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Criminal Law

Experienced, compassionate representation for when you need a criminal defense attorney in Raleigh who is on your side.

Wills & Estates

Our team of will and estate attorneys are here to assist you through estate planning services in the Raleigh/Wendell, NC area.

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Eminent Domain

North Carolina Landowners affected by cases of eminent domain possess the legal right to maximize their compensation.

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Experienced Lawyers in Raleigh & Wendell

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Our Wendell & Raleigh Attorneys

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Philip G. Kirk

Philip has more than 28 years experience in Civil Litigation with extensive trial work in the areas of Personal Injury and Land Condemnation. He has represented clients in cases across North Carolina, receiving verdicts of up to $2.6 million.

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Joseph T. Howell

Joe has been trying cases in State and Federal courts of NC since 1984. His jury trial experience includes cases involving Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Land Condemnation, Contract Disputes, Business Litigation, and Workers' Compensation. Joe is known for successful mediation, resulting in positive outcomes for clients.

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Jeffrey M. Cutler

Jeff has effectively represented citizens in criminal law cases in Wake County and all over North Carolina since 1989. Jeff became a partner in 1992. He has also earned the elite status of a State Criminal Law Specialist in 2009. Jeff has successfully achieved a large portion of not guilty verdicts for his clients.

Attorney Terrell Thomas

C. Terrell Thomas, Jr.

Terrell joined Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas in 1994. His general practice includes Civil Litigation, General Business Representation, Family Law, as well as Wills and Estate Administration. Terrell regularly volunteers his services to those unable to afford legal advice. Terrell is committed to serving his clients to achieve a positive outcome.