Jacksonville Criminal Lawyers

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Amanda Bowden Johnson
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Amanda Bowden Johnson
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(910) 333-9679 127 Chaney Ave
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
The Houser Law Firm, P.C. is a Professional Corporation and full service, General Practice law firm located in Jacksonville, that serves Onslow Jones and surrounding counties in Southeastern North Carolina. We know that in these tough economic times, saving money wherever possible is important to most people. Our philosophy has always been to provide our clients with prompt, courteous and professional legal services at an affordable fee. While we never compromise on our legal professionalism, we do strive to manage our cost and expenses so that we can offer high quality legal services at fees that are...
Steven Matthew Laird
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Steven Matthew Laird
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(910) 554-3320 718 Court St.
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Campbell Law School
Steven Matthew Laird has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since August 2009. Mr. Laird's practice areas include criminal and civil litigation. Mr. Laird has experience defending Class C and lower felonies and defends all classes of misdemeanors, DWIs, probation violations and all other traffic offenses. He has also done court appointed work In Onslow and Pender Counties since he started practicing law. His court appointed work includes Class B1 and lower felony cases, all classes of misdemeanors, DWIs, probation violations (misdemeanor and felony), juvenile delinquency, domestic violence cases, and misdemeanor appeals. Mr. Laird handles cases in...
Nikol Litvan
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Nikol Litvan
(910) 300-9994 200 Valencia Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28546
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfJacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina School of Law
Minick Law brings you more than an attorney. You get a defense team. Being charged with a crime in North Carolina is stressful, especially when you are trying to figure out where to start. I work hard to listen to and understand each of my client's situations to get them the information they need to make the right decisions about moving forward with their case and most importantly, get their life back on track. I am an attorney in Minick Law's Jacksonville office and have successfully completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's course on DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety...
Walter Vatcher
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Walter Vatcher
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(910) 455-9494 219 New Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Insurance Claims and Traffic Tickets
Campbell University
Graduated UNC-Chapel Hill with BS degree in Industrial Relations in 1974; Graduated in Charter Class of Campbell University School of Law in 1979; Assistant District Attorney 4th Judicial District 1979-84. Private Practice of Law 1984-present. Primary Area of Practice: Criminal Defense; DWI; Driver's License Restoration. Licensed Real Estate Broker since 1974.
Kevin Heckart
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Kevin Heckart
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(800) 635-1683 112 Old Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Drake University Law School
Kevin E. Heckart was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1961. After graduating from Wentworth Military Academy he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in the Spring of 1979. Kevin then continued to serve in the USMCR achieving the rank of Corporal while attending Drake University (B.A. – 1983). Before graduating from college, Kevin was accepted into the PLC program for prospective Marine Officers, completed the training and was Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in May, 1983.
After college Kevin attended Drake Law School (J.D. – 1985) and, upon graduation, the Basic School for Marine Officers in Quantico, Virginia and further...
Matthew James Thomas
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Matthew James Thomas
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(910) 939-0263 507 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal and Military
University of Baltimore
Over the years, Mr. Thomas has earned a reputation for being one of the best military defense attorneys in the country because of his successes litigating and trying some of the most highly publicized military cases. Mr. Thomas focuses on defending clients at court-martials, as well as, administrative separation hearings in the military justice system. Mr. Thomas also represents clients facing state and federal criminal charges in North Carolina. What sets Mr. Thomas apart is that he has experience from every angle in the courtroom and the ability to try any case that comes across his desk. Before starting his...
Will Shuford
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Will Shuford
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(910) 300-9994 200 Valencia Drive
Jacksonville, NC 28546
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
I am a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law who graduated in May 2023 with a Juris Doctor. During my time in law school, I was a member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and also served as President of the USC school of law American Constitution Society. I am passionate about helping clients and look forwarding to serving you as best I can.
Carrie L. Browder
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Carrie L. Browder
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(910) 347-3344 502 College Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Christopher James Welch
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(910) 478-3740 602 Anne St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal and DWI
Edward Grey Bailey
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 58 years of experience
(910) 455-7711 314 New Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal and DWI
Vaughan Taylor
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(910) 455-6300 825 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI and Military
