogs, Ruxin and Millie

Charles “Chip” Hinnant grew up in Anderson, South Carolina, where he developed a passion for Clemson Football and spending time on Lake Hartwell. Chip attended the College of Charleston as an undergraduate where he worked as the managing editor of the college newspaper and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

As the son of an attorney, Chip enjoyed studying the law throughout college and thereafter earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Charlotte School of Law. While in law school, Chip served as the Associate Justice of Finance for the Charlotte Law Moot Court Board and competed in the American Bar Association’s National Moot Court Competitions in Washington, D.C., and Boston, winning awards for writing the 2nd best brief and being among the competition’s best advocates. Chip also served at the North Carolina Court of Appeals as a summer clerk for The Honorable Judge Robert N. Hunter, Jr., and as an intern at the North Carolina Business Court for The Honorable Judge Calvin Murphy.

Chip is a recipient of the Charlotte Law Scholar award for writing a work of publishable quality as a law student, and graduated law school with the Pro Bono Highest Honors Distinction after completing in excess of 250 hours of pro bono legal service.  Chip has also served as a teaching assistant for legal courses in civil procedure and legal writing, in addition to serving as a research assistant for a publication implicating the Healthcare Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA).  Chip was the winner of the 2010 National Law Review Student Legal Writing Competition for his analysis of Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc., 557 U.S. 167 (2009), within his published article entitled “How the Supreme Court Skirted ADEA Issues During Reductions in Force and What Must Be Done to Fix It”.

As a trial lawyer with Ted A. Greve & Associates, PA, Chip represents Plaintiffs in matters involving catastrophic personal injuries, wrongful death, worker’s compensation, nursing home abuse and neglect, medical negligence, sexual abuse, and retaliatory employment discrimination violative of the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA).  Chip also pursues cases implicating the North and South Carolina State Torts Claims Act, the Federal Torts Claims Act, qui tam whistleblower actions, and ERISA benefits cases.

Chip enjoys football, traveling, hunting, fishing, cooking, and playing poker.  He is married to his lovely wife, Carrie Hinnant, and they live in Charlotte, North Carolina, with their daughter, Charlotte, and their two dogs, Ruxin and Millie.

Chip is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.


Ahmad S. Washington

Job Title: Attorney

Affiliations and licensures:

• North Carolina State Bar
• South Carolina State Bar
• Georgia State Bar
• Mecklenburg County Bar
• United States District Court – District of South Carolina
• United States District Court – Western District of North Carolina
• United States District Court – Middle District of North Carolina
• United States District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
• North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Ahmad S. Washington was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York and was raised in Lady’s Island, South Carolina. One of ten (10) children, he graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. While at Morehouse College, which was also the Alma Mater of his father Obstetrician/Gynecologist Reverend Dr. Elijah Washington, he joined Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and served as Vice President. He spent many hours tutoring youth in area schools surrounding Morehouse College. Ahmad then earned his Juris Doctorate from the Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 2000.

Ahmad is the proud father of one son and presently works at Ted A. Greve & Associates, P.A., primarily handling cases involving personal injury and workers compensation. Ahmad is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


Inezmarie K. Graci

Job Title: Attorney

Affiliations and licensures:

• North Carolina State Bar
• South Carolina State Bar

Inezmarie is licensed to practice law in North and South Carolina, and represents clients in workers’ compensation and  personal injury cases in both states. She is following her passion of helping people and representing the interests of injured individuals. Inezmarie prides herself on providing excellent customer service, and ensuring her clients receive proper medical care and the benefits to which they are entitled.

Inezmarie was raised on Long Island, New York and attended college at the State University of New York at Albany where she received a degree in business administration. While at SUNY Albany, Inezmarie volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician in the college’s student run ambulance core, Five Quad. She received her Juris Doctor degree in 2007 from Touro College Jacob D Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip, NY.. Following law school, Inezmarie moved to Charlotte to begin her practice of law. Prior to joining Ted A. Greve & Associates, Inezmarie litigated workers’ compensation and personal injury cases.

Outside of work Inezmarie enjoys watching Panthers football, traveling, trying new local restaurants, cooking, and spending time with her dog, Zoe.


Jill N. Calvert

Job Title: Attorney 

Jill N. Calvert is a workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability attorney, as well as a workers’ compensation specialist and certified mediator.  Calvert received her B. A. in political science from the University of Illinois, where she also was a Phi Beta Kappa, Chancellor’s Scholar, student representative for the Center for the Study of the Presidency Symposium and an Edmund J. James Scholar.  She received her Juris Doctor in 1997 from the University Georgia School of Law.

Ms. Calvert was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1997 and is licensed to practice in North and South Carolina state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.  Her affiliations include the North Carolina State Bar, South Carolina State Bar and North Carolina Advocates for Justine and North Carolina Bar Association.

Additionally she is a board certified specialist in workers’ compensation law and a Dispute Resolution Commission certified superior court mediator who has been appointed by the North Carolina Industrial Commission to mediate workers’ compensation claims.

Mrs. Calvert’s husband is also an attorney, who she met at the University of Georgia Law School.  They are the proud doggie parents of three dogs:  Roxie, Atticus and Buddy.  She has performed volunteer work in several recent Democratic campaigns and enjoys hiking, live music and college sports