Local Attorney, Les Robinson, Awarded Ninth Consecutive Super Lawyer DesignationMarch 20, 2023 – Published by Robinson Law Firm
Greenville attorney, Les Robinson of The Robinson Law Firm, has received the Super Lawyer designation for 2023, making it the ninth consecutive year he has been awarded this honor. For more than 36 years, Mr. Robinson has demonstrated a fierce dedication to protecting the rights of his clients. Through his thoroughness of investigating the facts, immersing himself in the details, prudent preparation, and convincing presentations, he has proven himself an accomplished, trial-ready champion, ready to represent clients facing charges involving drugs and alcohol, violent crimes, wildlife offenses, domestic violent crimes, and other criminal acts.
In their accolades to Mr. Robinson, Super Lawyers states, “he has tried more than 3,000 bench and jury trials, representing and successfully defending clients at both the trial and appellate court levels in criminal cases.” They further highlight his authority in DWI defense, having written a guide titled, The DWI Criminal Defense Checklist, which assists other defense attorneys in navigating complex DWI cases.
Each year, Super Lawyers creates a list of the most elite lawyers in the country through peer reviews and 12 indicators of professional achievement. The 12 indicators include verdicts/settlements, professional activity, honors/awards, and experience. The recognition of Super Lawyer designation is awarded from a point system based on a methodical and rigorous evaluation of the attorney. Those with the most points receive this distinguished recognition.
“Winning verdicts for my clients is my top priority,” states Robinson, “but I am also honored to be recognized by my peers and Super Lawyers. My team and I work tirelessly with an unrelenting dedication toward defending our clients and achieving the best possible outcome for their case. It is an honor to be recognized for those efforts and our success by our peers.”
Les Robinson was born and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. He graduated from East Carolina University and immediately thereafter, attended Campbell University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1986.
After graduating from law school, he returned to Greenville where he entered into private practice. Since that time, he has tried more than 3,000 bench and jury trials throughout eastern North Carolina. His success has earned him the honor of being recognized by Business North Carolina Magazine as a Legal Elite in their 2014 – 2017 issues, and in 2018 he was named to their Legal Elite Hall of Fame. In 2021, he was recognized as being the first lawyer in the state to obtain pretrial dismissal of criminal charges and the grant of civil and criminal immunity based upon the “Castle Doctrine”.
Mr. Robinson has been repeatedly elected by his peers to leadership positions in local, district and state bar organizations. He served for nine years as the elected Bar Councilor representative to the North Carolina State Bar. As Bar Councilor, he served on numerous committees in the capacity as committee member, Vice Chair and Chair. In addition, he is a frequent continuing legal education (CLE) speaker for legal associations throughout the state. He has also given CLE presentations for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Public Defenders and the North Carolina Institute of Government. To learn more visit: www.greenvillecriminaldefenselaw.com