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At Robert H. Hale, Jr. & Associates, we provide experienced criminal-defense representation in North Carolina state and federal courts.  Whether you have a traffic tickets or a serious felony charge, or need appellate or post-conviction assistance, we can help defend your rights and protect your freedom.  For more information, visit us at, or call us at (919) 838-0058 for a consultation.  


En Robert Hale y Associates, tenemos mucha experiencia representando los acusados in los tribunales del estado y en la corte federal.  Si tiene un ticket de transibo, o un delito mayor, o necesita asistencia con su apelacion, podemos defender sus derechos y protejer su libertad.  Para mas informacion, visite a, o llamenos a (919) 838-0058 para una consulta.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Federal Crime: 35%
    21 years, 200 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    21 years, 500 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    21 years, 125 cases
  4. Speeding Ticket: 10%
    21 years, 1.25 thousand cases
  5. Appeals: 10%
    21 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Steven Saad

    Rob has a reputation in the legal community as an intelligent, diligent, and personable attorney. He has a wide breadth of knowledge in all aspects of criminal law. In the years that we've practiced together, Rob has always been a prime example of the devoted and determined defender of civil liberties.


    Steven Saad DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Anton Mikhailovich Lebedev

    I endorse this lawyer. Rober H. Hale, Jr. is a highly passionate attorney in the community.


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Contact info

Robert H. Hale, Jr. & Associates

16 W. Martin Street
Suite 101
Raleigh, NC, 27601


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRobert H. Hale, Jr. & Associates1999 - Present
Assistant Federal Public Defender, Trial DivisionFederal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of NC1998 - 1999
Assistant Federal Public Defender, Appellate DivisionFederal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of NC1996 - 1998
Research and Writing SpecialistFederal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of NC1994 - 1996
Summer Law ClerkUnited States District Court For The Eastern District Of Tennessee1993 - 1993
Summer AssociateLaw Office of James Chapman French, Jr.1993 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarMember2003 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - 2010
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2008
United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina BarMember2000 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit BarMember1996 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina BarMember1996 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember1994 - Present
10th Judicial District BarMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. J.H.Murder charge dismissed
State v. F.M.Jury Verdict - Not Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
N.C. State Public Defender's Conference CLE MaterialsEthics of Suppression, Investigation, Preparation, and Client Relations2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense CollegeTrial PracticeCertificate of Completion1997
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Federal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina Spring ConferenceFederal Sentencing Guidelines2008
N.C. State Public Defender's ConferenceEthics of Investigation and Preparing Suppression Motions2004
Federal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina Fall ConferenceFourth Circuit Caselaw Update1997