Newton Criminal Lawyers

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M. Anthony Burts II
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Newton, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(888) 314-7127 22 South Main Avenue
Newton, NC 28658
Criminal and Personal Injury
Dustin S.  McCrary
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(828) 495-6464 520 8th Street NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
North Carolina Central University
Divorce is tough. There’s no way around it. Divorce is stressful, intensely emotional, and overwhelming. It is the perfect storm of problems, from determining child custody arrangements, divvying up assets, and untangling previously tangled lives.

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

My clients would tell you that I have the natural ability to put them at ease. I have a calming presence and genuinely care about every person I meet. I’m...
Matthew Poteet
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 324-4111 327 3rd Avenue North West
Hickory, NC 28601
Criminal, DWI and Workers' Comp
Hannah Miller
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 270-7788 200 First Avenue NW #506
Hickory, NC 28601
Criminal
Joel C.  Harbinson
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Taylorsville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years 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...
Edward Lawrence Hedrick V
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Taylorsville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 228-2398 22 W. Main Ave.
2nd Floor
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Edward, a Taylorsville native, knew from a young age that his calling in life was to be an attorney. Some of his earliest memories involve watching his father at his law office. Over the years, his desire to help others through legal work has only grown stronger. Edward is a third-generation lawyer, and it brings him immense pride to practice in the same building as both his father and grandfather before him.

An avid Tar Heel fan, Edward attended UNC Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies. He received degrees in both economics and public policy.

For his legal education, Edward...
Matthew D. Byerley
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Taylorsville, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(828) 635-0098 171 Main Ave Dr
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Elon University School of Law
Matthew Damon Byerley was born and raised in Alexander County, graduating from Alexander Central High School in 2003. Matthew is a 2007 graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He obtained his law degree from Elon University School of Law in 2011. While at Elon Law, Matthew concentrated his studies in general practice and litigation. He became a licensed attorney in North Carolina in August 2011, and has been practicing in Alexander and the surrounding counties since that time. Matthew and his wife, Catherine, also an attorney, reside in Conover, North...
D. Todd Wulfhorst
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Denver, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(704) 483-3415 3758 Highway 16 N
Denver, NC 28037
Criminal, Business, Collections and Estate Planning
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 322-4003 1930 1st Ave SW
Hickory, NC 28602
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 324-2101 1985 Tate Blvd SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 327-3838 201 Government Ave SW
Hickory, NC 28602
Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
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Hickory, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 324-6374 126 1st Ave NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Criminal, Collections and DWI
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Taylorsville, NC Criminal Law Attorney
(828) 632-8833 22 W Main Ave
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
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Lake Norman of Catawba, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(828) 478-8630 4060 Kiser Cove Ln
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC 28682
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
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Lincolnton, NC Criminal Law Lawyer
(704) 735-1423 111 Mockingbird Ln
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Robert J. Reeves
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(704) 351-7979 212 North McDowell Street
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28204
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of South Carolina School of Law
At Robert J. Reeves P.C., our attorneys focus on serious personal injury accidents (automobile, motorcycle, tractor trailer, workers' compensation), criminal (DUI / DWI), and family law / divorce cases. We help clients in both South Carolina and North Carolina. We are experienced trial lawyers willing to do whatever it takes for our clients. In addition, every client has our personal cell phone number and direct email address. As a result, you can reach us directly when you need answers, even after hours or on the weekend.

-Robert J. Reeves is a seasoned trial attorney with 30 years of litigation experience in...
Bill Powers
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(877) 462-3841 2412 Arty Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Campbell University
Charlotte NC "Lawyer of the Year - Criminal Defense: General Practice"
2018 Best Lawyers®; 2019 Best Lawyers® Past President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice 2016 - 2017
Sherrod Seward
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(704) 500-2045 222 S. Church St
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DWI and Entertainment & Sports
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...
Ryan M. Stowe
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(704) 856-9502 130 W Kerr Street
STE 100
Salisbury, NC 28144
Free ConsultationSalisbury, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, 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 Stowe Law Firm, PLLC. 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...
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, Personal Injury, 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...
Daniel A. Hatley
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(919) 200-0822 1300 South Blvd.
Suite K
Charlotte, NC 28203
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, 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...
Ronnie D. Crisco Jr., Esq.
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(704) 370-2828 200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
University of North Carolina School of Law
Born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Ronnie Crisco is a proud alumnus of A.L. Brown High School. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a degree in Public Policy Studies. In 2002, he received his law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005. While in law school, Mr. Crisco competed nationally as a member of the UNC Mock Trial Team, assisted indigent clients through the UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, and served as editor on the UNC Journal of Law and Technology.

