Burke County Criminal Lawyers

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Scott Lippert
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Scott Lippert
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(828) 433-4800 301-A South Green St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Scott Lippert was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He and his wife moved to North Carolina to start practicing law in 2013. He began his career in private practice before becoming a prosecutor in Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. Scott left the District Attorney's Office to partner with his wife and Richard Beyer to form Beyer & Lippert. Scott has served on several local boards and committees within the North Carolina 25th Judicial District. He is a State Board-Certified Specialist in North Carolina Criminal Law. Scott lives in Morganton with his wife, kids, and dogs.
Steven Cheuvront
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Steven Cheuvront
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(828) 413-4720 PO Box 25
Jonas Ridge, NC 28641
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
West Virginia University
I am married with 3 children. I was raised in WV by two wonderful parents. My dad worked in a glass factory, and later after it closed, an aerospace manufacturer. I know the value of a hard earned dollar and maintain low fees to help everyone. I have experience in all aspects of criminal law including DWI, Speeding, various misdemeanors and felonies. I also handle employment law, personal injury and worker's compensation. I enjoy mediating divorce/custody cases and doing adoptions. I have vast experience with Domestic violence cases all over the western part...
Steven C Back
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Steven C Back
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 221-2444 204 South Green Street
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Mark Alan LeCroy
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Mark Alan LeCroy
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 438-9327 207 E Union St
MORGANTON, NC 28655
Criminal
Richard W. Beyer
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(828) 433-4800 PO BOX 2100
MORGANTON, NC 28680
Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
Timothy J. Rooks
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(828) 438-8802 122 W Union St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
Wake Forest University School of Law
Mary R. McKay
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(828) 433-8404 111A White St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
William Hawn
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 433-0103 239 N Anderson St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal and DWI
Victor N. Yamouti
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years of experience
(828) 438-1166 218 Riverside Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Keith W. Rigsbee
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years of experience
(828) 437-3335 118 N. St
erling St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
Charles M. Bostian
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years of experience
(828) 439-8667 116 S Sterling St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
James Simpson
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 437-6501 112 Metcalf Trail
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, Business, DWI and Estate Planning
A. Michael Edwards
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A. Michael Edwards
McDowell County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years of experience
(828) 652-8011 137 Logan St
Marion, NC 28752
Criminal
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
35 years experience in Traffic, DWI, Criminal Defense and Child Custody law.
Chief Assistant District Attorney in Western North Carolina for 8 years. Multiple awards as District Attorney of the Year. Voted "Best Attorney" in his area.

Website presence for more information is attorney edwards.com

Office located in Marion (McDowell County, NC). Handles cases in McDowell, Buncombe, Burke, Rutherford, Mitchell, Yancey and Avery counties in WNC.

