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William R. Hixson

William R. Hixson

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, DUI & DWI

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About Me

William has called North Carolina home for most of his life, and has lived in the Charlotte area for over 10 years. After graduating from UNC Asheville with a BA in Classics, he pursued his law degree from the Valparaiso University School of Law, where he was the Associate Editor of the Valparaiso Law Review, and Lead Counsel of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Mock Trial. He graduated from law school in 2003, and was admitted into the North Carolina Bar three months later.

One of the driving forces in William’s decision to pursue a career in law is his passion and belief in the U.S. legal system. He is dedicated to protecting the rights and serving the legal needs of his criminal defense and domestic violence clients, believes strongly in the inherent fairness of Constitutional law, and works closely with his clients and the courts to ensure each case is afforded the fairness of attention that it deserves.

In addition to his private practice, William accepts criminal defense clients via the North Carolina Office of Indigent Services and provides pro bono domestic violence representation via Legal Aid of North Carolina.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
  2. Domestic Violence: 30%
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 15%
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%



Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (15 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse William. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anthony Michael Solis

    I endorse Mr. Hixson. I always appreciate his thoughtful and insightful analysis of a variety of legal issues. I would recommend Mr. Hixson to anyone looking for first rate legal representation.


    Anthony Solis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hixson Law, PLLC

401 Hawthorne Ln Ste 110-232
Charlotte, NC, 28204-2484




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Contributor - Domestic ViolenceAvvo2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHixson Law, PLLC2013 - Present
Contract AttorneyCharlotte, NC2006 - 2013
AttorneyBollinger & Piemonte, PC2005 - 2006
Construction AnalystSmall Business Administration, Disaster Recovery2004 - 2005
Contract AttorneyCharlotte, NC2003 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2003 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of North Carolina, AshevilleClassicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1998