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    Criminal Law

    Being charged with a criminal offense is a scary situation that can have significant consequences. A criminal defense attorney can provide expert advice on how to proceed with your case and explain what you expect depending on your plea….READ MORE

    Personal Injury

    An major accident can ruin your physical and emotional health – and be disruptive to your entire family. You can also be left with the substantial financial impact of medical bills and lost wages. You could have continued pain, suffering and even permanent….READ MORE

    DWI-DUI Defense

    Drunk driving – driving while impaired (DWI) – is a serious charge and can result in the immediate suspension of your driver’s license. North Carolina handles DWI charges stringently because driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can…. READ MORE

    Commonly Asked Questions

    Being arrested for a DWI or a DUI can be frightening and confusing. We are here to explain the legal implications of your arrest and develop an effective plan for dealing with the charges against you.

    There are a lot of questions about what exactly qualifies for drunk driving or driving while impaired (DWI). We share answers to some frequently asked questions here.

    This information, however, does not replace a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys – and we recommend you call us immediately if you are charged with a DWI. Understanding the specifics of your situation ensures we offer legal counsel that may reduce your penalties and help negotiate driving privileges.



    Alexander M. Hall

    Alexander M. Hall has been practicing law in New Hanover County for more than 35 years. He currently specializes in the areas of DWI, personal injury law, wrongful death and criminal law. Alex completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina and received his law degree from South Texas College of Law, magna cum laude, in 1977.

    • Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1985 to 1990
    • Chair of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Small Office Practice Section
    • Board of Trustees for the Political Action Committee from 1982 to 1985, and again in 1995
    • Served on the University of North Carolina Board of Governors from 1991 to 1994



    John F. Green

    John F. Green has been practicing law in New Hanover county for more than 17 years. He has handled cases involving serious injuries, wrongful death, work place injuries, personal injuries, and social security disability. These cases have involved a wide array of injuries, including explosions, burns, amputations, spinal cord damage and severe brain injuries. Many of these injuries force the client and the client’s family to deal with permanent disability which prevents a return to work, and sometimes the serious injuries require life care plans.

    •  Undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and completed his law degree at the University of Richmond, School of Law.
    • John joined the law firm in 1997 and was made a partner in 2002.
    •  Member of the North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, the New Hanover County Fifth Judicial District Bar, and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.

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