A former Business Court clerk and an accomplished legal writer and researcher, Joshua Roquemore brings strong organizational and communication skills to his practice as a commercial litigator.
Focusing his work on defending the interests of businesses in complex civil matters, Joshua is well-versed in handling written discovery work, motions, and depositions, as well as arguing motions in court. He is particularly skilled at translating legal issues into clear language and connecting legal strategy to business goals.
Before entering private practice, Joshua worked as a Summer Clerk for the Honorable Gregory P. McGuire on the North Carolina Business Court. While there, he reviewed pleadings and motions, drafted judicial orders, and attended hearings and trials, gaining insight into in every stage of civil litigation from the initial complaint to the jury verdict or settlement. Joshua also previously spent a semester working in house for the UNC Office of University Counsel, where he conducted legal research, drafted legal memos, and served on a GDPR regulatory compliance task force.
Joshua is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was a staff member and an articles and notes editor for the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal and worked as a Research Assistant for Professor William P. Marshall, one of the nation’s leading First Amendment legal scholars.
A fan of craft beer and excellent coffee, Joshua also enjoys playing disc golf and spending time with his wife and their pet basset hound.
Summer Clerk, Hon. Gregory P. McGuire, North Carolina Business Court (2018)
Legal Extern, UNC System Office, Department of Legal Affairs (2018)
Legal Extern, UNC Office of University Counsel, Eastern Division (2018)
- Represented Fortune 500 company in several litigated cases.
- Represented construction and supply companies in construction defect cases.
- Defended companies and individuals in a variety of insurance defense cases.
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2019
Articles and Notes Editor, NC Banking Institute Journal (2018-2019)
Staff Member, NC Banking Institute Journal (2017-2018)
Research Assistant (2017)
Azusa Pacific University, B.A., Political Science and Pre-Law, 2015
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
The State Bar of California
“How to Navigate Automotive AR's Legal Challenges,” (co-author) Built In (December 16, 2020)
“From Crisis to Crisis: The CFPB’s COVID Mortgage Regulations,” (co-author) Illinois State Bar Association’s Bench & Bar Section Council Newsletter (November 2020, vol. 51, no. 4)
“The CFPB’s Ambiguous ‘Abusive’ Standard,” (author) UNC School of Law North Carolina Banking Institute (March 2018, vol. 22, no. 1)