Andrew C. Clifford


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Andrew Clifford is regarded as one of the top DWI lawyers and criminal defense lawyers in the Triad.

Andrew has handled thousands of DWIs, as a former prosecutor and as a defense attorney. In 2022 Andrew won dozens of DWI cases, getting Not Guilty or Dismissal on 5 in a single week at one point in 2022. Andrew is a FIERCE litigator who has absolutely no fear of taking a case to trial.

Andrew is respected by the judges and the district attorney’s office for his abilities in the courtroom. Andrew has won hundreds of district court trials, won numerous jury trials in Superior Court and is locally known as one the best traffic lawyers to help represent individuals facing DMV Hearings. When you hire Andrew you know you are in experienced hands and you have someone who will never be scared to take the case to trial if necessary. Moreover, Andrew is the President of Guilford County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association and has been selected nine times for Legal Elite.

For legal assistance, please call toll free 336-574-2788 or use our convenient contact us form.

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  • Partner at Clifford & Harris, PLLC – 2018-present
  • Clifford Clendenin & O’Hale, LLP – 2005-2017
  • Assistant District Attorney, 18th Judicial District — 2004– 2005
  • Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, January 20, 1977


  • 2004, North Carolina
  • Admitted into the US District Courts for the Middle District and Western District of North Carolina



  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2023
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2022
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2021
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2020
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2017
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2015
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2015
  • Business NC Legal Elite, 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012