Welcome to EDWARDS & TRENKLE, PLLC

Defending North Carolina Residents Since 1990

When facing legal challenges, trust in EDWARDS & TRENKLE, PLLC – your unwavering defenders of justice for over 30 years.

Accomplished Defense Attorneys Protecting Your Future

At Edwards & Trenkle, PLLC, our attorneys have a history of successfully guiding clients through criminal charges and complex legal concerns. Whether you face drunk driving, fraud or assault charges, all can significantly impact your future. Our goal is to protect your reputation, career prospects, financial security and freedom.

Accomplished Defense Attorneys Protecting Your Future

At Edwards & Trenkle, PLLC, our attorneys have a history of successfully guiding clients through criminal charges and complex legal concerns. Whether you face drunk driving, fraud or assault charges, all can significantly impact your future. Our goal is to protect your reputation, career prospects, financial security and freedom.

Capable Litigators Ready To Represent You In Court

We tailor our approach to secure the best results for each client. Depending on your case, we may negotiate a settlement or represent you in court. Attorneys Mark Edwards and Robert Trenkle can represent you in local, state or federal court. We can also take your case before the court of appeals if you suffered from an unjust ruling. Our attorneys have significant experience with all types of post-conviction relief, and we are ready to help you.

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Special Approach, Dedicated Law Attorneys.

Meet Our Partners

MARK E. EDWARDS

Partner

ROBERT C. TRENKLE

Partner

Our Expertise

Capable Of Addressing All Manner Of Criminal Charges

Our team can defend you from local, state and federal charges. We have helped clients with everything from first-time misdemeanors to felony charges, including:

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We Will Listen To Your Story

Our team will carefully evaluate the circumstances of your case to establish a strong defense. We are not here to pass judgement; we will listen to your account of what happened and advocate for the best possible outcome given the situation. Even if you know that you have done nothing wrong, you do not want to address these charges on your own. The legal system is complex, and you can easily make mistakes that will negatively impact your long-term well-being.

Legal Defense For Self Defense®

Your safety is their priority!

Educate

Self-defense starts with education. We’re here to give you in-depth knowledge into the realities of self-defense and the law.

Prepare

To help members take more proactive measures for responsible self-defense, we provide comprehensive instruction and training for whatever the future may hold.

Protect

The Shield is for legal protection. And because you can’t choose the moment you’ll need us, we’re always here for you—24/7/365.

How they make you feel safe:

  • Nationwide network of Independent Program Attorneys (IPAs)
  • 24/7/365 emergency access to an attorney-answered hotline
  • Legal representation for both criminal and civil cases
  • Zero attorneys’ fees for covered events—no limits, caps or deductibles
  • Legal updates and State-specific guides
  • Unlimited access to our informative resources
  • Members get all this, and more, for less than 50 cents a day

NORML

Members of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), we do not believe that marijuana charges should threaten your future. We have partnered with many clients facing marijuana-related charges, and we can capably address your case to pursue the best results.

What does it mean to be board certified?

Board-certified specialists have undergone additional training and have significant experience within their area of law. They have demonstrated skill and competency, and they maintain respect from their peers. 

Member of NACDL

Contact Us For The Strong Advocacy You Need

If you face criminal charges, whether a misdemeanor or a felony, you cannot leave your future to chance. We will remain by your side from your initial consultation through to your case’s conclusion. Call Edwards & Trenkle, PLLC to schedule a consultation at either of our convenient office locations. You can reach our Pittsboro office at 919-545-5626, or our Durham office at 919-688-9555. You may also contact our experienced lawyers online.

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Promptly address your legal issue for the best chances of a successful resolution.