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Keith Alan Williams






Keith Williams is a board-certified specialist in state and federal criminal law. Based in Greenville, North Carolina, he handles criminal cases throughout eastern North Carolina.

Mr. Williams became an attorney in 1992. He was a federal law clerk from 1992-1994 and a state criminal prosecutor from 1994-1996. He opened a solo practice in 1998 and obtained board certification from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization in 1999. He represents a broad cross-section of clients, from business professionals facing major fraud allegations to East Carolina University students with drug and alcohol charges.

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Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Specialist in Federal and State Criminal Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Criminal Law Specialty Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. District Judge Malcom J. Howard, Eastern District of North Carolina, Law Clerk, 1992 to 1994
  • Lenoir County, North Carolina, Assistant District Attorney, 1994 to 1996
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