The Assembly: The Evolution of Damon Chetson

Damon Chetson at Wake County Justice Center

Damon Chetson at Wake County Justice CenterFrom the Raleigh, North Carolina newspaper, The Assembly:

In 1991, Damon Chetson, a University of Pennsylvania freshman and Daily Pennsylvanian staff writer, covered the murder of a Penn student that Philadelphia police pinned on 21-year-old Chester Hollman III.

Twenty-seven years later, the Conviction Integrity Unit formed by Philadelphia’s controversial new district attorney, Larry Krasner, found evidence of police and prosecutorial malfeasance and concluded that Hollman’s guilt was “near-impossible.” By 2020, Hollman had been freed and awarded a $9.8 million settlement.

As a candidate for Wake County district attorney this year, Chetson has suggested dedicating prosecutors…

Call & Text (919) 352-9411

The Chetson Firm - Board Certified Raleigh Criminal Defense Lawyer


More Posts

Raleigh Drug Trafficking Lawyer

Whether charged as state or federal criminal offenses, drug trafficking crimes are among the most serious, that can result in convictions that carry mandatory minimums.

Patrick Megaro in a Green Shirt

Remembering Patrick Megaro

Patrick Megaro billed himself and his firm as the Appeal Law Group and took his huckstering ways on the road, from state to state, locale

Al Swearengen comments on life.

One Vile Task After Another

This is a post about hope. In one particularly great scene in the greatest series Deadwood of the prestige television era, Al Swearengen, the saloon

Send Us A Message

Call or Text (919) 352-9411

We fight for the best possible outcome in every case.  We are honest, aggressive and compassionate. 

Practice Areas

Contact Us or Call (919) 352-9411

We will respond soon.