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Mark P. Foster, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Foster Law Offices, PLLC
409 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 980-771-0836
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

A reliable defender of the rights of every citizen, Mark P. Foster, Jr., is the owner and attorney at Foster Law Offices, PLLC. With over three decades of experience defending those in California and North Carolina, he now focuses his services on clients in the Charlotte area who are facing criminal charges. An accessible, reliable asset to those who face criminal charges, Mr. Foster has handled over 130 jury trials, dozens of appeals, hundreds of bench trials, and hundreds of litigated motions.

After serving in the military, Mr. Foster retired in 2004 as a lieutenant colonel. During his time as an active duty Marine Corps officer, he represented Marines as a judge advocate in court-martial trials. He is currently admitted to practice before the following: United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina, and the state of North Carolina.

Formerly an active Bar member in California, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, Mr. Foster has an Avvo “Superb” rating. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Southern California, graduating cum laude. In 1981, he earned a Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law.

Mr. Foster is a member of the following organizations: the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the Mecklenburg County Bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the North Carolina Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. The current Criminal Justice Act panel attorney district representative for the Western District of North Carolina, he was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Defenders of Western North Carolina, Inc.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

Certificates and Credentials

About Mark P. Foster, Jr.

First Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.fosterlawofficesnc.com/attorney-profile/mark-fost...

Honors/Awards

  • Moot Court Honors Program, UCLA School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney Selection Committee, Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • Criminal Justice Panel Act Representative, Western District of North Carolina, 2010-Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney Selection Committee, Western District of North Carolina, 2010
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney Selection Committee, Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Chairman, Indigent Representation Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar, 2008-2012
  • Member, Board of Directors, Federal Defenders of Western North Carolina, Inc., 2010-2016

Educational Background

  • University of Southern California, B.A., Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude), Major: International Relations, 1978

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Specialist in Federal and State Criminal Law by the North Carolina State Bar, 2010
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Office Location for Mark P. Foster, Jr.

409 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 980-771-0836

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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