I am committed to providing zealous representation to those charged with criminal... more
I am committed to providing zealous representation to those charged with criminal offenses in the Raleigh area. I have experience as both an Assistant District Attorney and as a private practice Criminal Defense Attorney in Raleigh. I bring a unique understanding of both sides of the law and look forward to discussing your case.
J. Bradley Smith of Arnold Smith, PLLC is a Charlotte native who has practiced... more
J. Bradley Smith of Arnold Smith, PLLC is a Charlotte native who has practiced criminal law in North Carolina throughout his career. After graduating law school, Mr. Smith joined the Mecklenburg County District Attorneys office, where he prosecuted both misdemeanor and felony cases. In 2006, Mr. Smith entered private practice, focusing primarily on criminal defense. A graduate of the Trial Ad... view profile
I am a Raleigh criminal defense attorney, but began my legal career in Washington,... more
I am a Raleigh criminal defense attorney, but began my legal career in Washington, DC, at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in 2006. In my first two years at the Public Defender Service, I was employed on an attorney fellowship focused on litigating complex forensics issues in local cases, and working in partnership with the Innocence Project to develop litigation strateg... view profile
I started my firm NicholsonPham PLLC to provide an alternative to clients seeking a... more
I started my firm NicholsonPham PLLC to provide an alternative to clients seeking a different kind of legal experience. At NicholsonPham, our slogan is "we speak your language." We do speak many languages at our firm including Spanish, French, Portuguese and Vietnamese, as well as, small business, criminal defense, family of all kinds and more. Visit our website at www.nicholsonpham.com.
I am native of Winston-Salem, NC. I grew up near there in Pfafftown and graduated... more
I am native of Winston-Salem, NC. I grew up near there in Pfafftown and graduated from North Forsyth High School in 1987. I received a BS in Chemical Engineering from NC State University in 1991. I attended the University of North Carolina School of Law as a Chancellors Scholar and earned my JD with honors in 1994. I concentrate my professional practice in the area of criminal law and ha... view profile
Pruden family has 5 generations of NC lawyers (From The Mecklenburg County Bar News)... more
Pruden family has 5 generations of NC lawyers (From The Mecklenburg County Bar News) When Matthew Gridley Pruden was admitted to the Bar on September 14, 2004, he became the ﬁfth generation of Pruden men to practice law in North Carolina. “I don’t know whether this is a record for multi-generational lawyers in this state, but I don’t know of any other ﬁve-generation families,” s... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.