Georgann Geracos
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years of experience
(910) 389-8979 323 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal
Donald G. Walton Jr.
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years of experience
(910) 455-7770 722 New Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal and DWI
Samuel S. Popkin
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years of experience
(910) 347-0100 1007 Hargett St
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Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal and DWI
John Carter Jr
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(910) 938-5018 624 Shadowood Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
John W. Ceruzzi
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years of experience
(910) 455-4175 114 Old Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Joseph E. Stroud Jr.
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years of experience
(910) 346-3566 825 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Ann D. Maready
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(910) 333-9595 630 Court St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal and DWI
Deke Owens
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(910) 455-7700 313 New Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
James Andrew Lanier
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(910) 455-4175 114 Old Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Criminal
Walter Aden Wilkie
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Walter Aden Wilkie
Jacksonville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years of experience
(910) 451-7208 2921 Eden St
Jacksonville, NC 28547
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
U.S. Armys Judge Advocate Legal Center and School and Willamette University College of Law
Aden Wilkie, managing partner of the Wilkie Law Firm, represents members of the various branches of the U. S. military throughout the United States. He also represents criminal defendants throughout southeastern North Carolina. Before starting the Wilkie Law Firm, Aden served 22 years in the United States Marine Corps. While in the Marines, Aden was known for his unwavering integrity and tenacious personality that translated into many successes both in and outside the courtroom. He has extensive experience in representing clients in a wide variety of military and federal matters. Aden has the experience to understand that while some cases may call...
Gintaras Kazys Krulikas
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Gintaras Kazys Krulikas
(910) 300-9995 321 N. Front Street.
Ste. 204
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfWilmington, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years of experience
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
I am a graduate of the Charlotte School of Law who graduated in May 2015 with a Juris Doctor - Magna Cum Laude. During my time in law school, I was a member of the Presidential Honors Society, Order of the Crown Honor Society, and an Associate Editor of the Charlotte School of Law Property Law Journal. Additionally, I graduated in May 2012 from Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management with a Concentration in Entrepreneurship - Magna Cum Laude. While attending Appalachian State University, I maintained a 3.65 cumulative GPA and was a frequent member of...
Melissa  Gott
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Melissa Gott
(910) 251-6088 611 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Campbell Law School
Managing Partner and the founder of The Law Group, Melissa Gott is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Campbell University School of Law. Melissa is a licensed North Carolina attorney, D.R.C. Certified Mediator, Financial (family law) Mediator, and Collaborative Attorney with Coastal Collaborative Colleagues. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Melissa graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration concentrating in finance and the legal environment of business. Melissa then matriculated to Campbell University’s School of Law. While in law school, Melissa was an editor...
James Lupton
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James Lupton
Beaufort, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years of experience
(252) 728-3158 710 Cedar Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina School of Law
Jim Lupton is an accomplished Criminal Defense attorney and formerly a successful local prosecutor. He is the only private criminal defense attorney in Carteret County both certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a State Criminal Law Specialist and recognized as an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. Jim is knowledgeable, confident, well-respected, hardworking and above all, always dedicated to protecting his clients by listening to them, being available for them, and aggressively fighting for them. He has been admitted to practice in U.S. District...
Christina  Rivenbark
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Christina Rivenbark
Wilmington, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years of experience
(910) 251-8080 4009 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina School of Law
Since 1987, attorney Christina Rivenbark has been building a reputation for passion, skill and integrity in areas of the law that matter to everyday, hardworking individuals and families. Under her leadership, our dedicated legal team handles criminal defense and personal injury cases in Wilmington and the surrounding areas. Most importantly, every client and every case truly matters to us. We demonstrate this by consistently delivering personal attention and hard work to achieve our clients’ goals. When you choose Christina Rivenbark & Associates for your criminal law or personal injury matter, we will greet you warmly and treat you with respect and...
James W. McGee Jr
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James W. McGee Jr
(910) 254-0400 218 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationWilmington, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
Criminal and DWI
Campbell Law School
James W. McGee Jr. of the McGee Law Firm, located in historic downtown Wilmington, NC handles DWI/DUI law as well as personal injury, traffic, and drug litigation.

