Norman F. Klick, Jr.
Norman's practice is dedicated to civil litigation and includes representation of healthcare professionals and others in various legal matters. Norman believes in the aggressive handling of cases and representing each client as if they were his own family. Whether consulting with his clients on day-to-day issues, or litigating on their behalf, Norman prides himself on his passion, work ethic, dedication, and experience.
Norman also provides legal counsel on issues of professional liability, insurance defense, commercial disputes, and other areas of civil litigation. He provides extensive consultation regarding risk management, conflict resolution, contract, licensing, and professional disciplinary matters, including healthcare credentialing and Medical Board disputes. He has successfully handled and tried to verdict medical malpractice, commercial, construction, personal injury, contract, and other cases in courts across North Carolina. He has represented major national corporations, closely held businesses, major medical practices, hospitals and individuals in all walks of life.
Norman has also advised and represents numerous high-profile clients, including professional athletes, a Grammy Award-winning rock band, NFL players and an internationally known rap artist. Norman also acts as general counsel for Proehlific Park, a youth center created by NFL superstar, former Carolina Panther, and two-time Super Bowl winner Ricky Proehl. Retained as the primary legal counsel at the onset, Norman assisted in the creation of Proehlific Park and remains actively involved in its operation and mentoring disadvantaged youth.
One of Norman’s greatest lifetime honors was to represent and advise victims of the Ft. Hood terrorist shooting. He was involved in persuading the United States government to award the victims Purple Heart Medals. In appreciation for Norman’s efforts and assistance, these soldiers bestowed upon Norman a United States Flag that they flew over their base in Afghanistan. Norman proudly displays it in his office. “This Flag motivates me each and every day to never stop fighting for justice just like our service members do daily for you and me,” Norman states.
He has been nationally recognized in Best Lawyers in America® as the Greensboro Litigation-Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” on multiple occasions. Norman has also been recognized by numerous other organizations as being amongst the best attorneys in North Carolina, including North Carolina Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, North Carolina Legal Elite, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Leaders in the Law, and Business Journal of the Greater Triad: 40 Leaders under 40.
Norman is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a highly selective and prestigious invitation only organization of the nation’s leading trial attorneys. In order to become a member of ABOTA a trial attorney must have a minimum number of years of practice, have tried a minimum number of cases to verdict, demonstrated impeccable ethics, character and civility and be nominated and approved by ABOTA leadership. Only a very small percentage of trial attorneys are invited to become members of ABOTA.
Norman is admitted to, and appeared before, the Supreme Court of the United States. Norman has also successfully argued cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and North Carolina Supreme Court.
Born and raised in Rochester, New York. He moved to North Carolina and earned his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University where he was a “walk-on” member of the University's baseball program. He continued his studies at Wake Forest University School of Law. Norman graduated in the top ten in his law school class, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif, a highly selective honor society of United States law students who graduate in the top 10% of their law school class. The purpose of the Order of the Coif is to encourage excellence in legal education by fostering a spirit of careful study, recognizing those who as law students attained a high grade of scholarship.
While in law school, Norman was selected as a member of the distinguished Wake Forest Law Review and was one of a handful of law students who was selected for membership on the nationally recognized Wake Forest National Trial Team.
Norman is the oldest son of his late parents, Norman and Judith Klick. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, AnnMarie, and their four children, Landon, Ryan, Evan, and Tyler. He attends Westover Church and enjoys golfing, coaching, and mentoring.