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James Richard "Rick" Hamlett II - Nashville, NC

212 W. Church St. Nashville, NC 27856

Updated: 02/18/2024

Nashville Criminal Defense Lawyer


Experienced trial attorney. Over 23 years of experience in North Carolina trial and Appellate Courts in both civil and criminal cases. Rick has successfully argued cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. Extensive criminal law experience representing clients in misdemeanor and felony criminal charges from DWI, simple assault to 1st Degree Murder Capital cases. Personal injury and wrongful death cases.

About James Richard "Rick" Hamlett II

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Custody, Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Cases


  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English (Primary)


Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1994

Other Affiliations

  • 7th District Bar (Past President)
  • Nash/Edgecombe Bar Association (Past President)


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1994
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Graduated 2nd In His Law School Class
    Law Review: Campbell Law Review
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, 1991
    Major: Political Science


Office Information


212 W. Church St. Nashville, NC 27856


  • 252-459-9797

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM M-F; Closed 1-2 PM

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By Anonymous C. on Mar. 06, 2019
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An outstanding trial lawyer who will fight for you until the end.


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By Eddie H. on Jan. 26, 2023

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Awesome Attorney , extremely knowledgeable I was very impressed with his services


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By Anonymous on Aug. 03, 2021

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I was out of a large amount of money due to fraud. Rick Hamlett helped me recover this money which I though I might never see again. I am very grateful and would definitely recommend his services.

By Anonymous on Oct. 22, 2020

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Mr Rick Hammett was a pleasure to work with ! His caring and professional manner in which he handled my sons case was awesome!! Mr Hamlet is very knowledgeable and was patient and thorough in explaining things to us as well as when he spoke to the judge ! Will definitely use him again if the need ever arises !


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