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Sutton & Lindsay PLLC provides legal assistance in resolving serious criminal charges in state and federal courts, Title IX cases involving students and athletes in educational settings, professional license and ethics issues, as well as crisis management services in developing or emergency situations involving media and public relations issues.
Kerry Sutton manages the Durham office of Sutton & Lindsay PLLC and as an active member of the North Carolina legal community, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) has earned the respect of legal professionals across the country. Ms. Sutton has successfully defended a number of high-profile criminal matters and in 2011 was chosen as one of North Carolina’s Rising Stars by her peers at www.SuperLawyers.com. Ms. Sutton is known for her skills as a negotiator and her ability to get criminal matters resolved before trial or otherwise handled favorably before charges are even brought. Ms. Sutton is often asked to do presentations for professional groups on how to use persuasion and negotiation to be a better lawyer and to reach a client’s goals.
Steve Lindsay heads the Asheville office of Sutton & Lindsay PLLC and is known as one of the top trial skill trainers in the country. Mr. Lindsay is a senior member of the faculty at the National Criminal Defense College (NCDC), headquartered at the Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia, and is regularly called upon to teach trial practice skills to attorneys at National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) seminars and statewide public defender conferences across the nation. Mr. Lindsay has successfully defended many clients in serious criminal matters, honing the trial skills and techniques he freely shares with other attorneys through training programs.