216 North McDowell Street Suite 110,
Charlotte, NC 28204

Mark S. Jetton, Jr., Esq.

Founder & Managing Partner

Mark S. Jetton, Jr., Esq.

Attorney in Charlotte

Mark S. Jetton, Jr. is one of the founding partners of Jetton & Meredith. As an accomplished trial attorney, he is described by his clients as someone who becomes highly involved in their case, pursuing the best possible outcome. He brings a competitive approach to the courtroom and has an impressive track record* for the results he has achieved over the years for his clients. As a former college football player, Mr. Jetton has earned a reputation for being an aggressive, hardworking attorney inside and outside of the courtroom. He is widely respected in the legal community and can often be seen on the nightly news for his legal insight on developing stories and his involvement in high-profile cases. He has earned a significant list of awards for his legal work; however, he is most proud of what his clients say about his work on their cases.

Mr. Jetton focuses his practice on criminal defense, personal injury, and workers’ compensation. This includes representing individuals charged with DWI/DUI, felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic offenses, as well as those who are seriously injured or killed as a result of an accident or the negligence of someone else. He has handled hundreds of cases to conclusion and has an impressive track record for obtaining not guilty verdicts, high settlements, and high jury award verdicts.*

“I apply the two basic principles to the practice of law which I have lived my life by: hard work and toughness. I am a firm believer if a person is willing to work hard and stay tough, they will be successful in whatever they do. I promise my clients from the outset, I will work hard and be a tough advocate for them to the conclusion of their case.” - Mark S. Jetton, Jr.

  • Areas of Practice
    • DWI/DUI
    • Personal injury
    • Criminal defense
    • Workers’ compensation
    • Traffic tickets /DMV hearings
  • Education
    • Clemson University
    • Elon University
    • Elon School of Law
  • Bar Admissions, Professional Associations & Memberships

    Bar Admissions:

    • North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina

    Professional Associations & Memberships:

    • North Carolina
    • North Carolina State Bar
    • American Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
    • Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
    • Mecklenburg County Bar, Criminal Justice Section, Member
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, DWI Law Section, Member
    • North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Member
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Auto Torts Section, Member
    • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, Executive Member
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Criminal Defense Section, Member
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Workers Compensation Section, Member
  • Awards and Recognition
    • North Carolina Legal Elite, Business North Carolina magazine, Criminal Law, 2016,2019 Young Guns, 2019
    • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers
    • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2015
    • First Place recipients of the Reader’s Choice Award for Best Charlotte Attorney by the Charlotte Observer in 2015
    • Membership into the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys in 2016
    • Recognized as one of the Premier 100 trial attorneys in North Carolina by The American Academy of Trial Attorneys
    • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers in 2015
    • 2015 Global Directory of Whos Who list

    The Jetton & Meredith Law firm has a maintained an above 4.5-Star ranking for client satisfaction on Google for the past 6 years.

  • News
    • Named 2016, 2018 and 2019 “Legal Elite” by North Carolina Business magazine. Less than 3% of practicing attorneys in the state of North Carolina are selected for this honor.
    • Named 2016-2018 “10 Best Attorneys in North Carolina for Client Satisfaction” in the practice areas of Criminal Law, DWI, and Personal Injury by American Association Lawyers.
    • Named 2016 and 2017 “Premium DWI Attorneys” by the American Association of Premium DWI Attorneys.
    • Named 2016 and 2017 “Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers
    • Named 2015-2017 “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers
    • Named 2015 “Best Attorney in Charlotte” by the Charlotte Observer
    • (For more information on criteria for inclusion in 10 Best Attorneys, visit charlotteobserver.com)

    In the Media:

    Pro Bono Activities:

    • Elon University Young Alumni Council, Member
    • Special Olympics, Member and Volunteer
    • Elon University Phoenix Club, Member
    • Wounded Warriors Project, Volunteer
    • YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Member
    • Forest Hill Church, Member

    Classes/Publications/Seminars:

    • Lawyers Weekly
    • Charlotte Business Journal
    • South Charlotte Magazine
  • Personal Information

    Mr. Jetton currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina and enjoys working out, spending time with family, traveling, and coaching youth sports in his spare time. He currently helps coach the 8th-grade football team at Holy Trinity Middle School.

    Mark loves being outdoors and can often be found cycling on his road bike, boating on Lake Norman, or enjoying dining experiences in and around the Charlotte area. Mark enjoys the sun and the snow and often travels to the beach and the mountains to waterski and snow ski with friends and family.

    He follows his two former college football teams and on a Saturday during football season, he is likely enjoying the Clemson Tigers and Elon Phoenix football games.

    Mr. Jetton has volunteered and made financial donations to multiple organizations including the Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Charlotte, and the Dowd YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Mr. Jetton currently serves on the President’s Young Leaders Council at Elon University and is on the Elon Law Board of Advisors.

    Quick Facts:

    • Mark was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. He comes from a family who has been in the Charlotte area for over 100 years.
    • Mark was a national football recruit in high school. Coming out of high school, he had numerous football scholarship offers and ended up signing a full athletic scholarship with Clemson University. Mark also played football during his time at Elon University.
    • Mark enjoys helping and coaching kids in sports and the Special Olympics. He often volunteers his time in coaching youth sports and donates money to help sponsor kids sports teams.

Client Testimonials*

The Opinions that Matter Most
  • “Eric was easy to work with, made the process simple”

    Former Client
  • “Thanks for the excellent service!”

    Former Client
  • “Knowledgeable, confident & very capable in the courtroom.”

    Former Client
  • “The entire process was handled quickly and in a very professional manner.”

    Former Client
  • “They both have the highest of standards and work very diligently for their clients.”

    Former Client
  • “I would recommend him to anyone!”

    Former Client
  • “Eric got me the results I was looking for, keep me informed along the way”

    Former Client
  • “Eric Meredith and his staff were friendly, courteous, patient, and very professional”

    Former Client
  • “You can’t go wrong with Mark Jetton.”

    Former Client
  • “Hire Mark or Eric before they can’t take any more clients!!”

    Former Client
  • “After contacting several attorneys’ offices I am SO happy to have chosen Jetton & Meredith!”

    Former Client
  • “No worries and had no extra paperwork or money to pay.”

    Former Client
  • “Knows his way through the complexities of the legal system to provide the best outcome.”

    Former Client
  • “The office staff is personable, respectful and welcoming. Great team!”

    Former Client
  • “I would refer anyone with a pulse to this firm!!”

    Former Client

Awards

  • BBB - Start With Trust
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite
  • American Association of Attorneys - Premier DUI
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top 40
  • MVTL - Top 25
  • NAFLA - Top Ten Ranking 2015
  • AATA - Premier 100
  • AIFLA - 10 Best 2015
  • TGDWW - Top Lawyer 2015
  • ASLA 2015 Top 40 Lawyer Under 40
  • AIPIA - 10 Best 2018 Law Firm
  • AIPIA - 10 Best 2018 Attorney
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine's Criminal Defense top 10
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 Criminal Defense
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 Divorce
  • TNTL Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • RUE Ratings Best Attorneys of America - 2015

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