Russell W. DeMent named to the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

We are pleased to announce that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been named to the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Previously named to the Criminal Defense: General Practice Section, Rusty is additionally named to the DUI/DWI Defense Section in 2020.

Rusty is a seasoned criminal trial attorney that has more than two decades of experience in the courtroom. He is recognized as an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in Best Lawyers in America Criminal Defense General Practice Section and DUI/DWI Defense Section, and is included in the criminal defense section of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite. Rusty is ethical, straightforward and aggressive in his defense and advocacy of his clients.

Best Lawyers© compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive confidential peer-review of leading lawyers through survey of other lawyers practicing within the same legal and geographical area. More information about Best Lawyers methodology is found on their website.

Established in 1968, the lawyers at DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall provide more than a century of cumulative experience to the rapidly growing Raleigh metropolitan and surrounding areas. Our trial lawyers 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 & Marshall is a beacon of stability and has been centrally located in downtown Raleigh on the top floor of 333 Fayetteville Street for five decades. Our lawyers accept referrals in their individual areas of focus and are commonly associated by other counsel and their peers to help ensure the highest level of legal advocacy to North Carolina citizens. Find out more about our firm and how we can help you at

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