As a highly experienced attorney with over 35 years of experience in litigation, prosecution, and defense of state and federal crime, Attorney Mark P. Foster has the background, skills, and knowledge to help protect your rights if you are facing criminal charges. He has practiced law in Charlotte for over 20 years, and he has tried some of the most serious, complex, and lengthy criminal trials that have taken place in Charlotte in both state and federal courts during that time.
Experienced North Carolina White Collar Crime and Pre-Indictment Investigations Attorney
Colleagues and judges alike know him to be an experienced attorney who thoroughly investigates the facts, researches the applicable laws, and offers sound legal counsel based upon judgment, investigation, and experience. If a case goes all the way to trial, Attorney Foster provides zealous representation to obtain the best possible outcome, including the possibility of an acquittal or dismissal of all charges.
He is a State Bar Board-Certified Specialist in federal and state criminal law. Mr. Foster has been admitted to practice in North Carolina, the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, California, the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Federal Crimes and Felonies
Mark Foster is a skilled, experienced, and respected criminal defense lawyer who focuses on felony defense in federal and state courts. During his 35 years of practice in North Carolina and California, in addition to practicing law in the military, Foster has tried over 130 jury trials and hundreds of bench trials. He has handled dozens of appeals, and has litigated hundreds of motions. As an active duty Marine Corps officer from 1984 to 1987, Foster served as a judge advocate representing Marines in court-martial trials. Later he served in the Reserves until retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2004.
Awards and Honors
- North Carolina Super Lawyer, Criminal Defense
- Super Lawyers, 2016
He has been honored by being selected as a Super Lawyer in North Carolina in the category of criminal defense every year since 2012.
- AV Preeminent rating
- Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
He has been honored to be rated by Martindale-Hubbell, based on peer review, with an AV Preeminent rating every year since 2012.
- Best Lawyers in America 2016
He has earned the honor of inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the category of Criminal Defense–General Practice, every year since 2012.
An initial consultation with Attorney Foster is complimentary. Contact him today to learn more about how he can put his skills, experience and knowledge to work for you.