Attorney Aerial Chatman, originally from Angier, North Carolina, joined The Rogers Law Firm in March 2022. He was brought up by his mother, who was a cosmetologist and his father, who worked as a mechanic. In 2010, Aerial earned a track and field scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina Wilmington and graduated with his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies in four years.
Aerial then attended Charlotte School of Law. While in law school, Aerial gained invaluable practical experience in the Driver’s License Restoration Clinic, at the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office, and Domestic Violence Clinic, at Safe Alliance. Aerial received his Juris Doctor in December 2016 and passed the North Carolina state bar examination in February 2017.
Prior to joining Attorney Allen Rogers, Aerial was an Assistant District Attorney in Cumberland County. While there, Aerial was responsible for prosecuting hundreds of misdemeanor and traffic matters, including: Probation Violations, DWI, Speeding, Larceny, Assault on a Female, and Carrying Concealed Gun/Weapon. In addition, Aerial prosecuted felony offenses such as Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon, Drug Trafficking, and
Aerial is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of North Carolina, Cumberland County Bar, and the North Carolina Bar Association.
Aerial attributes his success to his parents, grandparents, and home community who allowed him to accomplish his educational and professional dreams while they worked tirelessly to support him. Now, Aerial spends much of his time finding ways to help his clients and citizens of Cumberland County.