Firm Profile


Gaston County Public Schools and graduated from North Gaston in 1977

B.S. from Appalachian State University in 1981

Worked as a North Carolina Probation/Parole Officer until 1986
Graduated from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1989

Elected 2002, 2006, and 2010 Gaston County Board of Education – South Point Township and has served as Chairman.


Member of
North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina State Bar Association
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10 in Western NC


Admitted to
All North Carolina State Courts
All United States District Courts
Western District, Eastern District, Middle District
United States Court of Appeals – Fourth Circuit


The Phillips Law Firm, PLLC

102 East Main Avenue

Gastonia NC 28053

Office Phone: 704-867-5552 Fax: 704-867-7317


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