Aside from the practice of law, Stephen P. Lindsay is a skilled orator and presenter. If needed, he can partner with you to create engaging lectures and educational experiences for your groups, associations, classes, or seminars. Stephen is a faculty member of the National Legal Defenders' Association and has appeared throughout the country as a keynote speaker, educator, and CLE instructor. Check out Stephen's extensive experience below, and please contact us if any of these services are needed.

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Law Office of Stephen P. Lindsay
  • Nebraska Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • New Jersey Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • New Hampshire Public Defender Association
  • Oklahoma Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Public Defenders Association
  • Washington State Public Defenders
  • Wyoming Public Defender Association
  • Adjunct Professor, UNC-Asheville (Sociology of Law)
  • Guest Lecturer, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law 


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Faculty Member: NCDC, NLADA, ICDA, National Legal Defenders’ Association.


  • Sutton & Lindsay, PLLC, Senior Partner 2012 to present
  • Lindsay Law, Owner,  2006 to present
  • Cloninger, Lindsay, Hensley, & Searson, Senior Partner 1998-2005
  • Lindsay & Hensley, Senior Partner (1995 - 1998)
  • Lindsay & True, Senior Partner (1989-1995)
  • Lindsay, McDonald, Staples & Knight, Senior Partner (1987-89)
  • Stephen P. Lindsay, P.A., solo practice (1986-87)
  • Elmore & Powell, P.A., associate (1985-86)


  • National Criminal Defense College (NCDC), Macon, Georgia (Faculty since 1995)
  • National Legal Aid & Public Defender Association (NLADA) (Faculty since 1996)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL) (Member since 1995)
  • Institute of Criminal Defense Advocacy, San Diego (ICDA)
  • United States Defender Services, Trial Skills Academy Faculty
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Bill Daniels Trial Skills Faculty
  • Missouri Public Defender’s Association
  • New Mexico Public Defender’s Association
  • Federal Public Defenders/Puerto Rico
  • Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy
  • Indiana Public Defender’s Association
  • Wisconsin Public Defender’s Association
  • Maryland Public Defender’s Association