Bessemer City, North Carolina Criminal Lawyers

J. Bradley Smith Esq.
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Criminal Lawyer! Aggressive Representation!

I am a knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney. I am dedicated to fighting for the rights and interests of the accused! Visit my website to see testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jillian Swords
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Free Consultation! Success and Experience Fighting for the Criminally Accused!

I am a dedicated attorney that understands the complexities of criminal defense law. I will aggressively defend your rights and interests! Visit my website to see testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Justin C. Olsinski Esq.
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Free Consultation! Knowledgeable & Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney! Call Now!

I am dedicated to passionately and aggressively representing you against criminal charges. I will fight to protect your rights and interests! Visit my website for information and reviews. Call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Adam M. Seifer
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RATED BY SUPERLAWYERS. TEAM of CRIM lawyers! Free Consult. 17 years experience

Adam is the head of SeiferFlatow's DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense, and Traffic Ticket departments. He is well-respected in the industry, having received numerous awards as voted by clients and peers. Read More »
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V. James Filliben
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My firm is committed to fighting for your freedom & rights. Call us today!

Experienced Advocate. Engaged Counselor. Effective Litigator. Licensed and admitted in North Carolina State Courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina since... Read More »
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Lance Williams
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(704) 323-8485 192 S. South St.
Gastonia, NC 28042
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Lance is a graduate of the Charlotte School of Law. He spent 12 years as a Deputy Sheriff in Harvey, LA. During his tenure there he worked in the Street Crimes Division as well as being a Team Leader of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. During law school, Lance interned at the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office. Lance is certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (24 hour training) and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (16 hour training) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Mr. Ronald J Shook II
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(704) 864-8324 269 W. Main Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28052
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Attorney Shook was raised in Gaston County. He practices in the areas of Criminal Law, Immigration, and Firearms Law.
Scott Ray Rosenberg
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(704) 865-3600 110 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Gastonia, NC 28053
Criminal
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
As a solo practitioner, I work diligently to obtain the most advantageous outcome possible for all of my clients. Defending and protecting my clients is my top priority and I am committed to winning my clients’ cases. In addition to aggressively defending my clients in the courtroom, I also place a strong emphasis on treating each client compassionately and giving all clients the attention and respect they deserve. My experience as an assistant district attorney and as an associate attorney for one of Gaston County’s most respected and successful law firms has established the foundation needed for me to...
Timothy Keith Moore
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Kings Mountain, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(704) 739-1221 305 East King Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Thomas Taylor
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(704) 861-9443 262 West Main Ave
P.O. Box 875
Gastonia, NC 28052
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Notre Dame
Personal, Professional attention to select clients.
Craig Collins
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
617 B East Second Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28054
Criminal
Chad William Cooper
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(704) 470-2440 1157-4 E. Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Charlotte School of law and Elon University
Chad Cooper was born in Fernandina Beach, Florida, but moved to Rutherfordton, North Carolina, where he was raised. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from Gardner-Webb University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Chad was accepted to Elon Law School and was a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship. Upon completing his first year of law school at Elon, Chad transferred to Charlotte School of Law to be closer to home and his family. While attending law school, Chad acquired corporate legal experience through an internship with...
Blake Caulder
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(704) 470-2440 1157 E Marion Street
Suite 4
Shelby, NC 28150
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
I am a North Carolina native who was born in Marion, but grew up in Rutherfordton. While I was truly blessed to be raised in a loving, caring, and stable home, I realized at a young age that not everyone had that opportunity and always had a heart to help my friends who were hurting. Upon graduating high school, I began working with my father who has a real estate office in Bat Cave, North Carolina, while at the same time, attending Gardner-Webb University. I was seeking what direction to go with my career. At the...
Paul Ditz
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(704) 482-6329 111 N. Lafayette St
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, Business, Employment and Family
Wake Forest University School of Law
Paul J. Ditz has been practicing law in Cleveland County, NC and surrounding counties for nearly 20 years. He has extensive experience in both criminal and civil courts having tried dozens of cases during that time. As a former prosecutor, he possesses the insight necessary to prepare and present your case successfully and to help you get the best result under the law.
John Crotts
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 466-3331 221 S. Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Appalachian School of Law
John B. Crotts is a partner at King Law Offices. He currently practices primarily in the areas of wills and estates, elder law, business law, municipal law, personal injury, civil litigation, and criminal law. In addition to many other individual and corporate clients, John currently represents several municipal and local government entities, including the Town of Spindale, Town of Bostic, Chimney Rock Village, Broad River Water Authority, and Forest City Housing Authority. John is a native of Rutherford County and stays very active in his community. He is a member of Adaville Baptist Church in Spindale where he is a Deacon,...
Laura M. Cobb, Esq.
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North Carolina Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience

