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John W. Cox Attorney at Law

All people are equal before the law.
A good attorney is what makes the difference.

"You need an advocate in the courtroom. I will personally review your case and fight for you.
You have my years of experience, integrity and passion for justice on your side."


Criminal Defense

You deserve a defense tailored to your specific case. I am an experienced advocate that will fight for you in the courtroom.

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Juvenile Law

A mistake shouldn't define a young person's life. I am the only juvenile certified specialist in the county and have the experience to get your child the best outcome.

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Traffic Law

Don't just pay the fine and plead to the charge. I will personally represent you and work to get the best possible outcome.

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Battling a felony charge? I can help you get out of jail, keep your job and carry on with your life.

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A misdemeanor doesn't have to tear down your future. I can represent you fairly to get a better outcome without the headache.

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A DWI can have devastating effects. I can help get your license back quickly so you can get back on your feet.

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Keep the past where it belongs. The laws are complicated and always changing. I can help you get a better outcome so you can focus on your future.

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Child Support

Relationships aren't perfect. If you're dealing with a child support issue, I can be the experienced voice to negotiate your settlement.

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Our History

- 1997, Opened doors -

John earned his Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University and subsequently passed the Bar Exam.

He opened his first practice in Hickory, NC.

- 1998, Moved practice -

After a year in Hickory, he moved the practice to Graham, NC where it resides today.

- 2003, Marriage -

After moving to Alamance County, John met and married his wife Shannon and now have three children. As a family, they're active in Alamance County sports, including coaching and competing in soccer, basketball and swimming.

- 2012, Specialist certification -

John received the designation of Board Certified Specialist Criminal Law-Juvenile Delinquency from the NC State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.


Who I Am

Impassioned to uphold the law and defend the rights of others, I graduated from law school in 1997 and passed the BAR exam that same year. The following year, I moved my practice to Graham, North Carolina and now call Alamance County home.

Since then, my service on numerous boards, committees and charitable organizations has been rewarding. The joy of my life has been my marriage to Shannon and our three children. I'm privileged to coach them and other children on community soccer and basketball teams. My passion is for this community and to help those in it.

If you need legal counsel, please contact me for a free consultation. I've been practicing law for over 15 years as a one-lawyer firm. I will give you personalized attention and make your case my priority. I only succeed if you receive a favorable result.



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