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About Oakhurst Legal Group

Solution-Focused Lawyers In Charlotte

It is important to have experienced and knowledgeable attorneys who you can trust, and whose primary focus is their dedication to serving their clients. Oakhurst Legal Group is a firm of highly experienced attorneys who encompass most areas of law. We are committed to our clients and strive to protect them in every way possible.

To speak to one of our Charlotte attorneys, contact our firm today.

Full-Service Representation When it Matters Most

Often, legal issues involve many disciplines and you need a Charlotte lawyer to help you. Criminal charges and business issues frequently go hand in hand. Our knowledge and experience span a wide range of legal issues, giving us a distinct advantage when a case gets complex.

Our clients enjoy the benefit of knowing their attorney will work diligently to protect their rights and interests in every way possible. The diverse experience of our attorneys allows us to work on multiple issues for our clients and their families simultaneously.

To learn more about our lawyers and their qualifications, please use the links below to view their individual profiles:

  • Sherrod Seward: Business Lawyer, Immigration Lawyer, Entertainment Lawyer, Sports Lawyer
  • Darlene Harris: Criminal Defense Lawyer, Business Lawyer, Sports Lawyer (Worldwide, North Carolina)

"From the moment I retained my attorney, they all made me feel at ease and comfortable with the entire process. They knew exactly what they were doing and relieved my stress. The thing that impressed me the most with the attorneys is the discipline, hard work and determination of each person that was involved in my case." — D.J., a former client

About Our Immigration Practice

In addition to our business and criminal law services, our firm also works tirelessly to bring extraordinary legal services to extraordinary individuals. Whether you are an actor, musician, athlete, director, entrepreneur, or any other exceptional individual who qualifies for an O or P visa, we have the skills and experience needed to help you obtain legal status in as little time as possible. O & P visas are highly specialized areas of immigration law, and we are the professionals you can trust with this complex process.

  • Top 40 Under 40
  • AILA
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • North Carolina State Bar

Call Our Charlotte Attorneys Today for a Consultation

We encourage you to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case and introduce you to our attorneys. We offer weekend and evening appointments, inmate visits at any correctional facility or county jail throughout North Carolina, and convenient payment plans. Our attorneys are available 24 hours a day to take your calls and begin addressing your legal issues.


To learn more and arrange an appointment, please contact our office in Charlotte at (704) 288-1003.


  • Auto Investor Ari Heikkinen and Wife Kaarina Received E-2 Visas Successful Petition for E-2 Visas

    Sherrod Seward of Oakhurst Legal Group successfully petitioned for E-2 investor visas for Finland national Ari Heikkinen and his spouse, Kaarina Heikkinen.

  • DUI Charge Successful Not Guilty Verdict

    Client was found not guilty at trial due to a successful litigation strategy crafted and used by Attorney Harris.

  • Felony Charge Successful Case Dismissal

    Client charged with felony inciting a riot. After disputing the evidence presented by the D.A. and noting their obvious lack of evidence, this case was dismissed prior to trial.

  • Felony Possession of Marijuana Charge Successful Case Dismissal

    Client charged with possession of marijuana for edible foods. After disputing the lack of evidence and proof in the case, charges were dismissed prior to trial.

  • Local Ordinance Violation Successful Case Dismissal

    Client charged with violating a local ordinance. Attorney Harris argued that the ordinance itself was unlawful therefore, in the interest of justice the case should be dismissed prior to trial.

  • Obaika Racing, LLC President and CEO Approved for Three-Year Visa Three-Year Visa Approved

    We effectively petitioned for a three-year approval for Obaika Racing, LLC superstar Victor Obaika’s L-1A status.

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What You Can Expect With Us

  • Relatable & Non-Traditional Representation

    We're not your average attorneys. We aim to provide the compassionate ear and highest quality representation to clients of all backgrounds.

  • Honesty

    We pledge to be fully transparent with you about your case and its practice outcomes.

  • Innovative Solutions

    We don't believe in offering standard, obvious choices. Our attorneys always aim to provide creative solutions to your legal obstacles.

  • Accessibility

    Our firm offers 24/7 phone service and consultations in-person, over the phone, and via video conference.

Real Clients. Real Reviews.

  • “I have been a client for Darlene Harris for about 3 years. She goes above and beyond to get the job done.”

    - Jarrell
  • “I’m a community activist and get arrested regularly—there isn’t another person in Charlotte I want to defend my civil rights. She has won every one of my cases!”

    - Jennifer
  • “I am assured that she is always defending and advising me with integrity and a thorough understanding of the law!”

    - Robbie
  • “This firm pays attention to detail and is always accessible. They are willing to go above and beyond for their clients.”

    - LaFarran Durman
  • “Best in the business! Was having issues getting a sports visa approved and ever since day one after we switched and started working with Sherrod, the experience was outstanding.”

    - Andre Berenzon
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