Laura Cobb was born in Jackson, Tennessee but grew up in McLean, Virginia and Marietta, Georgia. After a lifelong love of the sciences, she graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Biology. After college she... Read More »
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Gael Gilles
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Aggressive Representation and zealous advocacy for all our clients

Gael Gilles is the founding attorney of Gilles Law, PLLC in Charlotte, NC. Gael is licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina. Gael is also admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in North Carolina and South... Read More »
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Joshua Robert Valentine
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(704) 470-2440 1157 E Marion Street
Suite 4
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, DWI and Family
Charlotte School of Law
Ever since I was a young child and even through college, I have personally witnessed family members and very close friends endure divorce, child custody battles, bankruptcy, civil lawsuits and even fraudulent criminal accusations. I both saw and experienced the stress such events can place on an individual, and I realized that everyone, at some point in their life, needs hope, comfort, and encouragement. In each one of those situations, the person that was best situated to provide that vital support was their lawyer. So that’s why I became an attorney. I understand what you are going through—and...
Brittany Waters
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
131 West Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
D. Todd Wulfhorst
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Denver, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(704) 483-3415 3758 Highway 16 N
Denver, NC 28037
Criminal, Business, Collections and Estate Planning
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
GASTONIA, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 215-4493 223 W. MAIN AVENUE SUITE B
GASTONIA, NC 28052
Criminal
Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(704) 861-0066 359 W Main Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Criminal and DWI
Lincolnton, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(704) 735-1423 111 Mockingbird Ln
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Shelby, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 487-1234 1219 Fallston Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Shelby, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 487-1234 1219 Fallston Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Shelby, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
402 E Graham St
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
Shelby, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(704) 484-4770 100 Justice Pl
Shelby, NC 28150
Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
Bill Powers
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North Carolina Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Charlotte NC "Lawyer of the Year - Criminal Defense: General Practice" 2018 Best Lawyers®; 2019 Best Lawyers® Past President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice 2016 - 2017 Read More »
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Kimberly Olsinski Esq.
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Compassionate Defense Lawyer! Fighting for You!

I will knowledgeably and skillfully defend you against criminal charges. I will aggressively protect your rights and interests! Visit my website for more information and client reviews. Call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Mt Holly, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 822-0531 108 Tuckaseege Rd
Mt Holly, NC 28120
Criminal and Insurance Defense
Sherrod Seward
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(704) 500-2075 6047 Tyvola Glen Cir
Charlotte, NC 28217
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Entertainment & Sports and International
Cleveland State University
An experienced lawyer with a passion for criminal defense, entertainment law, & and immigration, as well as an extensive background in global business; Sherrod knew as a child that his path in life would lead him to be active on a national and international level.

Sherrod is a go to resource for persons facing felony changes for drug charges, weapons violations, and removal proceedings in immigration. Sherrod is also a go to resource for athletes, entertainers, and media companies from all over the World for business issues.

Sherrod has been immersed in different cultures as early as elementary school; learning...
Bill Powers
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(877) 462-3841 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Campbell University
Charlotte NC "Lawyer of the Year - Criminal Defense: General Practice"
2018 Best Lawyers®; 2019 Best Lawyers® Past President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice 2016 - 2017
Kristen Dewar
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(704) 312-2239 5513 Monroe Rd., Ste. 204
Charlotte, NC 28212
Criminal, DWI, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Kristen has a Honors B.A. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and a J.D. and Certificate in Criminal Advocacy from Charlotte School of Law. Kristen has a passion for details and trivia - she brings that same passion to each client she zealously represents. Her focus is on criminal defense, traffic, and landlord/tenant.
Ronald Lawrence Frey II
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(844) 766-3739 525 North Tryon St., Suite #1600
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
If you are charged with a criminal offense and require aggressive representation, please contact Charlotte, North Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney Ron Frey of The Frey Law Firm, PLLC at (844) 766-3739 for a free consultation. Please visit us on the web at http://www.FreyLegal.com
Ronnie D. Crisco Jr., Esq.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(704) 370-2828 200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
University of North Carolina School of Law
Born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Ronnie Crisco is a proud alumnus of A.L. Brown High School. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a degree in Public Policy Studies. In 2002, he received his law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005. While in law school, Mr. Crisco competed nationally as a member of the UNC Mock Trial Team, assisted indigent clients through the UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, and served as editor on the UNC Journal of Law and Technology.

