Jonathan Eric Friesen

Jonathan Eric Friesen

New Bern, North Carolina

He attended the University of Nebraska, where he received a B.A. in History in 1993.  He received his J.D. from the University of Nebraska in 2003.  He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2003 and the Nebraska Bar in 2005.  

Mr. Friesen is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association (Real Property and the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section), the North Carolina State Bar, the Nebraska State Bar Association, and the Craven County Bar Association. 

Prior to attending Law School, Mr. Friesen worked in private industry managing agribusinesses in eastern North Carolina. 

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Social Security

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2003
  • Nebraska, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2003


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 2003
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2003 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property and Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section, Member
  • Craven County Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
  • Costal Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross, Board Member, 2005 - Present
  • New Bern Preservation Foundation, Inc., Board Member
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival, Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Murphy Family Farms, Manager, 1993 - 1999
  • Ward & Smith, PA
  • AIM Health Care, Inc., 1999 - 2000