Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Durham

Why These Criminal Defense Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Durham 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.

Dickerson Law Firm, P.A.

Dickerson Law Firm PA is a criminal defense and family law firm in Hillsborough that serves clients throughout the Durham metropolitan area. The firm is run by father-daughter team Donald R. Dickerson and Lauren O. Dickerson, who have more than 60 years of combined experience. It handles a variety of criminal cases, including felonies, misdemeanors, and federal charges, as well as drunk driving and drug offenses. Family law services including child custody and divorce.

106 N Churton St
Hillsborough, NC 27278


Edwards & Trenkle, PLLC

Edwards & Trenkle PLLC offer criminal defense to clients in the Durham metropolitan area. The firm's attorneys are board-certified in state and federal law and are experienced at representing clients in cases such as assault, drug crimes, sex offenses, and theft. Counsel is also available to those who've been accused of driving while intoxicated. Attorney Robert C. Trenkle is admitted to practice in North Carolina and Florida and holds several professional memberships, including the North Carolina Bar Association.

2818 Chapel Hill Rd Ste B
Durham, NC 27707


Sutton & Lindsay PLLC

Sutton & Lindsay PLLC provides misdemeanor and felony defense to clients in the Durham metropolitan area. The firm's attorneys are experienced at providing counsel and representation to clients who've been charged with crimes such as theft, homicide, drug offenses, and embezzlement, aiming to have charges against their clients dropped or reduced. Attorney Kerstin Walker Sutton is a member of the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society and is an Atixa Level 1 Civil Rights Investigator.

3215 Deerchase Wynd Ste 203
Durham, NC 27712


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