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

The Wilmington law firm of Woody White Law Firm PLLC 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 years 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 PLLC, 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.

He is an experienced trial lawyer and has 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 the 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 the attorney-client privilege. You may also contact us by sending a confidential email to arrange for a consultation by appointment.

What Our Clients Say About Us


“My case was handled very professional from the beginning to the very end. The staff was very congenial and polite. I would strongly recommend my friends to Mr. Woody White. Thank you Mr. Woody White and Jan for a job well done. One word can sum up the whole service ‘Outstanding.'”— J.G.

“Dear Jan, Thank you and your staff for all of your help. I was treated with the up most respect. Mr. White was very clear what direction he would be going to do the best for me. So glad I had Mr. White and his staff to represent me. Regards,”— J.B.


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.