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About me

Before opening his own practice, Mike served with the Public Defenders Office in Buncombe County, where he gained in-depth experience handling a range of criminal cases.  At present, he gives back to the legal community by mentoring new attorneys.  He is also a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice as well as the North Carolina and Buncombe County Bar Associations. 


 


Mike is committed to working hard to secure the results his clients need.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
    10 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    10 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    7 years
  4. Car Accident: 10%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Michael is a skilled and dedicated attorney who is well respected in the Asheville area and among his peers.

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    Robert Owen Criminal defense Attorney
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    Jody Lanier DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of Michael J. Macht

61 N. Market St.
Asheville, NC, 28801

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive200506/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Criminal Law AttorneysAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2016
Criminal Law - State Felony and Misdemeanor and DUILead Counsel2016
Top 10 DUI/DWI AttorneysAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Criminal Law - State Felony & Misdemeanor and DUILead Counsel2015
A+ RatingBBBN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Michael Macht2007 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeN/A2006 - Present
North Carolina State BarN/A2005 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Drug TraffickingDismissed with Leave
AssaultDismissed
DWINOT GUILTY
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Catawba CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002