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Dewey Powell Brinkley

Criminal defense Attorney at Raleigh, NC

5.0   55 reviews
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State NC
    Acquired 2002
    Status
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About Dewey

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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.

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Location

Law Office of Dewey Brinkley
130 S. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC, 27601

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Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2023
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Best Laywer
Mr. Brinkley helped me with a embezzlement case. He was fantastic and efficient. He was able to get my case dismissed and charges to be dropped cannot ask anything more . I would definitely recommend him.
Posted by John | November 24, 2021
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Awesome lawyer!
Mr Brinkley is an awesome lawyer! He explained things to me about my options so that I understood and comprehend them. He worked on my case for over a year and a half. He saved me thousands of dollars. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM!!
Posted by M.E.J.G. | June 23, 2021
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EXCELLENT
I am so grateful for your passion, dedication and professionalism. Thank you so MUCH. I can't tell you how much my family and I appreciate the AMAZING LEGAL WORK YOU did on my behalf. THANK YOU MR. BRINKLEY.
Posted by Mike | April 17, 2021
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Prompt and professional
I highly recommend retaining Mr. Brinkley for your legal matters. Mr. Brinkley is an extremely knowledgeable, thorough, and experienced attorney, who promptly resolved and processed an expungement for me.
Posted by Michael | September 16, 2019
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Mike - Pittsboro
Dewey is by far and wide the best decision I made when deciding to fight my DUI charge. He is patient, calm, analytical, and really takes the time with his client. My charge was dismissed because of a detail Dewey recognized on my case and saved me years of insanely expensive insurance costs and the grief that comes with a DUI conviction. I honestly don’t think there would be many other attorneys that would have been able to get the same results and also put in the time and effort for their client. Dewey is an excellent person and an amazing attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | August 29, 2019
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Excellent Attorney with Optimal Results
Mr. Brinkley handled my case with the highest level of professionalism and expertise. From the moment he was hired, he was open and honest with the possible outcomes, but was also reassuring in the explanations necessary steps to move forward and the way that he answered every question I had. He was readily available from the beginning, and he was promptly responsive to calls and emails. He was along with me every step of the way, taking time to explain what exactly was going on during each step of the process, as well as what I could expect in the future. He is extremely knowledgeable and proficient with getting the best possible outcome for his clients. He is worth every penny spent - you will not be sorry!
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Posted by anonymous | August 20, 2019
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Exceptional, gifted and brilliant attorney
Mr. Brinkley is an exceptional, honest and gifted attorney who was committed and dedicated to get the best outcome in my case from day one. He is a good listener, goes above and beyond to help and cares about details. Mr. Brinkley answered my questions and got me the outcome I was dreaming of. He was always very supportive and assured me of the best outcome during the most difficult time of my life when I was facing a charge that could have destroyed my life. I strong recommend Mr. Brinkley to anyone; he is the best criminal defense attorney in the state. He got my case dismissed. Really, THANK YOU, Mr. Brinkley.
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Posted by anonymous | July 18, 2019
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Highest Recommendation
Dewey was better than I could have asked for. My case was a very odd one, and was going to be difficult to defend and he managed to get it completely dismissed. He was responsive (within minutes) at every point of contact we had. I could not imagine hiring anyone else to defend me if anything else were to happen. Thank you Dewey! You were phenomenal!
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Posted by Jonathan | July 9, 2019
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Jonathan Richmond
Dewey represented me and the results were remarkable! He was very honest and detailed about my situation and possible outcomes and went the extra mile to ensure my defense was tuned and timed with precision. All charges were dismissed. If you are looking for the best - Dewey Brinkley.
Posted by anonymous | June 26, 2019
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Very professional
Mr Brinkley recently helped me through a very difficult situation and got a good result. He is thorough, professional and overall a great defense lawyer. If you are in need of a lawyer, he has my recommendation.
Posted by anonymous | May 9, 2019
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I recommend
Got my case dismissed and expunged. I highly recommend him for anyone needing an experienced and decorated laywer.
Posted by anonymous | March 20, 2019
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Fantastic experience
Dewey handled my speeding ticket. He resolved my case and more than exceeded my expectations. He is very friendly and I am so greatful for his good work.
Posted by anonymous | January 24, 2019
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court case
His is a good lawyer he was able to handle my case and get it dismissed, I trusted him to defend me, he did it very well and in a good way, if you need a good lawyer please contact him he is a good one.
Posted by James | January 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyer In North Carolina
I got pulled over for a DUI and we went through all the tests! LISTEN, Mr. Dewey saved my butt. He was very responsive and through this scary process that I was super fearful of he helped me relax. He seriously was the calm in my anxious world at that time. At the end of the case my charges were dropped Bc Dewey was SO GOOD. Give him a call I promise you it’ll be worth it, he will do everything in his power to help you out. Hopefully you will get through it just like I did with a clean record.
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Posted by Shannon | January 6, 2019
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HIGHLY Recommended!!!
I was charged with a simple assault when a man was in my home, with a history of physical, sexual and emotional abuse against me. I was immediately arrested, and he was allowed to stay in my home (which I paid for), and with my son (a baby), while I was ordered to not return home. Dewey got the entire thing dropped. He was able to assist after hours when this abusive man also tried to get me arrested on false accusations 2 months later. I called Dewey on his direct mobile number (even tho no longer employed by me) and he offered to speak directly to the officer at 7pm at the location of the incident. Officer got off phone and told me if not for Dewey they would have arrested me. Officer also realized the man trying to falsely accuse me was abusive, and not to be trusted - only after speaking with Dewey. Dewey is the Absolute Best attorney I've had the pleasure to work with. The Very Best.
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Posted by anonymous | August 28, 2018
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The best
Last year I was charged with a DUI. I meet with a couple lawyers that were supposedly the best at helping people that were in my same situation and None thought that I would win my case. I went out on a limb myself and found a lawyer Mr. Brinkley and can not begin to say how good he is. He was professional, reliable, and positive throughout the entire case. I ended up winning the case, even If I would have lost I would not want to have any other lawyer on my side. I would strongly recommend him to anyone!!
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Posted by Kim | August 9, 2018
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Excellent attorney
I had an excellent experience with Mr. Brinkley and his staff. Mr. Brinkley was knowledgeable and efficient in handling my situation. I would highly recommend him. He is a wealth of knowledge and without him, I am not certain things would have turned out as well for me.
Posted by Shawn | June 15, 2018
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Mr Brinkley is professional, compassionate and AMAZING
My son was visiting friends in North Carolina when he got a DWI (and several other charges) and was arrested. We live in Illinois and I called Mr. Brinkley to handle his case, who immediately called me back and went to the jail to meet with my son and let him know everything was going to be already. For a very modest cost Mr. Brinkley handled everything. Once my son got back to Illinois Mr. Brinkley kept in constant contact letting him know what to expect and suggesting things he could do to help the situation like entering rehab. Mr. Brinkley appeared in court several times for my son so he did not have to fly to North Carolina. Finally when my son did have to appear in court Mr. Brinkley explained exactly what the possible outcomes would be and how he was going to approach the matter. The final outcome was amazing - all charges except the DWI were dismissed, the absolute minimal requirements for the DWI (no jail time) were imposed, and a minimal fine. We were amazed and commented that we wished we could take Dewey back to Illinois with us. We highly recommend Mr. Brinkley.
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Posted by anonymous | May 16, 2018
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Reliable and Professional Lawyer.
Mr. Brinkley, helped me get through a big hurdle. he made sure that I knew what was going on every step of the way and he was very thorough with the way he handled everything. I am very pleased with his service and I will surely recommend him to anyone in need of a top-notch lawyer. Thank you so much.
Posted by Matt | January 2, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Dewey is GREAT
I'm so thankful I engaged Dewey's Services! I just received an email from him confirming that my record is expunged. He was a 100% patient, dedicated, knowledgeable, professional, personable resource that helped pull me out of a terrible situation. I highly recommend that you utilize his expertise.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Wake County District Attorney's Office
  • 2002 - 2005

