In Greensboro, North Carolina, and the triad area, the defense lawyer who provides aggressive criminal law representation that protects your rights is Peter D. Zellmer in Greensboro.

Mr. Zellmer was born and raised in the triad, and attended Wake Forest University School of Law. After serving as Assistant District Attorney, he established his practice three years ago to help people just like you — using his prosecutor experience to safeguard your interests in a broad range of DWI and traffic violations cases, and after a criminal arrest.

If your liberties and livelihood depend on the outcome of a negotiation with prosecutors or a criminal trial, come to the law offices of Peter D. Zellmer, PLLC.

Your initial half-hour phone consultation is free of charge. If necessary, Mr. Zellmer will meet you at a jail or police station. The firm is located in downtown Greensboro on the corner of S. Elm Street and Market Street.

Peter D. Zellmer is a former assistant district attorney. Since 2007, he has been defending people in court who are charged with various criminal offenses. He also spent over two years specializing in juvenile delinquency defense.

Peter and his wife, Elizabeth, are members of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. He is a father of two.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Drug Violations
  • Traffic Violations
  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • Expungements

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2006


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
  • J.D. - 2006
  • Honors: John Barham Scholarship Recipient
  • Honors: Trail Team Member
  • Law Journal: Intellectual Property Law Journal, Member
  • University of North Carolina School of Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina - 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NC Bar Association, Member
  • Greensboro Bar Association, Member
  • Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Guilford Disproportionate Minority Juvenile Delinquency Contact Committee, Past Member

Greensboro Criminal Defense Attorney