J. Thomas Amburgey

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Asheville, North Carolina

Amburgey Law, P.A.
J. Thomas Amburgey
Amburgey Law, P.A.

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI

Licensed in North Carolina since: 2007

Education: Appalachian School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

Amburgey Law, P.A.

22 South Pack Square
Suite 1200
Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-989-3210 Email: J. Thomas Amburgey Visit website


Thomas Amburgey is a former prosecutor, and board-certified specialist in state criminal law. As an assistant District Attorney for Buncombe County, he handled thousands of cases, ranging from speeding tickets to first degree murder. That immeasurable experience gives him an advantage in the courtroom.

First Admitted: 2007, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://amburgeylaw.com/who-we-are/thomas-amburgey/

  • Business NC Legal Elite, Criminal Defense Section, since 2019
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Lawyer rating, since 2017 
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Rising Stars, since 2017 
  • Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Avvo Client Choice Award, 2017
Educational Background:
  • East Tennessee State University, 2004
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Carolina State Bar, 2007
  • Local Bar Executive Committee Member, 2013
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, 2015

Office location for J. Thomas Amburgey

22 South Pack Square
Suite 1200
Asheville, NC 28801


4 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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