State & Federal Criminal Law Specialist

The Chetson Firm, PLLC
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Damon Chetson is a skilled and experienced Raleigh Criminal lawyer who has represented people in thousands of cases in bench and jury trials with multiple victories.

The Chetson Firm is an experienced, aggressive Raleigh Criminal Law Firm practicing in North Carolina Federal Courts and Wake County District and Superior Courts.

The Raleigh drug lawyers at The Chetson Firm have resolved serious drug cases with favorable outcomes including misdemeanor possession all the way up to major drug trafficking conspiracies.

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Have you been accused of or charged with a crime? Are you aware of an investigation into you or your activities? Do you want to know how to protect yourself? Are you looking for an experienced criminal defense lawyer? If so, you have come to the right place.

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Partner Damon Chetson is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law and has been designated a SuperLawyer, 2020 & Rising Star, 2015 - 2019:

  • Federal Crimes
  • Drug Offenses
  • Fraud & Theft
  • General Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Title IX and SafeSport Investigations

At The Chetson Firm, we strive to provide high-quality criminal defense in Raleigh, Wake County, and across the rest of the Research Triangle in North Carolina.

Mr. Chetson focuses on the most complex and difficult state and federal crimes. He and the team at The Chetson Firm are equipped with the experience, expertise, and attention-to-detail to help you navigate the complex criminal court system.

 

We aim for open and honest communication between the client and the attorney. We treat cases with the sensitivity they deserve in our fight for client rights.

If you are facing criminal charges, speak with an attorney as soon as possible to prepare for a well-executed defense strategy. Any statements that you make to police, investigators, Child Protective Services, your employer, and family and or friends may potentially be used against you in court. Instead, contact a Raleigh criminal defense lawyer for a confidential consultation.

Our clients come from every walk of life, yet they have all found themselves in need of an experienced, aggressive criminal lawyer. When you are in need, you can count on The Chetson Firm. Please do not hesitate to contact us today for a free, confidential phone or in-person consultation about your case.

Call (919) 352-9411 for a Free Consultation

Partner Damon Chetson is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law and has been designated a SuperLawyer, 2020 & Rising Star, 2015 - 2019:

  • Federal Crimes
  • Drug Offenses
  • Fraud & Theft
  • General Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • SafeSport & Title IX Investigations

At The Chetson Firm, we strive to provide high-quality criminal defense in Raleigh, Wake County, and across the rest of the Research Triangle in North Carolina.

Mr. Chetson focuses on the most complex and difficult state and federal crimes. He and the team at The Chetson Firm are equipped with the experience, expertise and motivation to help you navigate the complex criminal court system.

We aim for open and honest communication between the client and the attorney. We treat cases with the sensitivity they deserve in our fight for client rights.

If you are facing criminal charges, you need to consult an attorney as soon as possible for a well-executed defense strategy. Any statements that you make to police, investigators, Child Protective Services, your employer, and/or your family and your friends may potentially be used against you in a court of law. Instead, contact your Raleigh criminal defense lawyer for a confidential consultation.

Our clients come from every walk of life, yet they have all found themselves in need of an experienced, aggressive criminal lawyer. When you are in need, you can count on The Chetson Firm. Please do not hesitate to contact us today for a free, confidential phone or in-person consultation about your case.

 

For a free in-person or phone consultation, call (919) 352-9411 to speak with a Raleigh criminal lawyer.

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As I write elsewhere, North Carolina has not executed anyone since 2006. But it is clear that the law in this area is changing, at…

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By Damon Chetson | April 27, 2019

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By Damon Chetson | January 20, 2019

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By Damon Chetson | January 13, 2019

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By Damon Chetson | November 16, 2018

Donald Trump announced his support for federal sentencing reform earlier this week. What reform and whether he really supports the reform are open questions. Earlier…

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