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Ronnie Craig
Ronnie Craig

Office: 704-940-9128

Cell: 704-641-3076

In January 1998, Ronnie helped establish Clawson & Staubes’ North Carolina office in Charlotte. He practices in the state and federal courts of North and South Carolina. He also serves as a Certified Mediator in both states to help litigants resolves their cases, and he has been chosen to act as an arbitrator in North Carolina matters.

Ronnie is licensed to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina and Arkansas. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, and the Western and Middle Districts of North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar Association, Mecklenburg County Bar, Arkansas Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, and North Carolina Bar Foundation. He is also approved as a continuing education instructor by the North Carolina Department of Insurance.

Ronnie grew up in Baton, North Carolina. He graduated from St. Andrews Presbyterian College in 1982 with a BA in chemistry and philosophy. In 1986, he graduated from law school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he served on the law review.

After law school, Ronnie entered the U.S. Navy. At the conclusion of officer’s training and Naval Justice School, he served as a U.S. Navy JAG Corps Officer. His tours of duty included service in the operational Atlantic and Pacific fleets, including Staff Judge Advocate for Commander, Submarine Squadron 18 (SUBRON 18) and Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Holland (AS-32), based out of Charleston. He was then ordered to serve in the Pacific during the Persian Gulf War, where he served as Staff Judge Advocate for Commanding Officer U.S. Naval Air Station Agana, Guam and Assistant Staff Judge Advocate for Commander U.S. Naval Forces Marianas. Ronnie was also appointed Special Assistant U.S. Attorney by the Justice Department, where he prosecuted cases between 1990-91. At the conclusion of the Persian Gulf War, Ronnie and his wife returned to the United States and he joined Clawson & Staubes in May 1992.

His practice now focuses on complex medical litigation including catastrophic injuries, particularly to the brain and spine.

Ronnie lives with his wife Joanne, and their three children. He enjoys running, working out with Joanne, playing piano, guitar, all things Scottish, and serving as head statistician for the Hough High School varsity football team.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Mediations

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1987
  • South Carolina, 1991
  • North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Western District North Carolina, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District, North Carolina, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 1992


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
  • Juris Doctorate, 1986
  • St. Andrews Presbyterian College,
  • B.A.,Chemistry and Philosophy, 1982

Military Services

  • Lt. Commander, JAG Corps, U.S.N.R.,
  • 1986-1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
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  • Charleston

  • 126 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 200
  • Charleston, SC 29492
  • (843) 577-2026
  • Charlotte

  • 756 Tyvola Road, Suite 130
  • Charlotte, NC 28217
  • (704) 940-9128
  • Columbia

  • 1612 Marion Street, Suite 200
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • (800) 774-8242
  • Greenville

  • 1000 E North Street, Suite 200
  • Greenville, SC 29601
  • (864) 331-8940