Browning & Long, PLLC

Browning & Long, PLLC

Charlotte Criminal Defense Lawyers Protecting Your Rights After An Arrest In Mecklenburg County

Firm Overview

If you have been arrested in Mecklenburg County and are facing charges for DWI, possession of drugs or weapons, or another crime, it is possible to minimize the negative consequences of these cases and move forward toward a successful future. Whether you have simply made a bad choice and are facing a minor traffic violation, or you've been charged with a more serious crime, there are legal options available to you.

Attorneys Todd Browning and Howard Long are both former assistant district attorneys in Mecklenburg County who are now focused on protecting the rights and defending the freedoms of those charged with DWI, traffic violations, and serious crimes in the Charlotte area. With their unique experience, Browning & Long, PLLC offers clients the benefit of knowing how the other side approaches these cases and are able to skillfully identify opportunities for a solid defense.

We represent those facing criminal charges throughout the Charlotte area including Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mint Hill, Pineville, and Matthews. Call us today at (980) 224-4482 or fill out our online contact form for a prompt response from a member of our legal team.
Main Office

Main Office
725 E. Trade Street, Suite 110
Charlotte  NC  28202

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C. Todd Browning

Todd Browning is a founding partner of Browning & Long, PLLC who practices in the areas of Traffic Law, DWI Law, Criminal Law, and Family Law.

Todd realizes that his clients are often at the worst point in their lives when they contact him. In representing each of his clients, Todd's mission is to give them a level of responsiveness and compassion that many attorneys do not afford their clients. He recognizes that many attorneys are competent, and some are even excellent litigators who provide aggressive representation, but Todd feels that his clients need more than just an aggressive attorney; they need compassion, understanding, and often someone to just provide a listening ear. This is why Todd makes it his focus to not only provide aggressive legal representation, but to also offer accessibility to his clients and give them the level of compassion that they need.

Howard W. Long, II

Howard Long is a partner and founding member of Browning & Long, PLLC. Howard focuses his practice on criminal defense, DWI defense, traffic violations, and family law.

Howard fully understands the stress and intimidation one faces when charged with a crime or dealing with a difficult family situation. Howard realizes that in these trying situations one needs, more than anything, someone in their corner to answer questions, provide options and zealously fight for them.

Howard is a trial lawyer with unique experience that is not afraid to stand up for your rights in court. Prior to founding Browning & Long, PLLC, Howard was an Assistant District Attorney in Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC) prosecuting thousands of misdemeanors and hundreds of felonies on the Misdemeanor Prosecution Team and the Drug Prosecution Team. As an Assistant District Attorney, He conducted bench trials and jury trials in both District and Superior Court. This unique experience and perspective means that Howard can help you navigate the ins-and-outs of whatever issues you may face. Simply put, He knows the people, the places, and the processes, and can provide you with the best advice, guidance, and counsel every step of the way.

In addition to being an Assistant District Attorney, Howard was an associate at a prominent Charlotte law firm where he advised clients on entity formation, management and structure and the acquisition, sale, development, leasing and financing of real estate.