Gastonia, NC Office

Minick Law’s Gastonia, NC office is here to help.

Gastonia, NC DWI / DUI, Criminal Defense and Traffic Tickets Lawyers

Minick Laws Gastonia, NC office serves clients with DWI/DUI, Criminal Defense, Traffic Ticket and DMV Hearing cases.  Our office is conveniently located in downtown Gastonia, and our staff is standing by to assist you with your case.

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Gastonia, NC Office

104 E. Main Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052

Phone: (704) 323-8485
Fax: (828) 212-4300

Directions to our Gastonia, NC Office

From US-321 S, turn left onto W Main Ave. Then turn right on S South St. We are located at the corner of S South St. and US-74 in downtown Gastonia.

From US-321 N/N Main St, Turn right on W Franklin Blvd, then turn left on S South St. We are located at the corner of S South St. and US-74 in downtown Gastonia.

From I-85 S, Follow I-85 S. to E. Ozark Ave W. Continue on E Ozark Ave W to E Long Ave, to S South St. We are located at the corner of S South St. and US-74 in downtown Gastonia.

From I-85 N, take US-321 S/N Chester St in Gastonia. Take exit 17, continue on US-321 S/N Chester St. Drive to S South St. We are located at the corner of S. South St. and US-74 in downtown Gastonia.


Lance did an OUTSTANDING job representing both my wife and myself. He we easy to reach whenever we had questions and kept in constant contact with us concerning updates and information. I would highly recommend him to any of my family and friends if ever needed.

Greg Pittman

highly recommend

Lance Williams set my expectations correct. He delivered as he said he would because he clearly has a strong understanding of the law. Thanks for taking care of my situation Lance! I highly recommend!

Alim Bolton

patient and understanding

Lance Williams in the Gastonia office did a great job representing our family. Lance is very knowledgeable on the law and court procedures as well as being very patient and understanding. I highly recommend Lance Williams and Minick Law.

Pete Leveroni

fantastic law firm

Absolutely fantastic law firm. They had my ticket squared before my court date and were extremely courteous and professional every time I spoke to anyone in the firm. I could not recommend Lance Williams and Minick Law more highly.

Amanda Chaffin

Meet Your Gastonia, NC Team

The Minick Law team aims to provide our clients with outstanding legal representation. Our attorneys are constantly improving their knowledge of the law, in an effort to arm our clients with the defense they deserve.

Lance Williams

Lance Williams


Lance is a graduate of the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, NC. During law school, Lance interned at the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office.


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He spent 12 years as a Deputy Sheriff in Harvey, LA. During his tenure there he worked in the Street Crimes Division as well as being a Team Leader of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. Lance is certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (24 hour training) and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (16 hour training) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  Lance’s practice areas include:

 DWI/DUI Personal Injury Criminal Defense

Our Staff

Our Staff

Your Team

Here at Minick Law we truly believe that it takes a team to give you the defense you deserve.

Meet the friendly faces that help defend you.

A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States

James Minick is the co-author of A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States. This is meant to be a guidebook for anyone facing a DWI charge and its consequences.

Courtroom Etiquette

What Should I Wear to Court?

What Should I Wear to Court?

If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have unfortunate and unforeseen consequences...

What Color To Wear To Court

What Color To Wear To Court

While the color of the outfit you have decided to wear to your court hearing is probably that furthest thing from your mind as you prepare to appear in court, it is nevertheless highly important. Books have been written on the subtle cues color and appearance can have...

Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

For those of us who are not lawyers or bailiffs or judges, going to court is not a normal part of our daily lives. Whether we are called into court as the defendant, a witness, or a member of the jury, it is important to know how you are expected to dress when you go...

11 Tips First Court Appearance

11 Tips First Court Appearance

11 Tips For Your First Court Appearance   Your court date is set. Now what? The courtroom is an intimidating place, especially if it’s your first appearance. There are questions you’re probably asking, like “what should I wear” and “what do I say?”. The whole...

How To Talk To A Judge

How To Talk To A Judge

Going to court can be an intimidating experience, especially if you’ve never been to court before. You may worry about what to wear, where to sit, and how to talk to a judge in court. These worries can make you dread the entire process. Luckily, you don’t need to...


Ignition Interlock: Contesting Your DMV Hearing

Ignition Interlock: Contesting Your DMV Hearing

Now is the time to invest in ignition interlock devices. This year the NC house and senate both introduced legislation to require Interlock devices on vehicles for first offenders as long as the breath test was over .08. Neither of the bills passed but you can...

Denied Witness During Breath Testing State vs. Ferguson

Denied Witness During Breath Testing State vs. Ferguson

This article is written as an outline for North Carolina attorneys on how to attack a breath test where your client was denied a witness during chemical testing. In sum, the defense must show three things: (1) the Defendant requested to have a witness present during...

What Are My Rights At A DUI Checkpoint?

What Are My Rights At A DUI Checkpoint?

If you've ever encountered or anticipate encountering a DUI roadblock you may be wondering: what are my rights at a DUI checkpoint? DUI checkpoints / sobriety checkpoints are legal procedures. They are also common procedures. In North Carolina (and many other states)...

From Jail to Bail

From Jail to Bail

Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be released quickly. When in...

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Great firm. Wonderful and rare attorneys. We could use a million more just like them.
David H.
If attorneys are going to be this compassionate and nice I am going to have to stop telling attorney jokes.
Hilary S.
All questions were answered in a timely, respectful, and friendly manner. The firm's attorneys are devoted and their areas of expertise are far-ranging. This firm is top-notch!
William R.
...I had a note to myself on my calendar to follow up with their office, however, before that date came, they contacted ME, had successfully taken care of my traffic offense and sent me confirmation in the mail...

J. Nelson

This Law Firm really knows how to get the job done!...All the Attorney's here are very professional and easy to deal with. I highly recommend The Minick Law Firm for any of your needs. Thank you!

Patrick K.

Office Locations


30 Orchard St. Asheville, NC 28801 P: (828) 333-5024


2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd. #202-253 Charlotte, NC 28273 P: (704) 215-4242


104 E. Main Ave Gastonia, NC 28052 P: (704) 323-8485


258 N. Main Street Waynesville, NC 28786 P: (828) 333-5035


321 N Front St #210, Wilmington, NC 28401 P: (910) 338-3994


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Areas of Service

Cities: Asheville, Charlotte, Gastonia, Waynesville, and Wilmington. Counties: Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Columbus, Gaston, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Lincolnton, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey.
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