415 West Friendly Avenue|Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

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Daniel A. Harris

Daniel A. Harris

Email: Daniel@cliffordlawoffice.com

Business North Carolina Legal Elite

The National Trial Lawyers

Bar Admissions

State of North Carolina, 2013

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2014

United States District Court for the Eastern District Of North Carolina, 2015

United States District Court for the Middle District Of North Carolina, 2013

United States District Court for the Western District Of North Carolina, 2017

Practice Areas


Elon University School of Law, J.D., 2013

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2010


Clifford Clendenin & O’Hale, LLP

  • Associate Attorney, 2013-Present
  • Legal Intern to Locke and Andrew Clifford, 2011-2013

The Honorable R. Stuart Albright, Guilford County Superior Court

  • Judicial Intern, 2011

Elon University School of Law Honor Court

  • Student Defender, 2011

Publications & Speaking Engagements

The Law of North Carolina published in "Florida Firearms - Law, Use & Ownership: Eighth Edition" (November 2014)

- North Carolina law on firearms and self-defense - written by Daniel A. Harris and Locke T. Clifford.

- Available for purchase on Amazon.

Beyond Ferguson: A Frank Discussion of Race, Policing and the 4th Amendment - Elon University School of Law (September 2014)

- A roundtable discussion by Defense attorney Daniel Harris, UNCG's police chief, Greensboro's mayor pro-tem, and several distinguished law professors.

-(The Pendulum)    (Elon Law)    (News & Record)

Awards and Recognition

Business NC Legal Elite, 2016

  • Criminal Law
  • Young Guns

Business NC Legal Elite, 2015

  • Criminal Law
  • Young Guns

Elon University School of Law Moot Court Board

2011 Elon University School of Law Intramural Moot Court Competition,

  • Semi-finalist

2012 Leroy R. Hassell, Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition,

  • Quarterfinalist
  • 3rd Best Brief

2013 N.C. Bar Recognition for 75+ Pro Bono Service Hours at Elon Law

Professional Associations

-          18th Judicial Bar Association

-          American Bar Association

-          North Carolina Bar Association

-          North Carolina Advocates for Justice

-          Greensboro Bar Association

-          Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Past Leadership Positions and Involvement

Innocence Project, Elon University School of Law,

  • Vice-President

Society for Health Law and Bioethics,

  • President

University of North Carolina Men’s Club Soccer,

  • President

Criminal Law Society

Past Coursework of Note

Elon University School of Law

  • Advanced Criminal Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Pretrial Practice
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Death Penalty Jurisprudence
  • Evidence
  • Immigration Law
  • International Criminal Tribunals
  • Judicial Process
  • Negotiations

University of North Carolina

  • Civil Liberties in the United States
  • Classical Political Thought
  • Constitution of the United States
  • Constitutional Judicial Process
  • International Relations and World Politics
  • Major Issues in Political Theory
  • Mock Constitution
  • Modern Political Thought
  • North Carolina Politics and Public Policy
  • Public Speaking
  • Power Politics
  • Social and Political Philosophy

Cases We Handle

We Handle:

  • Criminal cases in North Carolina District Court and Superior Court in Guilford County, including Greensboro and High Point
  • 50B and 50C protection order cases in both North Carolina District Courts in Guilford County, including Greensboro and High Point
  • Federal criminal cases
    • Misdemeanors in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and sometimes Statesville and Durham
    • Felonies in all four cities and on a case-by-case basis in any federal court in the United States
  • Federal civil forfeiture cases, post-conviction work and investigations
    on an individual basis
  • Private prosecutions in state court on a case-by-case basis

Awards & Affiliations

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