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TETTERTON Law Firm, PLLC in Beaufort, North Carolina, understands how important it is to have an attorney who considers your time. Attorney Joshua Hilton Tetterton, a prolific traffic and criminal defense lawyer, is here to help.


Attorney Joshua Tetterton

Making the Most of Law School

A true Carteret County native, Joshua was born and raised in Morehead City. During law school, he focused his course load in criminal law while doing intern work for the Harnett County District Attorney's office.

Campbell University School of Law (Raleigh, NC)
Juris Doctorate - 2008
Honors: Book Award, Foundations of Law
Member: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
Federalist Society

North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
B.A. Political Science with a Concentration in Law and Theory (Cum Laude) - 2005
Member: Pre-Law Society

Bar Admission
North Carolina, 2008


Honing His Knowledge and Skills

Attorney Tetterton went on to work for a private criminal defense firm in Wake County. While there, he gained knowledge in legal methods and skills in managing a law office. As a lifelong North Carolinian, he has a deep understanding of the state and local legal processes. He also has extensive experience in providing legal representation against a wide array of offenses including:

Driving While Impaired (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Speeding, Traffic and Non-Moving Violations | Assault Charges | Drug and Trafficking Offenses | Underage Drinking | Substance Possession Charges | Boating under the Influence (BUI) | Probation Violations


Giving Back to the Community

Attorney Tetterton is an Eagle Scout and a community volunteer with organizations such as the Beaufort Historical Association. He is also a nominating council member for the Boy Scouts of America™, and has served as a board member for the Carteret County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. Happily married with two children, he attends the First United Methodist Church in Morehead City.