State & Federal Criminal Law Specialist

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

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.

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 Rising Star, 2015 - 2019:

  • Federal Crimes
  • Drug Offenses
  • Fraud & Theft
  • General Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Violent Crimes

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.

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 Rising Star, 2015 - 2019:

  • Federal Crimes
  • Drug Offenses
  • Fraud & Theft
  • General Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Violent Crimes

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.

Recent Successes and News

DWI at Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg DWI

By Damon Chetson | September 7, 2017

While driving while impaired is normally a state crime, when the offense occurs on federal property, such as a military base like Fort Bragg, federal…

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DWI Blood Draw Turns Violent

By Damon Chetson | September 1, 2017

In July police responded to a hospital after a patient was involved in a car accident earlier in the day. Suspecting that the patient had…

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By Damon Chetson | August 29, 2017

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SuperLawyer 2018: Rising Star

By Damon Chetson | August 25, 2017

For the past four years, Damon Chetson has been named a Super Lawyer: Rising Star. The recognition is given to fewer than 3 lawyers out…

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What is Civil Asset Forfeiture?

By Damon Chetson | July 21, 2017

The Government uses Civil Asset Forfeiture to confiscate property in cases involving suspected wrong-doing through the civil, not criminal, process.  The civil asset forfeiture process…

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By Damon Chetson | July 20, 2017

Twenty-four years ago I was in my junior year at the University of Pennsylvania where I was an associate editor of the award-winning Daily Pennsylvanian,…

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By Damon Chetson | July 20, 2017

OJ Simpson will appear before the Nevada Parole Board, after nine years in a state prison for robbery-related crimes.  A high-profile parole hearing often brings…

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A New Federal Trial for Shelly Silver

By Damon Chetson | July 13, 2017

Once upon a time Sheldon Silver, 73, was the most powerful man in New York, more powerful in some ways than the Governor.  A Democratic…

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Cell Phone Tower Data and Search Warrants

By Damon Chetson | July 10, 2017

Cell Phone Towers & Investigations Can the Government get your historical cell tower data without a warrant? Cell phone data is used by law enforcement…

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Peer-to-Peer Sharing and Child Pornography Crimes

By Damon Chetson | July 9, 2017

Matthew White admits he was surfing the Internet looking for a “Girls Gone Wild” video – a perfectly legal act – when he happened upon…

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