2023 Business North Carolina Legal Elite recognizes Russell DeMent III

The criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson in Raleigh is pleased to share with you that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been listed in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite Criminal Defense Section in 2023. This is Rusty’s 9th inclusion to the list.

Rusty is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers, and in Best Lawyers in America Criminal Defense General Practice Section and DWI Defense Section where he was named Lawyer of the Year for the Raleigh Metropolitan area in 2021. He is a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow.

The Legal Elite is a listing of top lawyers in North Carolina chosen by peer vote. The Business North Carolina Legal Elite is the only award of its type that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to vote for their peers. Only about 1,000 lawyers received votes in 2022 balloting period for the 2023 list.

Established in 1968, the five experienced lawyers at DeMent Askew & Johnson firm 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, and toxic torts, as well as property, wills, estates, and trusts.