Dekhasta Becton Rozier

Dekhasta Becton Rozier

Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina
Phone:
919-301-0557
888-563-4515
Fax:
919-882-9960
Email:

Dekhasta Becton Rozier focuses on personal injury law at The Becton Law Group, PLLC, where she works with her father and both brothers. She has experience representing clients in a range of legal matters, including personal injury, family law and criminal law. She understands the complexities of a variety of laws and enjoys client contact and assisting people in protecting their rights and receiving the full benefits of the law.

Dekhasta began her career at Legal Aid of North in the Raleigh office litigating domestic violence claims in 2002. She clerked for Judge Robert C. Hunter of the N.C. Court of Appeals and was on Wake County Court’s criminal court-appointed lists. She worked at NC Prisoner Legal Services, Inc. protecting constitutional and civil rights, and managing a team of attorneys and staff. Likewise, Dekhasta was a Staff Attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, handling personal injury claims and was an adjunct professor at Strayer University, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Law, Criminal Law and Law, Ethics and Corporate Governance. 

In all of her roles, Dekhasta has enjoyed management responsibilities. These experiences were highlighted when she became the Dean of the School of Continuing Education at Saint Augustine’s University. She supervised staff and professors, pursued change with top administration, assisted students, and handled delicate legal and educational matters with finesse. She uses all of her experiences to represent the best interests of her clients and North Carolina citizens.

Dekhasta was born in Chapel Hill, NC and raised in Raleigh, NC.  She is married to Judge Vince Rozier, Jr., Wake County Superior Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

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

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NC State Bar
  • NC Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Capital City Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Raleigh Office
  • Legal Assistant, N.C. Court of Appeals, The Honorable Judge Robert C. Hunter
  • Staff Attorney, Prisoner Legal Services, Inc.
  • Staff Attorney, Law Offices of James Scott Farrin
  • Adjunct Professor, Strayer University
  • Dean, School of Continuing Education, Saint Augustine’s University

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member and volunteers at Crossroads Fellowship, Raleigh, NC
  • State Human Resources Commission-Chair/At-Large Commissioner
  • Chi Rho Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Community Pro-Bono