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William M. Willis IV

William M. Willis IV

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

I am a Certified SPECIALIST in State Criminal Law by the NC State Bar.  My law practice is devoted to providing experienced and knowledgeable representation to clients charged with any type of criminal, DWI or traffic charge.  I handle very serious felony offenses such as drug trafficking and sexual offenses as well as misdemeanor offenses such as DWI, assault, larceny and drug possession.  Call me if you are charged with any type of traffic or criminal offense.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    21 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    21 years
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 25%
    21 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Norman Charles Post III

    Will is an outstanding litigator who is always willing to go the extra mile for his clients. I highly endorse him for anyone looking for a true trial lawyer in the Iredell County area.


    Norman Post DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • John Landreth

    I endorse this lawyer. Will has a great deal of knowledge and experience.


    John Landreth DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

William M. Willis, IV, Attorney at Law

P.O. Box 707
(616 Carpenter Avenue)
Mooresville, NC, 28115-0707




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Member - Top One PercentThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Highly Rated Legal & Ethical StandardsMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 DWI Lawyers North CarolinaNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Board Certified Specialist - Criminal LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentWilliam M. Willis, IV, Attorney At Law, P.C.1999 - Present
AssociateBenbow & Phillips1994 - 1999
Third Year InternMecklenburg County District Attorney's Office1993 - 1993


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember1995 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaVice-Justice Stephens Chapter1992 - 1993

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In The Matter of MEB NO. COA01-1323Won Appeal. Court of Appeals struck down the provision that client wear a sign as it was contrary to the intent of our juvenile code.
State v. BrandonNot Guilty on all counts. Case is illustrative of matters handled by firm; results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case; not all results are provided; prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
State v. ThompsonNot Guilty of DWI. Convicted of smaller misdemeanors, paid court fees. Case illustrative of matters handled by firm; results depend upon many factors unique to each case; not all results are provided; prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Georgia Journal of International and Comparative LawNestle's Bid To Takeover Perrier: A Landmark Merger Restructuring on Duopoly Grounds1993


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJuris Doctor with honors1994
Clemson UniversityFinancial ManagementBachelor of Science1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Fall Seminar - 22A District Bar of Iredell CountyCriminal Expunctions2013
Phi Alpha Delta 49th Biennial ConventionPresented Report of Constitution and By-Laws Committee1991