Goodman, Carr, Laughrun, Levine & Murray
301 S McDowell St
Ste 602 Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 372-2770 www.gcllm.com
George V. Laughrun II is a partner at GCLLG and has been practicing with the firm since 1982. For 2 years, prior to joining the firm, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Mecklenburg County (North Carolina), prosecuting cases in both District and Superior Court.
During his 32 years of practice, Mr. Laughrun has tried over 150 jury trials and cases in all federal courts within this district and in other jurisdictions including: The United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, The North Carolina Court of Appeals, The North Carolina Supreme Court and on December 5, 1983 he was also admitted to practice before The United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Laughrun received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University, in 1977, and his law degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, in 1980.
He graduated cum laude from both institutions.
Mr. Laughrun has been a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, as defined by the North Carolina State Bar, since 1991, and has held an "AV" Preeminent rating from members of the Bar and Judiciary for more than 25 years. He concentrates his practice on mostly criminal and DWI cases.
Mr. Laughrun is a certified chemical analyst and is certified to run the Intoxilyzer 5000.
In addition, he is a member of the National College of DWI Defense, the American Bar Association (since 1980), the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers. He also served on the Mecklenburg County Bar Executive Committee, from 1994 to 1997.
Mr. Laughrun was named one of Charlotte's "toughest lawyers" and profiled in Charlotte Magazine for his work on DWI cases. The Charlotte Observer wrote that in 2004 and 2005, no other attorney obtained more DWI acquittals and dismissals as Mr. Laughrun. Each year since 2005, Mr. Laughrun has been named as one of North Carolina's Super Lawyers by City Magazine. Each year since 2006, he has been named by Business North Carolina as one of North Carolina 's LEGAL ELITE in the area of Criminal Law and DWI cases.
In 2011 and 2012, Mr. Laughrun was listed in Charlotte Magazine's "Super Lawyer" section as one of the Top 100 attorneys in the state. In addition, Mr. Laughrun was honored by America's Most Honored Professional by the American Registry.
In 2012, Mr. Laughrun was asked to select and serve on the Blue Ridge Panel to evaluate nominees for the 2013 North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine.