About Us

The Law Offices of Lonnie M. Player, Jr., PLLC is a full service law firm geared to business owners, property owners, and professionals that expect results. The Firm concentrates its practice in the areas of business, construction and real property litigation, collections, land condemnations, as well as, in all varieties of business transactions (including contract drafting, business sales and acquisitions and corporate formation and governance), wills, estate planning and probate. Mr. Player has almost two decades of experience in these areas in all North Carolina state and federal courts. No matter the legal needs of your business, The Law Offices of Lonnie M. Player, Jr. are ready to assist you, all while never losing sight of your bottom line.

Lonnie M. Player, Jr.
Lonnie M. Player, Jr.

Lonnie M. Player, Jr. was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina where his family has maintained a strong business presence in commercial construction and real estate development for almost 75 years. Mr. Player is a graduate of The Fayetteville Academy and a 1993 cum laude graduate of Duke University. From Duke, Mr. Player went on to earn a Master’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1995 before returning home to earn his law degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998. Mr. Player has practiced law in Cumberland County for his entire career, is a Past President of the Cumberland County Bar Association (2006-07) and currently serves both North Carolina State Bar Councilor for the Twelfth Judicial District where he sits on the State Bar’s Grievance and Executive Committees, Authorized Practice, as well as serving as Chairman of the LAMP (Legal Assistance to Military Personnel) Committees. Mr. Player also sits on the UNC Law School Alumni Board.

A lifelong history buff and advocate for historic preservation, Mr. Player served as Chairman of the Fayetteville Historic Resources Commission from 1999 to 2003. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of The Museum of the Cape Fear, the Fayetteville Symphony, Highland Country Club, the Fayetteville Museum of Art and the Downtown Fayetteville Alliance as well as on the Methodist University Board of Visitors. Mr. Player has been married to his wife, Dana Faye Player, also of Fayetteville, since 2002.

Jennifer Malone
Jennifer Malone

Jennifer Malone was born in Pensacola, Florida and was raised in a military family, living throughout the Southeast. She attended The Florida State University, graduating in 1998, summa cum laude, with a Bachelors of Arts in International Affairs and History. She went on to earn her law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D. C., where she served as an editor on the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. Admitted to practice in Florida since 2001, Malone practiced criminal law there for six years before relocating to the Fayetteville area. Malone was admitted to practice in North Carolina in 2012. Her focus at the firm is in Estate Planning and Administration, Civil Litigation, and Appellate Practice.