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As a native of Charlotte, Mr. Landreth feels a responsibility to give back to the community where he grew up. His compassion for people is portrayed in the way he advocates for his clients in every level of the court system.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 80%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    6 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Charles Bateman

    Mr. Landreth is a brilliant attorney, who puts his clients' needs first. I have conferenced with Mr. Landreth regarding a number of cases, and was always struck by his insights. I highly recommend Mr. Landreth's abilities.


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  • Mark D. Gott

    Great guy. I would recommend John.


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Contact info

Powers McCartan, PLLC

2412 Arty Avenue
Charlotte, NC


SCGood Standing201407/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ten Best in Client Satisfaction 2014-2015American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
"10 Best Under 40" North CarolinaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
"Top 40 Under 40" North Carolina trial attorneyThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Pro Bono HonorsCharlotte School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPowers McCartan, PLLC2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyPowers McCartan, PLLC2012 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderNorth Carolina Office of the Public Defender, Judicial District 27A2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Advocated for JusticeCriminal Division - Communications Co-Chair2016 - Present
South Carolina State BarAttorney Member2014 - Present
North Carolina State BarAttorney Member2010 - Present
Mecklenburg County BarAttorney Member2010 - Present
Gaston County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - 2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Charlotte School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Lee UniversityPolitical ScienceUndergraduate2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law Enforcement Training 10-21-14DWI Defense Strategies2014
Nuts and Bolts of Traffic Law CLETraffic Defense2013
Law Enforcement Training 9-11-13DWI Defense Strategies2013
Law Enforcement Training 8-13-13DWI Defense Strategies2013
Law Enforcement Training 5-21-13DWI Defense Strategies2013
Law Enforcement Training 3-14-13DWI Defense Strategies2013