Claremont, North Carolina Criminal Lawyers

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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Daniel A. Hatley
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(704) 969-5194 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...
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.
Laura M. Cobb, Esq.
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(704) 918-4747 67 Cabarrus Ave W
Concord, NC 28025
Free ConsultationConcord, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Wake Forest University and Vanderbilt University Law School
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 spent four years at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University performing microbiology research during which time she became a published author of two scientific articles on pseudomonas aeruginosa and bordetella bronchiseptica.

In 2006 Laura entered Wake Forest University School of Law and was granted the law Dean's Scholarship. While at Wake Forest, Laura excelled academically in all areas, but she particularly...
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,...
Mr. Tracy T Hatcher
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(704) 248-2743 130 N. McDowell Street
Suite D
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Attorneys providing zealous legal representation with a thorough attention to detail. Our attorneys will not stop fighting to receive the best possible outcome in your case. Representing those in need of an attorney in all criminal defense matters in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, and Monroe, North Carolina. Whether you need legal representation in a speeding ticket or other traffic tickets, or if your need to consult with a lawyer in more serious criminal misdemeanors or felony(s), the Hatcher Law Office can assist you. We understand the serious nature of being charged with a criminal offense. We have impeccable experience and success...
Ronnie D. Crisco Jr., Esq.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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...
Justin C. Olsinski Esq.
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(704) 918-4747 67 Cabarrus Ave W
Concord, NC 28025
Free ConsultationConcord, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Mr. Olsinski went to law school with one focus, to become a criminal defense attorney. Upon graduation and moving down to Charlotte North Carolina, he spoke with other attorneys in the area and decided to open his own practice. He opened the firm in January 2010 and has been growing his experience and the firm throughout the years. Mr. Olsinski has successfully defended cases from B1 Felony First Degree Sex Offenses all the way down to Misdemeanor marijuana charges. He has been named a Top 40 under 40 Attorneys in North Carolina by the National Trial Lawyers as well as...
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
Ryan M. Stowe
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Salisbury, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(704) 856-9502 130 W Kerr Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
I’m from Salisbury and I’m proud to practice law in my hometown! I am the principal attorney at The Polaris Law Firm. I focus my practice on traffic violations, criminal law, intellectual property, and expungements. While in law school at North Carolina Central University School of Law, I served as the President of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society. Within the legal profession, I strive to be a “social engineer” for his community. As stated by Charles Hamilton Houston, “A lawyer is either a social engineer or a parasite on society A social engineer [is] a highly...
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
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Adam M. Seifer
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(704) 512-0606 2319 Crescent Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28207
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of Illinois College of Law
I have represented clients with diverse legal needs, ranging from those who are accused of serious crimes including Driving While Impaired (DWI) to more serious felonies and who face the loss of liberty if convicted. A large part of my practice focuses on the defense of those who have been accused of committing crimes, especially those accused of DWI/DUI and I have been recognized in this industry by both peers and clients as achieving great results for my clients. I zealously fight to protect his clients’ statutory and Constitutional rights and try to ensure that they do not get...
Mr. Ryan D. Stump
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(980) 237-4579 2125 Southend Drive
Suite 253
Charlotte, NC 28203
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Campbell University
Ryan D. Stump represents clients in criminal defense matters in both the federal and state court systems located across North Carolina. A North Carolina native, Mr. Stump received his B.A., graduating cum laude, from Campbell University and his J.D. from Campbell University's Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. During his career, Mr. Stump has successfully defended his clients in cases ranging from minor traffic infractions to offenses carrying sentences of life in prison without parole. Mr. Stump has continued his legal education by attending both state and national DWI education seminars, the White Collar Criminal Defense College at...
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 33 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...
Steven W Grainger
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ADVANCE, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(336) 941-9084 355 RIVER RD
ADVANCE, NC 27006
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Florida Coastal School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
I will try any case, anytime, anywhere, if the cause is just. That is the motto I live by as an attorney.
Jeff Thompson
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 370-2828 200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law
Mr. Thompson is a native Floridian having grown up in Fort Lauderdale. After graduating with honors from Fort Lauderdale Christian School, he was offered placement in the Honors Program at the University of Georgia. Following receipt of his undergraduate degree in Political Science, he remained in Athens and received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. During that time he was also an officer in the Demosthenian Society in which he focused on oral argument and debate.

