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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
    13 years
  2. Family: 20%
    13 years



Fixed (always)

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Contact info

Michael C. Surles, Attorney at Law, P.A.

216 Old Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC, 28540


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Nomination for NC District Court JudgeNC State Board of Elections2016
Certificate of AppreciationOnslow County Board of Commissioners2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMichael C. Surles, Attorney at Law, PA2012 - Present
Treasurer/SecretaryOnslow County Bar Association2007 - Present
PartnerCollins, Maready & Surles, PA2004 - 2012
VeteranUnited States Marine Corps1985 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
USO of Jacksonville, NCAdvisory Board2015 - Present
U.S. District Court of Eastern NCMember2012 - Present
Onslow County Criminal Justice PartnershipBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Onlsow County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2003 - Present
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Camp Lejeune Marine out on bond after D.A. drops most serious chargesmisdemeanor plea
Man pleads guilty in friend's shooting death, sentenced to 150 daysfelony plea with split sentencing
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of North Carolina, WilmingtonCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Coastal Carolina Community CollegeGeneral StudiesAA1985
North Carolina School of Science & MathematicsN/AHigh School Diploma1983