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|
|Working with Witnesses: Strengthening Your Defense While Refuting the State’s Case|