Mr. Crisco is a Board Certified Specialist in Family...
Andrew Gordon
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(704) 951-7657 725 E. Trade Street
Suite 205
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Criminal and Personal Injury
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,...
David A. Concha
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 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.
Patrick Michael Megaro
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(704) 750-2655 15720 Brixham Hill Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28277
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DWI and White Collar Crime
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
For more information on my biography please email me directly at pmegaro@appealslawgroup.com
Michelle Abbott
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(980) 272-8438 725 East Trade Street
Suite 215
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCharlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
Criminal, DWI 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...
Kelli Y Allen
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(704) 727-4900 10150 Mallard Creek Rd. Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28262
Criminal, DWI, Elder and Immigration
Charlotte School of Law
The Law Office of Kelli Y. Allen provides personalized, comprehensive professional legal services.

Kelli represents immigration clients worldwide. Her immigration law practice focuses on family-based visas, adjustment of status, consular processing, unlawful presence waivers, naturalization, DACA, U-visas, removal of conditions, and some non-immigrant employment visas. Kelli is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association and previously clerked with the Charlotte Immigration Court.

Our North Carolina elder law practice consists of long-term care planning, asset protection, establishing long-term care Medicaid eligibility without having to "spend down", preparation and submission of NC long-term care Medicaid applications, and representation before the Department...
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
Mr. Ronald J Shook II
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Gastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(704) 671-2390 121 E. Main Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28052
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Ron was raised in Gaston County and currently lives in Belmont, NC with his wife and two children.

He founded The Law Offices of Ronald J. Shook in 2011, and he advises clients on all aspects of criminal defense, DWI/DUI, traffic law, immigration, personal injury, and firearms law. He practices in Gaston and Mecklenburg Counties.
Ronald Lawrence Frey II
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(844) 766-3739 525 North Tryon St., Suite #1600
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
If you are charged with a criminal offense and require aggressive representation, please contact Charlotte, North Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney Ron Frey of The Frey Law Firm, PLLC at (844) 766-3739 for a free consultation. Please visit us on the web at http://www.FreyLegal.com
Kimberly Olsinski Esq.
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Concord, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(704) 918-4747 67 Cabarrus Ave W
Concord, NC 28025
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, 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...
Kristen Dewar
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Concord, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(704) 312-2239 145 Union St. S.
Ste. 109
Concord, NC 28025
Criminal, DWI, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Kristen has a Honors B.A. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and a J.D. and Certificate in Criminal Advocacy from Charlotte School of Law. Kristen has a passion for details and trivia - she brings that same passion to each client she zealously represents. Her focus is on criminal defense, traffic, and landlord/tenant.
Michael S. Litrenta
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 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...
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,...
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...
C. Jason Ralston
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Statesville, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
Statesville, NC 28677
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Jason is a 1993 graduate of Oak Ridge Military Academy. From there, he attended The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in business administration in 1997. Jason attended Cumberland School of Law, at Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2000. He has been a member of the North Carolina State Bar since 2001. Jason has practiced law full time in the Iredell County and surrounding areas since 2001 and joined the firm of Gottholm, Ralston and Benton, PLLC in 2014. Jason practices primarily in...
Anastasia Cowan
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Charlotte, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(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.
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...
Laura M. Cobb, Esq.
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(704) 918-4747 216 N McDowell St
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Charlotte, NC 28204
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCharlotte, 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...
Lance Williams
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(704) 323-8485 104 E. Main Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Free ConsultationGastonia, NC Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years 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.
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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.

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