Locke T. Clifford

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Attorney Awards


American College of Trial Lawyers

1996; Federal Criminal Procedure Committee, 1998-2003; NC State Committee, 2000-2004). Listed in Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White, Inc., 1989-2010 editions. Assistant Solicitor, 18th Judicial District, 1971-1973. Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Counsel for Children, 1978. Member, North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission, 1998—. Member, North Carolina Legal Elite, Criminal Defense, Business North Carolina, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. Member, North Carolina's Top 100 Lawyers, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. Member, Board of Directors and Region 4 Representative, University of North Carolina School of Law Alumni Association, 2005-2007.

(Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (54)

  • Bank Fraud
  • Check Fraud
  • Credit Fraud
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Fifth Amendment Law
  • Fourth Amendment Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Extortion
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Homicide
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Theft
  • Weapons Charges
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Civil Drug Forfeiture
  • Controlled Substances Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Forfeiture
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Financial Fraud
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Securities Fraud
  • Tax Fraud
  • White Collar Crime
  • Embezzlement
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Fraud
  • Computer Crime
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Parole and Probation
  • Wire Fraud
  • Internet Crimes
  • Civil RICO

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
336-574-2788  Phone
336 346-3292  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B., 1964
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1967
Year of First Admission:
1967, North Carolina; 1970, Georgia
Greensboro (President, Young Lawyers Section, 1973-1974; Board of Directors, 1995-1996; Member, Quality of Life Committee, 1996-1997; President Elect, 1999-2000; President, 2000-2001), 18th Judicial District (President, 1999-2000; Chairman, Nominating Committee, 2001-2002; Member, Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, 2002-2003; Committee on Indigent Appointments, 1995-2001), North Carolina (Member, Criminal Law Section; Vice Chairman, 1981; Chairman, 1982-1983; Presented, Wade M. Smith Award, Criminal Justice Section of North Carolina Bar Association, May 2009; Board of Governors, 1984-1987; Administration of Justice Study Committee, 1988-1990; Long Range Planning Committee, 1999; Nominating Committee, 2007-2008) and American (Member, Criminal Justice Section, 1973—) Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar (Member, Criminal Law Certification Specialization Committee, 2001-2006); American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate, 1999—); Federal Bar Advisory Committee; Guilford Inn of Court, American Inns of Court (Master of the Bench, 1995—; Vice President and Program Chairman, 2005-2007; President, 2007-2009); Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (President, 1979-1981); North Carolina Advocates for Justice (Member, Criminal Defense Section); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
Infantry Officer, U.S. Army, 1969-1971
Birth Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio, July 27, 1942
Reported Cases:
State v. Watkins, 11 N.C.App.766, 433 S.E.2d 817 (1993); 337 N.C. 437, 446 S.E .2d 67 (1994); 120 N.C.App.804, 463 S.E.2d. 802 (1995).
( Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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