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Powers Named Charlotte Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers

Bill Powers Lawyer of the Year 2017The Law Offices of Powers Landreth, a Charlotte-Metro based law firm is included in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” publication.

The firm is named a Charlotte Tier 1 “Best Law Firms” for the area of DUI / DWI Defense.

Lawyer of the year

Bill Powers is also listed individually within the The Best Lawyers in America © 2017 publication for his work in Criminal Defense, being named:

  • Lawyer of the Year – Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Charlotte NC 2017
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To be eligible for review, a law firm must have at least one attorney whom is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®. Attorney Bill Powers is named in The Best Lawyers in America 2017.

“Gracious, what an honor it is to again be included both individually in Best Lawyers in America and as a firm within Best Law Firms. I'll do my best to live up the tremendous honor,” says Bill Powers.

Special thanks are due to my wonderful staff and law partners at Powers Landreth, PLLC – Bill Powers

According to Best Lawyers ®

best lawyers 2016Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Our lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on our lists

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★★★★★
My daughter had a second DUI and when it all seemed hopeless, Bill was able to get the charges dropped. This is a man who is extremely knowledgeable, yet still keeps his integrity which was impressive to me. He handles himself with dignity. If you hire him, you will have the best of the best, along with his expansive intellect and wisdom about the law. Please don’t feel hopeless, when you can hire such a great attorney to be on your side.
★★★★★
Bill Powers’ staff has handled several traffic citations for me over the years, and they exceeded my expectations each and every time. Would highly recommend anyone faced with a traffic citation or court case contact his office and they will handle it from there. M.C.
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I utilized Bill Powers and his firm after my DUI infraction in December 2011. During my initial consultation he immediately made me feel at ease with his knowledge of the law and his confidence in moving forward. Not to mention a great personality. He filled me in on all the ramifications and the process as a whole. I am a realist, and did not expect miracles. But Bill is stickler for procedure and that is what you need in a crises such as this. It took a good year, and the results were more than I could ever anticipate or hope for. I would have paid more had I known the results ahead of time. If you find yourself in a similar situation, trust me, he is your go to lawyer. J SJ