Let Our Experience Be Your Guide

Experience. Quality. Performance.

The attorneys at Tharrington Smith pride themselves on providing the highest quality professional legal services available. The motto “we don’t deal with cases, we deal with people” is the foundation of our practice. Because of this, we have grown into a practice that reaches across the state, and have earned a reputation that spreads across the nation. Focusing on the core proficiencies of family law, education law, criminal defense, and civil litigation, the firm’s legal services include matters relating to criminal tax investigations and defense, construction disputes, election protests, intellectual property issues, personal injury, employment discrimination, and mediator services. Tharrington Smith has helped countless individuals, companies and governmental boards find lasting resolution to their legal issues in North Carolina for 50 years.

Civil Litigation

We believe in alternate solutions, in applying them creatively and creating lasting resolution to our clients’ disputes. Primarily, our Civil Litigation services include:

  • Beverage & Alcohol Control Law
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors Rights & Collections Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Local Government Law and Litigation
  • Professional Licensing Boards & Discipline

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Criminal Defense

Our well-known strength is criminal law. We represent clients across the state in both State and Federal criminal matters, such as:

  • Driving While Impaired (DUI/DWI)
  • Drug Offenses
  • Homicides and Assault
  • Larceny and Theft Offenses
  • Traffic Offenses
  • White Collar Offenses
  • Corporate and Government Investigations
  • Criminal Tax Investigations
  • Criminal Appeals

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Divorce & Family Law

Family law is one of our passions. We provide representation to clients through the entire spectrum of matrimonial matters, including:

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Education Law

Tharrington Smith has been a partner to education in North Carolina for more than 30 years. The our cumulative experience allows us to provide the full range of legal support to public school boards statewide, including:

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