Meet the Attorneys

Patrick J. Mulligan IV
Attorney At Law

Robert P. Epstein
Attorney At Law

Sean C. Evans
Attorney At Law

M. Alexander Kintner
Attorney At Law

Christine Farrell
Attorney At Law

William Darrough
Attorney At Law



Patrick J. Mulligan
Patrick J. Mulligan IV
Attorney At Law

Patrick graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1992. He received a B.A. in Psychology. He attended law school at Wake Forest University and received his J.D. in 1998. He returned to Wilmington after law school and has practiced law in the area since that time. Patrick began his career focusing primarily on defending clients charged with felonies, misdemeanors, traffic offenses and DWI in North Carolina State Courts. He now focuses primarily on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients who have been injured at work or in accidents, including automobile accidents. Patrick has tried cases before judges and juries in North Carolina State Courts.


Robert P. Epstein
Robert P. Epstein
Attorney At Law

Robert is a 1996 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received a B.A. in Psychology. After graduation from UNC, Mr. Epstein worked in state government and political consulting before returning to UNC Chapel Hill for law school. He received his J.D. from UNC in 2000. Upon completion of law school, Robert was appointed Assistant District Attorney for Brunswick, Bladen, and Columbus counties, where his work focused on DWI prosecution. While serving as Assistant District Attorney, Robert represented the State of North Carolina in literally hundreds of trials before judges and juries. In 2003, Robert chose to enter private practice so he could put his experience to work defending clients charged with felonies, misdemeanors, traffic offenses and DWI in North Carolina State Courts. Robert also received his certification in Superior Court Mediations and District Court Arbitrations and is currently performing both roles in addition to his criminal defense practice.


Sean C. Evans
Sean C. Evans
Attorney At Law

Sean graduated cum laude from Arizona State University in 2001. He received a B.S. in Criminal Justice, a minor in Sociology, and graduated from Arizona State’s Barrett Honors College. Sean attended law school at the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University and received his J.D. in 2004. Sean joined Mulligan Epstein Attorneys in November of 2006, and concentrates in Criminal, Traffic, and DWI defense in State Courts. In 2007, Sean successfully completed the NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course, which is the same certification that law enforcement officers are required to complete for DWI field testing and qualification to provide expert testimony on impairment level of the accused in DWI cases. Sean has also appeared in hearings before the Social Security Administration and has successfully helped clients to recover Social Security Disability Benefits. Sean currently handles Social Security Disability matters for the firm as well.



M. Alexander Kintner
Attorney At Law

M. Alexander Kintner grew up in Winston Salem, NC. Alex attended the College of Charleston where he earned a B.A. in Political Science as well as a B.A. in Philosophy upon graduation in 2008. In 2011, after completing his studies at Quinnipiac University School of Law, Alex received a J.D.

In addition to securing a J.D. during law school, Alex earned two concentration certificates,Criminal Law and Advocacy & Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, with honors. During law school Alex clerked for the Honorable Anderson Cromer, Stokes County elected Superior Court Judge. He is a member of the New Hanover County Bar Association and The North Carolina Bar Association. Alex focuses primarily on defending clients charged with criminal offenses and traffic violations in New Hanover and Brunswick County.



Christine Farrell
Attorney At Law

Born and raised in Indiana, Christine Farrell graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and criminal justice in 1997. She then went on to earn a J.D. from DePaul University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois with a Dean's Scholarship in 2000. Christine began working at Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic in Chicago as a law student intern and worked after graduation as an attorney in the office and later, as the Legal Director of the Legal Aid Clinic. In 2007, Christine and her family moved to Wilmington and she became licensed to practice law in North Carolina. While in Wilmington, Christine first practiced in the areas of family law, criminal defense, juvenile and DSS matters. She now focuses primarily on family law and DSS matters. Christine is a member of the New Hanover County Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. .

 



William Darrough
Attorney At Law

Will graduated from Texas A&M University in 2005, where he received a B.S. in Political Science. Will then attended law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree and a concentration certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Will concentrates primarily on criminal and civil litigation, including felonies, misdemeanors, traffic offenses and DWI's. He devotes much of his civil litigation practice to debtor-creditor disputes.


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