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Grayson Howard Cheek

Criminal defense Attorney at Wilmington, NC

4.8   42 reviews

Licensed for 14 years

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About Grayson

Learn Grayson’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    I concentrate my practice solely on Criminal Defense. I defend clients who have been charged with both felonies and misdemeanors. My practice areas include the following: Drug Offenses; DWI Defense; Traffic Tickets; Driving During Revocation; Assaults and more.

    15 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    40%

    15 years

  3. Speeding and traffic ticket
    10%

    15 years

FOR PASSIONATE & EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE CALL ATTORNEY GRAYSON H. CHEEK TODAY 910-210-0797!
I grew up in coastal Brunswick County, just over the river from Wilmington, where I currently live with my wife and two children. Having been a part of this community for most of my life, I feel strongly about finding solutions that work for the good of everyone. Every single day I help clients with what seems to be the biggest or scariest event in their lives. I have had the good fortune of walking with old friends in some of their darkest times and being able to help them navigate through the courts. I find my work rewarding and I hope you will see the same in my representation.

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Licensed for 14 years
State NC
Status Active
Acquired 2008
Updated 12/27/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Grayson

Grayson H. Cheek, PLLC
244 Princess Street Suite 209
Wilmington, NC, 28401

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  42 customer reviews
Posted by anonymous | October 19, 2017
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Grayson was very helpful as well as professional. Enjoyed working with him and would do so again.
Posted by Caroline Kirby | October 18, 2017
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Grayson
Grayson was amazing to work with. He has helped our entire family work through hard times and communicated well.
Posted by Lyssa | August 25, 2022
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Wonderful attorney
Grayson really takes his profession seriously. He is kind and prompt with responses. He has a great reputation already for a reason; and I’d just like to add further claim that he really is professional, well read, and maintains composure when opposing parties are heated. He shuts things down in a court room and is serious about protecting you, your reputation, and your rights. Thanks Grayson for all you do.
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Posted by Andrew Watkins | January 15, 2022
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Highly recommend
Would highly recommend Grayson and his team. They have gone above and beyond to accommodate my needs. Grayson is very punctual and attentive to each of his clients. As well as Becky who stays in contact with Mr. Cheeks clients to make sure his clients are up to date on all information regarding their case. Without the assistance from Mr.Cheek and his team I would not be where I am today.
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Posted by Jeff Taylor | July 8, 2021
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Great help!
Hired Mr. Cheek for a DV order that was served to me recently that was from 4 yrs ago, that was a slap on the wrist because I was found not guilty. Apparently this person can't get a clue, so I hired Mr Cheek to help me out due to me being a family man and having three kids and wife to protect. He most certainly took care of me and won my case. He definitely looked out for me in this time of need and will most certainly recommend him to anyone that needs help. A man that is few and far between, a family man and one heck of a lawyer. Hats off to you sir
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Posted by Mark | January 13, 2021
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Outstanding Attorney
Grayson Cheek did an outstanding job on my case. He quickly met with me and instilled confidence that he would take great care of me. He kept me posted each step of the way and he certainly worked to get the best possible outcome for me. I couldn’t have been more delighted with the results and justice was truly served in my case thanks to Grayson and his firm’s great work. He is very knowledgeable and well connected. I would recommend Grayson to anyone needing an attorney in his field of expertise. Thank you Grayson!
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Posted by anonymous | August 21, 2020
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Excellent Representation
Grayson handled a case for me earlier this year and was extremely emphathetic, fair with pricing and helpful. He obtained the best possible result quickly. He is caring and honest and I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by anonymous | May 20, 2020
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Thank you Grayson!
Grayson Cheek made my legal matter go away. After I was falsely charged with a domestic protective order and had to appear before the Judge, Grayson was able to get it dismissed. During the process he remained confident and assured me everything would be fine which helped calm my fears. I am truly blessed for having Grayson by my side and would encourage everyone to do the same.
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Posted by Taylor | March 18, 2019
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We have found our Family Lawyer!
Grayson is by far one of the most educated lawyers in the Brunswick County/Wilmington/Myrtle Beach area. I was exceptionally pleased with the outcome of my case. Because of Grayson, I have a second chance at life. I am eternally greatful for him. I recommend Grayson for his professionalism and also his kind and understanding heart. He has a passion for what he does that shines through him. Grayson is a wonderful person and I am thankful to have found him, more than he will ever know! I hope I never have to use him again but if I'm ever in a pickle, he will be my first and only call! Thank you Grayson!
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Posted by anonymous | December 7, 2018
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Bretts review
