Wake Forest Criminal Lawyers

Ana S. Nunez
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Ana S. Nunez
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(919) 828-5570 2609 Atlantic Avenue
Suite 207
Raleigh, NC 27604
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Ana S. Nuñez practices in both our Criminal Defense and our Immigration practice areas. She was recruited from the Public Defender’s office in Wake County. Being an immigrant herself, she understands the importance of having an advocate in your corner when you need it the most. Fluent in Spanish, Ana serves on the Governor’s advisory council on Hispanic/Latino affairs, she has been named a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers, and she was recognized with the Citizen Lawyer Award by the NC Bar Association for exemplary public service to her community. She is a graduate of...
Russell Dement III
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Russell Dement III
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 23 years of experience
(919) 833-5555 333 Fayetteville Street Mall
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Wake Forest University School of Law
Russell is a former prosecutor with 19 years of experience in North Carolina Criminal Courts. It is a passion for protecting people's rights during the most difficult times of their lives that has lead Russell to achieve significant success throughout his practice. Among the many accolades and awards Russell has received for his work are being included in Best Lawyers (c) in America for Criminal Defense, General Practice 2017, North Carolina Business Journal's Legal Elite 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, and 2017, as well as The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 since 2014.
Bradley Craig Jones
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Bradley Craig Jones
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(919) 829-5600 5400 Glenwood Avenue
Suite G-01
Raleigh, NC 27612
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
Campbell Law School
Jesse Scharff
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Jesse Scharff
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(919) 457-1954 827 Bloodworth Street
Suite A
Raleigh, NC 27604
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
University of Baltimore School of Law
Jesse Scharff doesn't think being a criminal defense attorney is just a job, he thinks it's a privilege. His passion for defending the rights of people facing criminal charges sets him apart from the crowd. Jesse started his career as a Public Defender in Baltimore, MD., one of the highest national crime centers in the country. There was never a doubt in his mind he would be a criminal lawyer. As he says, he is "built to be a criminal defense attorney." Jesse teamed up with his partner and wife, Reba, to form the Scharff Law Firm in Raleigh, NC...
Grant Stephen Scheuring
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Grant Stephen Scheuring
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(919) 880-2284 421 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1100
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
Elon University School of Law
In my years of practice as an attorney, I've learned that everyone wants to be heard and everyone wants to be respected. I take pride in my work and care about my clients. You can learn more about me by reading the reviews that clients have posted about my work. My law firm is focused on misdemeanors, lower level felonies, DWI, and traffic offenses. Call anytime for a free consultation.

BAR ADMISSION:
North Carolina (2011)

MEMBERSHIPS:
Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers (WCACTL)
North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA)
Tenth Judicial District Bar (Wake County)

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Christina E Lollar
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Christina E Lollar
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(919) 924-0628 3737 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
Criminal Defense, Business, DUI & DWI and Employment
Washington and Lee University School of Law and University of South Carolina - Columbia
Christina E. Lollar is the founder of The Lollar Law Firm, PLLC located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Lollar brings a dedicated, innovative and individualized approach to the representation of each and every client. She currently concentrates her practice in civil litigation, criminal law, college student defense and employment law. At The Lollar Law Firm clients will find a high degree of sophistication and professionalism combined with a genuine commitment to helping people face personal, legal and business challenges. The Lollar Law Firm specializes in civil litigation, criminal law, collections, college student defense, and employment...
Dewey P. Brinkley
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Dewey P. Brinkley
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer
(919) 832-0307 16 W. Martin Street
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Tulane University School of Law
Jeremy A Cotten
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Jeremy A Cotten
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(919) 587-8544 421 Fayetteville Street #1101
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Campbell Law School
Mr. Jeremy Cotten is a native of Fuquay-Varina in Wake County, North Carolina. He attended primary education in Fuquay and has many family members from the area.

