The Frickey Law Firm places special emphasis on developing lifelong relationships with our clients. It is our goal to be your attorney for life, not just for the day. We believe every client deserves representation by an attorney who has exceptional knowledge of the law and will advocate tirelessly on his or her behalf. Guided by these principles, our goal is to help our clients achieve the post possible result.
A native of Siler City, Michael graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina State University. After college, he worked in the field of higher education law as a policy analyst and went on to attend the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. While at Campbell, he was member of the Campbell Law Review, the Student Bar Association, and was the President of the International Law Society. He received several accolades including the Calhoun Award for Outstanding Performance in Trial and Appellate Advocacy and the Richard A. Lord and Henry A. London scholarships.
Michael is admitted to practice in all state courts of North Carolina and United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense. He has successfully completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety training. He has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers
Michael's commitment to his clients is truly one of his most valued characteristics. His dedication to improving the position of his clients is the driving force behind the firm's values. Clients will never give up quality service for a reasonable price.
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Mike is a very bright and tenacious lawyer who is always working to get the best results possible for his clients. We were opposing counsel on many cases when I was a prosecutor. Mike is an intelligent lawyer and a talented trial attorney. I highly recommend him.
Rashad Hauter DUI and DWI Attorney
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I've known Mike since law school and he has always demonstrated an excellent understanding of the law. He fights hard for all of his clients and works tirelessly to get them great results. I don't hesitate to recommend him.
Michael McEnery Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Legal Elite||Business North Carolina||2016|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Client Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Humanitarian of the Year||NC State Conference of the NAACP||2014|
|Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2014|
|NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing||Drugs and Alcohol Risk Management||2010|
|Most Outstanding Performance in Trial and Appellate Advocacy||Campbell University School of Law||2009|
|Member||Campbell Law Review||2009|
|Book Award: Advanced Trial Advocacy||Campbell University||2009|
|Owner||The Frickey Law Firm, PLLC||2009 - Present|
|Policy Analyst||Council on Law in Higher Education||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National College for DUI Defense||Member||2015 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina||N/A||2011 - Present|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||N/A||2010 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers||N/A||2009 - Present|
|North Carolina State Bar||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Delta Theta Phi||N/A||2007 - Present|
|In re V.C.R. ___ N.C.App. ___, ___, 742 S.E.2d 566 (2013)||Trial court reversed. Motion to Suppress Granted; Case Dismissed.|
|Occupy Wall Street Movement||PJC|
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|The Advocate (North Carolina Bar Association)||10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Stepping into a Criminal Courtroom||2015|
|Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|North Carolina State University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude||2005|
|Pro Bono Panel||Criminal Law||2011|
|Law Practice Management||"Going Solo"||2011|