Prior to relocating to North Carolina, Mr. Thompson practiced a wide array of litigation in both Georgia and Florida, including...
Jaylene Trivino
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(704) 413-1344 1811 Sardis Road North
Suite 207
Charlotte, NC 28270
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey, Jaylene Trivino graduated from Monmouth University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance. After spending some time working for a fortune-500 corporation as an administrative assistant, and dabbling in some marketing and sales, Ms. Trivino decided to attend law school so she could better serve and help the people in her community.

Ms. Trivino attended Florida Coastal School of Law, and graduated with pro bono honors and a certificate in Research, Writing and Drafting. The Public Defender’s Office in Tampa, Florida, is where Ms. Trivino received...
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...
David Turlington III
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Boone, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(828) 263-8860 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
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,...
Ryan Smith
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(704) 552-4444 1800 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
West Virginia University College of Law
I love competition and thrive on being a trial lawyer. I'm known as the 'DWI Guy' and 100% own it. It's what I do. I'm in the Legal Elite Hall of Fame as my colleagues voted me as North Carolina's Top Criminal Law Attorney in 2016. I appreciate all the awards and recognition, from serving on Law Review to Business NC's Top 30 Under 30, to Super Lawyers, to the National Trial Lawyer's Top 40 Under 40, but it's helping people that makes me truly happy.

What will become clear after speaking with me?

[1] I'm direct and...
Chris Beddow
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(877) 462-3841 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of South Carolina School of Law
Reggie McKnight
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(704) 333-9283 1401 East 7th Street
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, DWI, Entertainment & Sports and Personal Injury
North Carolina Central University School of Law
With over 17 years of experience, Reggie McKnight has successfully practiced in legal environments such as criminal and traffic defense, personal injury, social security disability, workman’s compensation and entertainment law. From traffic infractions and complex shareholder disputes, to federal white collar offenses, such as bank and wire fraud, Attorney McKnight has worked diligently. He has been able to assist his clients facing allegations of criminal offenses by discretely and amicably resolving their legal matters, often prior to formal charges being filed. While working for mid-sized and large civil litigation firms on complex liability matters, Attorney McKnight gained valuable experience in...
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...
Kimberly Olsinski Esq.
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Concord, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(704) 918-4747 67 Cabarrus Ave W
Concord, NC 28025
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Hofstra University
Kimberly Olsinski received her Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in History and Sociology from the College of William and Mary, where she completed her degree in three years. She attended Hofstra University School of Law, where she graduated in the top fourteen percent of her class. At Hofstra, she participated in the Law Reform clinic, and was an editor of the Labor and Employment Law Journal. Mrs. Olsinski has completed a ten-day intensive seminar emphasizing effective trial advocacy techniques.

While in law school, Mrs. Olsinski worked for the legal department of a big insurance company. Upon graduating, she switched sides and...
Michael S. Litrenta
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(704) 800-4220 6000 Fairview Rd, Suite 1200
Charlotte, NC 28210
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and White Collar Crime
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Attorney Michael Litrenta brings the unique experience of working for years as both a prosecutor and then as a defense attorney. He has worked in multiple different state and federal courts on a variety of different matters.

Bringing extensive courtroom experience to Litrenta Law, Michael knows the best offense is always a good defense. He is a dedicated advocate for his clients and has won Avvo’s Client’s Choice Award. Attorney Litrenta is committed to listening and understanding each of his client’s needs and is determined to secure the best outcome possible.

Attorney Litrenta began his career as a prosecutor before he transitioned...
Taylor Goodnight
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(704) 490-4944 529 W. Summit Ave.
Suite 1B
Charlotte, NC 28203
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of North Carolina School of Law
Taylor represents people charged with all types of crimes. She primarily focuses her work in state court, and in the last year alone defended a wide variety of cases ranging from speeding to assault with a deadly weapon.

Taylor also defends kids charged with crimes in juvenile court. She has helped young people charged with breaking or entering, larceny, possession of marijuana, injury to personal property, and more.

