Hoyt Tessener

Adjunct Faculty
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Office Location:
Raleigh Campus
Mailing Address:
225 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603


Mr. Tessener works on behalf of plaintiffs handling personal injury cases involving automobile accidents, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, fraud and product liability claims. He has extensive experience representing people seriously injured in trucking collisions. Previously, Mr. Tessener worked at a large law firm representing banks, insurance companies and other large corporations. Mr. Tessener has tried cases in all North Carolina federal courts and throughout North Carolina in state court. In 1997, noted trial lawyer Gerry Spence selected Mr. Tessener to attend his Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming. After attending the college, Gerry invited him to join the college faculty. Mr. Tessener is a frequent instructor for continuing legal education programs and teaches jury selection to Campbell University third-year law students. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion as a Super Lawyer and Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite. He has also been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer for North Carolina by the American Trial Lawyers Association.