Steven M. Laird

Steven M. Laird

Senior Associate Attorney
Jacksonville, North Carolina

Steven Matthew Laird has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since October 2009. Mr. Laird's practice areas include civil and criminal litigation. Mr. Laird has experience defending Class C and lower felonies and defends all classes of misdemeanors, DWIs and all other traffic offenses. Mr. Laird has also done court appointed work since he started practicing in both Onslow and Pender Counties. His court appointed work includes Class C felony and lower criminal cases, DWIs, probation violations (misdemeanor and felony), juvenile delinquency, misdemeanor appeals, and DSS cases. Mr. Laird handles cases in both Onslow and Pender Counties.

Mr. Laird is experienced in domestic violence cases (both criminal and civil protective orders). Mr. Laird also handles absolute divorces.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Laird attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his undergraduate degree. There, he double majored in Political Science and Psychology and he received a BA in both of those study areas in 2006. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill, Mr. Laird attended Campbell University-Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law and became a member of Phi Delta Phi. Mr. Laird received his Juris Doctorate in May of 2009 and passed the North Carolina Bar Exam in July of 2009. Mr. Laird is a member of the 4th District Judicial Bar and has been since 2009.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • DWI
  • Probation Violations
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Division of Social Services
  • Domestic Violence
  • Absolute Divorce

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2009


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award - American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2015 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 4th District Judicial Bar, 2009 - Present


  • Phi Alpha Delta