Growing up as the son of a Marine Corps Aviator and a public school teacher, John W. Cox saw firsthand how his parents dedicated their lives to helping others. From defending those who can’t protect themselves, to teaching children for the betterment of themselves and society, he couldn’t help but be affected by his parent’s zeal to serve. Thanks to the support of his parents, John pursued a career defending others according to the letter of the law. He received his Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University in 1997. John subsequently passed the bar exam in 1997 and opened his law practice in Hickory, NC. The next year, John moved the practice to Graham, where he married Shannon, and now have three children together.
John W. Cox has practiced law in Alamance County since 1998 and has built a reputation for being a lawyer that takes your case personally and defends peoples rights with utmost integrity. He has represented thousands of clients on charges ranging from DUI/DWI and traffic law violations to juvenile law and criminal defenses including misdemeanors and felonies. In 2012, John received the designation of Board Certified Specialist Criminal Law-Juvenile Delinquency from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.