Jimmy McGee
DWI / DUI + Criminal Defense Lawyer
Wilmington, NC

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. He was named the Best Lawyers® 2021 DUI / DWI Defense “Lawyer of the Year” in Wilmington, North Carolina. 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 Greater Wilmington area.

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
Named the Best Lawyers® DUI / DWI Defense "Lawyer of the Year" in Wilmington, NC 2021
Named the Best Lawyers® DUI / DWI Defense "Lawyer of the Year" in Wilmington, NC 2015
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2021
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2020
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2019
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2018
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2017
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2016
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2015
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2014
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ DUI / DWI Defense 2013
North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine | Super Lawyer Honoree 2021
North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine | Super Lawyer Honoree 2020
North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine | Super Lawyer Honoree 2019
Included on NC Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Stars List 2013
Included on NC Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Stars List 2012
Avvo | Client Choice Award 2018
Avvo | Client Choice Award 2017
Business North Carolina Magazine | Legal Elite 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
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Providing aggressive legal representation for the people of the Greater Wilmington, NC area for 17+ years.

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