Practice Areas

Helping individuals protect their rights through legal representation
Criminal Defense

Drug Offenses

Traffic Law

DWI Defense

Firm History

Hewlett, Collins & Allard

Hewlett, Collins & Allard began in 1982 as Hewlett & Collins. Mr. Addison Hewlett, Jr., asked Mr. John Collins to be his partner. Mr. Collins had been an Assistant District Attorney for the Fifth Prosecutorial District from 1979-1982. The firm specializes in the defense of Criminal Cases and Traffic Violations. The firm has been located at 515 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC, since 1984.

  • National Trial Lawyers

  • AV Preeminent

  • Martindale Hubbell


Addison Hewlett, Jr
Addison Hewlett, Jr
Born in Wilmington, May 4, 1912. Mr. Hewlett was a practicing attorney in Wilmington from 1934 until 1989. His legacy lives through the firm of Hewlett, Collins and Allard. Mr. Hewlett was a graduate of Wake Forest College and Wake Forest Law School and was a Life Trustee of Wake Forest College. Mr. Hewlett served …
John C. Collins
John C. Collins
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Founding Member of National College for DUI Defense (1995) Admitted to Bar, 1976, North Carolina. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Education: Duke University (B.A., 1972); Wake Forest University (J.D., 1976). Instructor: Business Law, Cape Fear Community College, 1980-1982; Traffic Offenses and Misdemeanors, Practical Skills Course, North Carolina Bar …
James L. Allard, Jr
James L. Allard, Jr
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Order of Barristers. Education: University of North Carolina at Wilmington (B.A., 1982); Campbell University (J.D., 1985). Delta Theta Phi; Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, June 25, 1960. Admitted to bar, 1986, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Lecturer: Traffic …
John M. Collins
John M. Collins
Born Wilmington, North Carolina, November 20, 1982. Admitted to Bar, 2010, North Carolina. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Education: Vanderbilt University (B.A., 2004); Charleston School of Law (J.D. 2009). Member: Fifth Judicial District and North Carolina State Bars; New Hanover County Bar Association Board of Directors (2011-2015); Wilmington Downtown Inc…

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