Marcus W. Chesnutt was born in Lumberton, North Carolina and was admitted to the Bar in 1978. He attended the University of North Carolina and the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University. He was a former Senior Law Clerk to Chief U.S. District Court Judge John D. Larkins, Jr. Marc has been recognized by the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Top 100 Lawyers in Criminal Defense by the National Trial Lawyers as well as being selected as a Top Lawyer by Business N.C. and the Global Directory of Who’s Who. With his main practice areas being CRIMINAL/ TRAFFIC and TRIAL work, Marc stays active in the legal communities surrounding District 3B. Marc lives in New Bern with his wife Sissy, and in his spare time, he enjoys boating and water skiing.