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John Fanney
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence...
  • North Carolina
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John Fanney is an experienced, successful criminal trial lawyer with a small, personal attention practice in Raleigh, North Carolina. John focuses his practice on DWI, felony, misdemeanor and traffic offenses. John has 25 years of trial experience representing individuals charged with criminal offenses in Wake County and other parts of North Carolina. He has tried over 20 criminal jury trials and literally hundreds of trials before district court judges. John is Board Certified as a Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Defense by the North Carolina State Bar. John has been twice selected by U.S. News and World Reports as the Lawyer of the Year for DUI/DWI Defense in Raleigh. He has been selected as a SuperLawyer in North Carolina for 10 years and appears in The Best Lawyers in America. John's trial skills, determination and compassion have resulted in countless dismissals and "not guilty" verdicts for individuals who entrusted their legal problems to his representation.

Campbell Law School
LL.D. (1989)
Honors: Moot Court Team Participant
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. (1985) | Political Science
Professional Experience
Fanney Law Office, PLLC
Law Clerk
North Carolina Court of Appeals
Law Clerk to the Honorable Hugh G. Wells
Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law
North Carolina State Bar
Lawyer of the Year DUI/DWI Defense Raleigh
The Best Lawyers in America
Lawyer of the Year DUI/ DWI Defense Raleigh
The Best Lawyers in America
Ebbie Award for Outstanding Service
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Professional Associations
Driving While Impaired Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA)
Founding Member
- Current
National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
State Delegate
- Current
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
- Current
Activities: Speaker at numerous DWI Seminars, Past DWI Seminar Chair or Co-Chair, Co-Chair of 2006 DWI Task Force
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
10th Judicial District Bar
- Current
Wake County Bar Association
- Current
North Carolina Bar Association
- Current
North Carolina State Bar # 18185
- Current
Activities: Criminal Law Subcommittee for Legal Specialization
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
4th Circuit
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Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Tickets
  • English: Spoken, Written
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John Fanney's Website Profile
Fanney Law Office, PLLC Website
North Carolina Criminal Law Updates
Contact & Map
Fanney Law Office, PLLC
108 Park Ave
Raleigh, NC 27605
Telephone: (919) 617-7009
Fax: (919) 324-6617