Elite Defense Lawyer, Former Prosecutor, Skilled Negotiator.
Andrew Clifford has been practicing law for over a decade and in that time has become one of the best and most well respected crimnal defense attorneys in Guilford County. Before beginning his career in criminal defese Andrew worked in the District Attorney's office giving him a unique knowledge of the criminal justice system in the county.
He is a skilled negotiator in trying to obtain a great outcome for clients without trials as well as an accomplished trial lawyer who will fight for your rights whether before a judge or jury.
Andrew is a member of Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite" and a North Carolina SuperLawyers "Rising Star."
Licensed since 2004
Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Legal Elite||Business North Carolina||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Legal Elite||Business North Carolina||2014|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|Associate||Clifford Clendenin & O'Hale, LLP||2005 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||18th Judicial District Attorney's Office||2004 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina||Admitted to Practice||2012 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Member||2006 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina||Admitted to Practice||2004 - Present|
|Greensboro Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Member||2004 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|18th Judicial District Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Guilford American Inn of Court||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Joseph Branch American Inn of Court||Member||N/A|
|Blog||Landmark 4th Amendment Case Limits Police Ability to Search Cell Phones||2014|
|Blog||Dog Sniff Searches Limited by North Carolina Court of Appeals||2014|
|Blog||The Effects of Grossly Aggravating Factors on DWI Punishments||2013|
|Blog||DWI Stops and the Use of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests||2013|
|North Carolina Central University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||N/A||AB||1999|