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Criminal Law State

The following directory lists the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the lawyers certified as legal specialists in State Criminal Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as of January of this year. The specialty of state criminal law is the practice of law relating to the defense or prosecution of individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes in state trial courts. For your convenience, each specialist is listed alphabetically under the city in which he or she practices.

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Asheboro, NC

175 E. Salisbury St.
Asheboro, NC 27203
336-625-1436
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017

Asheville, NC

40 Clayton St.
Asheville, NC 28801
828-989-3210
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
22 S. Pack Sq. Ste. 1100
Asheville, NC 28801
828-285-9455
828-285-9457
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2018
The Jackson Building
22 South Pack Sq. Ste.1100
Asheville, NC 28801
828-285-9455
828-285-9457
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2018
160 E Chestnut St
Asheville, NC 28801
828-254-0499
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
Buncombe Co. Dist. Attorneys Office
60 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28802
828-259-3410
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
430 W. Haywood St.
Asheville, NC 28801
662-801-4542
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016
District Attorney's Office
6th Floor Courthouse
60 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801
828-259-3410
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
The Jackson Building
22 South Pack Sq. Ste. 1100
Asheville, NC 28801
828-285-9455
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
Not currently accepting clients
3 Briarcliff Dr.
Asheville, NC 28803
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
40 Clayton Street
Asheville, NC 28801
828-251-1502
828-251-1578
Originally Certified: 2006
Last Certified: 2017
United States Courthouse
100 Otis St., Rm 233
Asheville, NC 28801
828-271-4661
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
28th Prosecutorial District
PO Box 7158
Asheville, NC 28802
828-259-3410
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014

Beaufort, NC

PO Box 360
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-728-3158
252-728-5282
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015
300 Courthouse Square
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-504-4519
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

Biscoe, NC

PO Box 1208
Biscoe, NC 27209
910-428-3565
910-428-9831
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Bolivia, NC

3972 Business 17 East Ste. D-2
Bolivia, NC 28422
910-763-3442
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018

Boone, NC

PO Box 367
891 W. King Street
Boone, NC 28607
828-262-5075
828-262-5077
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Burnsville, NC

Yancey County District Attorney's Office
110 Town Square Room 6
Burnsville, NC 28714
828-678-5720
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013

Canton, NC

PO Box 1166
Canton, NC 28716
828-259-3423
828-259-3424
Originally Certified: 2006
Last Certified: 2017

Carthage , NC

PO Box 1540
Carthage , NC 28327
910-947-1500
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015

Cary , NC

1250 SE Maynard Rd. Ste. 202
Cary , NC 27511
919-516-3622
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016

Chapel Hill, NC

301 W. Barbee Chapel Rd. Ste. 309A
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-351-5586
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
127 Timberhill Place
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-929-1043
919-967-4953
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017

Charlotte, NC

101 N. McDowell St. Ste. 104
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-376-9376
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016
Fialko Law PLLC
227 West 4th St., Ste. 229
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-458-5415
Originally Certified: 2002
Last Certified: 2018
409 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
980-721-5221
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
301 S. McDowell St. Ste. 602
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-372-2770
704-372-6337
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
700 E. Fourth St. Ste. 400
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-686-0950
704-686-0901
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
301 S. McDowell St. Ste. 602
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-372-2770
704-372-6337
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
720 East Fourth Street Ste. 300
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-686-0900
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
Public Defender's Office
720 E 4th St., Ste 300
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-686-0964
704-686-0901
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
2125 Southend Dr., Ste. 253
Charlotte, NC 28203
980-237-4579
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
1011 E. Morehead St., Ste. 300
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-376-3200
704-332-2716
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
301 South McDowell St.
Suite 602
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-372-2770
704-372-6337
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
1011 E. Morehead St. Ste. 300
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-376-3200
704-332-2716
Originally Certified: 2002
Last Certified: 2018
831 East Morehead Street
Suite 445
Charlotte, NC 28202
980.500.9370
Originally Certified: 2012
Last Certified: 2018
4108 Park Road, Ste. 220
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-372-5155
704-705-2382
Originally Certified: 2012
Last Certified: 2018
525 N.Tryon St. Ste. 1600
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-332-2274
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014

Clinton, NC

PO Box 1046
Clinton, NC 28329-1046
910-592-5751
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016

Concord, NC

113 Cabarrus Avenue, East
Concord, NC 28025
704-795-9200
704-795-9208
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
153 Union St. S
Concord, NC 28026
704-795-4567
704-782-7733
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017

Durham, NC

NC Office of Indigent Defense Services
123 West Main St. Ste. 400
Durham, NC 27701
919-354-7263
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
1308 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705
919-423-7494
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
PO Box 77
Durham, NC 27702
919-688-9555
919-683-5650
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
2530 Meridian Pkwy, Ste 2140
Durham, NC 27713
919-917-5171
919-246-9500
Originally Certified: 2012
Last Certified: 2012
Allyn Sharp Law, PLLC
PO Box 3640
Durham, NC 27702
919-265-9200
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
5318 High Gate Centre, Ste. 233
Durham, NC 27713
919-491-9099
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014

