Bryan J. Preston

Client Intake Specialist
Ward and Smith, P.A.
910.794.4843 Fax 910.794.4877
Post Office Box 7068, Wilmington, NC 28406-7068

Bryan is responsible for contacting potential clients requesting our services and pairing them with appropriate legal counsel. He gathers the information necessary to assess our staff's ability to look into new matters in greater detail, then relays all pertinent information to determine which attorney would be the best fit for each potential client.

Bryan works closely with our reception and administrative staff to provide the best client experience possible while maintaining necessary safeguards and precautions to protect our attorneys and firm from avoidable ethical dilemmas.


  • B.A., Political Science from Virginia Tech, 2017
  • MAT, East Carolina University, 2018

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  • Legal Elite Business North Carolina 2021
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2022
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers 2022

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