Practicing in North Carolina since 1994, J.D. Byers is an attorney dedicated to serving clients in legal practice areas where he has strong qualifications and experience.
A diligent and aggressive criminal defender, J.D. looks at all defense angles, visits scenes of accidents when necessary, and communicates actively with clients. His track record includes success in both state and federal courts, on offenses ranging from traffic violations and DWI to drug offenses and capital murder.
J.D. is a native North Carolinian, from Wilkes County. He is an experienced, instrument-rated pilot who travels nationwide to consult and provide representation on a wide range of aviation law matters. With extensive experience negotiating with insurance companies. J.D. is well-equipped to pursue compensation for personal injury victims as well.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)
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I have known JD Byers for 16 years. I have worked for him and with him, and we often represent clients in the same state and federal courts. He is hard-working, highly motivated, and goal oriented. JD is an excellent advocate for his clients in any courtroom. He is widely considered one of the best and most successful defense attorneys in central North Carolina.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 4.7 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Managing Partner||The Law Office of J. Darren Byers, P.A.||1994 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association||Past President||1995 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association||N/A||1992 - Present|
|Wake Forest University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Citadel, Military College of South Carolina||N/A||N/A||1989|
|Defending Child Sex Abuse Cases||Evidentiary Issues in Child Sex Offense Cases||2009|