Aaron B. Wellman

Aaron B. Wellman

Greensboro, North Carolina
336-543-0471 (After Hours)

Aaron grew up in rural Chatham County, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his Bachelor and Law Degrees.  He began his legal career at the Guilford County Public Defender's office, where he handled hundreds of cases in State District and Superior Courts.  After three years as a Public Defender, Aaron joined the criminal practice of Attorney J. Scott Coalter in April, 2010.  Since then, he has continued to vigorously defend clients charged with anything from simple traffic infractions to serious felonies in State and Federal Court.  Aaron is President of the Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and was named Best Attorney in the Triad for the year 2013 in the Yes! Weekly's Reader Poll

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Criminal

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2014


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Best Attorney in the Triad, Yes! Weekly Reader's Poll

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board Member, 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Guilford County Public Defender, Assistant PD, 2007 - 2010