North Carolina - Mecklenburg County
Experienced Lawyers for Your Divorce, Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Needs
The Plumides law family has practiced law in the Greater Charlotte area for over 50 years. We have handled thousands of cases. We our proud of our long history and during that history we have established case law in both civil and criminal areas of practice which have helped shape the law in North Carolina.
At the Plumides Law Office, PC, our mission is to learn and understand our clients' needs and the external factors affecting them so that we can aggressively and professionally represent them throughout the legal process. We clearly communicate our legal knowledge and experience, thereby enabling our clients to make well-informed decisions. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.
John G. Plumides began the practice of law in 1953 and built his practice around the cornerstone of providing prompt personal service and skilled legal representation delivered in a cost-effective manner and passed these attributes of success on to his son Gregory Plumides. Gregory Plumides is a second generation lawyer who began helping out in his father's law office at the age of 15. After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1991, Greg went on to receive his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law in 1996. Soon after, he began working on cases with his father until John Plumides' passing in 2005.
Today, Greg has taken up the torch left behind by his father and has remained steadfast to his father's goal of establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients. A lawyer will handle your case not a case manager.
The insurance companies have lawyers and so should you. The Plumides law Family has taken great pride in providing an excellent service to those in need for over 50 years and we would like to pass that experience on to you. Feel free to contact our office and speak to a lawyer about your case. Your initial consultation is free.
Contact us today for help with any of the following legal matters:
- Criminal Defense, including all felonies and misdemeanors
- DUI / DWI
- Traffic Violations
- Divorce - Property Division and Alimony
- Divorce - Child Custody, Visitation, and Child Support
- Domestic Violence
- Personal Injury - Auto Accidents
- Catastrophic Injury
- Workers' Compensation
At Plumides Law Office, our approach is to provide a personalized attorney-client relationship based on each client's unique concerns and requirements. Over the years we have built our reputation on providing smart advice, aggressive representation, and outstanding personal service, all at reasonable fees designed to get you the help you need without draining your bank account. We are dedicated to delivering full value for every dollar you invest in legal services.
Contact us today to put our knowledge, experience, and commitment to providing superior service to work for you. Whether you're heading for Mecklenburg County divorce court, Union County criminal law court, or any other venue, our experienced lawyer and staff will guide you every step of the way.
John G. Plumides
John Plumides attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for both Undergraduate and Law School. He began practicing law in August 1953. From 1953-1955, he served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. In 1956, he joined with his brother Michael and formed the Plumides Law Firm which continues today under the leadership of his youngest son Gregory Plumides.
One of his proudest moments as an attorney occurred in April of 2003 when he was featured by the Mecklenburg County Bar as one of the “Heroes of Our Bar” and in that same year was recognized for 50 years of practice by the North Carolina Bar Association. During his career, he won numerous Court of Appeals cases which changed both civil and criminal law in North Carolina, including one case that went to the United States Supreme Court.
John served as president of the American Hellenic Progressive Association. The largest Greek American Organization in the world. He became the youngest Supreme President in AHEPA history at the age of 36 in 1963. He became Supreme President for a second term in 1986. He was able to re-commission the Truman statue which had been destroyed by terrorist in Athens Greece. During his time with the AHEPA he work vigorously on the Cypress conflict having met and worked with Presidents Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Bush. He later received the King George “Medal of Honor” for his tireless efforts in Greek American affairs.
John was also active with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America serving as a Council member for over 25 years. In 1972, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras made John an Archon of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, receiving the title of “Mega Archon” which is the highest honor a lay person can receive in the Eastern Orthodox Church. He served on the Board of Trustees of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Charlotte for over 15 years and as President for seven.
In 1964, he was chosen by President Lyndon B. Johnson to fly to Greece on “Air Force One” along with Lady Bird Johnson, President Harry S. Truman and Archbishop Iakovos to be part of the US delegation personally representing President Lyndon B. Johnson at the funeral of King Paul of Greece. First Lady Johnson later referred to John as “ a successful lawyer, head of AHEPA, hopeful sometime I think, of going into politics ” in her memoirs White House Diary.
John was extensively involved with the Democratic National party on local and national levels. He won the Democratic primaries for US Representative for the 8th Congressional District of North Carolina. He was chosen twice as a delegate to the Democratic National conventions. He also served as one of President Jimmy Carter’s National campaign manager’s. President William J. Clinton recognized him for his support during both his campaigns and Presidencies. John received the North Carolina “Distinguished Citizen Award” from then Governor Terry Sanford.