Rusty DeMent, Jim Johnson, and Alex Marshall selected to Best Lawyers in America 2024

DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall Lawyers Honored by Best Lawyers in America 2024

DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to share that the firm’s partners have all been included in annual peer review lists by Best Lawyers in America. Russell (Rusty) DeMent III is listed in the 30th Edition of Best Lawyers in America’s Criminal Defense: General Pracitce and DUI/DWI Defense Sections. Jim Johnson is included in both the Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs Sections.

Alex Marshall has been included in the 2024 Ones to Watch in the Criminal Defense: General Practice Section. This is Rusty’s eighth appearance on the list, Alex’s second on Ones to Watch, and Jim’s inaugural appearance at Best Lawyers in America.

Best Lawyers© conducts an exhaustive peer-review survey of listed lawyers practicing within like legal specialties and geographical areas. The top 5% of lawyers vote on other like caliber lawyers for inclusion, making Best Lawyers one of the most protected and sought awards for attorneys nationally. More information about Best Lawyers and the Ones to Watch inclusion methodology is found on their website at

Established in 1968, the lawyers at DeMent Askew & Johnson represent clients in the areas of criminal and DWI defense, personal injury, defamation, malpractice and negligence, as well as real property, wills, estates, and trusts matters. A second-generation firm, DeMent Askew & Johnson is a beacon of stability and legacy and has been centrally located in downtown Raleigh on the top floor of 333 Fayetteville Street for more than five decades.

We are now DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall

We are now DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall



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