Edenton, NC

PO Drawer 547
Edenton, NC 27932
252-532-7025
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015

Elizabeth City, NC

PO Box 1721
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-548-6676
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

Erwin, NC

PO Box 794
Erwin, NC 28339
910-897-2105
910-897-2805
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016

Fayetteville, NC

PO Box 196
Fayetteville, NC 28302
910-483-1981
910-483-3668
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2018

Franklin, NC

217 Iotla St.
Franklin, NC 28734
828-524-0017
828-524-0024
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017

Gastonia, NC

102 E Main Ave
PO Box 1933
Gastonia, NC 28053
704-862-0148
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
Superior Court Judge
325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Suite 4112
Gastonia, NC 28052
704-852-3400
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017

Goldsboro, NC

602 Brookwood Lane
Goldsboro, NC 27534
919-722-6281
919-734-6070
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 7
Goldsboro, NC 27533
919-735-6420
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 175
Goldsboro, NC 27533
919-722-6200
919-722-6181
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
Wayne County District Attorney Office
PO Box 175
Goldsboro, NC 27533
919-722-6200
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015

Graham, NC

3014 Mattie Florence Drive
Graham, NC 27253
336-449-4909
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 1469
Graham, NC 27253
336-228-0518
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
110 S. Maple St. Ste. B
Graham, NC 27253
336-222-7735
336-227-7765
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016

Greensboro, NC

611 Summit Ave Suite 4
Greensboro, NC 27405
336-254-6283
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
State of North Carolina 18th Defender Dist.
PO Box 2368
Greensboro, NC 27402
336-412-7777
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
100 S. Elm St. Ste. 430
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-333-5255
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
204 Muirs Chapel Rd., Ste. 100
Greensboro, NC 27410
336-885-2600
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
415 W. Friendly Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-378-1212
336-346-3292
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
910 N. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-275-5885
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
300 N Greene St Ste. 1400
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-378-5446
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
Lloyd & Nash, PLLC
110 John Wesley Way
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-275-9358
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2017
100 S. Elm St. Ste. 500
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-274-4658
336-274-4540
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
415 W. Friendly Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-378-1212
336-333-9820
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2005
322 S. Eugene St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-379-0553
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
5709 W. Friendly Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27410
336-292-4076
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
U.S. Attorney's Office
101 S. Edgeworth St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-332-6340
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Greenville, NC

Assistant Public Defender District 3A
PO Box 8047
Greenville, NC 27835
252-695-7300
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
Pitt County Public Defender's Office
PO Box 8047
Greenville, NC 27835
252-695-7300
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
Office of the Public Defender
212 S. Greene St.
Greenville, NC 27834
252-695-7300
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
105 Commerce St.
Greenville, NC 27858
252-752-7529
252-752-8556
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
321 S. Evans St. Ste. 103
Greenville, NC 27835
252-931-9362
252-830-5155
Originally Certified: 1999
Last Certified: 2015

Hendersonville, NC

144 3rd Ave. E.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-697-8510
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
200 N. Grove St. Ste. 93
Hendersonville, NC 28793
828-694-4274
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

High Point, NC

1912 Eastchester Dr.
Ste. 400
High Point, NC 27262
336-819-6016
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2018
Guilford County District Attorney's Office
PO Box 2434
High Point, NC 27261
336-822-6771
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
210 E. Lexington Ave.
High Point, NC 27262
336-885-1240
336-885-1241
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015

Hillsborough, NC

Orange County District Attorney's Office
144 E. Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-644-4618
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018

Indian Trail, NC

118 Matthews Indian Trail Rd.
Indian Trail, NC 28079
704-625-0691
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015

Jacksonville, NC

PO Box 215
Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-347-1800
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016
Welch and Avery
636 Court St.
Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-347-0161
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014

Kenansville, NC

Hunter & Price, PA
PO Box 277
Kenansville, NC 28349
910-296-9838
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Monroe, NC

101 S. Main St.
Monroe, NC 28112
704-288-4079
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014

Mooresville, NC

PO Box 707
Mooresville, NC 28115
704-660-8019
704-663-5914
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013

New Bern, NC

Office of the District Attorney
PO Box Drawer 1468
New Bern, NC 28563
252-671-9212
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
Greene & Wilson, PA
401 Middle St.
New Bern, NC 28563
252-634-9400
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

North Wilkesboro, NC

PO Box 1388
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
336-667-7201
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014

Pittsboro, NC

PO Box 541
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-593-1239
919-683-5650
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Raleigh, NC

