Criminal Defense

Are You in Need of an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Group Photo Beaver Courie’s criminal defense lawyers provide aggressive and effective representation for federal and state felony and misdemeanor charges in jurisdictions in Fayetteville and throughout North Carolina.

Attorney H. Gerald “Gerry” Beaver founded our firm in 1978.

Over the years our criminal defense law firm has helped thousands of residents and military members at Fort Liberty fight for the best possible outcome for their criminal charges.

"If you have been accused of felony charges, we are here to help. We recommend you remain silent and retain legal counsel immediately."

- David Courie, Fayetteville Criminal Defense Lawyer

Let Beaver Courie Handle Your Criminal Defense Representation Needs

Our criminal defense lawyers understand the federal and state criminal justice systems and how prosecutors develop their cases.

Our firm is recognized by satisfied clients and legal professionals for our compassionate and comprehensive approach to criminal defense.

Our philosophy is that our clients need and deserve clear answers, quick responses and an honest assessment of how their case is likely to progress.

Cumberland County Lawyers: Experienced, Compassionate Legal Representation

Beaver Courie is AV Peer Review Rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, and several of our attorneys have received honors such as being included in the North Carolina “Super Lawyers” list, “Greatest Around Fayetteville,” and U.S News and World Reports “Best Law Firm.”

In particular, attorney Jerry Beaver has been named among North Carolina’s Legal Elite,‡ and as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of criminal law. In addition, attorney David T. Courie, Sr. has been named the “Best DWI Lawyer” and “Best Criminal Lawyer” from Up and Coming Magazine and the Fayetteville Observer’s Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Lawyer.”

Attorney Mark L. Hearp has had the honor of being named as Fayetteville Observer’s Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Lawyer” and National Trial Lawyer’s “Top 40 Under 40.” Finally, attorney Cristina S. Quantock has received recognition by Greatest Around Fayetteville for “Best Criminal Attorney.”

You can’t make decisions about your future and your freedom if you don’t have a strong understanding of what the outcome may be. Contact us for guidance and representation you can count on, from arrest to final disposition.

We provide criminal defense representation for a full range of federal and state criminal charges:

We also handle criminal conviction and sentencing appeals through the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Our technical resources and appellate experience allow us to effectively address complex and typically unpopular cases, even if we were not part of the initial trial.

We Provide Serious Criminal Defense Help for Serious Problems

Since 1978, Beaver Courie has been an integral part of the criminal defense legal communities of Raeford and Fayetteville, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. We have earned a statewide and national reputation for excellence in multiple areas of federal and state criminal defense law.

We have extensive trial experience and are qualified to handle felony and misdemeanor cases in state courts and federal courts, including United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. We are recognized for our skills and capacity to handle cases involving criminal charges against military personnel stationed at Fort Liberty and other installations in the region.

If you have been arrested, help is just a phone call away. Contact Beaver Courie.

Why Choose Beaver Courie?

At Beaver Courie Law Firm in Raeford and Fayetteville, NC, our focus has always been on effectively handling the legal needs of our clients. As a result, over the years we’ve built up an award-winning reputation and a wide range of expertise, covering both personal and business concerns. Whether your case involves a serious criminal charge, a DWI or traffic offense, a serious personal injury, or a large national corporation or local company, we make it our business to fully understand your situation, respond in a timely manner, and resolve issues as quickly as possible. Our clients come to our firm seeking results. Obtaining those results is what drives us each day.

Client Reviews
ReliabilityMr David Courie & team said what they was gone to do and got it done! If your looking for an outstanding lawyer, well look no further. I had a traffic ticket that had hindered/Crippled me but his team cleared me. Theirs just not enough words that I can express. But I thank God he lead me to Beaver Courie Law Firm. Michael
ThankfulAppreciative for the help given to our family during a time of uncertainty. He was able to relieve anxiety and unnecessary fear. Grateful for their expertise. Cynthia
Attorney You can TrustDavid is trustworthy and very knowledgeable. He goes above and beyond what is expected and he is very professional in his approach to helping his clients. He made us feel like we were family and he was truly looking out for our best interest. I highly recommend him as an attorney. Mark