Matheson Law Office, Pllc

We are a full service law firm focusing on Criminal, DWI and Traffic Defense as well as Civil/Business Legal Services, Estate Planning and General Counsel services.

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Main Office

Main Office
16 W. Martin St.
Suite 501
Raleigh  NC  27601

Phone
  • (919) 335-5291
Fax
  • 919-516-0686
Criminal Defense
Matheson Law Office if a full time Raleigh Criminal Defense Law Firm, employing a former Assistant District Attorney to better serve their clients.
Matheson Law Office is a compassionate yet aggressive Criminal, Traffic, and DWI/DUI Defense Law firm. Our belief is that our representation does not begin and end at the courthouse steps.

Matheson Law Office takes great pride in not only securing the best possible outcome for their clients, but also providing the best possible customer service our clients have come to expect. Our attorney is available to our clients 24/7 and always willing to take the time to go over any questions our clients have about their case.

The Matheson Law Office has handled hundreds of charges in Wake County and surrounding areas from minor traffic infractions to DWI/DUI's to Felonies.

We provide a Free Consultation to any potential clients who contact the office. You will receive a case evaluation and a fair price quote for the charges you face based on the seriousness of the offense and time required to provide a top-notch defense.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

The Matheson Law Office's Owner and Principal Attorney M. Moseley Matheson has always enjoyed the practice of Criminal Defense. From his days as an intern with the Durham County Public Defender's Office as well as when he was sworn in as a Harnett County Assistant District Attorney, Attorney Matheson has always enjoyed the challenge of criminal cases and trials. With his work with the Public Defender's Office, as well as the A.C.L.U., Attorney Matheson recognized that everyone deserves a quality legal defense to criminal charges and he has set out to provide that to the clients of the Matheson Law Office, Pllc.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Attorney Matheson is a former Assistant District Attorney in Harnett County. Mr. Matheson handled many different kinds of cases from minor traffic charges, to property crimes, drug crimes, DWI's and probation violations. He received extensive experience in the way the State approaches their job of prosecuting those charged with violating North Carolina Laws.

Additionally, Attorney Matheson spend a substantial amount of time learning from the very talented Criminal Defense Bar employed at the Durham County Public Defender's Office. Mr. Matheson took advantage of this internship during law school to learn from those who make a living Defending those who can not afford private attorneys.

Mr. Matheson also interned with the A.C.L.U. Capital Punishment Project, where he spent countless hours researching various death-penalty cases. Mr. Matheson's research was utilized by staff attorneys at the A.C.L.U. to coordinate their efforts regarding Capital Crimes.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Aside from utilizing the experience Attorney Matheson gained as a former Assistant District Attorney, the Matheson Law Office prides itself on the level of care and personal attention their clients receive. It is very common for us to hear horror stories about clients previous experience dealing with an attorney. Attorney Matheson insists that all of his clients are treated with the respect they deserve and ensures that all of their legal needs are met. It is very common for Mr. Matheson to take calls from his clients on the weekends or evenings, as well as traveling to the Wake County Jail when a client or potential client has been arrested. Additionally, the Matheson Law Office works to make sure that their clients time is not needlessly wasted waiting around in court for their attorney to show up. Attorney Matheson insists on being in court on time. For the rare occasion where Attorney Matheson is unavailable right away, the client will be notified and, where necessary, another attorney will handle continuing the case until Mr. Matheson can address the case personally.

M. Moseley Matheson

Attorney M. Moseley Matheson graduated with honors from the North Carolina Central University School of Law. During his tenure in law school, he developed a passion for criminal defense and helping those in need. Because of this passion he sought out opportunities to cultivate his knowledge of North Carolina Traffic law, North Carolina Criminal law, and North Carolina DUI Defense.

Mr. Matheson began his legal career while still in law school as a Law Clerk at the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood. While assisting the firm in their civil case load, he helped establish a criminal defense area of practice. From developing criminal forms and processes, to handling client intakes and files, to keeping the criminal defense attorney abreast of upcoming cases, Mr. Matheson assisted in all facets of this new area of practice for the firm.

After finishing his clerkship, Mr. Matheson went on to intern at the American Civil Liberties Union on their Capital Punishment Project. During this time, Mr. Matheson was assigned capital punishment cases to research. Staff attorneys would utilize his research results in their work for the A.C.L.U. This research required establishing a thorough understanding, not only of the cases themselves, but also of the applicable capital punishment laws for each case and how they were being applied during trial.

While at the A.C.L.U., Mr. Matheson also interned with the Durham County Public Defender
License
  • Bar Number: 41415
    North Carolina , 2010
Education
  • North Carolina Central University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2010

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