Mr. Crisco is a Board Certified Specialist in Family...
Patrick Michael Megaro
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(704) 750-2655 15720 Brixham Hill Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28277
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DWI and White Collar Crime
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
For more information on my biography please email me directly at pmegaro@appealslawgroup.com
Michelle Abbott
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(980) 272-8438 725 East Trade Street
Suite 215
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Michelle Abbott is a Charlotte, NC criminal defense attorney. Michelle is licensed to practice law in North Carolina State Court and in Federal Court in the Western District of North Carolina. Her primary areas of practice are criminal defense and traffic. Michelle handles a broad range of misdemeanors and felonies, including, but not limited to: sex crimes, drug crimes, theft crimes, and violent crimes.

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She works at Gilles Law, PLLC. Gilles Law client reviews can be read here: https://gilleslaw.com/client-testimonials/ Michelle believes in providing each client with thorough representation, zealous advocacy, and personalized services, tailored to each client's unique...
Jason David Witt
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(704) 493-6851 301 S. McDowell St, Suite 1014
Cameron Brown Building
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Wake Forest University School of Law
V. James Filliben
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(704) 512-0606 2319 Crescent Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28207
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Wake Forest University School of Law
Experienced Advocate. Engaged Counselor. Effective Litigator. Licensed and admitted in North Carolina State Courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina since 2009.

Jamie has been a partner at SeiferFlatow, PLLC since 2015, and has run the firm's Family Law practice since joining the SeiferFlatow team. An experienced trial attorney, he is a zealous advocate and firmly believes in making sure his clients are fully informed. He is a problem solver, who thinks outside of the box, thinks on his feet, and approaches cases with the knowledge, vigor,...
Jeff Thompson
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney! Fighting for Justice!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer. I passionately fight to protect the rights of the criminally accused!! Visit my website to see testimonials and results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Anastasia Cowan
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Free Consultation! Exceptional Criminal Defense Lawyer! Fighting to Defend You!

I am a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney. I will work tirelessly for the best possible case results! Visit my website to see client testimonials and case results. Call now for a free consultation! Read More »
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Robert J. Reeves
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(704) 351-7979 212 North McDowell Street
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28204
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of South Carolina School of Law
At Robert J. Reeves P.C., our attorneys focus on serious personal injury accidents (automobile, motorcycle, tractor trailer, workers' compensation), criminal (DUI / DWI), and family law / divorce cases. We help clients in both South Carolina and North Carolina. We are experienced trial lawyers willing to do whatever it takes for our clients. In addition, every client has our personal cell phone number and direct email address. As a result, you can reach us directly when you need answers, even after hours or on the weekend.

-Robert J. Reeves is a seasoned trial attorney with 30 years of litigation experience in...
Andrew Gordon
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(704) 951-7657 725 E. Trade Street
Suite 205
Charlotte, NC 28202
Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Andrew was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and moved to Charlotte in 2010 to pursue his legal education. Having grown up with 8 siblings and step-siblings, Andrew has been preparing to be a litigator his entire life.

