Asheville, Buncombe, WNC Assault Defense Lawyer

Assault charges carry heavy penalties, and you need to be prepared to face them. The prosecutor is going to push for the harshest possible sentence…Thomas Amburgey knows; he was a prosecutor himself. His knowledge and experience with the system are keys to your freedom. 

If you’ve been charged with assault, it’s important that your attorney has the experience and knowledge to defend you. Many attorneys do not have the experience that Amburgey Law has from years as a prosecutor within the criminal justice system. As a former prosecutor and board-certified specialist, Thomas has the qualifications and experience that you need.

Thomas Amburgey’s extensive trial experience means he understands the weaknesses of the state’s case, where their positions lie, and how to best communicate with the DA. He knows the courtroom, and through over seventy jury trials, he’s gained the understanding of what’s most important for putting you in the position to win.

If you’ve been accused of a violent crime, you need to take the charges very seriously. The state of North Carolina prosecutes harshly, and seeks the harshest penalties. Amburgey Law has the criminal law experience, in all parts of the courtroom, to defend your case against the state. 

Amburgey Law’s unique experience as a former prosecutor means you’ll be defended by an attorney with an invaluable perspective on criminal law. Each case requires creative solutions that are made possible by years of experience in the criminal justice system. Thomas Amburgey has that experience and those solutions for your defense.

Violent Crimes Include:



  • felony and misdemeanor assault
  • robbery
  • kidnapping
  • assault with a deadly weapon
  • assault by pointing a gun
  • home invasion
  • carjacking