Dawn Tutterow

Dawn Tutterow

Lincolnton, North Carolina
Prosecuted felony and misdemeanor cases as an Assistant District Attorney in the District and Superior Courts in Lincoln, Cleveland, Catawba County and Caldwell Counties for more than 20 years.  The cases handled and jury trials included the full spectrum of felony and misdemeanor cases, including murder, rape/sex offense, child physical abuse, arson, drug caases, as well as general misdemeanors, DWIs, traffic cases and probation violations.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1992


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • 25th Prosecutorial District , Assistant District Attorney, 2007 - 2015
  • 27B Prosectutorial District, Assistant District Attorney, 1994 - 2006