Patrick Wayne Mumford, a native of New Bern, North Carolina, graduated from East Carolina University in 1966 with a major in history and a minor in political science. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force and spent four years in the Strategic Air Command missile combat force, serving as the youngest missile combat crew commander in the USAF at that time. In 1970 Wayne entered the University of Tennessee College of Law. As a third year law student, he clerked for the City of Knoxville Law Department and became a city staff attorney immediately upon graduation and passing the Tennessee Bar. Wayne also served as a staff judge advocate in the Air Force Reserves for six years. From the city attorney's office Wayne went to work in the title insurance industry. He served as vice president, state manager, and finally as president of the title insurance company.
After seven years in the title insurance industry, Wayne entered private practice with a firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. He opened that firm's Myrtle Beach office in 1985. When an opportunity arose to work in the real estate development business he served as President and Chief Counsel for a residential golf course community company. In 1989, Patrick W. Mumford (licensed in SC, NC & TN) and Luther McCutchen formed McCutchen & Mumford, P.A., now known as McCutchen, Mumford, Vaught & Geddie, P.A. Wayne's law practice is concentrated in timeshare, real estate and business law. He also is an active speaker, has written and taught nine courses, and is the author of three books. Wayne also enjoys being a general aviation pilot.
Partner Since 1989
South Carolina, 1985
North Carolina, 1978
U.S. Federal Court, 1985
University of Tennesee College of Law,
J.D. - 1972
East Carolina University,
Greenville, North Carolina
B.S. - 1966
Minor: Political Science
The City of Knoxville Law Department, Clerk
Air Force Reserves, Staff Judge Advocate
Phi Alpha Delta
President and Chief Counsel, Golf Cource Community Company