Russell DeMent and Jim Johnson stand ing side by side in front of the Raleigh Justice Center

DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall Partners Included in Super Lawyers 2022

Russell W. DeMent III and James T. Johnson have been included in the 2022 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. This is the third consecutive year each has appeared on this prestigious list.

Russell W. “Rusty” DeMent III is the Best Lawyers in America 2021 Lawyer of the Year in DWI for the Raleigh metro area. He is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, is commonly included in Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America Criminal Defense General Practice Section and DUI/DWI Defense Section. He enjoys fellowship in the Litigation Council of America.

James T. (Jim) Johnson brings more than a quarter-century of trial experience and courtroom success to his clients. Jim is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He is also a Litigation Council of America Fellow.

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.

The lawyers at DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall provide more than a century of cumulative experience to their clients in Raleigh and Morehead City. 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. Find out more about the firm and how we can help you at

We are now DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall

We are now DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall



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