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J. Thomas Amburgey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Asheville, NC

Amburgey Law, P.A.
22 South Pack Square, Suite 1200
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-989-3210
Fax: 828-251-1578
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

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.

Certificates and Credentials

About J. Thomas Amburgey

First Admitted: 2007, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • 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
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Office Location for J. Thomas Amburgey

22 South Pack Square
Suite 1200
Asheville, NC 28801

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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