About Coalter Law, PLLC

Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers

Our law firm, Coalter Law, PLLC, consists of two talented and experienced criminal defense attorneys, J. Scott Coalter and Aaron B. Wellman, as well as a skilled paralegal, Mayra Nava. We began Coalter Law, PLLC, to provide strong representation to residents in Greensboro, across Guilford County, and elsewhere in North Carolina in both state and federal criminal cases. We do this each time we take on a case, regardless of its level of difficulty.

Our firm is dedicated to providing its clients with high-quality representation backed with the experience and professionalism they expect and need from a qualified lawyer. We have handled numerous federal criminal trials, federal appeals, and state-level felonies, misdemeanors and traffic matters.

Meet Our Team

J. Scott Coalter

Scott Coalter has been licensed to practice criminal law for nearly 20 years. He is board certified in state and federal criminal law in North Carolina, with experience as both a prosecutor and a public defender. Permitted to try cases in both District, Superior and Federal courts, Scott Coalter has successfully handled hundreds of cases, eventually earning him inclusion in the list of Super Lawyers from 2012-2016.

Scott Coalter once held the office of president of the Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

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Aaron B. Wellman

Aaron Wellman received a J.D. in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afterward, he spent three years as a criminal trial attorney for the Guilford County Public Defender's Office. He is permitted to practice law in state District and Superior courts, as well as the Middle District of North Carolina Federal Court. In 2013, Aaron Wellman was voted "Triad's Best Attorney" by Yes! Weekly magazine's reader poll.

Aaron Wellman is currently president of the Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

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Mayra Nava

Mayra Nava is Coalter Law, PLLC's, paralegal. She brings to Coalter Law her varied experience assisting with criminal defense and traffic cases.

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Contact Our Law Firm

Using aggressive and cunning legal tactics, attorneys Scott Coalter and Aaron Wellman passionately represent the best interests of clients throughout North Carolina. They fight for the best outcome possible and have a track record of success to prove it. Come see what the attorneys at Coalter Law, PLLC, can do for you by calling 336-338-7769 or using our online form to schedule a free initial consultation.