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James Franklin Rutherford

James Franklin Rutherford

  • Criminal Law
  • North Carolina
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James F. Rutherford is a North Carolina native and graduate of the Michigan State University School of Law. He is genuinely passionate about advocating for the rights of the accused and guiding them through the criminal justice system. He is a highly rated attorney who earned an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for his legal ethics and talent and named a Super Lawyers® Rising Star™ from 2013-2015. James received certification as a criminal law specialist by the North Carolina State Bar in 2011 and is certified to administer standardized field sobriety tests.

Michigan State University
J.D. (2005)
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University of North Carolina - Wilmington
B.A. (2001)
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Certified in Field Sobriety Testing
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration
Criminal Law Specialist
North Carolina State Bar
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar  # 34436
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Area
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • English: Spoken, Written
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615 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Telephone: (910) 595-1377