Meet James F. Rutherford
Trusted Wilmington Criminal Defense Lawyer With
Over a Decade of Experience
James F. Rutherford grew up in North Carolina. He is a 2001 graduate of
the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a 2005 graduate of the
Michigan State University School of Law.
special interest in
criminal law cases. He has a true passion for advocating on behalf of the accused and helping
to give them a voice in the criminal justice system. James cares and
works tirelessly to fight each charge, no matter how tough or complicated.
- Michigan State University School of Law – 2005
- University of North Carolina – Wilmington, 2001
- Criminal Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar
- Certified in Field Sobriety Testing by the National Highway Traffic and
Call James F. Rutherford at (910) 595-1377 to discuss your criminal charges.
He is a
member of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers and
North Carolina Advocates for Justice.
In 2011, James became certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist
in state criminal law. 2013-2015 Super Lawyers named him a rising star.
In 2015 he was rated AV Preeminent® by his peers for his exceptional
ethical standards as well as his legal skill and successes. He is
certified to administer standardized field sobriety tests by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration.
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