Joshua Hilton Tetterton
phone: (252) 728-1373
text: (252) 515-0193
Joshua Tetterton is a Carteret County native. He was born and raised in Morehead City, North Carolina. After high school he moved to Raleigh where he graduated cum laude from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Political Science and earned his Juris Doctorate from Campbell University School of Law. During law school he concentrated his course load in criminal law while interning at the Harnett County District Attorney's office. Mr. Tetterton then went on to work for a private criminal defense firm in Wake County, where he gained important skills in legal methods as well as in managing a law firm. As a lifelong North Carolinian, Mr. Tetterton has a deep understanding of the state and local legal process.
Mr. Tetterton's emphasis is the defense of persons accused of a crime in adult and juvenile courts in Carteret County. His professional experience includes the defense of individuals against a wide array of criminal allegations including DWI, traffic tickets, crimes of violence, drug offenses, drinking tickets and probation violations. He also has experience in providing representation in Department of Social Services matters and civil cases.
Mr. Tetterton is married with two children and is a member of One Harbor Church in Morehead City. He is an Eagle Scout and volunteers in his community through multiple organizations such as the Beaufort Historical Association, and has served as a board member for the Carteret County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council.
Campbell University School of Law Raleigh, NC
Juris Doctorate - 2008
Honors: Book Award, Foundations of Law
Member: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
B.A. Political Science with a concentration in Law and Theory (Cum Laude) - 2005
Member: Pre-Law Society
North Carolina, 2008
Professional Associations and Memberships
District 3-B Bar NC Bar, Member
Carteret County Bar, Member
North Carolina State Bar, Member
NC Advocates for Justice, Member