AREAS OF PRACTICE: Criminal Defense • Traffic • Contracts • Personal Injury • Employment • Civil Rights
Courtney Fauntleroy’s primary practice areas are criminal defense, traffic and personal injury. He represents clients in state court, and routinely handles cases that range from felonies and misdemeanors to personal injuries. Representative matters include the successful defense of drug possession cases, the successful defense of assault cases, domestic violence cases and multiple vehicle accidents resulting in personal injury.
Courtney began his legal career as an associate with the small firm of Alfreda M. Williamson, in Raleigh, NC. He routinely represented individuals against employers, gaining significant experience handling employment law cases as well as Administrative Procedure cases. After leaving Alfreda M. Williamson, Courtney formed his own law firm, The Fauntleroy Law Firm
practicing as a general practitioner with a focus on real estate. The firm had offices in Raleigh, Durham and Greensboro, N.C. His firm represented individuals and small businesses in residential and commercial real estate closings throughout North Carolina. Courtney has been representing criminal defendants in Durham and Wake County since 2002.
Courtney graduated from the Duke University School of Law in May 2001, and also earned an A.B. from Duke in 1995. He majored in both Political Science and African American Studies. In law school, Courtney was a Vice-Chair of the Moot Court Board, and in 2000, a member of the team that advanced to the National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Courtney currently serves on the Southeastern Regional Board of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc serving as Regional Legal Counsel. Courtney is also a member of the Duke University Greek Advisory Council, assisting the University with policies related to greek letter organizations.
AREAS OF PRACTICE: Criminal Defense • Traffic • Personal Injury
Shannon Reid’s primary practice areas are criminal defense and traffic including driving while impaired and personal injury. He represents clients in state court and routinely handles cases that range from felonies and misdemeanors to personal injury and driving while impaired. Shannon began his legal career by forming his own law firm immediately after law school. The Reid Law Firm focused solely on criminal defense, traffic, DWI’s and personal injury. His firm represented criminal defendants throughout North Carolina. Shannon graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law in May 2006. He graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University where he majored in Political Science. In law school, Shannon was a member of the Black Law Students Association, Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Phi Delta Phi, National Legal Fraternity. At Lenoir-Rhyne University Shannon was a four year letter winner in football, President of Black Student Alliance, member of Pi Sigma Alpha, National
Political Science Honor Society.Shannon currently is a member of the Delta Zeta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
AREAS OF PRACTICE: Real Estate • Criminal Defense • Traffic • Personal Injury • Employment • Civil Rights
Dale Thomas’ primary areas of practice are Real Estate and Criminal Law. Dale has handled hundreds of real estate transactions over the past three years ranging from the most simple residential refinance transactions to very complicated commercial transactions. His other major area of practice is that of criminal law. Dale handles all misdemeanor criminal offenses and minor felony charges. He also handles various traffic matters, ranging from speeding tickets to Driving While Impaired and Driving With Licensed Revoked.
Dale began his legal career as an intern for The Fauntleroy Law Firm in the Summer of 2007. During the two summers that he spent with their office, he devoted much of his time to real estate transactions. He quickly learned the very detailed nature of real
estate law and enjoyed spending his time working on these matters. During his tenure with The Fauntleroy Law Firm, Dale was able to travel to and have experience dealing with real estate matters in all 100 North Carolina counties. Upon completion of law school and passing the bar, Dale decided to strike out on his own as a solo practitioner, while still sharing office space and insight from his longtime mentor Courtney Fauntleroy.
Dale earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from East Carolina University in May of 2005. He went on to graduate from law school at North Carolina Central University in May of 2009. He was a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.
Dale is a firm believer in giving back to the community and does so through philanthropic work that he conducts as a member of the Executive Board of the Eta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina.