John E. Fitzgerald

Attorney John E. Fitzgerald

Senior Partner

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Phone: 336-803-7431
Fax: 336-723-8433
Email: E-mail Me


Mr. Fitzgerald was born and raised just outside of Detroit, Michigan. He is a 1983 graduate of East Lansing High School in East Lansing, Michigan. He moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1983 to attend Wake Forest University. Mr. Fitzgerald received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest in 1987, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, majoring in History and minoring in French.

During the fall semester of his senior year, Mr. Fitzgerald studied in Dijon, France, where he became fluent in French.Mr. Fitzgerald received his Juris Doctor degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 1990 and was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar later that same year. Mr. Fitzgerald began practicing law on March 1, 1993, as an associate for well-known Winston-Salem attorney Larry L. Eubanks. Mr. Fitzgerald quickly excelled at representing Mr. Eubanks' large number of criminal, traffic, and driver's license clients. Mr. Fitzgerald took over the busy law practice on January 1, 2000, when Mr. Eubanks retired.

Mr. Fitzgerald is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, and the Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer's Association. Mr. Fitzgerald is also a member of the Westwood Swim & Tennis Club. He is an avid tennis player and fan.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Traffic Violations
  • Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Speeding Tickets & All Other Traffic Offenses
  • Driver's License Problems
  • Expungement of Criminal Records
  • Impaired Driving

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1990


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Wake Forest University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: History
    • Minor: French

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Board of Visitors, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Member
  • Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer's Association, Member
  • Westwood Swim & Tennis Club, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Larry L. Eubanks, Associate, 1993 - 1999


  • English
  • French