Patrick Mincey, Co-Chair of the Criminal Defense Practice Group at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner), was recently named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization comprised of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation.

Based in the Wilmington office of Cranfill Sumner, Mincey has represented clients charged with serious felonies including murder, rape, burglary, assaults, and drug trafficking, and has extensive experience representing clients charged with DWI and other misdemeanors.  He represents clients in state and federal appellate courts, and has argued before the North Carolina Supreme Court and North Carolina Court of Appeals.  He is a graduate of Davidson College and the Mercer University School of Law.

Members of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 must meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers.

According to the organization’s website, member selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.