Experience and Integrity

Northeastern North Carolina’s Full-Service Law Firm for over 100 years


Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland, LLP is continuing to operate during our normal business hours of 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday in our Elizabeth City and Nags Head offices. However, we are following the guidelines for social distancing and as ordered by Governor Cooper for Essential Businesses and Operations. Consistent with that Order, we will see clients by appointment only. If you have a scheduled appointment with our Elizabeth City office, please call us at 252-335-0871 when you arrive .  If you have a scheduled appointment with our Nags Head office, please call us at 252-441-0871 when you arrive.  You will be escorted to the conference room by the party your scheduled meeting is with.

If you do not have an appointment, please call the number above to schedule one. If you wish to make a payment, you can do so on our website using our secure payment portal at If you need to make a payment via check, please deposit your check in the mail slot and call the number above so we can immediately retrieve it and issue you a receipt to be sent via email or mail. If you need to make a payment by cash, please call and make an arrangement with the receptionist.

FedEx / UPS / USPS and other delivery vendors, please call so we can retrieve the delivery from you at the door from a safe distance.

Over 100 Years of Experience Serving Northeastern NC

Committed to serving residents of this area, the firm maintains offices in Elizabeth City and Nags Head. The firm is widely recognized as the area’s leading law firm and home to some of the most highly regarded North Carolina attorneys.