William D. Acton, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Charlotte, NC

DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A.
 | 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: 704-377-5242
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Bill D. Acton is an attorney who specializes in workers' compensation law and personal injury law. He is a partner at Devore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., a law firm serving Charlotte, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas in North Carolina.

A practicing workers' compensation lawyer since 1977, Mr. Acton has earned a reputation as a skilled attorney and strong advocate for the rights of injured workers. Bill has earned certification as a specialist in the area of workers' compensation law from the North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to the North Carolina State Bar, the U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Acton has professional associations and memberships in the:

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice

He has been designated by his legal peers for inclusion in the North Carolina Super Lawyers listing in 2009 and in 2011.

Also visit my website at  www.charlotteworkinjury.com.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (80%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

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About William Acton, Jr.

Admitted 1977, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.devact.com/Attorneys/William-D-Acton-Jr-bill-acto...

Honors and Awards:

  • Kappa Alpha Order

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1977
  • North Carolina, 1977
  • Former Member, Workers' Compensation Executive Committee
  • Former Member, Workers' Compensation Council N.C. Advocates for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Shupe v. City of Charlotte, affirmed by Court of Appeals, I.C.  No. 388253, July, 2010
  • Baxter v. Nicholson, 191 S. Ct. 168, 690 S.E.2d 265, 2010
  • Gregory v. W.A. Brown & Sons, I.C. No. 209462

Educational Background:

  • North Carolina State University, B.A., 1974
Find Me Online
WebsiteWebsite - www.devact.com
Office Location for William D. Acton, Jr.

438 Queens Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704-377-5242

 

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Last Updated: 2/28/2017

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