Let McGee Fight For You

James W. McGee, Jr. has been a resident of Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1990. After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, McGee attended and earned his Juris Doctorate from Campbell Law School.

From residing in Wilmington for over 30 years to attending a North Carolina law school, McGee has developed an intimate understanding of both the state’s people and its laws concerning DUI/DWI and Criminal Law.

McGee is considered a thought-leader in the area of DUI/DWI law in the state of North Carolina. In 2015, he was named Lawyer of the Year in DUI/DWI Defense by Best Lawyers in Wilmington, NC. Additionally, he is a published author and served as a faculty member for numerous DUI/DWI seminars in North Carolina and nationwide.

In addition to his DUI/DWI work, he handles all criminal law case types from misdemeanors to the most serious felony charges.

McGee handles DUI/DWI and Criminal Law cases in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County, North Carolina. He welcomes referrals from fellow lawyers who may have a client who needs help in the Wilmington area.

James W. McGee

2015 Lawyer of the Year
DUI/DWI Defense - Wilmington, NC

Memberships + Association
DUI Defense Lawyers of America
National College for DUI Defense
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
Awards & Recognition
Best Lawyers | Lawyer of the Year - DUI/DWI Defense Wilmington 2015
Best Lawyers | Ranked in Best Lawyers in America by Peers 2013-Present
Avvo | Client Choice Award 2017-2018
Business North Carolina Magazine | Legal Elite 2013
Super Lawyers | Rising Star List 2013
Advanced Level DWI/DUI Programs
NHTSA + IACP DWI Detection Standardized Field Sobriety Test Program
National College for DUI Defense at Harvard University
Masters of Scientific Evidence Certificate
Certified Operator of CMI, Inc. Intoxilyzer 5000 Series
Intox EC/IR II Seminar
Teaching + Speaking
Faculty | DUI Lawyers Association 2017
Faculty | National College of DUI Defense 2016
Featured Speaker | DWI Conference For Lawyers 2007
Published Works
Working with Witnesses: Strengthening Your Defense While Refuting the State’s Case

Where We Can Help You

Pender County, NC

Surf City, Sloop Point, Topsail Beach, Rocky Point, Burgaw, Maple Hill, Montague, Currie, Atkinson, Watha, Murray Town, White Stocking

New Hanover County, NC

Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Myrtle Grove, Sea Breeze, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Castle Hayne, University of North Carolina - Wilmington

Brunswick County, NC

Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, Caswell Beach, Bald Head Island, Boliva, Southport, Eagle Island, Shallotte, St. James, Varamtown, Boiling Spring Lake, Winnabow, Sandy Creek

Client Testimonials

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910-254-0400

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If you have questions about your situation, don't let them weigh on you. Get a free consultation with the McGee Law Firm today.

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910-254-0400