Attorney Josh Whitaker anchors the firm's podcast, Judica County.

Attorney Josh Whitaker anchors the firm’s podcast, Judica County.

Legal Secretaries: Lisa Cowell, Martha McNair-Russell, Vonda Cecil
Paralegals: Angela Roy, Cynthia Joyner

Josh is a founding member of the law firm of McCullers, Whitaker & Hamer, PLLC. Josh concentrates his practice on real estate law, business/contract law, and general civil litigation. Josh routinely advises his clients regarding real estate transactions, both residential and commercial; business entity creation as well as the purchase or sale of business entities. Josh assists the firm in handling personal injury and wrongful death matter

Josh is a 1995 graduate of Garner Senior High School., a 1999 graduate of North Carolina State University and a 2003 graduate of Campbell University.   Josh and his wife, Charolette, reside in Raleigh with their three sons, Mikey, Jake, and Charlie.

Josh spends time in the firm’s Garner, Clayton and Raleigh offices. His preferred method of contact is email. Josh can be reached nearly anytime of the day (or night) by email at


  • B.A., North Carolina State University, 1999
  • J.D., Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, 2003


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Federal Eastern District Court of North Carolina
  • Federal Middle District Court of North Carolina
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of North Carolina

Professional Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Tenth Judicial (Wake County) District Bar
  • American Bar Association (Litigation Division)
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Civic Memberships

  • Elder, Earnest Myatt Presbyterian Church
  • Past President, Garner Morning Rotary Club
  • Member, Garner Optimist Club
  • Member, Garner Civitan Club
  • Board of Directors, Able to Serve, Inc.

Past Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Triangle Radio Reading Service, 2004-2010
  • Commissioner, Town of Garner Planning Commission, 2013-2015

CLE Speaking Engagements

  • Investors Title Paralegal Risk Management Series, March, 2012
  • North Carolina Bar Association Real Estate Foreclosure Series, March, 2012

Classes Taught

  • English Composition, Wake Technical Community College, 2005-2007
  • “I have known Mr. Whitaker for over eight years, and his work has been a financial benefit to myself and my family.  He and his associates have provided council on numerous occasions, both under contract and pro bono.  He responds quickly and is extremely affordable.  Furthermore, I would seek his advice on most all legal issues.  If it is not in his area of expertise, he knows who to refer you to.”

  • “Very helpful and cooperative.”

  • “Very professional and responsive.  Always returned phone calls quickly, which is a welcome change given the experience I have had with other attorneys.”

  • “Josh Whitaker and the employees at his office have always treated my business and my clients’ business with great care and excellent service.  He has ALWAYS gone the extra mile to answer our questions, follow up and to make sure we felt like we have all the information we needed to make an educated decision.  I have referred Josh Whitaker for years to many clients and to my family!!  I use him personally and will for years to come because with his integrity . . . . he will be around for years to come.”

  • “Josh Whitaker is an excellent attorney and has a wide range of knowledge in a variety of legal areas.”

  • “This is by far the best law firm in the triangle…  I use them often for real estate closings and Josh is wonderful…  they are so fortunate to have such a wonderful and professional team that always goes above and beyond…  they are a full service law firm and I highly recommend them for any/all of your legal needs…”

  • “Not only is Josh Whitaker one of the nicest people you can meet, I’ve always found him to be trustworthy, have a good sense of humor, and have compassion for his clients’ issues and needs.  I’ve worked with Josh in real estate and recommended him  to others for civil matters as well.  Josh’s staff of attorneys and paralegals are some of the best people to work with that I have ever encountered.  Josh understands the area, his clientele, and has a depth of knowledge on just about every legal subject I have approached him with.“