John William Coleman

Contact: (910) 762-7771
Jurisdiction: North Carolina


Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina 
Professional Experience
Assistant District Attorney, New Hanover County District Attorneys Office
As an Assistant District Attorney, I successfully prosecuted thousands of criminal cases ranging from First Degree Murder to Impaired Driving Offenses. As former Chief District Court Assistant District Attorney, DWI Court Prosecutor, and Felony Motor Vehicle Prosecutor, I trained many of our local Assistant District Attorneys and law enforcement officers in the prosecution of impaired driving offenses as well as vehicular homicides.
Assistant District Attorney/Grant Prosecutor, State of North Carolina
Worked as grant prosecutor travelling the State to serve counties in need and help alleviate backlogged cases. Responsible for prosecution of misdemeanor offenses including impaired driving offenses and felony probable cause hearings.
Professional Associations
Member, North Carolina State Bar


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Burney, Burney and Jones
110 North Fifth Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28401
Telephone: (910) 762-7771
Fax: (910) 763-3714