Grayson cheek was a person who played a pivotal role in my life. In a time where an when I couldn't get a grip on an addiction or the things I was doing to support that addiction. Which meant I had to do things that put him in my life once again. He was actually a highschool soccer teammate. The Captain of the team actually!!! But anyway he was able to get me into a year long program. An even before that on other cases was so awesome an gave me chance after chance. Probation after probation. An I kept messing up what he was able to make happen. Which was unheard of in some cases. Because if my record. Just is how good he is. But he got me in the year long program. He stuck with me. Kept telling me he knew I was stronger than what I was doing. He helped find this place. An even stayed in touch after I was there. To check up on me. But since that day. And the opportunity Grayson gave me. My life has turned over a new leaf. My life is so much better now because of the JOB Grayson did for me. An the hard work I put in. Wanna say thanks again Gray!!! Very appreciative of you and your awesome staff. An your life long friendship. An also he has helped my brother in so many ways as well.
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Posted by Dean | May 30, 2018
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Thanks
I retained Mr. Cheek to represent me on a traffic violation. He was professional, helpful, and got the results I needed. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | May 7, 2018
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Excellent defense work
I had a relatively minor motor vehicle accident when I hit another vehicle from behind. However, this could have resulted in 3 points at least on my driving record but Mr.Cheek was able to get the charges completely dismissed! Now I might also be able to approach my insurance company and perhaps get a reduction in my premiums which basically doubled after this accident. Even if that doesn't happen, my driving record stays clean and that was a tremendous relief and great outcome. I would strongly advise anyone who has a vehicular related problem to consult with Mr. Cheek.
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Posted by anonymous | May 6, 2018
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Speeding Ticket
After contacting and hiring Mr. Cheek to take care of my speeding ticket in a school zone, everything was simple and a smooth process for me. As a young adult, I was confused about the process and did not want points going towards my license. Mr. Cheek handled everything with expertise and kept me updated with the process. I highly recommend him for future incidents.
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Posted by Chad | March 21, 2018
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Working with Grayson was a breeze
I received a speeding violation and was referred to Grayson to represent me. Grayson was able to achieve a very positive outcome for me. His office staff also made working with him very simple and efficient.
Posted by Steve | January 12, 2018
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Quick and thorough
I had a speeding ticket in Brunswick County; Grayson and his team did a terrific job getting it reduced. Thank you
Posted by Gabriel | January 12, 2018
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Go with Grayson, Better Price and Better Results.
I am severely mentally disabled and I was referred to Grayson by another attorney for a case in Brunswick county I was initially trying to get an attorney from outside of the area, as that area is very corrupt and it can be hard being able to trust your own attorney. I contacted Grayson who was immediately non-judgmental and willing to do what he could for my case. I had been charged with a trumped up charge by a cop and a local business owner who had previously kept me in a court battle over two other charges for over a year, my charge was a felony and I had relocated out of state before hearing about it, when I did hear about it I was terrified I would be extradited or picked up and held with no bail pending extradition. Every single Lawyer ( and I am talking about numbers in the double digits) I called told me I would have to come down and bail out as well as pay huge retainers to fight the charge, so I held out and kept calling, then I happened upon grayson, he offered a MUCH lower retainer fee and told me based on the facts in my case he thought he could secure a dismissal without my being arrested. I paid his retainer but honestly remained skeptical as I had been charged with a serious felony and after a year of going through day long court dates on my other charges I didn't have a lot of hope, grayson was always cordial and respectful, never talked down to me and was never bothered by any questions I had even if I asked them multiple times because I have OCD and an Anxiety disorder he put me at ease, and though I did not intially feel like I could trust anyone in the area he won me over through his demeanor and great grasp of the law, as I had researched some of the particulars of my case and looked up statutes I asked him questions I knew the answers to, to see if he would answer correctly and he always did. Grayson is a very talented and very intelligent lawyer. He isn't just listening or being cordial for the money I genuinely believe that he cares about those he works for and he definitely went the extra mile for me. He gave me my life back and did so faster and cheaper than any other attorney was willing to . Thanks Again Grayson.
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Posted by Amelia | January 11, 2018
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Awesome!
Mr. Cheek is awesome. I was facing a DWI & he got my case dismissed. He’s so polite & a very good lawyer. Im so glad that I choose him to represent me.
Posted by Craig | December 19, 2017
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Great result
Mr. Cheek told me what he was going to do and did it. Point. Blank. Period. I will recommend him to every one i know
Posted by anonymous | November 22, 2017
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Recommended
Mr. Cheek did a great job with our case. We had some problems but they were worked out eventually. He really goes the extra mile.
Response from Grayson Cheek December 10, 2018
Thank you. I’m happy to know it all worked out well for you.
Posted by Renee | October 11, 2017
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Outstanding representation
Grayson Cheek went above and beyond and provided outstanding professional representation. In addition, he was thorough and caring during the process. He communicated quickly and thoughtfully and also exceeded expectations. The outcome was the best possible, and we appreciated his insight every step of the way. Attorney Cheek is the only lawyer I trust for our family.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney/Owner
  • Grayson H. Cheek, PLLC
  • 2018 - Present
  • Attorney
  • David and Associates, PLLC
  • 2009 - 2018
  • Attorney
  • The Chandler Law Firm
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Summer Associate
  • The Chandler Law Firm
  • 2007 - 2008
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Education

