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Christopher James Welch

Christopher James Welch


Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
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Welch and Avery
Jacksonville, NC

About Christopher James Welch

Attorney Biography

Mr. Welch has been an advocate in the criminal justice legal system for his entire career. As an Assistant District Attorney in Onslow and Duplin counties, he represented the State of North Carolina at both the District and Superior Court levels. After going into private practice in 2002, Mr. Welch has concentrated on the field of criminal defense and has represented clients charged with serious felonies and misdemeanors before state and federal courts throughout the Cape Fear Region. A member of the Onslow County Bar and various professional organizations, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Onslow County Teen Court. Welch earned his B.A. with Honors from Trinity College in 1997 and his J.D. from the Wake Forest School of Law in 2000.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (50%)
 
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving (25%)
 
Domestic Violence (25%)

Résumé - Christopher James Welch

Bar Licenses

North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina
Member in Good Standing
2000

Work Experience

Welch and Avery
Attorney at Welch and Harris, LLP
2009

Attorney at The Welch Law Firm, PC
20032009

Attorney at Anderson Hogston
20022003

Assistant District Attorney at Office of the District Attorney, 4th JD
20002002

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Education

Wake Forest University School of Law
Wake Forest University School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
2000

Trinity College
BA - Bachelor of Arts
1997

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Specialty Certifications

North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Criminal Law State
North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
2014

Associations

Orange County Bar Associoation
Member
Orange County Bar Associoation
2003

Board of Directors
Onslow County Pretrial resources
2015

Treasurer
4th Judicial District Bar
20122013

Member
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Criminal Defense Section
2003

Board of Directors
Onslow County Teen Court
20032009

Member
North Carolina Bar Association
2003

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Awards & Recognitions

Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in NC
American Society of Legal Advocates
2015

Criminal Law Specialist
North Carolina State Bar
2014

Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
American Society of Legal Advocates
2013

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Contact Christopher James Welch

Christopher James Welch
Welch and Avery
636 Court Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
welchavery.com
Office: 910-347-0161
Fax: 910-546-9505

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North Carolina State Bar -

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