Wilmington-Area Misdemeanor Charge Lawyers

In today's Internet age, a criminal record follows you wherever you go. Facing charges for a felony or misdemeanor, therefore, puts your rights at risk as well as your future opportunities with respect to career, personal life, community life and education.

To best defend themselves and ensure that their voices are heard by the legal system, clients throughout the Wilmington area and North Carolina turn to our firm, Woody White Law PLLC . Clients confidently rely on our seasoned legal judgment when it comes to defending themselves against a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony charges, including:


Our attorneys hold years of experience on both sides of criminal matters, including extensive experience in those situations when clients can best protect their rights by going to trial. Attorney James Blanton is a former state prosecutor and federal prosecutor. Attorney Woody White is a board-certified specialist in state and federal criminal law. Both have earned stand-out ratings of AV - the highest rating available - from Martindale-Hubbell based on objective peer review.*

The firm's entire legal team draws on this experience when providing clients with the legal guidance they need to successfully address their problems, felony or misdemeanor. In doing so, we emphasize a client-centered style of legal services designed to deliver well-considered advice that is tailored to the individual needs of each client matter.


We invited potential clients to schedule a free initial consultation by calling us at our North Carolina office: 910-338-4900. You can also contact our lawyers online. All communications between our firm and potential clients remain entirely confidential.

*AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Woody White

Woody White

Woody White is an experienced civil Trial Attorney, and has earned a reputation as an aggressive advocate, taking – and winning – cases before juries in both State and Federal Court. Getting the verdict that you deserve requires experience and Woody White has a proven track record of success.

James Baxter Blanton

James Blanton

Attorney James Blanton is a former state prosecutor, having served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New Hanover County prosecutor's office. He also served as a federal prosecutor, serving as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of North Carolina.