About Rick Beam

Attorney Rick Beam has over 25 years’ experience as an attorney, focusing his practice in the area of criminal defense work.  Feel free to contact us to schedule an appointment for a consultation.


Curriculum Vitae

Juris Doctor: University of North Carolina School of Law, May 1992
B.A. in History: University of North Carolina, May 1989

Represented clients in more than 200 jury trials in the trial courts of Gaston, Lincoln, and Cleveland Counties, as well as in the Federal court of the Western District of North Carolina.

August 2012 until Present:
Law Offices of Richard Beam
Gastonia, NC

January 1998 until July 2012:
Partner, Hubbard and Beam Law Firm
Gastonia, NC

October 1992 until December 1997:
Assistant District Attorney, Judicial District 27A
Gastonia, NC

Areas of Practice
Criminal Defense:

MurderKidnappingDrug Violations
DWIObtaining PropertyProbation Violations
MisdemeanorsTraffic OffensesMinor Infractions

Federal Defense:

MurderBank FraudHuman Trafficking
Drug ConspiracyWhite Collar CrimeRico Violations
Wire FraudWeapons OffensesComputer/Internet Related Crimes