If you face criminal accusations in Wake County, whether felony or misdemeanor, federal or state, the most important decision you can make is to hire an attorney — and not just any attorney.
You want a lawyer with extensive experience and an in-depth knowledge of the courts in the Raleigh area. You want a lawyer with the broad range of skills necessary to attain the best possible result, whether they require tough negotiation or excellent courtroom presence. You want an attorney dedicated to you, who will answer your calls and make sure you are continually updated throughout these confusing proceedings.
At the Coolidge Law Firm, we are completely dedicated to defending the rights of those accused of breaking the law in Wake County, whether the offense is a traffic violation or a violent felony. We value communication, and are dedicated to answering your questions 24/7.
David A. Coolidge, Jr., leads the firm. Mr. Coolidge graduated in the top 5 percent of his class at Duke University. Instead of opting for a high-paying corporate counsel job, he dedicated himself to fighting for the rights of the accused.
Paul Elledge is a criminal defense attorney at Coolidge Law Firm.
Born and raised in Browns Summit, North Carolina, Paul took an interest in politics and philosophy at an early age. During his undergraduate years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, he studied History and Political Science before ultimately graduating in 2001 with a degree in English and a minor in Business Administration.
Brent Blakesley is the office manager at the Coolidge Law Firm. He is a graduate of Duke University, where he received bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Linguistics, with a minor in Music.
Eric Valencia is a legal assistant and the client relations coordinator at the Coolidge Law Firm. He keeps all of our clients informed throughout the entire court process.
John Thomas is a legal assistant and accounts payable manager at Coolidge Law Firm. John also maintains the firm calendar and attorney court schedules.