Waynesville, NC Office
Minick Law’s Waynesville, NC office is here to help.
Waynesville, NC DWI / DUI, Criminal Defense and Traffic Tickets Lawyers
Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, downtown Waynesville, NC offers a host of fine restaurants and shops, museums and art galleries, and plenty of outdoor attractions that draw tourists from around the region. As the largest town in North Carolina West of Asheville, our Waynesville office services all of Haywood County and the 3oth district.
Directions to our Waynesville, NC Office
From I-40 E, Merge onto US-276/Jonathan Creek Rd via exit 20, towards Waynesville/Maggie Valley. Turn left on Dellawood Rd/US-19 N/US-276 S. Turn right onto Russ Ave/US-276 S. Turn left onto Walnut St, and then right onto Main St. We are located on the left hand side, directly across from the Haywood County Courthouse.
From I-40W, take Exit 27, US-74 W towards Clyde and Waynesville. Take US-276 via Exit 102, which will put you in Downtown Waynesville. At the fourth traffic light, go straight up the hill on Walnut Street. Take a right at the light onto Main Street. We are located on the left hand side, directly across from the Haywood County Courthouse.
Follow US-23/US-74/Great Smokey Mountain Expy E, then take the US-276 S exit (exit 102) towards Waynesville/Brevard. Turn right onto Russ Ave/US-276 S. Turn left onto Walnut St, and then right onto Main St. We are located on the left hand side, directly across from the Haywood County Courthouse.
very pleased with the outcome
Truly one of the nicest and knowledgeable staff around. I would highly recommend Mr. Gilligan’s services. He and his staff helped me feel informed and at ease through the process. I was very pleased with the outcome of my case.
confident and very professional
Just so happened to notice this firm in town while I was in a pinch. The attorney on my case appeared confident and was very professional, explaining certain nuances of the legal system and answering my many, many questions. And I should note that I was very pleased with its outcome. If you need legal defense in Waynesville, I highly recommend this firm!
I was charged with a DWI back in October 2015.. The Asheville police DWI task force charged me with DWI. My income solely depends on transportation to and from job sites and to perform service calls. …I highly recommend his firm to anyone who has been charged with a DWI. Mr. Minick is the DWI guy!
Meet Your Waynesville, 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.
Rob Gilligan was raised in Waynesville, NC, and joined the U.S. Air Force right out of high school. After 6 years of service, he attended Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, MI.
Robert was highly involved in the University’s law student groups, being the Dean of the Delta Theta Phi chapter, Treasurer of the Environmental Law Society, President of the Law Student Veteran’s Organization, as well as a member of dozens of other agencies. Robert interned with the 3rd Circuit Court, Family Division, and later worked as an associate for a number of solo practitioners in the Metro-Detroit area practicing in areas of law ranging from Bankruptcy to criminal defense.
In 2013, Robert relocated back to Waynesville, NC where he lives with his wife, Marissa, and daughter, Claire. Robert’s practice areas include:
Here at Minick Law we truly believe that it takes a team to give you the defense you deserve.
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