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Donald F. Coats
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Donald F. Coats
McDowell County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 49 years of experience
(828) 659-2439 25 W. Henderson St
Marion, NC 28752
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
William W. Hawn
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William W. Hawn
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years of experience
(828) 403-5503 239 N Anderson St
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of Arkansas School of Law
Richard C. Avery
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years of experience
(828) 443-2687 504 Riverside Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Aaron Gordon Walker
McDowell County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(828) 659-0644 PO Box 338
Marion, NC 28752
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Steve B. Potter
Caldwell County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(828) 758-1238 622 West Ave
nue, NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Shelley Ryan Pearce
Caldwell County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 754-0242 814 Harper Ave
Lenoir, NC 28645
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Neil D. Beach
Caldwell County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 56 years of experience
(828) 758-0064 226 Mulberry St NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Michael D. Correll
Caldwell County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
(828) 754-2228 PO Box 2429
Lenoir, NC 28645
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Timothy J. Rohr
Caldwell County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(828) 758-9110 606 College Ave SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Ralph Yount
Catawba County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 322-4003 1930 1st Ave SW
Hickory, NC 28602
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Kristen Dewar
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Kristen Dewar
(704) 312-1515 104 E. Main Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28052
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfGaston County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence 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 DWI, criminal defense and traffic law.
Mr. Ronald J Shook II
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Mr. Ronald J Shook II
Gaston County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years of experience
(704) 671-2390 121 E. Main Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28052
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Charlotte School of Law
Ron was raised in Gaston County. He is a graduate of North Gaston High School and UNC Charlotte. He earned his law degree from The Charlotte School of Law. Ron currently lives in Belmont, NC with his wife and two children. After graduating from law school, Ron founded The Law Offices of Ronald J. Shook where he advises clients on all aspects of criminal defense including DWI/DUI and traffic law. Additionally, Ron is recognized as an authority in the area of Second Amendment law and gun rights. Over the course of his career, Ron has represented thousands of clients and tried...
James Minick
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James Minick
(828) 333-5024 30 Orchard Street
Asheville, NC 28801
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Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of law
James Minick is the NC DWI Guy. James works relentlessly to hold officers accountable in their DWI investigation process. When he meets with his clients, he will review all the potential consequences, criminal, driving and otherwise, and come up with a comprehensive game plan for obtaining the best possible outcome on the case. Find more information at www.minicklaw.com or call (828) 333-5024 for a free consultation.
William Lenox Fay
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William Lenox Fay
Buncombe County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(828) 412-4755 1 North Pack Sq.
Suite 403
Asheville , NC 28801
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
Saint Louis University School of Law
I finished law school in 2005 and immediately opened my own firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. I began my practice taking criminal cases in North Carolina state courts, with matters ranging from simple speeding tickets up to high level felonies. My practice has been a success because I care deeply for my clients, I consistently get them fantastic results, and I create fee structures that people can actually afford. Over my career, I have taught several seminars to other attorneys on how to properly defend criminal and traffic cases, with a significant emphasis on teaching defense of...
Ana S. Nunez
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Ana S. Nunez
Buncombe County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(828) 477-4120 1 N Pack Square #403
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Ana S. Nuñez practices in both our Criminal Defense and our Immigration practice areas. She was recruited from the Public Defender’s office in Wake County. Being an immigrant herself, she understands the importance of having an advocate in your corner when you need it the most. Fluent in Spanish, Ana serves on the Governor’s advisory council on Hispanic/Latino affairs, she has been named a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers, and she was recognized with the Citizen Lawyer Award by the NC Bar Association for exemplary public service to her community. She is a graduate of...
Joel C.  Harbinson
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Joel C. Harbinson
Alexander County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years of experience
(828) 632-4264 70 East Main Avenue
P. O. Box 400
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Joel C. Harbinson attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated in 1977 with an A.B. degree and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law in 1979 with a J.D. degree. He has been self-employed since 1979 as a criminal, domestic, and personal injury attorney in Taylorsville. In addition, Joel is a certified mediator in Superior Court cases, receiving accreditation from the N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission in 1998, and is a certified arbitrator in District Court cases. Joel is the former President of the 22nd Judicial District Bar Association (1987-1988, 1999-2000) and a...
Scott Keegan Dillin
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Scott Keegan Dillin
Buncombe County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
(828) 333-4867 20 North Spruce Street
Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Campbell Law School
Scott Dillin grew up in Asheville, North Carolina and is a Dean's List graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his Juris Doctor and MBA from Campbell University. Scott clerked for the Honorable Judge Richard Elmore of the Court of Appeals, and worked for several years as an Assistant District Attorney where he learned the policies and procedures of that office and their approach to a wide variety of criminal and traffic charges. He has personally tried hundreds of assaults, DWI, and traffic cases, and brings the benefit of this experience to his clients.
Lance Williams
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Lance Williams
(704) 323-8485 104 E. Main Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Free ConsultationGaston County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years of experience
Criminal, 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.
Dustin S.  McCrary
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Dustin S. McCrary
Burke County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(828) 475-1511 203 E Union St
Suite 200
Morganton, NC 28655
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...
John D. Pritchard
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John D. Pritchard
Buncombe County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(828) 518-6007 47 North Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Wake Forest University School of Law
I represent people who need help in the criminal justice system. That help can take different forms. Sometimes you may need a champion. Sometimes, a counselor. Others, a diplomat, a strong voice, or a rock. Maybe all of the above. After more than twenty-two years as a prosecutor, first as an Assistant District Attorney and later as a fed working as an Assistant United States Attorney, I started the Pritchard Firm because I wanted to stand on my own, but also because I wanted to stand for the everyday man and woman facing what often seems like the worst situation of...
Jonathan Dean Griffin
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Jonathan Dean Griffin
Iredell County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(704) 873-5500 321 North Center Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI 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.
Nick Benjamin
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Nick Benjamin
Buncombe County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 712-5747 30 Choctaw St
2nd Floor
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal, DWI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Nick Benjamin is a former police officer, prosecutor and North Carolina Assistant Attorney General. He has practiced for nearly a decade in Asheville North Carolina. The majority of his time practicing law came as a prosecutor in Buncombe County, where he has prosecuted everything from speeding tickets to first degree murder. Nick left the Buncombe County District Attorney's Office in July 2022 (when he was focusing on violent crimes and firearms offenses) to start his own practice. In addition to an extensive criminal law background which includes over 300 bench trials and over 40 jury trials, Nick was an assistant...
Gordon Z. Langer
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Gordon Z. Langer
(828) 490-7433 521 College St
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfBuncombe County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Nova Southeastern University
You are probably feeling stressed about receiving a Traffic Ticket or DWI/DUI. You can relax. I am the founder of Langer Law Firm Ticket Defense, and I would be happy to personally handle your case for you. In the vast majority of cases, you will NOT have to go to court, and I will do everything possible to ensure that you receive no insurance points if such an outcome is possible in your case. I successfully resolve speeding tickets, reckless driving citations, missed court dates, designated lane violations, failures to reduce speed, running stop signs and...
Scott Ray Rosenberg
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Scott Ray Rosenberg
Gaston County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years of 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...
James Thomas Amburgey
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James Thomas Amburgey
Buncombe County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(828) 989-3210 22 South Pack Square Suite #1200
Asheville, NC 28801
Criminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
Appalachian School of Law
Thomas Amburgey is a board-certified specialist in state criminal law. As a former prosecutor with the Office of the District Attorney for Buncombe County, he handled thousands of cases, ranging from minor offenses like speeding tickets to capital offenses like first-degree murder. That experience gives him an immeasurable advantage in the courtroom.

Because pleas are often made and charges can be dismissed, many criminal law attorneys only experience a handful of trials in their entire careers. Thomas has successfully completed hundreds of bench trials and dozens of jury trials from both sides of the aisle. Regardless of your charge, Thomas Amburgey...
David Turlington III
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David Turlington III
Watauga County, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years of experience
(828) 263-8860 184 N. Water Street
Suite 4
Boone, NC 28607
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Serving North Carolina, Boone and the High Country since 1987
Thomas P Morris
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Thomas P Morris
(704) 218-9006 121 N. Center St.
Suite 101
Statesville, NC 28677
Iredell County, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Liberty University School of Law
Originally from Poughkeepsie, NY, Tom now calls Charlotte, NC home with his wife and four kids. A seasoned criminal defense and family law trial attorney, Tom has made a name for himself in handling extremely contentious custody cases and high-level felonies. He has handled cases in both federal and state courts. Tom went to law school at Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, VA, where he graduated cum laude. While in school Tom interned at the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia. While at the USAO, Tom helped prosecute all levels of criminal cases, from misdemeanor...
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