Geoffrey W. Hosford

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Wilmington, North Carolina

Hosford & Hosford PC
Geoffrey W. Hosford
Hosford & Hosford PC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 1994

Education: Seton Hall University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024

Hosford & Hosford PC

PO Box 1653
Wilmington, NC 28402 Visit website


Attorney Geoffrey W. Hosford is a partner with the Hosford & Hosford PC law firm in Wilmington, North Carolina. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 26 years of total legal experience, Mr. Hosford devotes his practice solely to criminal defense, and he provides unmatched counsel to clients throughout New Hanover County and the surrounding areas who face charges for white collar crimes, DUI/DWI, drug violations, sexual offenses and other felonies and misdemeanors.

Certified in state and federal criminal law as well as appellate practice from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Hosford is able to deliver the highest possible level of representation and support to those he serves, and he has achieved a long record of securing acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for his clients. He has also successfully handled numerous appeals for his clients, helping them challenge a previous ruling regarding their cases in order to help them obtain the justice they deserve.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Hosford has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers as being among the premier criminal defense lawyers in his region, and he has received excellent client ratings on Avvo.

A 1991 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Mr. Hosford obtained his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1994. He holds his license to practice in Massachusetts as well as North Carolina, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Hosford is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense

Focus areas

Criminal Law

  • 100% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 1994, North Carolina

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Delta Chi
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • State and Federal Criminal Law, North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, 2001
  • Appellate Practice, North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 09/1997 to Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 09/1997 to Present
  • North Carolina, 1994
  • Massachusetts, 1994
Educational Background:
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 05/1991, Honors: Dean's List, Major: History

Office location for Geoffrey W. Hosford

PO Box 1653
Wilmington, NC 28402

Phone: 910-726-3199


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024

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