Michael Robert Paduchowski

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Mike earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While attending law school Mike worked for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, was a member of the Holderness Moot Negotiation Team, achieved Dean’s List honors and was named to the prestigious Order of the Barristers. Mike also graduated from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler Business School with a degree in Business Administration in 2003.

Mike is a skilled litigator and accomplished negotiator who utilizes his knowledge of the local court system and trial process to efficiently and effectively handle criminal, traffic, DWI, and personal injury matters. Mike and his wife, Brittney, have been members of the Chapel Hill/Durham community for almost two decades. Mike has given back to the local community by coaching youth sports, serving as a Resident Judge in Teen Court, and volunteering as a supervising attorney for the NC Drivers License Restoration Project. Mike was named to the list of NC Legal Elite by Business North Carolina magazine and recognized by Thomson Reuters as a NC Super Lawyer for numerous years running. Mike has also achieved the highest ratings possible from Martindale-Hubbell (Preeminent AV Rating), Lawyers.com (5.0/5.0), and Avvo.com (Superb 10.0/10.0). In addition, Mike received the Client Distinction Award for exemplary client service and the Alumnus of the Year award from the UNC chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon for extensive volunteer work in the community. Mike believes that communication is key and takes pride in providing personal legal service to each and every client.


  • 2007 – Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • 2003 – University of North Carolina, Kenan Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


  • Law Office of Matthew Charles Suczynski, PLLC
    • June 2011 – Present
  • Maitland Law Firm, Managing Associate
    • August 2007  – May 2011
  • Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Intern
    • 2006


  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • District 15-B Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court

Volunteer Work

  • North Carolina Drivers License Restoration Project
  • Orange County Teen Court


  • North Carolina Drivers License Restoration Project
  • Orange County Teen Court

  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiReviewsout of 48 reviews
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  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2016
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2017
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2018
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2019

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