Ben G. Irons II - New Bern Education Law & Criminal Law Attorney

Craven County Education Law & Criminal Law Litigator

Ben G. Irons, II is a Greenville, North Carolina native who graduated from J.H. Rose High School in 1967. After high school graduation, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He went on to graduate from the UNC School of Law in 1974 and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar Association that same year.

Mr. Irons and his wife, Susan, moved to Raleigh, NC following law school and lived there for 14 years during which time he was an Assistant Attorney General and served as a Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the North Carolina Corrections. As Assistant Attorney General, he wrote briefs for the Supreme Court where he is a member of the Bar. He also tried civil and criminal cases in both state and federal court as well as the appellate courts.

In 1988, Mr. Irons left Raleigh and moved back to Greenville after being appointed as East Carolina University’s University Attorney where he served for nearly twenty years. After stepping down in 2005, he was a Pre-Law Advisor at ECU until 2009. In 2007, he and his son, Gib Irons, founded Irons & Irons, P.A.

Contact Attorney Ben G. Irons

If you are seeking justice related to education law, such as being denied tenure, or a criminal matter, contact Ben Irons II at 252-320-7399

Ben Irons Craven County Education Law Attorney


225 Broad Street, Suite B, New Bern, NC 28557



  • Areas of Practice

    Education Law Criminal Law

  • Reviews & Rankings

  • Bar Admissions

    North Carolina State Bar

  • Education

    University of North Carolina School of Law The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Past Employment Positions

    University Attorney at East Carolina University, Senior Adviser of the NC Department of Correction, Assistant Attorney General

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