Attorney Edd K. Roberts III was featured in the News & Observer regarding a murder case of an 11-month old infant, Zavion Haywood. Roberts represented James Fidel Jennings, the boyfriend of Zavion’s mother. The trial lasted three weeks and hinged upon whether Jennings killed Zavion in frustration, or whether the child choked on his own vomit.
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Attorney Edd K. Roberts III was featured in a local magazine, “NC Triangle Attorney at Law,” regarding a murder case where the defendant was tried by jury for an alleged double homicide. Due to the aggravating circumstances of the murders, the State sought the death penalty in the case.
By Edd Roberts, Roberts Law Office, PA First posted on: Tenth J.D. Bar Professionalism Newsletter: August 2018 My six and four-year-old constantly make me aware that the things I do and the words I say in their presence are absorbed by them. These young boys of mine are
Attorney Edd K. Roberts III was featured in the News & Observer regarding a case involving a homicide in Wake County. Roberts represented James H. Courtney III, who had previously faced a Wake County jury on accusations that he murdered James Carol DeBerry seven years prior. A mistrial
By Edd Roberts, Roberts Law Office, PA First posted on: Tenth J.D. Bar Professionalism Newsletter: November 2017 This past February marked the 20 year anniversary of our Creed of Professionalism. The creed states, in part: “As lawyers, we are guardians of our legal system, and we have an
Edd K. Roberts III rated AV Preeminent (5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available. Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ is the gold standard in attorney ratings, have recognized lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards for more than a century. Attorneys looking to refer a client, as
By Edd Roberts, Roberts Law Office, PA First posted on: Tenth J.D. Bar Professionalism Newsletter: June 2017 On a cold Saturday morning in November at the Chavis Heights Community Center, an outpouring of help came together to offer assistance to those in need. In a communal effort to
Edd Roberts was recently reminded of how good it feels to help others- just in time for the holidays. This December, Roberts, along with many other Raleigh criminal defense lawyers, came together to participate in a Pro-Bono expunction clinic in the Chavis Heights Community of Raleigh. Together, they were
In a recent Appellate Court ruling, State of North Carolina v. Joseph M. Romano No. COA15-940 (2016), the Court gives a clear indication that it is not going to allow law enforcement to cut corners in DWI cases where the defendant’s blood has been taken without a warrant or