Floyd McKissick Jr. received an AB degree from Clark University in Massachusetts, as well as a Master’s degree in Regional Planning from UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He went on to receive his Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and later received his JD degree from the Duke University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina. His current areas of practice include business law, criminal defense law, administrative law and family law.
He has practiced law since 1983 with a number of different law firms and has extensive experience representing Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses and numerous individuals in a broad range of complex legal matters. He joined the firm of McKissick & McKissick in 1990. He is an active member of his community and has previously served as a member of the Durham City Council and currently serves as a member of the North Carolina Senate.
A longtime public servant, he has served in leadership roles for eight years as a member of the Durham City Council. During that time, he was also involved in the city council’s Public Works Committee, the Taxi Cab Sub-Committee, the Joint City-County Planning Committee, and the Legislative Committee.
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