Richard G. Long, Jr. grew up in Roxboro, North Carolina. He completed his undergraduate studies at UNC Chapel Hill and graduated from law school at Wake Forest School of Law. He moved to Union County in 1982 where he began a general practice firm consisting of various areas of law, including criminal, corporate, real estate and family law. In 1995 Richard merged his practice with Perry and Bundy and became a general partner of Perry, Bundy, Plyler and Long, LLP.
Richard’s current practice includes family law, mediation and arbitration, residential and commercial real estate, and municipal law. However, the primary portion of his practice is dedicated to family law and municipal law. Richard currently serves as the Union County Attorney.
Richard is a NCDRC certified Family Financial Mediator (2001) and a Superior Court Mediator. He is also a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. Richard is active in his community and his church. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Susan, and their three children, and playing tennis and golf. Contact us at (704) 741-5804.
- North Carolina 1982
- Wake Forest University, J.D. 1982
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. 1979
- Major: Political Science
Honors and Activities
- Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
- Dean’s List
- N.C. Bar Association (Family Law and Real Estate Sections)
- Union County Bar Association (Past President)
- 20th Judicial District (Past President)
- Union Diversified Industries
- Union County Community Shelter
- Atrium Health Local Advisory Board
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