Traffic and DWI

Our experienced attorneys handling DWI’s, traffic citations, as well as other criminal charges, work to minimize the negative effects for our clients. Our personalized approach is tailored to the client’s record and individual circumstances. We put our client’s needs first and strive to provide the best defense possible. We have successfully assisted thousands of people in all types of criminal and traffic violation cases, including those involving:

  • Speeding tickets
  • DWI
  • Other traffic tickets and moving violations
  • Driving with a revoked license
  • Non-moving violations
  • Commercial DWI
  • Ignition interlock device cases
  • License restoration
  • Underage drinking charges
  • Expunction/expungement
  • Other misdemeanors (larceny, shoplifting, trespass, etc.)
Benjamin D. Overby

Benjamin D. Overby

Attorney and Shareholder

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Mr. Overby was born in Hartsville, South Carolina and is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in History and Political Science and the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, Summa Cum Laude where he served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review.

Ryan D. Moffitt

Ryan D. Moffitt

Associate Attorney

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Ryan maintains a general practice of law, serving clients on a broad range of legal issues with a growing emphasis on real estate development, business transactions and civil litigation.


Vernon Law was established in 1933 and has been assisting clients with their legal needs in Alamance County and throughout the Burlington-Greensboro area in North Carolina for almost a century. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in a multitude of state and federal courts, and together they represent varying backgrounds and perspectives. Vernon Law attorneys have been leaders in the legal profession and in the Burlington-Greensboro North Carolina community, holding office as President of the North Carolina Bar, President of the Alamance County Bar, and Clerk of Court of Alamance County, as well as many other positions of civic and business leadership.


At Vernon Law, we are committed to delivering excellent legal representation by providing each client with prompt and personal attention.  We are dedicated to serving the diverse Alamance and Guilford county communities, and strive to respond efficiently to their various and changing circumstances.  Whether a one-time consultation or ongoing legal counsel, Vernon Law is prepared to meet your needs.


We believe that thoroughly understanding your goals is essential to achieve the results you want.  Clients of the Vernon Law firm can expect their attorneys to:

  • Listen to and understand their individual concerns;
  • Identify the issues to be addressed in achieving their objectives;
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of their case;
  • Provide informed and candid opinions of the available alternatives and likely obstacles;
  • Develop a plan of action designed to achieve their objectives; and
  • Pursue those objectives vigorously.

Delivering Excellent Legal Representation.