Sutton & Lindsay PLLC provides aggressive legal representation in resolving criminal charges, professional license and ethics issues, and civil matters.
Attorneys Kerry Sutton and Steve Lindsay are known in State and Federal courtrooms across the state of North Carolina for representing their clients in negotiations and trials with passion and notable skill. Sutton and Lindsay use every resource available to provide their clients with strategic legal advice and the information needed to understand their legal options and to make informed decisions.
Kerstin Walker Sutton - An active member of the North Carolina legal community, Kerry Sutton manages the Durham office of Sutton & Lindsay PLLC.
She has earned the respect of her peers around the state. Sutton has handled a number of high profile cases and was listed in 2011 as one of North Carolina's Rising Stars at
Stephen P. Lindsay - Head of the Asheville office,
and known as one of the top trial skill trainers in the nation. Steve
Lindsay is a member of the faculty at the National Criminal Defense College, headquartered at the Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia, and is regularly called upon to teach trial practice skills to attorneys at seminars across the nation.
If you have been notified that you are being investigated for potential charges related to sexual misconduct or a Title IX violation, the time to get an attorney on board to advise you is
NOW. Very few criminal defense attorneys are experienced in sexual misconduct cases in educational settings. Find out more, including how Sutton & Lindsay
Defends Athletes &
Felony Defense: State & Federal
Every legal situation is unique. This is never as true or as important as it is when you face felony or misdemeanor criminal charges and your liberty is at stake. You need an attorney to ensure your rights are protected, to see that your case is handled fairly and to talk to you about your options. Our clients receive the information they need to make wise and informed choices. Sutton & Lindsay
PLLC can help with a
Criminal Defense >
Professional Ethics & License Issues
Kerry Sutton & Steve Lindsay are available to consult on professional ethics, conduct and licensing matters. Most ethics situations are unique and very fact-specific. It is almost always helpful to get a fresh perspective from outside counsel. This is never as true or as important as it is when you face disciplinary action and your very career is at stake.
Learn more about assistance with
License Issues >
Misdemeanor Defense in North Carolina
Drug and alcohol-related charges might seem relatively minor when compared to more serious or violent crimes. crimetape Nevertheless, those charges can have a serious and negative effect upon your future. Minimize this risk by retaining an attorney with extensive experience defending drug and alcohol cases. You may qualify for a program that allows you to have a second chance.
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Drug Offenses >
North Carolina Expunctions
It is crucial these days to put your best foot forward when seeking employment, housing and educational opportunities. If there are old criminal charges on your record, you may have already discovered that they can hold you back.
There are several provisions under North Carolina law that may allow you to remove or expunge certain charges from your criminal record.
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Legal Presentations for Groups & Teams
We've helped thousands of people with legal problems in the courtrooms of North Carolina.
We've also shared our knowledge with thousands more through presentations
to teams, organizations and
citizen groups ranging from Q&A sessions to
multi-day professional seminars. If members of
your group (class, school, team, fraternal organization,
etc.) would be interested in learning more,
check out the info here about