Mr. O’Hale is a Board Certified Criminal Specialist in both the State of North Carolina and the Federal Courts by the North Carolina State Bar. That certification is the highest accreditation available. He has been profiled as a North Carolina Super Lawyer. Mr. O’Hale is a member of the Legal Elite, an honor bestowed to only the top 5% of practicing attorneys. Mr. O’Hale has been awarded the distinguished AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer reviewed ranking, which is the highest available. With over 34 years of experience, Mr. O’Hale has a proven track record in both the State and Federal Courts. Mr. O’Hale specializes in criminal defense and personal injury cases. Mr. O’Hale is frequently called up as an expert in the field of criminal defense. He teaches and conducts seminars across the State of North Carolina.