Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, the attorneys at Dixon & Thompson Law give their clients straight-forward advice and quality legal representation. Call us at 252-482-8696 during business hours, or email us anytime.


Criminal Defense


From our office in Edenton, North Carolina, criminal defense lawyer Sam Dixon provides effective representation to individuals in all state criminal cases. Sam Dixon has a reputation as an aggressive and powerful criminal trial lawyer. He represents defendants charged with serious felonies, such as:

  • Breaking and entering,
  • Larceny,
  • Burglary,
  • 1st and 2nd degree murder,
  • Possession of drugs,
  • Rape,
  • Indecent liberties.

He believes that thorough preparation is the most important part of a good criminal defense. He has handled a significant number of capital trials from indictment to verdict.

Mr. Dixon has practiced criminal law for over 25 years and has represented numerous defendants in capital murder cases as well as many other serious felony indictments involving weapons charges. Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, criminal defense lawyer Sam Dixon understands local customs and traditions. As an attorney practicing in the region for a number of years, he also knows the criminal justice system and the courts of the area.

If you or a family member is facing North Carolina criminal charges of any type, contact a North Carolina criminal defense lawyer at Dixon & Thompson Law PLLC.

“Mr. Dixon worked extremely efficiently in getting a conviction in an assault, perpetrated against a family member. Efficient in the sense that he gathered the pertinent material, proceeded with the filings and kept us informed about the substance of our required testimony before the District Attorney and defense. He is very broad in his knowledge and practice of law.” — William (More reviews)