DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been included in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite 2019.
Russell W. “Rusty” DeMent III 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 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.
Since 2002, the Business North Carolina Legal Elite is a listing of the state’s top lawyers categorized by practice area chosen through peer ballotting that asks one question, “Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in these categories?” 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.
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. Our second generation firm is a beacon of stability and has been centrally located downtown for five decades on the top floor of 333 Fayetteville Street. Rusty DeMent and Jim Johnson 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 the firm and how we can help you at www.dementaskew.com.