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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    6 years, 100 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    6 years, 400 cases
  3. Family: 10%
    6 years, 25 cases
  4. Business: 5%
    6 years, 25 cases
  5. Employment: 5%
    6 years, 20 cases



Hourly ($165/hour), contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Grant Stephen Scheuring

    Michael is a great attorney. He fights hard for his clients and gets results. I would recommend him for any criminal court matter.


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    I endorse Michael without hesitation. He is an excellent advocate for his clients. I feel confident referring anyone needing a criminal defense attorney to him.


    Caitlin Thompson
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Contact info

19 E 2nd Ave
Suite C
Lexington, NC, 27292


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding scholar, Outstanding Public Service AwardKappa Sigma Fraternity2005
Brock ScholarshipUniversity Honors Program2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Offices of Michael S. Eldredge, PLLC2014 - Present
AttorneyBrittain & Eldredge, PLLC2011 - 2014
AttorneyJames Barrett Wilson & Associates2010 - 2011
Law ClerkGuilford County Public Defender's Office2009 - 2009
Law ClerkNC Secretary of State, Office of the General Counsel, Corporations Division2009 - 2009
Research Assistant to Professor Erik FinkElon University School Of Law2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Carolina Cancer Services, Inc.Board of Directors2013 - Present
Davidson County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
N.C State BarAttorney Member2010 - Present
N.C. Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Forsyth County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Employment Security Commission of N.C. - Appeal of Denial of Client's Unemployment BenefitsAward in favor of our client
Driving While Impairedcase dismissed
Personal Injury3 clients all received policy limits from the liability carrier and underinsured
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Elon University School of LawBusiness Law and General PracticeJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Tennessee, ChattanoogaEconomics, English LiteratureOther - Bachelors2006
University of Central Lancashire, United KingdomInternational Economics and FinanceN/A2005