Derek Gray

Graystar Legal

Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Winston Salem, NC

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105 W. 4th Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101

Qualified and Experienced Representation

We understand the stress and uncertainty involved with being charged with a criminal offense.  Even the smallest of charges carry real life consequences for our clients.  At Graystar Legal, we pride ourselves on taking on that burden with competent and experienced legal representation.

We are dedicated to developing ongoing relationships with our clients and helping them arrive at solutions to their individual problems.  We view this opportunity to help as a privilege and take seriously the responsibility we owe each individual client.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Criminal Law

  • DWI
  • Traffic Violations
  • License Restoration
  • Drug Crimes
  • Felony Crimes 
  • Theft Crimes

Clients entrust us to help them achieve their goals with their legal matters to grow and we never take that trust for granted. At Graystar Legal we consider our clients our family and provide them with care and counseling they deserve.

Character, Hard Work, and Compassion! These three components are the pillars to making sure we provide the best service to the clients we represent.

Contact our office today at 336-715-7250 to schedule a confidential consultation with an attorney to discuss the particular legal challenges you are facing.


Attorney Derek Gray

In 2008, Mr. Gray started his practice of law as an Assistant District Attorney here in Forsyth County and served in that position for 10 years until 2018. During his time as an Assistant District Attorney, he prosecuted all levels of criminal matters including all traffic matters, driving while impaired and habitual driving while impaired, juvenile matters, drug cases, felony property crimes, and violent felonies. Derek was the Asst. District Attorney in charge of considering District Court Motions for Appropriate Relief (MARs) which are popular for individuals seeking driver’s license restoration. While in the District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Gray also helped train numerous classes of law enforcement officers in court room preparation and testimony for criminal cases.

Mr. Gray starts his law practice with extensive trial experience and criminal procedural knowledge in his representation of individuals in Forsyth and the surrounding counties. Derek is a proven trial lawyer with experience ranging from simple traffic matters, DWIs, and domestic assaults all the way up to cases as serious as Habitual Felons, Drug Trafficking, and 1st Degree Murder.

Mr. Gray is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and the Forsyth County Bar Association. Derek earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from North Carolina Central School of Law in Durham, NC in 2007. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Campbell University in 2004 where he was also a scholarship athlete on the Men’s Basketball Team.

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