Understanding The Seriousness Of Federal Charges And What You Could Be Up Against

The Wilmington law firm of Woody White Law Firm represents clients charged with criminal offenses in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

The district is composed of 21 counties in eastern North Carolina. We have more than a decade of experience providing effective representation for all levels of misdemeanors and felony offenses.

How Federal Court Is Different Than State Court

Cases involving the violation of federal laws are tried in federal court. The laws, rules, procedures and discovery rules are much different in federal court than they are in state court.

Federal agencies are also often involved with federal cases.

The Importance Of Hiring An Attorney With Experience Defending Against Federal Charges

Due to the different nuances of the federal court system, hiring a lawyer with expertise in handling federal charges is important.

Board-Certified Federal Criminal Law Specialist, Former Special Assistant U.S. Attorney

At Woody White Law Firm, our attorneys represent clients in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina who are charged with a wide range of federal offenses.

Woody White has been certified by the North Carolina State Bar board as a specialist in federal criminal law. James Blanton was a former special assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Both are experienced trial lawyers, and have been able to obtain successful verdicts and pleas for past clients.

Common Federal Cases We Handle

We handle a wide range of cases, including the following:

Witnesses Called By Federal Grand Juries

Even if you are only being called as a witness to a grand jury, it does not mean the prosecution is not interested in you. Making sure you have the counsel of a skilled federal defense attorney by your side who can advise you of your rights is vital. We can help.

Under Investigation? Talk To Us First.

Don't talk to investigators until you talk to us. We offer a free initial consultation. Anything you say during your consultation is protected by attorney-client privilege.

If you have not been arrested or charged but are under investigation, you still need a lawyer. Don't talk to investigators until you talk to us.

Call 910-338-4900 today. We offer free initial consultations. Anything you say during your consultation is protected by attorney-client privilege. You may also contact us by sending a confidential email to arrange for a consultation by appointment.