A North Carolina native, Attorney William T. Cathcart helps citizens who are facing a wide range of criminal charges including Driving While Impaired (DWI), misdemeanors and traffic infractions. As an Partner at Chandler Law, PLLC, his areas of practice include DWI, traffic, and criminal defense.
Mr. Cathcart obtained a degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he graduated with honors in 2003. During this time, Mr. Cathcart was an active member of the Sigma Beta chapter of the Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity and was inducted into the Order of Omega honors fraternity.
Mr. Cathcart earned his law degree from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, where he was invited to join the Delta Theta Phi law fraternity. After graduating in 2008, he was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar.
Mr. Cathcart accepted a position at the 26th Judicial District Public Defender Office after law school. After more than two years in serving as a public defender, Mr. Cathcart decided to move to private practice for more than five years before joining Chandler Law, PLLC.
Thanks to his involvement with legal organizations, Mr. Cathcart has learned new defense techniques and strategies that allow him to help defend his clients. He is currently a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Mecklenburg County Bar, and Co-President of the Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Because he grew up in Charlotte, Mr. Cathcart has found that his experiences in and knowledge of the area have helped with his approach to practicing law. He is pleased to practice law in his home town and to assist the residents of his community.
If you have recently been charged with a Criminal, Traffic or DWI Offense in Charlotte, North Carolina, please contact Mr. Cathcart without delay.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Partner||Chandler Law PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Senior Associate||Powers McCartan, PLLC||2011 - 2016|
|Assistant Public Defender||Mecklenburg County Public Defender's Office||2009 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Law Office of Anna E. Smith||2007 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Co-President||2016 - Present|
|Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Mecklenburg County Bar||Member||2008 - Present|
|North Carolina State Bar||Member||2008 - Present|
|Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Secretary||2011 - 2016|
|Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of North Carolina, Greensboro||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|Traffic Law CLE||DMV and Drivers Llicenses||2016|
|Nuts and Bolts of Traffic Law CLE||Traffic Defense||2013|
|Law Enforcement Training 9/24/13||DWI Defense Strategies||2013|
|Law Enforcement Training 3/14/13||DWI Defense Strategies||2013|
|Law Enforcement Training 10/8/13||DWI Defense Strategies||2013|