Additionally, she defends men and women accused of violating their federal supervised release or probation conditions in the Federal Western District of North Carolina. She also works with Chris Fialko on many...
James Exum
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 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.
Raymond Allen Hayes II
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Mooresville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(704) 987-3807 116 S Main Street, Ste 105
Mooresville, NC 28115
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DWI and Personal Injury
Mr. Hayes has been practicing law since 2004 primarily in Iredell and Mecklenburg Counties. He attended UNC Chapel Hill and obtained a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and attended New York Law School for his Juris Doctorate.

He practices primarily in criminal defense of all sorts and car accident cases.
Scott Ray Rosenberg
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 22 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...
Micheal Littlejohn Jr.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(704) 322-4581 227 W. 4th Street
Suite B-113
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Charlotte School of Law
Mr. Littlejohn graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science before attending law school. During his time in law school, Mr. Littlejohn received Dean’s List Honors, as well as a Pro Bono Distinction for his work with victims of Hurricane Katrina through the Mississippi Center for Justice, and his mentorship of Charlotte youth through Faith, Hope, and Love Mentoring. His community contributions led to his receipt of the John S. Leary Bar's Julius L. Chambers Scholarship for his dedication to serving the underserved. Extensive pro bono experience has given Mr. Littlejohn...
William J. Vasquez
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(704) 271-5597 5701 Executive Center Dr
Ste 103
Charlotte, NC 28212
Free ConsultationCriminal, Immigration, Traffic Tickets and Workers' Comp
North Carolina Central University
William Vásquez is a native of Queens, NY. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 2000-2007. He is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for his work as a Spanish linguist for the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2005. William graduated from Campbell University in 2007 with a degree in computer science. He earned his J.D. in 2011 from the North Carolina Central University School of Law. His practice areas include immigration law and criminal defense cases. He is licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of North Carolina and...
James Karl Jordan IV
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Wilkesboro, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(336) 667-1441 204 E. Main St.
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Criminal, Divorce, Employment and Family
University of North Carolina School of Law
I am a double Tarheel, UNC-CH and UNC Law alum, and a licensed North Carolina attorney. I am a Statesville, Iredell county native. I love the Lord, Jesus Christ, our great Advocate and Defender, and am an active member at Franklin Baptist Church in Salisbury, NC. In my spare time I enjoy Bible study, volunteering, spending time with family, sports of all kinds, cooking and hiking.
Corey James MacKinnon
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Marion, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(828) 559-2567 93 S Main St
Marion, NC 28752
Criminal, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Corey founded MacKinnon Law with the idea of providing McDowell County residents with legal representation and customer service normally only available in bigger markets. Corey served nearly 10 years as a police officer with the UNC Charlotte Police Department and Mooresville Police Department prior to and during law school. As a police officer, Corey was a road officer, a field training officer, a SWAT/SERT Member, and then a Detective. During law school Corey took internships with the Recording Industry Association of America, the Iredell County District Attorney's Office, and the United...
Andrew Wingo
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Mooresville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(704) 457-1073 330 S Main St
Mooresville, NC 28115
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
Campbell Law School
Andrew J. Wingo graduated from Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University with his J.D. in 1998. He has nearly two decades of legal experience in the areas of commercial real estate, business law, criminal law, personal injury, and domestic/family law. A true trial attorney, Andrew has effectively litigated cases across state and federal courts for his clients. He is aggressive when protecting his clients and bold when asserting their rights. Andrew is licensed to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Jillian Swords
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(704) 370-2828 The Historic John Price Carr House
200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Tulane University School of Law
Jillian Swords is a Union County native and earned her Bachelors of Science in Journalism from Appalachian State University in 2009. She then freelanced as a writer with various publications in North Carolina, including the Watauga Democrat and High County Press, for two years before moving to New Orleans, Louisiana to attend Tulane Law School. Ms. Swords earned her Juris Doctor from Tulane Law in 2014. In her time at Tulane, Ms. Swords clerked for the Orleans Public Defender, Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, and Innocence Project New Orleans. She worked as a Student Attorney for the Tulane Criminal Law...
Megan Powell
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(877) 462-3841 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Charlotte School of Law
Christopher Todd Browning
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(980) 207-3355 725 East Trade Street
Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28202
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Ruth E. Gorman
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(704) 537-1400 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
Criminal, DWI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Pepperdine University School of Law
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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.