It is understood in western North Carolina that no matter what courtroom Attorney Mike Edwards steps in, he is well equipped to battle opposing litigation. His clients reap the benefit of considerable knowledge, personal fortitude and experience.
Mike’s courtroom knowledge and trial skills developed during his years as assistant DA soon earned the position of Chief Assistant District Attorney. Attaining many accomplishments during his tenure of 1987 to 1994, Mike served as the lead child sex abuse prosecutor working in the five-county area of the 29th District of Western North Carolina.
Investing more than three decades, he has defended clients in child custody cases working passionately protecting and ensuring adequate legal representation for the children of McDowell County.
North Carolina BAR Association
29A Judicial District Bar Association (past president)
McDowell County Bar Association (past president)
1982 UNC B.S. Business Admin, Phi Beta Kappa
1985 UNC School of Law. Alumnus
Honors and Awards
Chief Assistant District Attorney, 7 years
Best Attorney in McDowell County, 2005 & 2007
District Attorney of the Year, Named Twice, by Law Enforcement Officers.
What People Are Saying
“Awesome lawyer! Handled my divorce and other legal issues with terrific outcome! ONLY LAWYER I WILL EVER USE!.” Super Pages reviewAnonymous
“My wife received a traffic citation in Marion and he avoided points assessment and kept the ticket from going on her insurance. Highly recommend this attorney and his staff is excellent to work with as well.” Super Pages reviewAnonymous
“Mr. Edwards handled my traffic ticket with great efficiency and an excellent outcome. Definitely recommend!!” Yellow Bot reviewAnonymous
Mike is the best and most experienced attorney in this area. He works hard and fights for the best possible outcome for his clients. Fees are reasonable and well worth the money spent. Google reviewAnonymous
Our Office Manager
April Gardin our office manager is a former member of “Legal Support Staff of North Carolina” an organization that is known for keeping its members abreast of the ever changing legal aspects involved in a general practice attorney’s office. She understands that each client’s case is extremely important potentially affecting the clients life greatly. April is the direct link of communication between Attorney Edwards and You! She is known and appreciated for her confidentiality while treating every client with a clear and honest communication style.