Defending All Of Western North Carolina Against Criminal Charges For Over 20 Years

A criminal arrest or a pre-charge accusation is an urgent matter that must be handled with care. The actions you take after being charged with a crime, or contacted by law enforcement, can play a crucial role in the outcome of your case.

One of the most important things you can do to protect your future is hire an experienced defense lawyer who knows how to get results.

An Experienced, Board-Certified Criminal Defense Lawyer

At Messer Law Firm, we provide experienced criminal law representation to clients in Asheville, Hendersonville, Waynesville and throughout surrounding communities in western North Carolina.

With more than 20 years of experience, board-certified criminal law attorney Al Messer is prepared to handle complex, high-stakes criminal defense cases.

Our North Carolina Criminal Law Practice

Al Messer practices in the state and federal courts of North Carolina. He has the extensive experience, knowledge and training required to provide highly effective legal representation.

He defends clients against a broad range of criminal charges, at both the state and federal level, including:

  • Traffic offenses, including drunk driving (DWI) and driving without a license
  • Drug crimes, involving possession, distribution, and trafficking of marijuana and other controlled substances
  • Theft crimes, such as credit card theft and shoplifting
  • Violent crimes, including kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon
  • Sex offenses, such as rape or online sexual exploitation of a minor
  • Domestic violence, against a partner, spouse, or family member
  • Weapons offenses, including violation of conceal and carry laws
  • College/underage crimes, such as minor in possession or DWI
  • White collar crimes, such as identify theft and embezzlement
  • Probation violations, including a failure to pay a fine or testing positive for drug usage


Mr. Messer also routinely handles expungement for those seeking to remove an arrest or conviction from a criminal record.

Our Personal Guarantee

Each case receives Mr. Messer's close personal attention. He keeps clients informed and always returns calls promptly. He also absolutely protects the confidentiality and trust each client places in him.

Whether you have been charged, accused of or are under investigation for a sex crime, violent crime or any criminal offense in North Carolina, it is important to consult with a skilled defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Contact Messer Law Today

Call 828-251-1502 or send an email today and arrange to meet with an experienced Asheville criminal defense attorney. Free consultations.