Phylicia Monee Powers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Roberts Law Group, PLLC
203 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 877-880-5753
Fax: 919-573-0774
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Phylicia Monee Powers is an associate with Roberts Law Group, PLLC, which has law offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, Wilmington and Waxhaw, North Carolina. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent trial lawyers in the country, Ms. Powers has nearly 10 years of experience. She provides invaluable counsel and support to clients across the state who stand accused or are under investigation for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense, including drug crimes and sex crimes.

A Duplin County native, Ms. Powers has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the residents of her community, and she has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients as well as her unwavering dedication to helping them obtain the favorable outcomes they seek for their serious legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for her impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Ms. Powers is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell has a Top 100 designation from the National Black Lawyers organization. She has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers, and she has received Superb client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

A 2002 graduate of the University of Maryland, Ms. Powers worked as an educator for several years before deciding to pursue her legal career. She then attended the North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2011. She immediately joined the 14th Judicial District Office of Public Defender, Durham, where she worked for eight years before entering private practice. 

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Powers currently serves as Trial Advocacy and AAJ Trial Team Coach at the North Carolina Central University School of Law, and she has facilitated classes and conducted lectures and seminars at Strayer University as well as the UNC School of Government. She is an active member of the National Black Lawyer's Association and the North Carolina Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Phylicia Monee Powers

Admitted: 2011, North Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Black Lawyer's Association, Member, 2020 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2011 - Present
  • North Carolina, 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Trial Advocacy/ AAJ Trial Team Coach, NCCU School of Law, 2019 - Present
  • Business Law, Strayer University, 2018 - Present
  • Law Ethics and Corporate Governance, Strayer University, 2018 - Present
  • Ethics and the Law, Strayer University, 2018 - Present
  • Juvenile Defender Conference-Presenter, UNC- School of Government

Educational Background

  • University of Maryland, B.A., Criminology/Criminal Justice and African American Studies, 2002


  • , AV Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • Top 100 Lawyers, National Black Lawyers' Association, 2020
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Office Location for Phylicia Monee Powers

203 W. Millbrook Road
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 877-880-5753

Fax: 919-573-0774

Last Updated: 5/4/2021

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