Education

  • Tulane University Law School
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2002

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. T. F.
  • Not Guilty
  • State v. G.G.
  • Not Guilty

Associations

  • Wake County Bar Association, History Committee
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Wake County Bar Association, Bench-Bar Committee
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Criminal Defense Section
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • 2002 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 4All Task Force
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Board Certified Specialist in State Criminal Law
  • The North Carolina State Bar
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015

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Attorney endorsements

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Given (15)
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Unknown Attorney | Jan 28
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Dewey since he was a District Attorney. He is now in private practice and has many years experience in criminal matters."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. All the clients I have referred have glowing praise for Dewey. He is the attorney you want in your corner in your time of need. Not only that, but he is a pleasure to work with and very communicative."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Dewey for over 20 years and have placed my own client's in his capable hands. I will not hesitate to have all my client's Raleigh criminal work done by Dewey."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Brinkley does a great job and stays up to date with the changes in the Law."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Brinkley has established a practice and reputation in Wake County for effective representation and excellent results. However, it is his client service that sets him apart, as he is responsive to client needs and communicates tirelessly with his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dewey Brinkley is an excellent lawyer. A former prosecutor, he knows how things work on both sides of the courtroom. He has represented clients in both very serious and complex felonies, and also misdemeanors. I strongly recommend Mr. Brinkley."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Dewey. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. He is very knowledgeable in the criminal area and he works very hard for his clients."
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