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James Darren Byers

Let Us Do The Worrying For You

When we take a case, we intend to win. With our decades of experience and aggressive approach to the law, we have built a record of success that clearly illustrates our ability to help people through the most difficult situations.

More Than 25 Years’ Experience Fighting For Our Clients

At The Law Offices of J. Darren Byers, P.A., we know how to build the cases people need when they are facing criminal charges, appeals or other post conviction matters, and legal aviation issues. Being able to effectively serve our clients’ needs is our No. 1 priority. Attorney J. Darren Byers has built a well-regarded reputation in the legal community for being able to deliver the results people need. He has been recognized for the quality of his work in a number of different ways, including:

  • AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system
  • 10.0 Avvo rating

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Criminal Law

Attorney J. Darren Byers has been fighting for his clients’ rights since 1994. During that time he has learned what it takes to provide his clients with the strongest defense, and he uses that experience to help people secure the best possible outcomes in cases ranging from simpler traffic matters to the most serious of cases, involving the death penalty. JD is a straight talker who will give you the unvarnished truth about your case. If there is a way to win, he will work tirelessly and fiercely to find it.

Aviation Law

As an instrument-rated pilot and aircraft owner, attorney J. Darren Byers understands the issues pilots face. He provides a strong defense against alleged Federal Aviation Administration rule violations. He can help you protect your pilot’s license. He is here to help private and commercial pilots. Attorney Byers also provides representation related to aircraft transactions. If you are entering into a contract or a dispute has come up in a deal, he can help with your case anywhere across the nation.​

James Darren Byers


What Our Clients Say

A Truly Caring Attorney

Mr. Byers represented my son and did an awesome job. He really looked after his best interest. He has integrity, is caring, nonjudgmental, very professional. He always answered my emails in a timely matter. His staff is the same way, always polite and very responsive to calls and emails. I am truly appreciative of this wonderful man.




JD is a colleague and friend. I have co-counseled a murder case with him and his knowledge of the criminal code and procedure is thorough. I could not recommend him higher.


J. Dills

Best Lawyer Around

I have dealt with many lawyers. But after my dealings with Mr. Byers, I will use only him. Mr Byers is my version of legal dream team. Highly recommended A+++++++



Hard-Working, Friendly, and Very Knowledgeable

J.D. Helped me through a recent hardship with kindness and a great understanding of the legal system. I would highly recommend his services, they are both fair in price and invaluable when entering a courtroom.



I Believe That Mr. Byers Is The Best Attorney In The Area, And I Say This Because He Fought For Me.

I have pointed all of my friends and family in Mr. Byers direction because he and his staff care about their clients, and get involved right away. I don’t feel like I could have been treated any better by any other attorney…



Excellent Case Results

Case Dismissed


Felony Drug Trafficking


Not Guilty


Medical Issued


Criminal Defense And Aviation Law Attorney Serving Forsyth and Surrounding Counties Throughout North Carolina

Top-3 in 2019