About The Firm

"Your Trial Attorneys"

Chesnutt & Clemmons is known throughout Eastern North Carolina and beyond for its work advocating for its clients. Word of mouth referrals are the best advertisement, and we are humbled that so many of our clients have referred, and continue to refer, their family and friends to our firm. We take that as a great compliment, and work each day to continue providing the legal guidance that has earned us the recognition and trust of so many in our community. Our attorneys have over a century of combined legal experience, and our team includes paralegal and legal assistant support intended to provide our clients with customer service and expertise in every interaction. That dedication to excellence has also earned our attorneys and our firm numerous awards, recognitions and designations throughout our firm’s existence, including designation of our firm as Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver 2021, and designation of two of our firm’s attorneys as, AV Peer Rated, Martindale-Hubbell (martindale.com), Highest Possible Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.  

At Chesnutt & Clemmons, our attorneys and support staff work as a team to ensure that your case is handled timely and efficiently, all while obtaining optimal results. We utilize technology, the most current legal publications and experienced legal research assistants to prepare for your case based on the facts at hand. Our areas of practice include Criminal Defense, DWI and Traffic Violations, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Civil litigation (Plaintiff and Defendant), Representation of Homeowners Associations and Planned Communities, Federal Criminal Defense and Corporate Counsel/General Business.

Whether you have seen us in court, found us online, or received a recommendation from one of the thousands of clients we have helped, we invite you to stop by our New Bern office, give us a call, or send us a text, and let us know how we can help with your case. Call or text: (252) 633-6868. ¡Se habla español!

Chesnutt & Clemmons Gives Back to Our Communities

At Chesnutt & Clemmons we believe in giving back to our communities in which we live and work.  We support local causes and nonprofits with financial resources and with our time.  We are a participating member of various community organizations, and also contribute to many civic and law enforcement projects, local school projects, and other local sponsorships.  Just a few of the community events, nonprofit organizations and causes we have supported include: 

MERCI on Middle – Title Sponsor 2021, New Bern Historical Society’s Ghost Walk, the C&C Fishing Team, The Military Family of the Quarter, A Berry Merry Christmas, Tryon Palace, The YMCA , The East Carolina University Medical School, Religious Community Services, Carolina East Medical Center and the North Carolina Aquarium Society, and is a participating member of the Chamber of Commerce.