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The Sullivan Law Firm, PLLC


Your Wilmington, N.C. Law Firm for Criminal Defense, Injury and Estate Planning. See our goals for working with you and contact us today.

      We are your family's law firm for life.

      Life Happens.

      Every day, people with good intentions find themselves on the wrong side of the law. From a traffic offense in Wilmington to an arrest for a misdemeanor in New Hanover County, being charged with any type of crime can be enormously frightening. With your future on the line, you need help from an experienced criminal defense attorney in Wilmington. 

      Likewise, if you have been injured by someone else's negligence, you need someone who knows how to maximize your recovery and return your life to normal.  Wilmington Attorney Dennis Sullivan has over 20 years of experience as a trial lawyer representing injured people and families traumatized by the wrongful death of a loved one.

    Additionally, through our estate and elder law division, Compass Legal Strategies, we customize a plan for your family to ensure the preservation of assets and the preparation for transfer of wealth to future generations. The planning process also includes making your wishes known through advanced health care directives, and gives you the power to make decisions about life in advance.

Our firm's goals in our relationship:

     1.   We want to be considered YOUR FAMILY'S LAW FIRM.  What that means is, when you have a legal question of ANY KIND, call us first. If it is not something we have experience with, we will find and recommend the right lawyer to handle that issue for you.

      2.    Communication is the key to any relationship.  Our goal is to return all phone calls and emails to our clients within 24 hours.

       3.    We set our fees up front. At our initial meeting, we will discuss the scope of work and the time frame in which it will be provided. Except in special situations, we do not charge by the hour. We let you know how much our fee will be, and we will bring in the work on time and on budget.

The Purpose of This Website:

        We have written this site with the client in mind. Our goal is to provide you with as much information about your legal issue as possible. Through our books, our blog and our FAQS, we want to answer your questions about the law.


      DWI attorney Dennis Sullivan has put together a book to give you the details you need about fighting back against a DWI charge in Wilmington. Request your free copy of The Ultimate Guide to DWI Cases in North Carolina here to learn more.


       At The Sullivan Law Firm, PLLC, we understand how critical it is that you have the right lawyer on your side. With years of experience representing people in a variety of situations, we know what it takes to give you the best result possible in your case.

     Put an Experienced Lawyer on Your Side When You Need it the Most

When you’re ready to make the first step toward a more secure future, contact The Sullivan Law Firm, PLLC. Call us today at 877-707-9788 or fill out the contact form to get in touch with a Wilmington criminal defense, injury, and estate attorney.


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Criminal, Injury and Estate Attorney located in Wilmington, North Carolina

State and Federal Criminal Defense

State and Federal Criminal Defense
  • When the government accuses you of a crime, you need an aggressive, experienced criminal defense lawyer to fight for you. Wilmington, N.C's Dennis Sullivan, Jr. is that lawyer.

Driving While Impaired, Speeding and other Traffic Offenses

Driving While Impaired, Speeding and other Traffic Offenses
  • Wilmington lawyer and author Dennis Sullivan, Jr. wrote the book The Ultimate Guide to DWI Cases in North Carolina.

Auto and Trucking Accidents

Auto and Trucking Accidents
  • When you or a loved one is injured in an accident through no fault of your own, you need a trial lawyer like Dennis Sullivan, Jr. to fight for you. Whether it is automobile, motorcycle, trucking or bicycle accident, calling The Sullivan Law Firm is the answer to easing your mind.

Estate Planning and Elder Law

Estate Planning and Elder Law
  • Protect your family and make your wishes known. A division of our law firm, Compass Legal Strategies, is experienced in estate planning, elder law, asset protection and advance health care directives.