Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense Lawyers

299 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Raleigh, NC area.

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Raleigh Has 299 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 2740 Reviews

Benjamin Hiltzheimer

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Hiltzheimer Law Office, PLLC
19 W Hargett St, #508, Raleigh, NC
82 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Over a decade of experience litigating complex criminal cases on behalf of the accused.
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 20% Federal Crime
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License NC, Active since 2011

David A. Coolidge

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Coolidge Law Firm
434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2030, Raleigh, NC
66 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
Arrested? Criminally charged? Facing Student Conduct? Call Me!
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 35% DUI & DWI, 25% Sex Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License NC, Active since 2007

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Steven Saad

Saad Law
105 S Bloodworth St, Raleigh, NC
38 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
Former Supervising Prosecutor in Wake Co. Experience In Over 100,000 Criminal Cases and Trials.
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 10% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License NC, Active since 2008

Patrick Benton Weede

Weede Law, PLLC
8801 Fast Park Drive, Suite 301, Raleigh, NC
9 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
Former state and federal prosecutor. Experienced trial attorney. Call for a free consultation.
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 20% Federal Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License NC, Active since 2007

Daniel Micah Blau

Daniel M. Blau, Attorney at Law, P.C.
887A Washington St, Raleigh, NC
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
Whether you're charged with a minor misdemeanor or a serious felony, I will defend you zealously.
Practice area 33% Criminal Defense, 34% Appeals, 33% Federal Crime
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 15 minutes  • Hourly Rates,  $200-300 per hour
License NC, Active since 2007

Christopher Ryan Detwiler

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Christopher R. Detwiler
555 Fayetteville St, Suite 201, Raleigh, NC
30 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
Chris is ready to fight hard to protect your rights in pursing the most favorable outcome for you.
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 15% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License NC, Active since 2012

A. Patrick Roberts

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Patrick Roberts Law PLLC
314 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 21, Raleigh, NC
47 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Two decades of criminal trial experience and thousands of cases handled. Let me fight for you.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% Sex Crime, 25% Drug Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License NC, Active since 2002

James Kevin Jackson

Western Wake Law Group
887A Washington Street, Raleigh, NC
41 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
Highly Skilled & Experienced Representation With A Commitment To Personal Attention.
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 5% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License NC, Active since 2002

James Prescott Little

Hatch, Little & Bunn, LLP
2626 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 550, Raleigh, NC
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
James is a Wake County criminal defense attorney with extensive experience defending against driving while impaired charges, traffic violations, probation violations, drug offenses, and a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor allegations. He is a...
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 20% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License NC, Active since 2007

Seth A. Blum

Kurtz & Blum
434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 710, Raleigh, NC
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
Seth is a graduate of Tufts University and Duke Law School. He also holds a Master's Degree from the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy Studies. Seth is an experienced trial attorney who is licensed and has tried cases in both North Carolina...
Practice area 47% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 10% Domestic Violence and more
License NC, Active since 1993

Russell D. Babb

Tharrington Smith, LLP
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800, Raleigh, NC
74 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
Russell D. Babb was born in Wilson, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar and co-captain of the 1995 Carolina football team. A four-year starter as an offensive lineman f...

Dewey Powell Brinkley

Law Office of Dewey Brinkley
130 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC
55 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
I am committed to providing zealous representation to those charged with criminal offenses in the Raleigh area. I have experience as both an Assistant District Attorney and as a private practice Criminal Defense Attorney in Raleigh. I bring a uniq...

Michael Alexander Frickey

The Frickey Law Firm, PLLC
5 W Hargett St Rm 510, Raleigh, NC
29 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
The Frickey Law Firm places special emphasis on developing lifelong relationships with our clients. It is our goal to be your attorney for life, not just for the day. We believe every client deserves representation by an attorney who has exception...

Matthew John Golden

Matthew J. Golden
127 W. Hargett St., Suite 603, Raleigh, NC
67 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
I am passionate about helping people with their legal issues, especially in the fields of criminal law and driving while impaired offenses. I have represented people from all walks of life, including indigent clients, high school and college stude...

Kevin Matthew Marcilliat

Marcilliat & Mills, PLLC, Raleigh Office
203 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC
57 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
I joined Roberts Law Group as an associate in 2014 and was made a partner in the firm in 2016. Presently, I am the partner in charge of the firm's Wilmington office, where I focus on defending state and federal felony charges all across Eastern NC...

Ana Sofia Nunez

Fay Grafton Nunez
2609 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 207, Raleigh, NC
3 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 9 years
I was born in Havana, Cuba and came to the United States with my family in 1995. As a former Public Defender in Wake County I have experience in defending persons accused of domestic violence, larcenies, drug posession, property crimes, DWI, drivi...

Geoffrey Ryan Willis

Willis Johnson & Nelson PLLC
1101 Haynes Street, Suite 205, Raleigh, NC
4 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
I am a former Wake County Assistant District Attorney with over 10 years of criminal trial experience and Board Certified by the North Carolina Bar in State and Federal Criminal Law. I am a Raleigh native, graduating from Enloe High School and att...

Hart Miles

Cheshire Parker Schneider, PLLC
133 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
Review: I have NOTHING bad to say about Hart! Being that I have never had to go through the process of hiring a lawyer, showing up to court, etc. and the fact that I was living out of state I assumed this was going to be a painful process. I was lucky to ...

William F. Finn

Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh
7101 Creedmoor Road, Suite 122, Raleigh, NC
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
If the police have spoken to you, you need to speak to me. Former Wake County Felony Prosecutor. Tough, dedicatated and available at for a free same day consulation. Call me and lets talk about your case and let my 16 years of experience help you....

Robert Johnson Parrott

Robert Parrott
300 Parham Street, Suite A, Raleigh, NC
21 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.5
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
A North Carolina native, Robert was born and raised in Raleigh. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in psychology, he spent a year in Beijing, China, where he studied Mandarin and taught English to young...

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