The McGee Law Firm handles DWI cases in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties in North Carolina.

The DWI laws are different in every state, and North Carolina's are some of the toughest in the nation. If you're arrested for DWI in North Carolina, you're going to need a tough attorney. I am known for working hard for my clients, not merely providing a cookie cutter defense based on a ten minute analysis,...
Thomas Goolsby
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Thomas Goolsby
Wilmington, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years of experience
(910) 763-3339 212 Walnut Street
Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationCriminal and DWI
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thom Goolsby has spent a lifetime working for the public from his time in the United States Marine Corps, the North Carolina General Assembly, and his Goolsby Law Firm, PLLC. He is trusted, experienced, and tenacious as he protects your rights in his law practices. As a former North Carolina Senator drafting legislation, he understands how the law is structured and interpreted giving him detailed knowledge how to fight for his clients.

When you need a strong advocate standing up for your rights, contact Thom Goolsby at the Goolsby Law Firm, PLLC. Look for an experienced criminal justice...
Mr. William Joseph Kennedy III
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Mr. William Joseph Kennedy III
Beaufort, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
(252) 728-1208 613 Cedar St
Ste. A
Beaufort, NC 28516
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Joe Kennedy is a former prosecutor, and now a dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney. As a prosecutor, he handled tens of thousands of cases and gained valuable experience and insight. Joe is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation for clients facing criminal charges. Joe received a B.A. from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 2000. He obtained his J.D. from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in 2006. Joe is member of the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Carteret County Bar, and District 3-B Bar. He has received multiple honors including an AV Preeminent Rating...
Tommy Kellis
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Tommy Kellis
(252) 636-3737 1723 S. Glenburnie Rd.
New Bern, NC 28562
Free ConsultationNew Bern, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years of experience
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Kellis focuses his practice on litigation. No matter is too small. No matter too big. Mr. Kellis litigates criminal matters, traffic/ DWI cases, injury claims, worker’s compensation, estate administration and many other legal matters. Formerly, he was certified with the NFLPA as an NFL agent. He is the President of the Carteret County Republican Men’s club and a member of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. Tommy is also an USCG Captain. In his free time he enjoys fishing, boating and all things involving being on the water. He also enjoys spending time with his children and wife at our...
Anita Powers
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Anita Powers
Wallace, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(910) 285-7440 Wallace, NC 28466
Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
James Franklin Rutherford
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James Franklin Rutherford
Wilmington, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(910) 595-1377 615 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationCriminal
Michigan State University
James F. Rutherford is a North Carolina native and graduate of the Michigan State University School of Law. He is genuinely passionate about advocating for the rights of the accused and guiding them through the criminal justice system. He is a highly rated attorney who earned an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for his legal ethics and talent and named a Super Lawyers® Rising Star™ from 2013-2015. James received certification as a criminal law specialist by the North Carolina State Bar in 2011 and is certified to administer standardized field sobriety tests.
Philip J. Clarke III
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Philip J. Clarke III
Morehead City, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(252) 222-5252 534 North 35th Street, Unit I
Morehead City, NC 28557
Free ConsultationCriminal, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Campbell Law School
"Give me liberty or give me death." I get that. Over the last 20+ years, I have represented many many clients, young, old, all walks of life, charged with crimes (some rightly, some-wrongly, some both) For many, their quality of life is suddenly gone, because they are incarcerated, and cannot make bond. For those folks, the powerful and slow machine that is our legal system begins its punishment long before any guilt is proven-- the accused is isolated, and their ability to help themselves is very limited, perhaps especially in finding a good lawyer. If ...
Bruce Mason
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Bruce Mason
Wilmington, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(910) 763-8106 514 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Attorney Bruce Mason is an experienced attorney dedicated to the pursuit of justice for his clients. He is committed to protecting his clients' freedom inside and outside of the courtroom. Bruce focuses on Criminal Defense matters including Traffic Violations, Expunction of Criminal Records, Domestic Violence/Protective Orders, DUI/DWI Defense, Drug Possession, Felonies and more. Visit his website for more information and call for a free consultation!
Justin P. Enecks
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Justin P. Enecks
(252) 222-0216 801 Arendell St
Suite 4
Morehead City, NC 28557
Free ConsultationMorehead City, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Elon University
Justin has been defending criminal defendants in Carteret County since 2013. Prior to moving to Carteret County, Justin and his wife, Erin, practiced law in Guilford and Davidson County. Justin completed his undergraduate studies at Duke University, and after working in the business world for several years, Justin attended law school at Elon University. After receiving his law license, Justin opened and gradually expanded his own practice, ultimately culminating in the formation of Enecks & Enecks after Justin and Erin married in 2013.
Lee Wilson Bettis Jr
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Lee Wilson Bettis Jr
New Bern, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years of experience
(252) 649-1710 225 A Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28560
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Brooklyn Law School
I am a former Marine, (1982-1986) who began practicing Federal Criminal law in 2001 in New York City. In 2004 I was admitted to the North Carolina Bar and have been a practicing trial attorney ever since. I say "trial attorney", because that is what I am. Whether you have a complex criminal felony, a misdemeanor, a DWI, or a domestic case; if I cannot reach a reasonable conclusion with opposing counsel, I am always prepared to empanel a jury and plead your case.