After completing his high school education, he was drafted in the 2nd Round (58th overall pick) of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft and signed a professional contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played for five seasons in the Pirates organization as third and first baseman. He was a Baseball America Top Prospect in 1998; his career stats are available here. He then returned to North Carolina to obtain his BA in Trust and...
Chris Dozier
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Chris Dozier
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney
(919) 443-0911 3825 Barrett Dr
#301
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Criminal Defense Attorney Chris Dozier provides comprehensive, aggressive legal defense for people who have been charged with a crime. As a former Wake County Prosecutor, he knows what it takes to get the job done. Whether you have been charged with a speeding ticket, a DWI, Domestic Violence, underage drinking, or any other crime, Dozier will fight to protect your rights.
Juan Antonio Arreola
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Juan Antonio Arreola
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 3 years of experience
(252) 378-9293 8801 Fast Park Drive
Suite 301
Raleigh, NC 27893
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Mark Thomas McCullough Esq.
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Mark Thomas McCullough Esq.
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 13 years of experience
(919) 270-5105 5 W. Hargett St.
Suite 206
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense
Campbell University
After five years being a prosecutor, I decided to put that experience to use defending criminal defendants. My decision was based in part upon the realization that criminal prosecution is too often conducted more upon political considerations than upon considerations of fairness, objectivity, and ethics. I believe in the State and federal Constitutions and the rule of law. I'll always be honest with you about your case so the decisions you make regarding the handling of your case may be made fully informed. McCullough Law stands ready to zealously, efficiently, and ethically provide legal representation to...
Howard Cummings
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Howard Cummings
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 41 years of experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
Campbell Law School
Howard Cummings is a tenured criminal litigator who brings a wealth of knowledge, resources, and insight into the criminal defense team at Tharrington Smith.

Howard served as Deputy Assistant District Attorney for Wake County for nearly three decades. During his tenure at the DA’s office, he handled thousands of criminal matters and became known for fairness and compassion, which he displayed to victims and offenders alike. Upon his retirement from the District Attorney’s office in late 2018, Governor Roy Cooper bestowed to him fellowship in the Order of the Long Leaf Pine in recognition of his service to the state.

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Howard Kurtz
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Howard Kurtz
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(888) 505-7780 434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 710
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina School of Law
Since 1992 I have focused my practice primarily on criminal defense. In 1998, along with Seth Blum, I founded the Raleigh Law Firm of Kurtz & Blum PLLC. At Kurtz & Blum we help people who have been accused of crimes from minor traffic cases and DWIs all the way up through high profile murder trials. On our civil side we help people who have been harmed by the negligence of another such as in car wrecks, nursing home negligence cases and legal malpractice cases. We round out our practice by helping people with family law...
Seth Blum
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Seth Blum
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 27 years of experience
(919) 832-7700 Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Duke University School of Law
Edd K. Roberts III
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Edd K. Roberts III
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 20 years of experience
(919) 782-8115 5 W. Hargett St., Suite 1100
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
Edd devotes the majority of his practice to defending and helping people who find themselves under criminal investigation or prosecution by the government. He handles cases ranging from traffic matters and DWIs to serious felonies including white collar crime, sexual assaults, drug trafficking and homicides. Edd has fifteen years experience in the courtroom and has tried over 100 cases to verdict as a defense attorney in State District and Superior Court. He has been certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist in state criminal law and recognized by his peers for his outstanding efforts...
Jaime Halscott
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Jaime Halscott
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney
(919) 666-3114 4801 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Appeals, Military and White Collar Crime
Barry University
John Randolph Griffin III
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John Randolph Griffin III
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(919) 680-4039 4400 Falls of Neuse Rd. Ste 102
Raleigh, NC 27609
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
I am a Former Asst Districr Attorney practing in the Durham and Raleigh area with 20 years of experience.
Reba Scharff
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Reba Scharff
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 12 years of experience
(919) 457-1954 827 Bloodworth Street
Suite A
Raleigh, NC 27604
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
University of Baltimore School of Law
Reba Scharff is a passionate criminal defense attorney serving Raleigh, North Carolina. As a former prosecutor turned criminal lawyer, Reba has a unique perspective on each case as she's handled both sides. She focuses her efforts on helping those in the legal system who sometimes don't have a voice of their own. She fiercely fights for the rights of those facing criminal charges including DUI/DWI, domestic violence, theft, sex crimes, drug crimes, college crimes and others. The effect criminal charges can have on an individual and their family can be devastating and Reba will fight to uphold her clients constitutional...
Mr. Frederick M. Davis
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Mr. Frederick M. Davis
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer
(919) 863-4130 2501 Blue Ridge Road
Suite 250
Raleigh, NC 27607
Criminal Defense and Consumer
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Mr. Davis is a general practitioner with concentrations in the areas of tenant representation, criminal law, traffic violations and small claims matters. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1996.
Jim Melo
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Jim Melo
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(919) 904-4539 204 N Person St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, Immigration, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Mr. Robert Hood Hale Jr
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Mr. Robert Hood Hale Jr
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer
(919) 838-0058 16 W Martin St., Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27602
Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Bilingual Staff (English-Spanish) All Criminal State and Federal Charges, Appeals, Post-Conviction
Mr. David John Mahlum
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Mr. David John Mahlum
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 16 years of experience
(919) 833-6640 312 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27609
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
Campbell University
Providing DWI/DUI, Criminal, and Traffic Representation in Wake County, North Carolina.
Nick Clifford
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Nick Clifford
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer
410 N. Boylan Ave. #131
Raleigh, NC 27603
Criminal Defense, Cannabis Law, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
Florida State University College of Law
As a criminal and immigration attorney in Raleigh, NC, Nick Clifford helps his clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. He founded his law firm, the Clifford Law Group, on the foundation of compassion, integrity, and truly understanding the goals of clients. Nick is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and Florida. He received his juris doctor from Florida State University College of Law, and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from North Carolina State University. He practiced criminal defense in Florida's public defender's office before co-founding the Clifford Law Group, alongside his wife, attorney...
Sean Patricio Cecil
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Sean Patricio Cecil
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 14 years of experience
(919) 828-1456 315 E. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Sean is licensed to practice state courts in North Carolina and Washington State (currently on inactive status), and in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eastern District of North Carolina, and Western District of Washington Federal Courts.

A graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, Cecil represented the law school in a national moot court competition at UCLA in 2005 after placing first in the intra-school competition. After law school, Sean's first job was as a public defender, there he realized a lifelong passion for helping the underprivileged and questioning authority. Attorney Cecil has been lead...
Nicholas Saparilas
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Nicholas Saparilas
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney
(919) 832-2280 333 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1201
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family and Personal Injury
Christopher Chance Wright
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Christopher Chance Wright
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(919) 786-4050 4816 Six Forks Road
Suite 202
Raleigh, NC 27609
Criminal Defense and Real Estate
Seth Percy
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Seth Percy
RALEIGH, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 6 years of experience
(919) 238-9153 555 Fayetteville St
Suite 201
RALEIGH, NC 27601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
West Virginia University College of Law
Karl Knudsen
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Karl Knudsen
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 43 years of experience
(919) 828-5566 5 West Hargett Street
Suite 1100
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense
David A. Bauernfeind
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David A. Bauernfeind
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney
(919) 789-1822 421 Fayetteville Street
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce
Daniel Johnson
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Daniel Johnson
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney
(919) 900-7668 19 West Hargett Street
Suite 805
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense
Aidan J. Toland
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Aidan J. Toland
Morrisville, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer
(919) 406-4748 PO Box 654
Morrisville, NC 27560
Criminal Defense
A. Patrick Roberts
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A. Patrick Roberts
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 18 years of experience
(919) 838-6643 203 W. Millbrook Road
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Duke University School of Law
I am a criminal defense attorney. I have received Not Guilty verdicts in cases ranging from Statutory Sex Offense to First Degree Murder. I graduated from Duke University School of Law and have attended the Trial Lawyers College (selective "finishing school" for practicing trial attorneys). Before founding Roberts Law Group, I was a prosecutor in Wake, Johnston and New Hanover counties.

