Servicing the Charlotte metro, Mecklenburg County and North Carolina areas


Specializing in: Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, Traffic Violations


Email: Daniel.Roberts@GCLLG.com


Daniel P. Roberts joined GCLLG as a partner in 2011.  Having practiced for over 10 years, Mr. Roberts practices criminal defense in State and Federal Courts.  Mr. Roberts is certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist in the area of State Criminal Law, and he has also been a speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs (CLEs) concerning topics in criminal law litigation. 

Mr. Roberts holds licensures to practice law in the following jurisdictions:  the State Courts of North Carolina, the State Courts of California, Federal Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Federal Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, and the United States 4th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. 

In Federal Court, Mr. Roberts has represented individuals charged with (amongst other offenses) Drug Trafficking, Weapons Offenses, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (R.I.C.O.), the Environmental Protection Act (E.P.A. violations), and Capital Murder.

In State Court, Mr. Roberts has represented individuals charged with such Felony and Misdemeanor Offenses as Impaired Driving, Domestic Violence, Insurance Fraud, Tax Fraud, Sex Offenses, Assaults, Robbery, and Capital Murder.  Mr. Roberts has handled over 50 First Degree Murder Cases in counties throughout North Carolina. 

In his area of practice, Mr. Roberts has extensive jury trial experience having tried numerous offenses ranging from Driving While Impaired to First Degree Murder in front of a jury.  Some of his cases have been received significant media attention including reporting in the Charlotte Observer, U.S.A Today, Time Magazine, TMZ, MSNBC, FOX News, and CNN.  He has also been recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star.” 

Prior to entering into private practice, for 3 years Mr. Roberts practiced as an Assistant District Attorney in Union County (North Carolina).  During that time he prosecuted both Misdemeanor and Felony cases. 

Mr. Roberts received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his law degree from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University.

Personal Information

Mr. Roberts enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter.  He is a native of Charlotte, and he loves to attend Charlotte’s pro-sports events – especially Carolina Panthers football games.  Due to his interests in history, and his appreciation for other cultures, Mr. Roberts also enjoys traveling abroad with his family.


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