Jarvis T. Harris

Jarvis T. Harris

Greensboro, North Carolina
Jarvis has been with R. Steve Bowden and Associates for over 11 years.  Prior to working with R. Steve Bowden & Associates, Jarvis was a Agency Legal Specialist for the North Carolina Industrial Commission.  Jarvis is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received his BA with Honors in Political Science and his Juris Doctorate.  Jarvis is involved with many civic organizations in Guilford County including the Guilford Education Alliance where is the Board Chair, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greensboro Advisory Council and the Board of Trustees of Guilford Technical Community College where he serves as the Board Vice Chairman.  Jarvis is the proud husband of a Guilford County Schools educator and the father of two adorable daughters.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1997


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1997
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • B. A. - 1994
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science


  • Workers Compensation CLE, NC Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Boot Camp, NC Advocates for Justice, 2011 - Present
  • Social Security Basics, NBA, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • 2005 National Outstanding Brother of the Year - Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • 40 Leaders Under 40 Recognition

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 1997 - Present
  • Greensboro Bar Association, Member, 2001 - Present
  • Guilford Inn of Court

Past Employment Positions

  • North Carolina Industrial Commission, Agency Legal Specialist, 1997 - 2000


  • Spanish


  • Alpha Phi Alpha