North Carolina Law Directory
260 New Leicester Hwy
Asheville, NC 28806
Lawyer's Website | (828) 254-9505
Legal Practice Areas
- Criminal Law
- Traffic Law
- Drug Offenses
- Driver Licensing
Credentials & Associations
- Admitted to North Carolina Bar 1998
- UNC Chapel Hill School of Law
About the Attorney
If you have been charged with a crime, you need a qualified, experienced, and aggressive defense lawyer who will fight for you. We are here to provide that representation to you.
When you hire an attorney, experience is, of course, important. But it is just as important to consider what that experience means. An attorney with 20 years of experience means little to a criminal or traffic offender if that attorney has spent that time in a government job not dealing with criminal law, or shuffling papers in a law firm, and not in the courtroom handling the type of cases important to you. I have the kind of experience that matters to you, if you are charged with a traffic matter or criminal offense.
I have been representing motorists charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Western North Carolina for over 11 years. The vast majority of my day is spent in court in front of a judge and negotiating with the District Attorney on cases just like yours. I handle cases in several Counties in WNC.
When you hire my firm, you can rest assured that you have hired an experienced, aggressive, energetic attorney who is very knowledgeable in criminal law and traffic law. I have handled thousands of traffic matters over the years, and have learned just what the Department of Motor Vehicles and insurance companies will do after the court date is over, something the district attorney cannot tell you.
We strive to be different from many other defense attorneys. I have successfully defended people who have been charged with misdemeanors as minor as shoplifting and speeding tickets to hundreds of driving impaired charges and some felony matters, as well. We have helped a great number of people get their drivers licenses returned to them and provide sound advice on how to negotiate the maze of DMV regulations and rules to prevent you losing your license again.
No matter what your charges are, I take your defense seriously. In my opinion, there is no such thing as a MINOR charge. It matters to me and it should matter to you, as well.
Please remember that you have rights. Exercise them!
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