Business & Personal Lawyers for Eastern North Carolina

Criminal Law

Our firm is committed to assisting people in Eastern North Carolina who have been charged with criminal offenses. Joe Bell, has been practicing criminal law since 1993 and has experience representing people in state and federal court who have been charged with a wide variety of criminal charges. Mike Smith, who joined the firm in 2008, also handles criminal matters.

Joe has appeared in the criminal courts in many of the counties in Eastern North Carolina, in the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

We routinely handle drug and narcotic offenses in both state and federal court, driving while impaired (DWI), traffic violations, white collar crimes, violent crimes, and a variety of other misdemeanors and felonies. Our firm has also handled criminal appeals in both state and federal court.

We are committed to representing people in communities throughout Eastern North Carolina, including Rocky Mount, Nashville, Tarboro, Wilson, Roanoke Rapids, Greenville, Raleigh, Fayetteville, Lumberton, Wilmington, and elsewhere. Regardless of the issue, we are dedicated to giving our clients professional, individualized representation.

Criminal Defense Services:

  • Assault
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Narcotic Offenses
  • DWI
  • Federal Offenses
  • Probation Violations
  • Traffic Violations
  • White Collar Crimes

Criminal Defense Attorneys




Quick Contact

By phone: (252) 977-6450

Leave us a message anytime with our and one of our associates will get in touch with you.

Batts, Batts & Bell, LLP
103 Candlewood Road
P.O. Drawer 8228
Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1228
Phone: (252) 977-6450
Fax: (252) 972-7500