NACDA nominates Chris Shumate as a 2018 Top 10 Attorney for North Carolina

Posted by Christopher Shumate | Feb 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA) selected Chris Shumate as a 2018 Top 10 Attorney for North Carolina.  The NACDA annually selects the top 10 criminal defense attorneys in each state to recognize for their hard work.  

The NACDA utilizes a multi-phase process to select its nominations.  Nominees are initially made by licensed attorneys or in-house research staff.  The staff then ensures each attorney meets specific qualifications.  Fifty candidates are then qualified for a final selection stage.  Finally, the Board of Governors selects North Carolina's top ten attorneys.  

It is an honor to be selected as one of North Carolinas top 10 attorneys.  Much of the best work a lawyer does is not actually witnessed.  Many of the most important legal accomplishments of my career include things my clients never realized occurred, nor understood the significance thereof.  An attorney's accomplishments aren't always publicized.  However, the best lawyers diligently fight for their clients on a daily basis regardless of the circumstances to get each client the best result.  

About the Author

Christopher Shumate

Mr. Chris Shumate is a native of Gastonia, North Carolina, and worked various jobs while pursuing his undergraduate and Juris Doctor education, including several heavy manual labor and skilled trade positions. In his practice, Mr. Shumate often encounters circumstances where these prior experiences are helpful in representing you. Upon graduating law school from the University of South Carolina, Mr. Shumate joined one of the Carolinas' larger defense firms, where he represented a diverse set of employers and insurance companies in civil cases and workers' compensation claims across the Carolinas. Chris utilized this experience to obtain a working knowledge of the insurance industry, and build personal contacts used today in representing you. Mr. Shumate ultimately decided he wanted to focus his law practice on assisting those who have been injured, and doing so with the focus on a personal relationship that is uncommon in the bigger firms. Mr. Shumate's also has a passion for assisting those facing the challenges of the criminal legal system. By representing individuals in a variety of criminal and traffic matters, Mr. Shumate works to achieve the best possible result for each client regardless of the charges levied by the prosecution. Chris has tirelessly pursued his mission of helping people from all walks of life throughout the Carolinas with a variety of legal matters. If you are interested in learning more about Chris Shumate and The Shumate Law Offices, please contact us at 704.371.5059. We look forward to assisting you to achieve a positive result in your legal concern. Education J.D., University of South Carolina B.S., University of South Carolina Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice N.C. State BarS.C. State BarU.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina Professional & Bar Association Memberships N.C. Bar Association S.C. Bar Association Mecklenburg County Bar N.C. Academy Of Trial Lawyers American Association For Justice


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