Jan Pritchett

Criminal Lawyer Jan PritchettJan Elliott Pritchett

Managing Partner / Trial Attorney

Greensboro, North Carolina
Phone (336) 292-4076
Fax (336) 292-8003
Email Me


Areas of Practice:

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Board Certified Specialist in both State and Federal Criminal Law

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1995


  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1994 J.D.
    Honors: National Moot Court Team
    Law Review: Southern University Law Review, 1993 – 1994
  • Winston – Salem State University, Winston – Salem, NC, USA B.A.
    Honors: Cum Laude
    Major: Political Science
    Major: Sociology

Recent Seminar Lectures:

  • Lecture “Search Warrants”, 2010 Spring Public Defender Attorney and Investigator Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina May, 2010
  • Lecture “Preparing For and Questioning the Drug Recognition Expert”, Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyer’s CLE, Greensboro, North Carolina, September 2010
  • Lecture “North Carolina Caselaw Update”, North Carolina Bar Association Annual Review, Greensboro, North Carolina, November 2011
  • Lecture NC Annual Case Law Update, North Carolina Bar Association, November 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Lecture DWI Update, Drug Recognition Experts Summer 2013
  • Lecture Cross Examination, 2013 High Point Bar Annual CLE, Spring 2013
  • Lecture “Motions to Suppress Evidence” Spring Defender’s Trainingm UNC – Chapel-Hill School of Government, Chapel-Hill, NC., 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016


  • NC Board of Legal Specialization Co-Chairman 2010-2013
  • NC Bar Assocation, Criminal Justice Section, Vice-Chairman 2011-2013
  • NC BAr Association, Criminal Justice Section, Chairman 2012-2013
  • St. Pius X Catholic School, School Board Member 2010-2013
  • NC Bar Association Board of Governors, June 2015-Present

Recent Awards:

  • 2008 – 2016, Named to Legal Elite
  • 2012-2106 Top Attorneys In North Carolina (As published in the Charlotte Magazine)
  • 2012-2016 Named to Super Lawyers
  • 2013 Recognized as on of the Top 100 DWI Lawyers in North Carolina by The National Advocacy of DUI Defense,

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization, Co-Chairman, Criminal Law Specialty
  • North Carolina Bar Assocation, Vice-Chairman, Criminal Justice Section 2011- Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Planner – Criminal Justice Section 2010 – 2012
  • Greensboro Criminal Defense Association, Board Member 2010-Present
  • Guilford County Indigent Defense Committee, Committee Member 2008-Present
  • Providence Baptist Church, Deacon Board, 2005-Present
  • St. Pius X Catholic School, School Board Member, 2010-2013

Past Employment Positions:

  • The Lee Law Firm, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1994 – 1996
  • Guilford County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1996 – 2000


  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Delta Theta Phi