Robert (Bob) W. Yelton


Wake Forest University, B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 1964;
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1967;
Columbia University, LL.M., 1968; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa


Real Property; Wills, Estates, and Trusts; Corporations and Partnerships; Business Law; Elder Law


Admitted to North Carolina State Bar (1967); Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent; Cleveland County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1968; President, 1974); North Carolina State Bar Association; 27th Judicial District Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Cleveland County Attorney (1976-1993 and 2000-2015); City of Shelby Attorney (2008- ); North Carolina; County Attorneys Association (President, 1982-1983); North Carolina Wing, Civil Air Patrol (Legal Officer, 1989-1993)


Cleveland County Board of Health (Former Board Member); United Way of Cleveland County (Former Board Member); Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce (Former Board Member); Cleveland County Community Foundation (Former Board Member); Cleveland Country Club (Former Board Member); Central United Methodist Church (Member, and served on Church Council, Finance Committee, Staff-Parrish Relations Committee and as Lay Leader)