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Asheville Full-Service Criminal Defense

Protecting Clients' Rights Throughout Western North Carolina

Thomas Amburgey Is a former prosecutor and board-certified specialist in state criminal law. As an Assistant District Attorney for Buncombe County, he handled thousands of cases, ranging from speeding tickets to first-degree murder. That immeasurable experience gives him an advantage in the courtroom.

Many criminal defense attorneys only experience a handful of trials. Thomas Amburgey has tried hundreds of cases in front of a judge and over 70 in front of a jury. Regardless of the charge, Amburgey Law has the trial experience to defend you.

In 2017, Thomas received an AV Preeminent Peer Rating from Martindale Hubbell, America’s oldest and most respected peer-review entity. Later that year, he received Avvo’s 2017 Client Choice Award. He was first listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2018. He is listed in Business North Carolina Legal Elite, 2019.

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Thomas Amburgey is a Board-Certified Specialist in State Criminal Law. He has satisfied rigorous standards for certification including extensive peer review and proficiency in the practice of criminal defense law. He has dozens of jury trials and hundreds of bench trials to his credit and possesses experience crucial to defending people charged with crimes.


Thomas is an experienced former prosecutor. As an Assistant District Attorney in Asheville, he prosecuted thousands of cases, ranging from speeding tickets to first-degree murder. Now in private practice, Thomas utilizes that experience and perspective to greatly benefit the defense of his clients against criminal charges.  He is an expert in criminal defense law.


At Amburgey Law, we take pride in representing each of client with the same level of attention, time, and respect. Many firms deal with a high volume of clients. With other firms, you might be one of fifteen clients on a calendar day. When you hire Amburgey Law you have the comfort of knowing that you won’t be “just another file in the stack.” Your case and your outcome matters to us.

Need help with a criminal matter? Look no further. Help starts here.

For more information or to schedule your free consultation with an experienced North Carolina Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, please contact us by telephone at 828.989.3210 or online by filling out the form provided.


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