James Darren (J.D.) Byers jdbyershs Education Wake Forest U, JD, 1992 The Citadel, BA, 1989 Bar Admissions North Carolina State Bar All Federal Courts in North Carolina Biography Practicing in North Carolina since 1994, J.D. Byers is an attorney dedicated to serving clients in legal practice areas where he has strong qualifications and experience. A diligent and aggressive criminal defender, he looks at all defense angles, visits scenes of accidents when necessary, and communicates actively with clients. His track record includes success in both state and federal courts, on offenses ranging from traffic violations and DWI to drug offenses and capital murder. A native North Carolinian, from Wilkes County, J.D. Byers is an experienced, instrument-rated pilot who travels nationwide to consult and provide representation on a wide range of aviation law matters. With extensive experience negotiating with insurance companies, J.D. is well-equipped to pursue compensation for personal injury victims as well.