STEPHEN PAUL LINDSAY
Attorney at Law
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).
TEACHING & LECTURE EXPERIENCE:
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
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
Juris Doctor with Honors, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1985).
B.S. with Honors, Administration of Justice, Guilford College, Greensboro, North
Numerous continuing education courses.
Licensed to practice before all North Carolina trial and appellate courts, the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina, the Eastern District of Michigan, the Western District of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member), American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, North Carolina State Bar. Life Member Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Faculty Member: NCDC, NLADA, ICDA, National Legal Defenders’ Association.
“Cross Examination in Capital Cases: I’ll have some..... uh ..... sprinkles. Yes, some sprinkles,” THE CHAMPTION (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, April 2001); “Storytelling: Why We Do It and How To Do It Better,” THE CHAMPION (December 1999); “Do You Hear What I Hear? Demonstrative Evidence Makes A Difference,” THE CHAMPION (June 1998); "Prosecutorial Abuse of Peremptory Challenges in Death Penalty Cases," Campbell University Law Review, Fall, 1985. Cited by United States Supreme Court in Gray v. Mississippi, 481 U.S. 648, n. 19 (1987). Trial and appellate counsel in United States v. Ross & Silvers, 844 F.2d 187 (4th Cir. 1988) used as Key Case for "What Constitutes 'Counterfeit' Obligation or Security of United States Within Statutory Provisions Setting Forth Criminal Penalty for Uttering or Dealing in Counterfeit Obligations or Securities," 99 A.L.R. Fed. 243 (1990).