J. Jefferson Newton

J. Jefferson Newton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury - General Attorney in Beaufort, NC

Newton Law Firm
 | 814 Cedar Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: 252-728-4000
Fax: 252-728-3900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (0%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (0%)
Attorney Profile

J. Jefferson Newton is Board Certified in Civil Trial and Pretrial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Mediator in State Workers' Compensation Actions, Certified Mediator in State Superior Court Civil Actions and Matters Before the Clerk, Certified Mediator in Federal District Court Civil Actions, and Certified Arbitrator in State District Court Civil Actions. Mr. Newton has been named a Charter Barrister of the Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court, to the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the Top 100 North Carolina Trial Lawyers.

Certificates and Credentials

About Jefferson Newton

Admitted 1983, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.newtonlaw.com/

Honors and Awards:

  • 1994 - Charter Barrister of Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court; 1996 - Who's Who in American Law; 1998 - Outstanding Young Men of America; 2006 - Governor's Certificate of Appreciation; 2007 - Governor's Certificate of Appreciation; 2008 - Governor's Certificate of Appreciation; 2009 - Top 100 North Carolina Trial Lawyers; Governor's Certificate of Appreciation; 2010 - Top 100 North Carolina Trial Lawyers; Governor's Certificate of Appreciation; 2011 - Top 100 North Carolina Trial Lawyers; Governor's Certificate of Appreciation

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 1983 - North Carolina State Bar;1984 - United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina;1989 - Arbitrator;1992 - Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy;1993 - United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit;1995 - Million Dollar Advocates Forum;1995 - Mediator, State of North Carolina;1996 - Mediator, North Carolina Industrial Commission;2000 - Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization; 2002 - Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy; 2006 - Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization; 2008 - Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum;2008 - Mediator, United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; 2009 - Mediator, United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina; 2011 - Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina State Bar; United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit;American Association for Justice; North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Auto Torts and Workers' Compensation Sections; American Bar Association; North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation, Workers' Compensation, and Dispute Resolution Sections; Judicial District 3B Bar Association; Carteret County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Attorney Advisor, North Carolina Advocates for Justice Mock Trial Program; Coach, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country; Volunteer, Carteret County Schools

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Author - "Persuasion Methods for Settlement:  Before and During Trial", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1986;Author and Lecturer - "Unseaworthiness Claims", North Carolina Bar Association, 1990;Lecturer - "Medical-Legal Considerations", Carteret Community College, 1991-1992;Author and Lecturer - "Handling Admitted Claims:  A Guide to Evaluation and Payment of Workers' Compensation Benefits", Lorman Education Services, 2001;Co-Lecturer - "Improving Relationships with Law Firms", North Carolina Verbatim Reporters Association, 2008

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 1987 - $1,420,000.00 Settlement;1989 - $750,000.00 Settlement; 1993 - $1,459,416.92 Judgment; 2000 - $500,000.00 Settlement; 2003 - $884,634.14 Judgment; 2007 - $500,000.00 Settlement; 2007 - $1,014,812.90 Judgment; 2008 - $3,750,000.00 Settlement; 2010 - $550,000.00 Settlement

Educational Background:

  • 1980 - B.S. Campbell University, Magna Cum Laude;1983 - J.D. Campbell University School of Law.

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice; North Carolina Advocates For Justice; American Trial Lawyers Assoc
  • American Bar Association
  • Office of J. Jefferson Newton

    814 Cedar Street
    Beaufort, NC 28516

     

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    Last Updated: 8/18/2015

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