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David A. Coolidge Jr.

also known as David Coolidge, Attorney David Coolidge

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime

About Me

Heading up Coolidge Law Firm and NCTicketLaw.com is criminal defense attorney David A. Coolidge, a graduate at the top of his class from Duke University School of Law. In addition to Mr. Coolidge’s extensive misdemeanor and felony criminal practice, he has represented thousands of clients facing speeding tickets and other moving violations. Attorney Coolidge is an experienced criminal trial attorney. His commanding presence in the court room protects your constitutional rights and helps to ensure the best possible outcome in your case. Specific education and professional accomplishments include:



  • Juris Doctorate, Duke University School of Law with High Honors

  • Order of the Coif - Top 5 percent of Graduating Class.


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:



  • North Carolina Bar Association

  • Wake County Bar Association

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice

  • Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers


EXPERIENCE:



  • Court Appointed Criminal Defense Attorney - Felony and Misdemeanor Cases

  • Private Practice - Criminal and Traffic Defense


CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (DWI):



  • Advanced DWI Challenging & Using Expert Witness Testimony

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Field Sobriety Testing

  • Defending DWI’s: Common Issues in Trial and Sentencing


VOLUNTEER SERVICE:



  • Durham Rescue Mission

  • The Healing Place

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 35%
    8 years
  3. Federal Crime: 15%
    3 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Andrew Nicholas Clifford

    I've gotten to know David over the years, and I firmly believe him to be a steadfast advocate for his clients. I endorse him.

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    Andrew Clifford Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Parisa Houshmandpour

    David Coolidge is a great attorney with a lot of experience in the area of Criminal Defense. I highly endorse this lawyer!

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    Parisa Houshmandpour Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Coolidge Law Firm

434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 2030
Raleigh, NC, 27601

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCAuthorized to practice law200706/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 5 percent of graduating classOrder of the CoifN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Court Appointed Criminal Defense AttorneyIndigent Defense Services2009 - Present
Criminal Defense AttorneyCoolidge Law Firm2008 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina Secretary of StateNotary Public2014 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial LawyersSecretary2008 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of North Carolina v. William R.Case dismissed
State of North Carolina v. Mike KDismissed on Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Probable Cause
State of North Carolina V. Evan K.Case Dismissed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
BestThinking.comSpeeding Tickets and Other Moving Violations in North Carolina2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Duke University School of LawN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Traffic Court For the New and No-So-New AttorneyDMV Hearings and Procedures2013
Healing Place Information SessionFailure to Appear in Criminal Court2010
Durham Rescue MissionHandling Outstanding Warrants2009