Wilmington, NC Criminal Defense Lawyers

92 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Wilmington, NC area.

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Wilmington Has 92 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 843 Reviews

Woody E. White

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Woody White Law PLLC
2004 Eastwood Road, Suite #201, Wilmington, NC
28 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
Arrested? Under suspicion? You need an aggressive, effective, and experienced criminal attorney. Call Today
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 40% Personal Injury, 10% Litigation
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 20 minutes
License NC, Active since 1994

Grayson Howard Cheek

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Grayson H. Cheek, PLLC
244 Princess Street Suite 209, Wilmington, NC
43 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
For Passionate & Experienced Criminal Defense Call Attorney Grayson H. Cheek Today (910) 338-0864!
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% Personal Injury, 10% DUI & DWI and more
Cost Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License NC, Active since 2008

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David Kenneth Gross

Gross Law Group, PLLC
321 N Front Street, Wilmington, NC
36 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
David Gross graduated from Lakeview High School in St. Clair Shores, Michigan in 1992 where he was on the football and swimming team. David graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mount Olive College in Mount Olive, N.C. with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Da...

Gintaras Kazys Krulikas

Minick Law, P.C.
321 N. Front Street, #210, Wilmington, NC
127 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 8 years
Being charged with a crime in North Carolina can be a very stressful experience, especially if it involves the complex web of North Carolina's DWI laws. As the Managing Partner of Minick Law, P.C.'s Wilmington office, I strive to provide detailed ...

Bruce A. Mason

Mason and Mason, Attorneys at Law
514 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC
105 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 34 years
Review: I have hired Mr. Mason on 3 occasions. One not guilty and 2 dismissed by the DA. Bruce is a fighter, not once did he suggest taking a plea, and I was always confident that he would win and had my best interest at heart.

Kevin Matthew Marcilliat

Marcilliat & Mills, PLLC
272 N. FRONT ST., Suite 330, Wilmington, NC
56 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...

David Bruce Collins

Collins Law Firm
5725-F2 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC
64 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
David B. Collins, Jr., has been licensed to practice law in both North and South Carolina since 1993. In 1995, he moved to the Wilmington area, and soon thereafter formed Collins Law Firm focusing his practice in the areas of criminal defense and ...

James Whitfield Mcgee

McGee Law Firm
218 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC
96 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
James W. McGee Jr. of the McGee Law Firm, located in historic downtown Wilmington, NC handles DWI/DUI law as well as personal injury, traffic, and drug litigation. The McGee Law Firm handles DWI cases in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties ...

Thomas C. Goolsby

Goolsby Law Firm, PLLC
212 Walnut St Ste 100, Business, Wilmington, NC
21 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
Trusted Defense Attorney & Former Two Term NC Senator. 23+ years of practice in New Hanover County.
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 50% DUI & DWI, 20% Personal Injury
License NC, Active since 1992

Benjamin W. Deaver

P. O. Box 2233, Wilmington, NC
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
Very Aggressive Law Firm. Call For Your Free Consultation
Practice area 33% Criminal Defense, 34% Personal Injury, 33% DUI & DWI
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 2000

Tabitha Bingham

Bingham Law, PLLC
401 Chestnut St, Suite F, Wilmington, NC
13 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
Criminal law is her primary focus and she provides representation to those charged with Felonies, Misdemeanors, Drug charges, DWI, Domestic Violence and more in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. She is also experienced in Personal Injury...

Richard Scott Girdwood

Girdwood & Williams
4626 Market St., Wilmington, NC
4 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
Scott is an experienced trial lawyer that has represented thousands of clients in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick Counties since 2004. Scott's primary practice areas include personal injury, worker's compensation and criminal defense which inclu...

Melissa Lampe Ivey

White & Hearne, LLP
265 Racine Dr Ste 104, Wilmington, NC
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
Review: Miss Ivey is extremely organized and assertive. She met with me and became familiar with my case very quickly. She also was attentive to not only closing this case with the best possible disposition, but she was also attentive to future education ...

James F. Rutherford

James Rutherford, Attorney at Law
615 Princess St, Wilmington, NC
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
James F. Rutherford is a North Carolina native and graduate of the Michigan State University School of Law. He is genuinely passionate about advocating for the rights of the accused and guiding them through the criminal justice system. He is a hig...

Andrew Thomas Nettleman

611 Princess St., Wilmington, NC
8 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.5
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
Andrew grew up in Wilmington, NC and graduated in three years from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science before attending Elon University School of Law. While at Elon Law, Andrew w...

Jason Vaughn

4932 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
Attorney Jason Vaughn, a 2014 general election nominee for New Hanover County Sheriff, has a long history of service and dedication. Mr. Vaughn is a United States Marine Corps veteran, serving as a Military Police corrections specialist. He served...

Charles Hayes Mann

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Hayes Mann Attorney at Law PLLC
715 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 6.5
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
Hablamos Español. We handle DUI, Speeding, Traffic Tickets, and all other criminal matters in Wilmington and Southeastern NC. We can help avoid or reduce any negative consequences. More options may be available the sooner you speak with an Attorne...
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 40% Speeding & Traffic Ticket, 20% DUI & DWI 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 2009

Jordan Marie Duhe

Jordan M. Duhe, Attorney at Law
313 Walnut Street, Suite 111, Wilmington, NC
3 reviews Avvo Rating: 6.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
Jordan M. Duhe was born in Salisbury, Maryland. Ms. Duhe graduated with the highest honors from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2010. Ms. Duhe received her Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University, School of Law.

Katherine Lewis Parker

Tin Fulton Walker & Owen
228 N Front St Ste 201, Wilmington, NC
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.4
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
Review: From the initial consultation with Katherine Lewis Parker, she told me what I needed to hear, not what I wanted to hear. She treated me as a person and not just a client. From start to finish, she was everything I could have asked for in an attorn...

Geoffrey W. Hosford

Hosford & Hosford, PC
401 Chestnut Street, Suite L, P.O. Box 1653, Wilmington, NC
11 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
Review: Mr. Hosford was a referral through a trusted friend and I couldn't thank them enough. Even before I had hired Mr. Hosford he was committed to my case. He was patient with me and let me give him way more details than he needed. He listened, and tha...

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