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William Robinson Heroy

also known as W. Rob Heroy

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Federal Crime: 25%
    9 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Immigration: 20%
    9 years, 200 cases
  4. White Collar Crime: 20%
    9 years
  5. Appeals: 10%
    9 years, 50 cases



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Harrison A. Lord

    Rob does a phenomenal job of helping his clients. I refer people to him whenever I have the opportunity.


    Harrison Lord Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have known Mr. Heroy since 2003. In that time, he has proven to be an extremely effective court advocate and a savvy legal adviser. I refer many of my immigration and federal criminal clients to Mr. Heroy, and he has consistently exceeded both my and my clients' expectations.


    William Helms Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Goodman, Carr, PLLC

301 S. McDowell St., #602
Charlotte, NC, 28204



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Risings Stars in Criminal DefenseNorth Carolina Superlawyers2013
Legal Elite - Criminal DefenseBusiness North Carolina2013
Legal Elite - Criminal DefenseBusiness North Carolina2012
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Legal Elite - Criminal DefenseNorth Carolina Business2011
Pro Bono Honor RollNorth Carolina Legal Aid2011
Legal Elite - Criminal DefenseBusiness North Carolina2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyTin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC2008 - 2012
AttorneyLaw Office of Rob Heroy2007 - 2008
Assistant District AttorneyMecklenburg County District Attorney's Office2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bar Leadership InstituteMember2012 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. B.L.Not guilty
U.S. v. T.L.Not Guilty
in re: Almanzaappeal successful
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Publication NameTitleDate
Lawyers Weekly"Investigators Must Clarify Ambiguous Statements"2015
NC Lawyers WeeklyCourt Overturns Major Cocaine Conviction2014
Charlotte ObserverDeport Delay Sought2011
MSNBCCrime Stopper Faces Deportation2010
Poker news2009 World Series of Poker2009
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of North CarolinaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Perspectives on Federal LitigationPerspectives on Federal Litigation2014
What every lawyer needs to know about immigrationImmigration for Criminal Lawyers2013
American Immigration Lawers Association-Chapter MeetingGuide to Merits Hearings at the Charlotte Immigration Court2011
Where Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Immigration Law CollideWhere Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Immigration Law Collide2010
Immigration SectionVoluntary Departure and the Appellate Process2010
NCAJ - Fall ConferenceImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2009