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Courtney R. Fauntleroy

Criminal defense Attorney at Raleigh, NC

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State NC
    Acquired 2001
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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    I have 15 years handling felony and misdemeanor criminal charges in State court.

    23 years, 1,100 cases

  2. Car accident
    Experience in litigating many personal injury cases that have resulted from car collisions.

    18 years

  3. Employment and labor
    Experience with issues of wrongful termination, breach of employment contract, unpaid wages, and unfair hiring practices.

    22 years

  4. Civil rights
    I have handled multiple civil rights cases dealing with issues from discrimination based on protected categories.

    22 years

  5. Contracts and agreements
    15 years of experience drawing up contracts and reviewing contracts for business clients.

    23 years

  6. General practice
    My practice has done a wide variety of general legal practice, helping answer legal questions across a number of areas.

    23 years

Courtney Fauntleroy's primary practice areas are criminal defense, traffic, civil rights, employment discrimination, and personal injury. He represents clients in state and federal court, and routinely handles cases that range from felonies and misdemeanors, wrongful termination, civil rights violations, contracts, wills and estates, and personal injuries. Representative matters include the successful defense of drug possession cases, the successful defense of assault cases, domestic violence cases, successful settlement of civil rights cases, employment discrimination cases, estate matters, and multiple vehicle accidents resulting in personal injury.

Courtney began his legal career as an associate with the small firm of Alfreda M. Williamson, in Raleigh, NC. He routinely represented individuals against employers, gaining significant experience handling employment law cases as well as Administrative Procedure cases. After leaving Alfreda M. Williamson, Courtney formed his own law firm, The Fauntleroy Law Firm practicing as a general practitioner with a focus on real estate. The firm had offices in Raleigh, Durham and Greensboro, N.C. His

firm represented individuals and small businesses in residential and commercial real estate closings throughout North Carolina. Courtney has been representing criminal defendants in Durham and Wake County since 2002.

Courtney graduated from the Duke University School of Law in May 2001, and also earned an A.B. from Duke in 1995. He majored in both Political Science and African American Studies. In law school, Courtney was a Vice-Chair of the Moot Court Board, and in 2000, a member of the team that advanced to the National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Courtney currently serves on the Southeastern Regional Board of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc serving as Regional Legal Counsel. Courtney is also a member of the Duke University Greek Advisory Council, assisting the University with policies related to greek letter organizations.


Courtney R. Fauntleroy
3948 Browning Pl Ste 344
Raleigh, NC, 27609-6512

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Posted by Vennesa | January 3, 2024
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing kind hearted attorney
Today he had my boyfriend's case continued so he could take care of our sick son. He responded to my messages within minutes. Very kind man.
Posted by anonymous | April 7, 2022
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Amazing Lawyer
I thank God and am beyond grateful to have had such a skilled lawyer as Mr. Fauntleroy help me with a misdemeanor! Despite the petty crime/ and this pandemic he was 100% professional, confidential, intelligent, kind, non-judgemental, and had my back as a lawyer! I recommend Mr. Courtney Fauntleroy as an attorney!!!!
Posted by shameka | October 4, 2021
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Medical Office administrator
Courtney is very knowledgeable, honest and detailed oriented. Courtney has a passion for what he does and he really loves to help people. I would refer Courtney to anyone who is need of an profession Attorney.


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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Courtney Fauntleroy, Attorney at Law
  • 2003 - Present


  • Duke University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Civil rights Attorney | Jan 02
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"Attorney Fauntleroy is an excellent legal strategist. He has a unique ability to analyze the issues and quickly develop a plan of action."
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Raleigh Criminal defense Lawyer Courtney R. Fauntleroy
Courtney R. Fauntleroy
Criminal defense Attorney
Raleigh, NC
Licensed for 22 years