S. Wesley Tripp III


Wes Tripp is a litigation attorney at Roberts & Stevens focusing on appellate practice, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, landlord/tenant disputes, medical malpractice defense, professional liability, and general insurance defense. Wes can assist a wide variety of clients, from individuals to businesses, to ensure that their legal needs are met. Wes participates as a pro bono attorney in the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Program, where he advocates for abused and neglected children in cases that have been appealed to North Carolina’s appellate courts.

Before joining Roberts & Stevens, Wes clerked on both of North Carolina’s appellate courts, an experience that provided him the opportunity to help draft nearly 50 appellate opinions. A graduate of the Campbell University School of Law, Wes served as an articles editor on the Campbell Law Review and served on the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association.

Before attending law school, Wes graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Tennessee, and, during this time, he wrote for the university’s newspaper, The Daily Beacon. Wes also earned an associate degree, magna cum laude, in religious studies from Johnson University.

Wes attends First Presbyterian Church in Asheville, where he is a member and serves as a youth sponsor. He is also a University of Tennessee football season ticket-holder and avidly supports the Volunteers every fall on the gridiron.


  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Appellate Practice Section
    • Bankruptcy Section
    • Litigation Section
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • North Carolina Bar Foundation
    • Civic Education & Community Engagement Committee (2020-2021)
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
    • General Liability Practice Group
    • Medical Malpractice Practice Group
  • American Bankruptcy Institute