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Brent D. Ratchford

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death


My firm opened in May 1997.  I, Brent D. Ratchford, am the sole Proprietor/owner of the firm.  My firm is located in Gastonia, NC, where I was born and raised.


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • Campbell University
    • B.S. Accounting

Professional Associations

  • Gaston County Bar Association, Former President, Treasurer and Secretary
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Bar Association , Member

Current Employment Positions

  • Sole Practitioner/Owner

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1996


  • Student Court Defense Attorney
  • Dean's List

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma
  • Delta Kappa
  • Omega
  • Omicron Delta Kappa