Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas LLP
North Carolina Central University
1976 - 1984
A Wake County native, Philip received his undergraduate degree at Campbell University in 1979 and his law degree from North Carolina Central University in 1984. That same year, he joined the partnership that is today known as Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas, L.L.P.
Philip Kirk was admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court in 1985 and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1996. He has been appointed by the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court to serve on the Justice’s Commission on Professionalism. He has earned the AV® Pre-eminent Peer Review Rating through Martindale-Hubbell and admitted to practice in U.S. District Court in 1985 and the U.S Supreme Court in 1996.
Philip is a husband and father of two as well as an active member of the Wendell community where he has been a youth baseball and softball coach and has been membership chair with the Lions Club. Philip is also an avid deer and waterfowl hunter.
- North Carolina Central University – JD, 1984
- Campbell University – BA, 1979