A veteran family and criminal law attorney, John Cutchin maintains a practice in Newton, North Carolina. He concentrates in family financial mediation, family law, criminal cases, personal injury compensation, and estate law. In addition, he handles traffic violations, child custody issues, and divorces. John Cutchin and his staff have combined experience of almost 50 years. He has been practicing law since the mid-1970s, and he has won awards throughout his career for legal excellence. Among his distinctions, he was named to the Who’s Who in American Law listing, and he maintains a Superb Attorney rating with Avvo, Inc. In 2008, John Cutchin’s practice won the title of Best Law Firm of Catawba County as determined by a poll by a local newspaper. John Cutchin studied law at the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill. He also completed a certification program in family mediation in 2001. He belongs to several professional organizations, including the Catawba County and Lincoln County Bar Associations and the North Carolina Bar Association. He limits his practice to litigation in Catawba and Lincoln Counties. Outside of his legal work, John Cutchin has served on his local chamber of commerce and the Newton Merchants Association. John Cutchin donates his expertise to Sipe's Orchard Home, a nonprofit that provides social services to families and children. He also assists his church, the Episcopal Church of St. Peter by-the-Lake, as a parttime Sunday School teacher and member of the Fiscal Advisory Committee. In his spare time, John Cutchin enjoys literature and movies, and he goes boating regularly. He also engages in promotional work for the Half Dozen Brass Band, an Athens, Georgia, New Orleans Jazz ensemble.