Now, I exclusively represent those accused of criminal sex offenses. That is, I focus all of my attention, years trial experience, and training on defending those accused of sexual misconduct. Over the course my career spent as an attorney practicing...
Dhamian A. Blue
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 17 years of experience
(919) 833-1931 205 Fayetteville St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Criminal Defense, Antitrust, Business and Consumer
Duke University School of Law
David Cole Phelps
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David Cole Phelps
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 7 years of experience
(919) 200-0822 608 W. Johnson St
Suite 13
Raleigh, NC 27603
Criminal Defense, Business, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University
D. Cole Phelps manages our office in the northeastern part of the state. Attorney Phelps is a native of Washington County, and he returned to his home community to serve and give back. After winning his first primary election with over 62% of the votes, he later became the youngest county commissioner at the time of his election to serve in any of North Carolina’s 100 counties. During his first term of office, he was selected by his fellow board members as vice chairman and then chairman. Currently, he is serving his second term of office as a member of...
Meleaha Machelle Kimrey
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Meleaha Machelle Kimrey
Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 15 years of experience
(919) 200-0822 608 W. Johnson St
Suite 13
Raleigh, NC 27603
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
Mercer University
I represent clients with tickets in Cumberland County and Hoke County. I began my legal career in the Cumberland County Public Defender's Office in 2006. In 2010, I went into private practice and founded Kimrey Law, PLLC in 2015 and joined the Hatley Law Office in 2019.

My legal career has focused exclusively on traffic, misdemeanor and felony defense, to include being a member of the Capital Defender's Roster to try First Degree Murder cases. I also have a vast trial experience, both in District and Superior Courts. I proudly serve as an advisory board member to Second Harvest Food Bank...
Lynn Norton
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Lynn Norton
Chapel Hill, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(919) 448-5988 7306 Spring Vista Court
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of California - Davis
I have been a practicing attorney since 1987. I began my legal career in Los Angeles, California. I joined the Office of the Public Defender in 1990. During my 18 year career as a Deputy Public Defender, I was able to gain invaluable trial experience. I was promoted to the highest trial level position and was assigned death penalty cases. I lectured at attorney training seminars on the topic of juvenile mitigation and fitness and taught a felony trial series for new felony lawyers.
Upon relocating to North Carolina, I worked as an Assistant District Attorney for the County of Durham...
John Fitzpatrick Jr
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John Fitzpatrick Jr
Durham, NC Criminal Defense Attorney
(919) 683-9500 3329 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC 27707
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina School of Law
The Law Office of John C. Fitzpatrick helps people through the following difficult times: Criminal Law – Our Durham attorney focusing will aggressively defend you from allegations of North Carolina criminal violations, ranging from traffic tickets for speeding or Driving While Impaired (DWI/DUI), to misdemeanors like shoplifting or domestic assault, to drug charges or white collar crime, and serious felonies, including homicide. Personal Injury – If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, pain, and even your time lost from work. An injury from a car accident, trucking accident, bicycle accident...
John W. Cox Jr.
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John W. Cox Jr.
Graham, NC Criminal Defense Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(336) 221-9292 114-D South Maple Street
Graham, NC 27253
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Growing up as the son of a Marine Corps Aviator and a public school teacher, John W. Cox saw firsthand how his parents dedicated their lives to helping others. From defending those who can’t protect themselves, to teaching children for the betterment of themselves and society, he couldn’t help but be affected by his parent’s zeal to serve. Thanks to the support of his parents, John pursued a career defending others according to the letter of the law. He received his Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University in 1997. John subsequently passed the bar exam in 1997 and opened...
Brad Buchanan
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Brad Buchanan
Graham, NC Criminal Defense Attorney with 14 years of experience
(336) 270-4315 114C South Maple Street
Graham, NC 27253
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Campbell Law School
I am an experienced and dedicated attorney serving Alamance and Guilford Counties. My practice areas include criminal defense representation for DWI, Traffic Matters, Felonies and Misdemeanors. Additionally, I represent clients with Divorce, Separation, Child Custody and Support, Domestic Violence, and 50 B/C law matters.

I received a B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1998. My J.D. was earned from Campbell University in 2006. Following Law School, I was an Assistant District Attorney in Alamance County, North Carolina for four years. I then opened my own law firm.

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