4141 Parklake Ave. Ste. 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
919-653-7825
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2018
Dewey Powell Brinkley
127 West Hargett St., Ste 600
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-832-0307
919-573-4252
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 1029
Raleigh, NC 27602
919-833-3114
919-832-0739
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
Chetson Hiltzheimer, PLLC
19 W. Hargett St., Ste. 920
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-352-9411
919-249-1396
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016
3737 Glenwood Ave. Ste. 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
919-784-0147
919-400-4212
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
108 Park Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27605
919-617-7009
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
PO Box 1147
Raleigh, NC 27602
919-856-4236
919-834-3400
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
5 W. Hargett St. Ste. 1100
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-828-5566
919-834-3343
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
1312 Annapolis Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27608
919-834-3499
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
557 E. Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-931-2294
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
5 W. Hargett St., Ste. 1100
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-782-8115
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
Wake County Public Defender
300 Salisbury St., Ste. 500
Raleigh, NC 27603
919-792-5424
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
507 N. Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27604
919-747-8380
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
Dysart Willis
507 N. Blount St.
Raleigh, NC 27604
919-747-8380
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Rocky Mount, NC

John Clark Law, PLLC
1289 Fordham Blvd. Suite 144
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
919-357-8525
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
PO Box 8256
Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8256
252-451-5220
252-451-7774
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2018
Hester & Tucker, PLLC
3230 Zebulon Rd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
252-451-5220
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Roxboro, NC

6135 Virgilina Rd.
Roxboro, NC 27574
336-459-4039
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018

Salisbury, NC

Not currently accepting clients
District Court Judge
PO Box 4038
Salisbury, NC 28144
704-397-3011
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
P.O. Drawer 1617
Salisbury, NC 28145-1617
704-636-7100
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016
215 N. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144
704-639-1900
704-639-9695
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
305 N. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144
704-637-1111
704-642-0672
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
Assistant District Attorney
232 N. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144
704-797-3110
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016

Shallotte, NC

PO Box 2019
Shallotte, NC 28459
910-754-7557
910-754-6229
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2018

Shelby, NC

1219 Fallston Rd.
Shelby, NC 28150
704-487-1234
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
1219 Fallston Rd.
Shelby, NC 28150
704-487-1234
704-487-1251
Originally Certified: 1999
Last Certified: 2015

Smithfield, NC

PO Box 1567
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-6021
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2018
PO Box 2747
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-300-1249
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013

Southern Pines, NC

780-A NW Broad Street
Suite 200
Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-692-7121
910-692-4206
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2018

Spring Hope, NC

Durham Office of the Capital Defender
PO Box 940
Spring Hope, NC 27882
252-908-4212
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014

Sylva, NC

PO Box 141
Sylva, NC 28779
828-586-5589
828-586-9710
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
439 W. Main St.
Sylva, NC 28779
828-507-7399
Originally Certified: 2006
Last Certified: 2017

Warsaw, NC

PO Box 711
Warsaw, NC 28398
910-293-2000
910-293-2200
Originally Certified: 2012
Last Certified: 2018

Washington, NC

District Attorney
111 West 2nd St.
Washington, NC 27889
252-940-4010
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2018

Waynesville, NC

413 Walnut St.
Waynesville, NC 28786
828-246-9360
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018

Wendell, NC

PO Box 729
Wendell, NC 27591
919-365-6000
919-365-5022
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Wilmington, NC

Public Defender's Office
320 Chestnut St., Suite 201
Wilmington, NC 28402
910-343-5419
910-343-5401
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
PO Box 1653
Wilmington, NC 28402
910-251-8333
910-251-5010
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016
514 Princess St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-763-8106
910-341-7919
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
705 N. Fourth St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-362-1100
910-362-1200
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
District Court Judge
316 Princess St. Ste. 346
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-772-7100
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
615 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-795-2144
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
2004 Eastwood Rd. Ste. 201
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-239-9585
910-679-4522
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Winston-Salem, NC

380 Knollwood St. Ste. 305
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-723-1110
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2018
Forsyth County District Attorney's Office
200 North Main Street, 7th Floor
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-779-6504
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
Assistant Federal Public Defender
251 North Main St. Ste. 849
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-631-5278 ext. 5281
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
200 W. First St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-725-9428
336-721-1176
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
Federal Public Defenders Office
251 N. Main St. Ste. 849
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-399-3411
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
407 Summit St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-748-1885
336-722-9981
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
407 Summit St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-724-3513
336-725-6330
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
860 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-725-1304
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
301 N. Main St. Ste. 2020
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-725-6611
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
336-242-6858
Originally Certified: 2018
Last Certified: 2018
Century Plaza Building
100 N. Cherry St. Ste. 600
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-714-4122
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
250 Executive Park Blvd. Ste. 109
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-765-1600
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
426 Old Salem Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-724-2828
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
PO Box 25226
Winston-Salem, NC 27114
336-760-1400
336-760-4520
Originally Certified: 2002
Last Certified: 2018
301 N. Main St. Ste. 2020
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-725-6600
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
301 N Main St. Ste. 2020
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-725-6600
336-725-5103
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
102 W Third St.
Suite 300
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101
336-779-6325
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Yadkinville, NC

PO Box 639
Yadkinville, NC 27055-0639
336-679-2076
336-679-7234
Originally Certified: 2006
Last Certified: 2017