The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Russell W. DeMent and James T. Johnson have been included in the 2020 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers.
Russell W. “Rusty” DeMent III is a seasoned criminal trial attorney that has more than two decades of experience in the courtroom. He is s an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is listed in Best Lawyers in America Criminal Defense General Practice Section and DUI/DWI Defense Section and is commonly included in Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite.
James T. (Jim) Johnson brings more than a quarter-century of trial experience and courtroom success to his clients. He is a 1992 graduate of UNC School of Law at Chapel Hill and holds his undergraduate degree from Duke. He is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Established in 1968, the lawyers at DeMent Askew & Johnson provide more than a century of cumulative experience to rapidly growing Raleigh metropolitan and surrounding areas. Our trial lawyers represent clients in the areas of criminal and DWI defense, personal injury, malpractice and negligence, as well as property, wills, estates, and trusts. Centrally located downtown on the top floor of 333 Fayetteville Street for 5 decades, our second-generation firm is a beacon of stability.