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Roger W. Smith Jr. - Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Criminal Law and Business Crimes Defense Lawyer
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602
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Roger W. Smith Jr.Lawyer Overview

Roger W. Smith, Jr., was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and attended the Raleigh public schools. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of North Carolina in 1991.

After college, Mr. Smith moved to Wyoming where, during a period of about two years, he learned to hand-make rough white-pine furniture in the Western tradition. He returned to North Carolina and co-founded Appalachian Designs, a company through which he continued to manufacture and market this...

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Roger W. Smith, Jr., was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and attended the Raleigh public schools. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of North Carolina in 1991.

After college, Mr. Smith moved to Wyoming where, during a period of about two years, he learned to hand-make rough white-pine furniture in the Western tradition. He returned to North Carolina and co-founded Appalachian Designs, a company through which he continued to manufacture and market this furniture.

In the fall of 1996, Mr. Smith entered the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. During law school, he received the book award in the Trial Advocacy Program, was named to the School's National Trial Team, and was inducted into the Order of Kivett. He received his law degree in 1999 and joined Tharrington Smith that year. He has been recognized by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense as the top 100 DWI Attorneys in North Carolina for 2014, Recognized by National Trial Lawyers top 100 National Trial Attorneys for 2014. Business magazine, Legal Elite for 2014.

Mr. Smith is a member of the Wake County Bar Association and its membership directory committee, the Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association, and the American Judicature Society. He and his wife, Leigh Ann Smith, have three children.

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Practice Areas
Criminal Law and Business Crimes DefenseLitigationAlcoholic Beverage ControlPersonal InjuryTraffic Violations
Current Employment Position(s)
Attorney
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
North Carolina, 1999
Other Affiliations
Wake County Bar Association (Member) Membership Directory Committee, Wake County Bar Association (Member) Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers (Member) North Carolina Bar Association (Member) North Carolina Advocates for Justice (Member) National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member) American Bar Association (Member) American Judicature Society (Member)
Education
Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1999
J.D.
University of North Carolina, 1991
B.A.
Major: English
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Honors
Order of Kivett"Rising Star" by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, - 2009The National Advocacy for DUI Defense Top 100 DWI attorney in North Carolina, - 2014The National Trial Attorneys Top 100 National Trial attorneys, - 2014Business Magazine Legal Elite, - 2014Book award in the Trial Advocacy ProgramBest Lawyers in America, Non-White Collar Criminal Defense Section, 2016 - 2017AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, - 2016
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Address
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone
919-821-4711
Fax
919-829-1583
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Publication
Articles
Raymond Cook gets threee years in prison for DWI wreck, News and Observer, 2011
Jurors wrestle with Raleigh DWI case, News and Observer, 2011
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