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So far Edd K. Roberts has created 22 blog entries.

Super Lawyers selects Attorney Edd K. Roberts III as a top rated criminal defense attorney in Raleigh, NC for the 2019 List

2019-01-23T14:35:48+00:00

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Finally, the lawyers  in the top 5% of the total lawyers in the state are [full article…]

Super Lawyers selects Attorney Edd K. Roberts III as a top rated criminal defense attorney in Raleigh, NC for the 2019 List2019-01-23T14:35:48+00:00

Edd K. Roberts III has been included in North Carolina’s Legal Elite for criminal defense for 2019

2019-01-28T14:43:10+00:00

First posted on: Business NC Magazine Since 2002, Business North Carolina (BNC) magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. Winners are chosen not by BNC editors but by the state’s lawyers. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite has become the [full article…]

Edd K. Roberts III has been included in North Carolina’s Legal Elite for criminal defense for 20192019-01-28T14:43:10+00:00

Professionalism: Modeled Behavior

2018-08-29T17:26:02+00:00

By Edd Roberts, Roberts Law Office, PA First posted on: Tenth J.D. Bar Professionalism Newsletter: August 2018 My six and four-year-old constantly make me aware that the things I do and the words I say in their presence are absorbed by them. These young boys of mine are being shaped by the actions and words [full article…]

Professionalism: Modeled Behavior2018-08-29T17:26:02+00:00

Attorney Edd K. Roberts was featured in News & Observer

2019-02-01T14:10:57+00:00

James H. Courtney III has faced a Wake County jury before on accusations that he murdered James Carol DeBerry seven years ago on Halloween. But in December 2010, after a Wake County jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict, a judge declared a mistrial. Later in 2011, prosecutors decided not to retry the case [full article…]

Attorney Edd K. Roberts was featured in News & Observer2019-02-01T14:10:57+00:00

Let It Be More Than a Creed

2018-01-11T17:23:08+00:00

By Edd Roberts, Roberts Law Office, PA First posted on: Tenth J.D. Bar Professionalism Newsletter: November 2017 This past February marked the 20 year anniversary of our Creed of Professionalism. The creed states, in part: “As lawyers, we are guardians of our legal system, and we have an important professional responsibility to recognize, honor and [full article…]

Let It Be More Than a Creed2018-01-11T17:23:08+00:00

Edd K. Roberts III rated AV Preeminent (5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell

2018-01-03T21:01:44+00:00

Edd K. Roberts III rated AV Preeminent (5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available. Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ is the gold standard in attorney ratings, have recognized lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards for more than a century. Attorneys looking to refer a client, as well as individuals researching lawyers for their [full article…]

Edd K. Roberts III rated AV Preeminent (5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell2018-01-03T21:01:44+00:00

Collaborative Help

2017-06-26T19:08:23+00:00

By Edd Roberts, Roberts Law Office, PA First posted on: Tenth J.D. Bar Professionalism Newsletter: June 2017 On a cold Saturday morning in November at the Chavis Heights Community Center, an outpouring of help came together to offer assistance to those in need. In a communal effort to help folks clean up old charges and [full article…]

Collaborative Help2017-06-26T19:08:23+00:00

Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorneys Spread Holiday Spirit

2017-11-27T20:11:27+00:00

Edd Roberts was recently reminded of how good it feels to help others- just in time for the holidays. This December, Roberts, along with many other Raleigh criminal defense lawyers, came together to participate in a Pro-Bono expunction clinic in the Chavis Heights Community of Raleigh. Together, they were able to assist with the preparation and [full article…]

Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorneys Spread Holiday Spirit2017-11-27T20:11:27+00:00

Law Enforcement Illegally Seized Blood Sample in DWI Arrest

2017-01-25T15:59:14+00:00

In a recent Appellate Court ruling, State of North Carolina v. Joseph M. Romano No. COA15-940 (2016), the Court gives a clear indication that it is not going to allow law enforcement to cut corners in DWI cases where the defendant’s blood has been taken without a warrant or without consent. Applying federal law, the Court [full article…]

Law Enforcement Illegally Seized Blood Sample in DWI Arrest2017-01-25T15:59:14+00:00

DWI Conviction Overturned- Loose Standard of Expert Witness

2016-09-07T08:37:22+00:00

We are seeing time and time again the expert witness standard being loosely applied in state trial courts. The Appellate Courts, in reviewing these cases, are sending a clear message to the trial courts that these errors are prejudicial, affect the outcome of the case and they will award defendants a new trial to right [full article…]

DWI Conviction Overturned- Loose Standard of Expert Witness2016-09-07T08:37:22+00:00