He attended SUNY Cortland for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Political Science. He went on to law school shortly after where he completed his graduation requirements in two and a half years; a full semester early. While in law school, Andrew was inducted into the Order of the Crown academic honor society, served as the president of the LGBT Legal Society,...
Gael Gilles
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(980) 272-8438 725 East Trade Street Suite 215
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Charlotte School of Law
Gael Gilles is the founding attorney of Gilles Law, PLLC in Charlotte, NC. Gael is licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina. Gael is also admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in North Carolina and South Carolina. He handles criminal defense including sex crimes, drug crimes, and federal crimes, handling both felonies and misdemeanors. Gael decided to pursue a career as an attorney in order to help people in need that might not otherwise have had an opportunity for valuable legal advice. Gael is of Haitian descent and speaks French and Creole. Gael is married...
Dustin S.  McCrary
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(828) 495-6464 520 8th Street NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
North Carolina Central University
Divorce is tough. There’s no way around it. Divorce is stressful, intensely emotional, and overwhelming. It is the perfect storm of problems, from determining child custody arrangements, divvying up assets, and untangling previously tangled lives.

There’s where I come in. I’m Dustin McCrary, a divorce lawyer focusing on the needs of divorce and separation, child custody, child support, alimony and spousal support, property distribution, and domestic violence. And I’m here to help.

My clients would tell you that I have the natural ability to put them at ease. I have a calming presence and genuinely care about every person I meet. I’m...
Daniel A. Hatley
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(919) 200-0822 1300 South Blvd.
Suite K
Charlotte, NC 28203
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
www.iticket.law - Powered by Hatley Law Office Daniel "Dan" Hatley opened the Law Office of Daniel A. Hatley in April of 2009 and has been helping drivers navigate the tangled web of traffic law ever since. Mr. Hatley is a consummate negotiator and advocate, whether working in the Courts or behind the scenes in one of his many non-profit endeavors. As a member of the Millennial Generation, Dan understood intuitively the advantages that technology could bring to the provision of legal services. As a native of the State of North Carolina, he also understood that people highly value honest...
James Exum
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(704) 332-5583 301 S McDowell St
Ste 310
Charlotte, NC 28204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
James J. Exum studied Juris Doctor (Law) at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since 1990.
Valerie M. Hein Hunter
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(704) 412-1442 10130 Mallard Creek Rd
Suite 319
Charlotte, NC 28262
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Valerie grew up in Alabama and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During her undergraduate studies, Valerie became interested in the study and practice of law. She went on to attend the Charlotte School of Law, where she served as the president of the Trial Advocacy Board and had the opportunity to try cases in front of attorneys and judges across the country. Valerie has furthered her experience in the practice of law through her work with the nationally recognized Cochran Firm; and she has gained perspective from the bench by clerking...
Jonathan Dean Griffin
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Statesville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(704) 873-5500 400 East Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
For all your Family Law and Criminal Defense needs, Call Jonathan! - (704) 873-5500

Since earning his law degree with honors in 2001, Statesville, North Carolina, attorney Jonathan D. Griffin has dedicated his professional energies to advocating vigorously for clients in Iredell County and the surrounding area. Today, our extremely active, thriving practice at Griffin Law, PLLC, is focused on divorce, child custody, criminal defense, DWI, and traffic law.
Samuel Randall IV
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(980) 237-4579 2125 Southend Drive
Suite 253
Charlotte, NC 28203
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Since 1998, Samuel J. Randall, IV has built a solid reputation among his peers, adversaries and the judiciary in Southeastern North Carolina as an aggressive and skilled criminal defense lawyer and advocate for his clients. Mr. Randall has represented hundreds of clients in criminal defense matters in the Federal and State courts of North Carolina. Mr. Randall's clients have been accused of every crime in the book, ranging from the most serious of matters, such as First Degree Murder and Drug Trafficking to lesser charges such as Shoplifting, and Traffic Violations. Mr. Randall handles criminal matters in State and...
E. Clarke Dummit
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(704) 319-7200 321 West Eleventh Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Insurance Claims and Traffic Tickets
Wake Forest University School of Law
Mr. Dummit is an aggressive trial attorney who has earned a reputation for successfully and professionally representing his clients in the courtroom. He routinely represents clients with charges varying from Driving While Impaired to Drug Trafficking in criminal courts. Mr. Dummit also litigates for victims in cases ranging from simple auto negligence to medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. He has focused his practice in actual courtroom litigation for 20 years and has had extensive experience in district and superior courts, and in both State and Federal Courts. Mr. Dummit has taught seminars to other attorneys on civil and criminal...
Michelle Abbott
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced North Carolina criminal defense lawyer and represent individuals who have been arrested or charged with a crime. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you through every step of your case. Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.