Our Attorneys

At Barnett & Atkins, our legal team is devoted exclusively to criminal defense. Our attorneys enjoy more than 30 years of combined experience. Both have spent their entire careers practicing criminal law in North Carolina. This wealth of knowledge and experience translates into diligent, effective advocacy for our clients.

Attorney Kevin Barnett is AV Preeminent peer review rated,* the highest rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Attorney Corey Atkins is a former assistant district attorney. Both are natives of North Carolina, well-connected and respected in the local legal community.

Our attorneys share a commitment to protecting the rights and liberties of those facing any type of criminal charges — felony or misdemeanor, at the state or federal level.

Please follow the links below to learn more about our attorneys' qualifications.

Get Answers To Your Questions | Free, Confidential Consultation

Criminal cases pose numerous questions, concerns and legal hurdles. Our lawyers can help you sort through these issues and develop a solid game plan. To arrange a free consultation, call our Charlotte office at 704-899-5574 or our Asheville office at 828-270-7501. You can also send us an email.

Language translation services and jail visits are available by request. Se habla español.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.