With nearly 19 years of Criminal, Domestic and Civil trial experience, both...
Joel Hancock
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Joel Hancock
Beaufort, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years of experience
(252) 515-1516 601A Cedar Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Joel Hancock is a native of Carteret County, NC. He was born and raised on Harkers Island by Susan and Joel Hancock, Sr.

Joel focuses exclusively on helping those who have been accused of criminal charges such as traffic infractions, DWI, misdemeanors, and felonies in Carteret County, NC.

In May of 2018, after five years of representing thousands of clients charged with everything from simple seat belt tickets to serious felonies, Joel opened Hancock Law Firm in Beaufort, NC, so he could devote 100% of his time at work to providing elite representation to his clients, and devote 100% of...
James L. Allard Jr.
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James L. Allard Jr.
Wilmington, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years of experience
(910) 763-0156 110 ½ North Fifth Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
James L Allard Jr. is an experienced attorney dedicated to serving his clients in the greater Wilmington, North Carolina area and beyond. Admitted to bar in 1986, Mr. Allard is an AV-Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named Top 100 Trial Lawyers / National Trial Lawyers. Practice areas include: DWI defense, traffic law, DMV hearings, drug offenses, property crimes, violent crimes, sexual assaults, felonies, misdemeanors, trials in all federal and state courts, white collar crime. Visit his website for more information and call for a free consultation!
Carolyn Barnett Brady
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Carolyn Barnett Brady
Morehead City, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years of experience
(252) 726-8411 710 Arendell Street
Suite 105
Morehead City, NC 28557
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Wake Forest University School of Law
Carolyn Barnett Brady grew up in Henderson, NC and graduated from Vance Senior High School in 1977. She attended Davidson College and obtained a B.A. degree in 1981. She worked as a paralegal at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP in New York, NY before returning to North Carolina to attend Wake Forest University School of Law. While at Wake Forest, she participated on the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team. In 1985 she graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law and accepted employment at Alston & Bird, LLP in Atlanta, GA. In 1988...
Grayson Cheek
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Grayson Cheek
Wilmington, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(910) 338-5480 244 Princess St
Suite 209
Wilmington, NC 28401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
North Carolina Central University
For the last ten years I have dedicated myself and my practice to fighting for my clients who have been accused of criminal misdeeds and for others who have been injured by someone else's negligence. I am in the courtroom most every day fighting for my clients, whether they have been charged with DWI or drug offenses or major felonies. I also stand up to the insurance companies who may not want to pay what you deserve after being injured. I have helped my clients navigate through some of the toughest and most trying times of their lives. I am...
Matthew Hayes Godwin
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Matthew Hayes Godwin
Beaufort, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(252) 499-6601 402 Turner Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
Criminal, DWI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Matt Godwin grew up in Tarboro, graduating from Tarboro High School in 1997 and from North Carolina State University in 2001. In 2002, Matt enrolled in the School of Law at North Carolina Central University. Following his second year at Central, he worked as a legal intern at the Carteret County District Attorney's office. During Matt's third year of law school, he also interned at the North Carolina Attorney General's Office. Upon graduation and admission to the North Carolina State Bar in 2005, Matt worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Wake County. During his tenure at the...
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