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Cynthia C. Locklear

Cynthia C. Locklear

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Alimony, Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense

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About Me

Cindy has lived and practiced law in the Wilmington area for more than 15 years. She began her  legal career as an Assistant District Attorney and has extensive trial experience. She formed her own law practice in 2003 and focuses on the areas of family law and criminal defense. Cindy's  family law cases involve issues including divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, property/debt distribution, separation agreements and domestic violence. She handles all types of criminal cases, including traffic offenses, misdeameanors and felonies.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
    17 years, 400 cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    13 years, 400 cases
  3. Alimony: 25%
    13 years, 200 cases
  4. Child Custody: 25%
    13 years, 200 cases



Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Bradley A. Coxe

    Cindy is an excellent and highly respected family law attorney. She is a skilled and zealous advocate for her clients.


    Bradley Coxe Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Thomas C. Goolsby

    I endorse Cindy. She cares about her clients, works hard, is highly skilled and respected by fellow attorneys.


    Thomas Goolsby Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

615 Princess St
Wilmington, NC, 28401-4132



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
NC Pro Bono Honor RollNorth Carolina Bar Association2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerCynthia Cass Locklear, P.A.2003 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyState Of North Carolina1997 - 2003

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Hanover County Bar AssociationPresident2010 - 2011
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeAttorney Member2004 - 2012
New Hanover County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2004 - 2011
North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney Member2003 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of South CarolinaJournalism - Minor in FrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1987