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Daniel Powers Roberts

Daniel Powers Roberts

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Violent Crime, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime

About Me

Daniel P. Roberts joined GCLLG as a partner in 2011.  Since being licensed to practice law in 2004, Mr. Roberts has practiced criminal law in State and Federal Courts.  He has extensive jury trial experience having tried offenses ranging from Misdemeanors to First Degree Murder.  Recently,Mr. Roberts was certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist in the area of State Criminal LawMr. Roberts has also been a speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs (CLEs) concerning topics in criminal law litigation.


Mr. Roberts holds licensures to practice law in the following jurisdictions:  the State Courts of North Carolina, the State Courts of California, Federal Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Federal Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, and the United States 4th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. 


Prior to entering into private practice, for 3 years Mr. Roberts practiced as an Assistant District Attorney in Union County (North Carolina).  During that time he prosecuted cases in both District and Superior Court. 


Mr. Roberts received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in 2001, and his law degree from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2004.


 





  • Mr. Roberts enjoys spending time with his wife and son.  He is a native of Charlotte, and he loves to attend Charlotte’s pro-sports events – especially Carolina Panthers football games.  Due to his interests in history, and his appreciation for other cultures, Mr. Roberts also enjoys traveling abroad with his family .




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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Federal Crime: 20%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    2 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 20%
    2 years
  4. Violent Crime: 20%
    2 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 20%
    2 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Charles Christopher Adkins

    Mr. Roberts is well respected in the legal community and extremely competent. I endorse and recommend this lawyer.

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    Charles Adkins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Paul Ward

    I endorse Dan, who is an excellent attorney and very trustworthy person.

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    Jonathan Ward Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Goodman, Carr, Laughrun, Levine, & Green

301 S McDowell St Ste 602
Charlotte, NC, 28204

301 S Mcdowell St Ste 602
Charlotte, NC, 28204-2657

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200505/20/2015
NCActive200407/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Board Certified Specialist - Criminal LCtNorth Carolina State Bar2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGoodman, Carr, Laughrun, Levine & Greene, P.A.2011 - Present
Senior PartnerSmith & Roberts, P.L.L.C.2010 - 2011
Assistant District AttorneyOffice of the Union County District Attorney2007 - 2010
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Mecklenburg County Public Defender2005 - 2007

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal District Court for the Middlle District of North CarolinaLicensed to Practice2012 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
United States Fourth Circuit Court of AppealsLicensed to Practice2010 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Western District of North Carolina chapter), Litigation SectionMember2010 - Present
Federal District Court for the Western District of North CarolinaLicensed to Practice2010 - Present
Union County Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2010
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Univ of North Carolina - Chapel HillHistory / Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
North Carolina Family Law Specialists Annual MeetingCriminal Law Topics in Domestic Violence2012