Awards and Accolades

When you choose to partner with our skilled Raleigh attorneys as your criminal defense team, you are choosing an award-winning firm. Recognized by our peers and former clients as knowledgeable legal advisors, our past successes have proven that we are equipped with the experience to effectively defend your case.

Our Awards

We’re honored to be recognized by top legal publications and review sites. If you’ve been arrested, trust the Raleigh criminal defense lawyers at Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh. Call (919) 845-6688 for a free consultation.

Better Business Bureau A plus ratedBBB

The Better Business Bureau has awarded Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh as an Accredited Business. We also hold a BBB Rating of an A+. The Better Business Bureau serves as an intermediary between consumers and businesses, while collecting and providing free business reviews.

BV RatedBV Rated

Awarded to those who achieve a high-degree of ethical standards, legal ability and expertise, Andrew Sandman and Bill Finn have been recognized as BV Distinguished®, a rating generated by evaluations completed by members of the bar and the United States Judiciary.

Avvo 10 star ratedAvvo Criminal

Evaluating attorneys throughout the nation, Avvo credits Bill Finn with a 10.0 Superb rating for Criminal Defense in Raleigh, NC. is an online legal resource that assesses a lawyer’s background and provides a rating based on professional or career qualifications. Weighted factors include client reviews, experience, professional achievements, and disciplinary sanctions.

Super LawyersSuper Lawyers

Featured as a Rising Stars? by Super Lawyers® Magazine, Trey Fitzhugh is awarded for his high-degree of personal achievement and recognition amongst his peers. Super Lawyers® rating service is based on nominations, evaluations, and independent research in 70+ areas.

Triangle Business JournalTriangle Business Journal

The lawyers at Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh have been recognized by the Triangle Business Journal for their excellence in criminal law in Wake County, NC. TBJ is the leading multimedia source for local news, research and events throughout the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area.

Business NC's Legal EliteBusiness North Carolina’s Legal Elite

Honoring North Carolina’s most prestigious attorneys, Bill Finn is recognized as one of the state’s top legal practitioners by his peers. The Legal Elite award is determined by a statewide ballot that is evaluated by practicing bar members who currently live in North Carolina.