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David Q. Burgess

David Q. Burgess

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    15 years
  2. Federal Crime: 20%
    15 years
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 15%
    15 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 15%
    15 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael C Barefield

    I endorse this lawyer. He is reliable and of utmost integrity.


    Michael Barefield Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have worked with him as well as referred a number of clients to him, and have received nothing but positive feedback from those I referred.


    Sandra Knox Residential Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

David Burgess Law, Professional Corporation

525 North Tryon Street
Suite 1600
Charlotte, NC, 28202-0213


NCAuthorized to practice law199904/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Order of the CoifChicago-Kent College of Law1994
Law Review, Exective Articles EditorChicago-Kent College of Law1993

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw Office of David Q. Burgess, Professional Corporation2000 - Present
AssociateKennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman1998 - 2000
AssociateSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP1994 - 1998

Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarBar Member2011 - Present
United States Fourth Circuit Court of AppealsBar Member2002 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North CarolinaBar Member2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of North CarolinaBar Member2000 - Present
North Carolina Supreme Court BarBar Member1999 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of North CarolinaBar Member1999 - Present
Mecklenburg County BarBar Member1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Accessory after the Fact to Murder Conviction ReversedConviction Reversed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Southern MississippiPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
University of WalesPhilosophyUnknownN/A