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Charns & Donovan

123 Orange StreetSuite 202Durham, NC 27701-3316
Phones: 919-956-7564
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Goal of the Firm:  To achieve justice and improve the lives of our clients. 
Previous Law Firm Name
Duvoisin & Charns, January 1, 1996Alexander CharnsCharns Law Office
Practice Areas
Criminal Law 90%Civil Rights (Durham County only)DUI/DWITraffic Violations
Published Works
Cloak and Gavel: FBI Wiretaps, Bugs, Informers and the Supreme Court , University of Illinois, 1992
Donovan, John, attorney partner, 919-956-7564
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123 Orange StreetSuite 202Durham, NC 27701-3316
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