Maitri Klinkosum

Also known as Mike Klinkosum

Maitri Klinkosum

Criminal Defense Attorney

Raleigh, NC





No Misconduct



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About Me

With nearly 20 years of experience defending clients accused of crimes, Mike Klinkosum has represented thousands of people, from those charged with minor infractions to those charged with capital murder.  Mike's philosophy is that everyone who stands accused of a crime deserves to have a lawyer who will wage war to protect them.   Mike Klinkosum is a member of the law firm of Cheshire, Parker,...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($300/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 4 client reviews

Mike literally saved my life....

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client 7 months ago.

I was permanent resident at the time the issue happened. Mike did a free consultation and heard my case thoroughly and went through all aspects of it....

Mike "Maitri" Klinkosum GAVE ME BACK MY LIFE!

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client almost 2 years ago.

Mike "Maitri" Klinkosum was/is an amazing attorney/person. I had never been in a situation to need such representation and he was not only amazing in...
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Showing 2 of 5 peer endorsements

Anthony Richard Tuorto
Anthony Tuorto

Asheville, NC

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Damon John Chetson
Damon Chetson

Raleigh, NC

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mike Klinkosum is widely regarded as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in Wake County and the state. He has defended people charged with the...
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1998 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of North Carolina.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/04/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 8 job entries
2010 – present

Cheshire, Parker, Schneider, & Bryan, P.L.L.C.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1995 Juris Doctor in

University of Miami School of Law


Showing 1 of 14 awards

2013 AV Peer Review Rating



Showing 1 of 7 association entries

1999- present

North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ)

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Showing 2 of 9 publications

2013 Pursuing Discovery in Criminal Cases: Forcing Open the Prosecution's Files

The Champion (Publication of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) Vol. XXXVII No. 4

2012 North Carolina Criminal Defense Motions Manual, 2nd Edition

LexisNexis publication

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 31 occasions

2013 Organization & Communication of Complex Information

at NC Advocates for Justice - Examination of Forensic Experts in Criminal Cases

2012 Pursuing Discovery in District & Superior Court

at NC Advocates for Justice - Criminal Defense A-Z: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

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