  • North Carolina Central School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2005

Legal Cases

  • State of North Carolina v. Impaired Driver
  • Not Guilty of Driving While Impaired
  • State of North Carolina v. Impaired Driver
  • Motion to Suppress for lack of Probable Cause Granted and State was forced to Voluntarily Dismiss

Associations

  • Governor's Crime Commission
  • Juvenile Justice Committee
  • 2016 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Executive Committee - New Lawyer
  • 2008 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • 2008 - Present
  • Brunswick County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Leland Area Rotary Club
  • Past President
  • 2012 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Top 10 Under 40
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • 2018
  • Appointment to the North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission
  • Governor Pat McCrory
  • 2016
  • Top 10 Under 40
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • 2016
  • Best of Brunswick - Reader's Choice Award
  • The Brunswick Beacon
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • Navigating the Courts of the 13th District
  • Advanced Supervised Release
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (4)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Grayson is an awesome attorney. I met him about 8 years ago when we faced off in a Superior Court Trial. He won that trial and did it with a true aura of professionalism. He has recently started his own practice and I recommend his services. If he cannot get the job done, no one can!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Grayson is an effective, knowledgable criminal defense attorney. He is well-respected by his colleagues and the judiciary. I highly recommend Grayson."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse this lawyer. Grayson Cheek is an excellent attorney who fights hard for his clients. He knows the law and the people in the legal system, and is well respected in the community,"
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Grayson is an excellent defense attorney who cares about his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Grayson for many years. He is a dear friend and a respected colleague. I have referred many clients to Grayson over the years and he always does an outstanding job. Grayson travels the State and wherever he goes, the other side better be prepared, because Grayson will certainly be ready to protect his client's constitutional rights. When it comes to defending people accused of crimes, Grayson is one of the very best lawyers in the State. If you want fearless and experienced representation in the courtroom, Grayson is your guy."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I recommend Grayson for any person needing an aggressive and dedicated attorney. Grayson has a strong reputation in the legal community and always represents his clients in the same aggressive manner no matter the type of case the particular client has."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Grayson Cheek is well-respected in the community, in part due to his consistent professionalism and charming demeanor. Coupling these qualities with his skills and experience, any individual in need of criminal defense should consider Grayson to represent their legal interests."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Grayson is one of the better attorneys in our areas. All of the cases I have a conflict with or where my client has a referral that I may not represent an individual, I refer to Grayson. Do not think twice in choosing him as your attorney!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Grayson. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
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Wilmington Criminal defense Lawyer Grayson Howard Cheek
Grayson Howard Cheek
Criminal defense Attorney
Wilmington, NC
Licensed for 14 years
Free Consultation