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Gastonia DWI Lawyers

A Defense Team Driven by Our Gastonia DWI Lawyers

DWI Defense Is Our Focus

A DWI charge can be a low-point in your life. It is hard to manage all of the personal stress and uncertainty these cases can cause by yourself. Our Gastonia DWI Lawyers have a simple mission: we want to help.

It is our goal to make sure you are informed and aware of the legal process you are going through. Unless you’ve spent time in law school or law enforcement, legal jargon can be confusing to follow.

Our Gastonia DWI lawyers will explain the legal process in clear terms, and guide you through your case, every step of the way.

Very professional and do the best possible . I would recommend highly of Attorney Lance William
manish goyal
manish goyal
04:38 01 Dec 17
Lance Williams in the Gastonia Office is a true professional. He is a tremendous asset for legal representation and would fully endorse him to represent anyone I know. He will get the job done. I would definitely use him again for any legal representation I would possibly need.
Jonathan Roberto
Jonathan Roberto
01:57 26 Feb 17
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 and Emily Pittman
Greg Pittman
Greg Pittman
14:35 26 Oct 15
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
Alim Bolton
15:58 01 Jul 15
All around the Minick Law firm is outstanding. They are extremely helpful and courteous and also love working with people who need legal help. I don't understand a lot about courts and laws but they really know their way around it all. Aside from their sterling service, they are good people who you will feel comfortable with. I definitely recommend them! read more
ben voigt
ben voigt
21:09 17 Feb 15
The testimonials and endorsements listed do not reflect all of the feedback the firm has received. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its individual merits. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Gastonia, NC DWI Lawyers

Minick Law, P.C. of Gastonia serves clients with aggressive, yet compassionate, DWI Defense. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Gastonia, and our staff is standing by to assist you with your case.

Our mission is to provide all of our clients the best possible legal representation. Our Gastonia DWI lawyers are always striving to improve their knowledge of DWI law in an effort to give our clients the defense they deserve.

Attorney Lance Williams is more than just a proficient lawyer and graduate of Charlotte School of Law; he also spent twelve years as Deputy Sheriff in Harvey, LA before he entered law school. His experience in law enforcement gives him a unique vantage point on the processes law enforcement officers use and the mistakes they are prone to make.

As an officer, Lance was a Team Leader of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team and also worked in the Street Crimes Division. In the legal field, Lance is certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Aggressive DWI Defense

Many misfortunates can result from getting DWI (driving while impaired) or a DUI (driving under the influence) charges. Your license could get suspended, your auto insurance rates could skyrocket, and you could even get stuck with jail time.

In the State of North Carolina, DWI and DUI law can be very tricky and complicated. Our Gastonia DWI lawyers handle a wide range of cases, including: Habitual DWI, Felony Driving While Impaired, Federal Driving Under Influence (DUI charged on Federal lands or parkway), and Drug Related Impaired Driving cases (including marijuana DWI charges).

Minick Law, P.C. of Gastonia cares about your well-being and your future. We will pursue every angle of your case, from gathering all of the facts and figures to ensure that we can work towards the best results for your case.

Your Gastonia DWI Defense Team

Lance Williams

Lance Williams


Lance Williams had 12 years of experience as a police officer before entering law school.

His experience in charging crimes helps him to exploit mistakes made by law enforcement.


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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, P.C. we truly believe that it takes a team to give you the defense you deserve.

Meet the friendly faces that help defend you.

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Minick Law, P.C. of Gastonia

Address: 104 E. Main Ave Gastonia, NC 28052
Phone: (704) 323-8485
Fax: (828) 212-4300

Cities We Serve: Gastonia, Lincolnton, and Cleveland.

Counties We Serve: Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln.


From the North

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. Our Gastonia DWI lawyers look forward to meeting you!

From the South

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. Our Gastonia DWI lawyers look forward to meeting you!

From the East

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. Our Gastonia DWI lawyers look forward to meeting you!

From the West

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. Our Gastonia DWI lawyers look forward to meeting you!


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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.

Get the defense you need from a law firm that cares.


We Listen

During our initial conversation with you we will get information about the circumstances of your charge and your situation.


We Inform

Once we have these details we can explain the potential consequences you are facing.

We Plan

We will then create a detailed plan of action for your case to make sure that your traffic ticket is resolved in the appropriate manner. Our mission is to produce the best possible outcome on your case.

How Can We Help?

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