Christopher A. Connelly

Christopher A. Connelly

Charlotte, North Carolina
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Since 1995, Christopher A. Connelly has been certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a Specialist in State Criminal Law. Of the several thousand lawyers in the Mecklenburg County Bar, only a handful have received this distinguished certification. He has represented thousands of clients in felony and misdemeanor cases - as well as traffic matters - in the Courts since being first licensed in 1987.

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Areas of Practice

  • NC State Criminal Law
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Driving While Impaired (DUI/DWI)
  • Traffic Violations
  • License Suspensions & NC DMV Hearings
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Domestic Violence & 50-B Protective Orders
  • Drug Offenses
  • Alcohol Violations

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Specialist in State Criminal Law, North Carolina State Bar, 1995- Present

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1993
  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
    • Doctorate of Laws - 1986
  • Fordham University, Bronx, NY, U.S.A
    • Bachelors of Arts - 1983
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • The National College for DUI Defense