Veteran. Lawyer. Advocate.
Attorney Brandon Pettijohn fell in love with Southeastern North Carolina after being stationed here with the United States Marine Corps in 2009. Brandon was an enlisted Marine, a decorated combat veteran of the War in Afghanistan, and later served on the All Marine Wrestling Team.
After being honorably discharged, Brandon returned to his home state of Indiana to attend the University of Indianapolis, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Following his undergraduate studies, Brandon attended Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Prior to and while attending law school, Brandon served as a corrections officer, probation officer, problem-solving court case manager, and implemented policy at the state level as the first ever Veterans Court Coordinator for the State of Indiana as appointed by the Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court. In Wilmington, Brandon worked with the Chief District Court Judge to bring a veterans court to New Hanover County and serves on that team as the appointed defense attorney for all veteran participants.
Brandon brings years of military, life, and legal experience to his practice in order to better serve his clients on a daily basis. He lives in Leland, North Carolina, is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and likes to spend his time competing in international tournaments and coaching the kids class in his spare time. Brandon was the 2023 IBJFF Master 1 No Gi Blue Belt Heavyweight World Champion.
Megan Wilson is a veteran of the United States Navy and a native of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. While serving on active duty in the Navy, Megan was stationed aboard the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in the State of Washington where she deployed aboard the Nimitz for a tour of duty.
After being honorably discharged from the Navy, Megan spent some time on the west coast and obtained an Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy (Cum Laude) and Bachelors Degree in Healthcare Administration.
Megan left the sunny beaches of California for the sunny beaches of Wilmington, North Carolina in 2020 while working as a civilian contractor with the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet. Megan is now a resident of Wilmington, NC, is the paralegal to Brandon C. Pettijohn, Esq., and she is pursuing an associates degree in Paralegal Technologies at Cape Fear Community College in downtown Wilmington.
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