In 2015 Mr. Hardesty founded a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization called “The 4th Down Foundation.” The 4th Down Foundation focuses on substance abuse prevention by inspiring success in high school students. 4th Down implements a drunk driving and substance abuse education program, called “Gameface.” The Gameface program helps young adults focus on their goals rather than on negative influences. The 4th Down Foundation also offers sponsored activities and fundraisers, video and media exposure, community outreach, educational reform and donations, and academic scholarships- all designed to help young adults make better choices for their future.

Mr. Hardesty is a direct contact for the clients of the Attorney Matheson to assist them as they proceed through the Wake County Criminal Justice System. Additionally, Mr. Hardesty assists Attorney Matheson in his preparation for trial, including studying case law and statutory law as it applies to clients of Matheson Law Office, PLLC. Finally, Mr. Hardesty assists Matheson Law Office, PLLC with marketing strategies, social media, cinematography and digital design.   

Mr. Hardesty is married to his lovely wife, Jessica.  Together they share a beautiful home in Raleigh with their two dogs, a black labrador name "Brantley" and a siberian husky named "Skyy."  Cameron enjoys playing hockey, photography, drawing and painting, traveling, and spending time with his family.  

Senior Paralegal- Criminal Defense Division

Mr. Hardesty joined the Matheson Law Office, PLLC after receiving his B.A. in Criminology from North Carolina State University. While attending N.C.S.U., Mr. Hardesty also played football for the Wolfpack as an Offensive Tackle. Additionally, Mr. Hardesty was given the opportunity to intern for the United States Secret Service for two years where he had the opportunity to meet the President of the United States.

While working with the Matheson Law Office, Mr. Hardesty completed the Duke University Paralegal Certificate Program. Mr. Hardesty began attending North Carolina Central University School of Law during the fall of 2015 to pursue his law license.  He is expected to obtain his Juris Doctorate and sit for the North Carolina Bar in 2019. ​

Cameron Hardesty​​