Best Criminal
Defense Lawyers
in Charlotte

Why These Criminal Defense Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Charlotte Criminal Defense Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Law Office of Laura M. Baker

The Law Office of Laura M. Baker dedicates 100% of its practice to litigation. Laura Baker is a criminal defense attorney near Charlotte who has been representing people accused of criminal behavior since she started practicing law in 2007. She has experience handling serious crimes, such as murder, manslaughter, and drug trafficking, and less serious crimes, including DUI and traffic citations. Ms. Baker is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.

145 Union Street South
Concord, NC 28025


Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is a law firm that has several offices in the eastern United States. The firm's office in Charlotte assists with criminal defense and other legal matters. Operating out of that office, attorney Brian S. Cromwell provides counsel to clients regarding white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations, and other matters. As a whole, the firm also works with large clients such as local governments and companies on regulatory issues, transactions, and complex litigation.

401 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202


Rudolf Widenhouse

Rudolf Widenhouse is a criminal defense law firm serving Charlotte and the surrounding area. The firm defends clients' rights in cases involving charges of murder, assault, embezzlement, and drug possession and distribution. Additionally, the firm has assisted clients with college interdisciplinary hearings, civil rights cases, white-collar crime charges, and post-conviction appeals. Rudolf Widenhouse's legal team has decades of experience in the courtroom. Attorney David Rudolf is a member of the American Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.

225 E Worthington Ave Ste 200
Charlotte, NC 28203


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