David K. Gross

David K. Gross

Wilmington, North Carolina

After serving in both the Air and Army National Guard, David became a Rocky Mount N.C. Police Officer in 1998. David  performed all aspects of law enforcement including writing traffic citations, D.W.I.’s, assaults, domestic violence investigations, murder and rape investigations, and narcotics violations.

David was an integral member of the police department’s Narcotics Enforcement team that performed street-level vice enforcement as well as State and Federal narcotics investigations. David worked closely with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and State Bureau of Investigation on drug and firearms cases.

While attending the UNC School of Law, David interned with the Onslow County District Attorney’s Office.  David was responsible for handling more than forty trials during this internship.

Upon graduation from law school, David moved to Wilmington, NC. David initially went to work for Ted J. Besen and Associates where he began his criminal law practice. David divided his time between the Wilmington and Jacksonville offices.

David formed the Gross Law Group in 2011. In 2013, David came together with Christopher Theriault and Alan Solana to form the firm of Solana, Theriault & Gross, PLLC. David continues to practice Criminal Defense in New Hanover, Pender, and Onslow Counties.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Criminal Defense
  • 50% DWI

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2010


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Law Journal: International Law, Staff, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Moun Olive, Mount Olive, North Carolina
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 2001
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2010 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 2010 - Present