Gastonia, 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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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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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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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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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...
Mr. Ronald J Shook II
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 7 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.
Thomas Taylor
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 35 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
Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(704) 861-0066 359 W Main Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Criminal and DWI
GASTONIA, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 215-4493 223 W. MAIN AVENUE SUITE B
GASTONIA, NC 28052
Criminal
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.
Timothy Keith Moore
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Kings Mountain, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(704) 739-1221 305 East King Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
Oklahoma City University School of Law
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...
Sherrod Seward
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 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...
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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Laura M. Cobb, Esq.
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North Carolina Criminal Law Attorney

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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Bill Powers
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(704) 342-4357 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 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
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J. Bradley Smith Esq.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(704) 370-2828 200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, Civil Rights, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Mercer University
Mr. Smith has lived in Charlotte for most of his life. He is a graduate of Charlotte Country Day School and North Carolina State University. He received his law degree from Mercer University where he was a member of the Dean’s List and President of the Federalist Society. Mr. Smith began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the 26th District in Mecklenburg County, prosecuting both felony and misdemeanor cases. In 2006, Mr. Smith entered private practice, focusing primarily on criminal defense. Over the course of his career, he has represented clients charged with everything...
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 4 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...
Jason David Witt
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 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
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...
Samuel Randall IV
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 20 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...
Robert J. Reeves
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(704) 351-7979 301 South McDowell Street
Suite 814
Charlotte, NC 28204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
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, DUI and DWI, and divorce cases. We can help clients in both South Carolina and North Carolina. We are experienced trial lawyers who are 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 over 29 years of litigation experience in...
David A. Concha
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(704) 525-8824 725 E Trade St
#215
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Workers' Comp
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
My main area of practice is Immigration Law. I am the son of Immigrants. However, I also, handle uncontested divorce, criminal defense for most misdemeanors, name changes and legitimation, personal injury and workers compensation.
Chris Beddow
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(704) 342-4357 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of South Carolina School of Law
Ronald Lawrence Frey II
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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
Bill Powers
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North Carolina Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 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 4th amendment NC court calendar... 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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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...
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 3 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...
Mark Foster Jr
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(980) 721-5221 227 W. 4th Street, Suite 322
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
UCLA School of Law
I have been practicing federal and state criminal defense in Charlotte for over 20 years. Since 2010, I have been a State Bar Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law. Since 2012, I have been selected each year as a North Carolina Super Lawyer and have received the highest peer rating (AV preeminent) from Martindale-Hubbell. I have handled every type of criminal case and have always striven to obtain the best possible results for my clients. Unlike many criminal defense lawyers, I do not run a high volume practice where the client is expected...
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
Laura M. Cobb, Esq.
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(704) 918-4747 216 N McDowell St
#200
Charlotte, NC 28204
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 9 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...
Corey Goodman Rosensteel
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(704) 714-1450 122 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, DWI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Duke University School of Law
Attorney at Rosensteel Fleishman, PLLC since 2005.
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...
Megan Powell
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(704) 342-4357 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Charlotte School of Law
Kenneth D. Snow
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(704) 358-0026 407 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Criminal, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
North Carolina Central University School of Law
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...
Adam M. Seifer
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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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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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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...
Taylor Goodnight
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
227 W. 4th St., Suite 229
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Juvenile, 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...
Ronnie D. Crisco Jr., Esq.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 370-2828 200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
University of North Carolina School of Law
Chad William Cooper
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Shelby, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 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...
Anastasia Cowan
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(704) 370-2828 200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Capital University
Anastasia Cowan pursued her undergraduate degree at Ohio State University. She was a resident advisor, a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society, and a member of the Women’s Glee Club.
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.
Justin C. Olsinski Esq.
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(704) 405-2580 216 N McDowell St
#200
Charlotte, NC 28204
Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Blake Caulder
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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
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...
Erik Ashman Esq.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(704) 405-2580 216 N McDowell St
#200
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Elon University School of Law
Mr. Erik Ashman’s practice primarily caters to cases involving divorce, child custody / visitation, child support, domestic violence protective orders, adoption, separation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, property division, equitable distribution, alimony, post-separation support and grandparents’ rights.

While growing up, Erik was involved in Boys Scouts of America, in which he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout after many years of dedication and hard work. He attended Elkin High School and is a three-time North Carolina State Champion in Tennis. Upon graduation from high-school Erik attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and earned a B.A. in Political...
Ruth E. Gorman
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(704) 537-1400 200 West Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
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.