Associate Attorney

Areas of practice:

Consumer bankruptcy cases for individuals under Chapters 7 and 13; legal research and analysis regarding bankruptcy matters; appellate matters before state and federal courts concerning issues of importance to bankruptcy law and procedure at the state, regional, and national levels.


East Carolina University,

Psi Chi National Honor Society, Bachelor of Psychology

Minor in Music Performance,

University of San Diego School of Law,

Honors Intern, California Attorney General’s Office, Juris Doctor

Bar admissions:

2003, California State Bar

2003, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

2005, District of Columbia

2007, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

2008, United States Supreme Court

2009, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

2010, North Carolina State Bar

2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina


Attorney, Garrison & McInnis, LLP; San Diego, CA; 2003 – 2004. Handled a wide variety of trial and appellate matters involving contracts, business law, torts, employment and labor, civil rights, medical malpractice, securities fraud, intellectual property, construction defect, collections, mortgage and banking law, etc. Attorney, Grady And Associates; San Diego, CA; 2004 – 2005. Handled trial, appellate, and administrative proceedings before state and federal tribunals involving employment and labor law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations. Deputy Attorney General, California Attorney General’s Office; San Diego, CA; 2005 – 2010. Represented the State of California in numerous complex criminal cases before state Superior Courts, Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, federal district courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Managing Attorney, Law Offices of Raymond Mark DiGuiseppe, PLLC; Southport, NC 2010 – Present. Law practice involves: state and federal appellate matters; common interest associations (homeowner associations); contracts and leases; employment law; business matters; municipality and governmental law; and general legal research and analysis over a wide range of other areas involving state and federal law and procedure at the pretrial, trial, and appellate levels.