If you have been charged with a crime, you have many things to worry about. When you hire Coalter Law, PLLC, a strong defense won’t be one of them.

Experienced, Dependable Criminal Defense Representation

If you face criminal charges, you’re entitled to legal representation, but if you don’t have a qualified lawyer who understands how to successfully challenge the police and prosecution, you are placing your future at risk.

Coalter Law, PLLC in Greensboro focuses on defending North Carolina clients in state and federal criminal matters. Experienced criminal defense lawyer Scott Coalter counsels and represents clients facing all manner of criminal charges, from traffic tickets to murder. He is a trial attorney, prepared to fight for the rights of our clients and aggressively challenge the prosecution’s evidence.

Strong Criminal Defense In Greensboro, North Carolina

Guidance When Your Freedom
Is At Stake

Our team has the skills and experience that will help you obtain the best outcome possible for your case. With a prosecutorial background, our award-winning representation allows us to build a strategy that has the best chance of overcoming the tactics and objectives of state and federal prosecutors.

We handle all types of cases for people facing state or federal criminal charges in North Carolina, including, but not limited to:

  • Drug crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Violent crimes
  • Weapons offenses
  • Property crimes
  • Traffic violations
  • Juvenile law

Our firm has earned the trust and respect of clients, colleagues, prosecutors and judges who are familiar with our work. Both in plea negotiations and at trial, our legal experience and full-service capabilities go a long way in minimizing the damages criminal charges have on your life.

All Criminal Charges Are Serious

It is really important that you talk to us about your case. Whether you think the situation is serious or not, there may be issues that you simply do not know about that could impact your freedom and your future. Your opportunities for minimizing or avoiding the serious consequences of charges depend on your obtaining timely legal representation.

Although our practice is rooted in criminal law, we are very sensitive to the potential adverse immigration consequences related to your criminal charge. We will guide you every step of the way toward not only resolving your criminal charge in a favorable manner but also minimizing any immigration consequences.

Our Attorney

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What Our Clients Say

Highly recommend, they waste no time and very profesional.Mr. Coalter definitely knows what he’s doing, my case was a Motion for Appropriate Relieve (MAR), he knew exactly how to handle this and the right way to…

-Pablo Del angel

Scott has excellent communication, great experience and knowledge of the DA’s and judges and and how to best defend, knowing or understanding all the statutes per each case.


I would highly recommend Coalter Law, including both Aaron Wellman and Scott Coalter. In fact, I already have recommended them on multiple occasions! They went above and beyond for me and my case, they were prompt…

-Kristin Clodfelter

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When your life has been turned upside down by criminal charges, know that we are here to help you find the right path forward.