Lakota R. Denton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Asheville, NC

Lakota R. Denton, P.A.
 | 36 Orchard St., Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-333-7357
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A trial lawyer at Lakota R. Denton P.A., Lakota R. Denton represents clients in Asheville, North Carolina, in personal injury cases, particularly those related to bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents and automobile accidents. With an understanding of how a personal injury can affect the injured and his or her family members, his goal is to obtain compensation to cover pain and suffering, loss of income, medical bills and any other costs incurred at the hands of another.

In 2000, Mr. Denton graduated from Keene State College with a psychology degree. He then attended Western New England University to obtain his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he earned many awards, including The CALI excellence for the Future Award for jurisprudence survey, labor law and trial methods. He also graduated cum laude in 2011 before he began defending the rights of the injured.

In 2014, he was named to the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Denton is a member of the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the American Association for Justice. His goal in every case, no matter how big or small, is to protect his clients and give them the best chance at a high quality of life after an injury.

Mr. Denton has won several jury trials for previous clients and was given the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award. A popular speaker at the Asheville Area Paralegal Association Luncheon, he also worked in 2017 with the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Auto Torts leadership team.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (100%)

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Lakota Denton

Admitted: 2011, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://lakotardenton.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Lawyers under 40, 2014
  • Cum Laude, Western New England college
  • Avvo clients choice award
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice Moot Court Team, Member, Western New England college
  • The CALI excellence for the future award for Trial Methods, Western New England college
  • The CALI excellence for the future award for Jurisprudence Survey, Western New England college
  • The CALI excellence for the future award for Labor Law, Western New England college
  • Edward Cooley Award for Excellence in Labor Law, Western New England college
  • Lakota Denton is an Asheville, NC trial lawyer who focuses on recovering for injured people.  Lakota has been practicing law in Asheville, N.C. since 2011.  Lakota attended Keene State College in New Hampshire and graduated with a degree in psychology in 2000.  Lakota played professional soccer after graduating from college.  In 2011 Lakota graduated Cum Laude from Western New England college where he was awarded the Edward Cooley Award for Excellence in Labor Law, The CALI excellence for the future award for Labor Law, The CALI excellence for the future award for Jurisprudence Survey, The CALI excellence for the future award for Trial Methods, and was a member of the American Association for Justice Moot Court Team.   Lakota has been practicing in his own firm since 2013, focusing solely on personal injury.  He is a member of the American Association of Justice, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the North Carolina Bar association, the American Bar Association, the National Trial Lawyers, and was awarded Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers, the 2014 Top 40 Lawyers under 40, and the Avvo clients choice award.   He has spoken at the Asheville Paralegals Association Luncheon and he served on the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Auto Torts leadership team in 2017.  Lakota has won numerous jury trials with verdicts for his clients.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice Auto Torts leadership team, 2017
  • National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar association, Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Asheville Paralegals Association Luncheon

Educational Background:

  • Keene State College in New Hampshire, Degree in psychology, 2000
Office Location for Lakota R. Denton

36 Orchard St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Phone: 828-333-7357

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Last Updated: 10/8/2018

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