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 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lakota R. Denton is the founder and owner of Lakota R. Denton, P.A., in Asheville, North Carolina. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than nine years of total legal experience, Mr. Denton provides invaluable advocacy and support to clients throughout the greater Asheville metro and surrounding areas of Western North Carolina who have suffered serious injuries or lost loved ones as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Over the course of his legal career fighting for the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and their families, Mr. Denton has recovered substantial amount of compensation for his plaintiff clients adversely affected by car, truck and motorcycle accidents; pedestrian and bicycle accidents; dog attacks; slip-and-fall accidents; and other preventable tragedies.

From his efforts, he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, including Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40 designations from The National Trial Lawyers. He has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo and the site's Clients' Choice Award as well as numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients and many five-star client reviews on Google and other sources.

A 2000 graduate of Keene State College in New Hampshire with a degree in psychology, Mr. Denton played soccer professionally for several years before deciding to pursue his legal career. He then attended Western New England University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011. While there, he received CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Jurisprudence Survey, Trial Methods and Labor Law, and he received the Edward B. Cooley Award for Excellence in Labor Law. He was also a member of the moot court team.

Mr. Denton is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice as well as the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Lakota R. Denton

Admitted: 2011, North Carolina

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Asheville Paralegals Association Luncheon, Speaker
  • Chair of the personal injury basics seminar hosted by the NCAJ on November 15 in Cary, NC
  • Speaker at “auto injury litigation” seminar in Charlotte February 28, hosted by National Business institute
  • Speaker at National Business Institute’s Evidence seminar in September 2019 in Asheville NC

Honors/Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Cum Laude, Western New England college
  • Edward Cooley Award for Excellence in Labor Law, Western New England college
  • The CALI excellence for the future award for Trial Methods, Western New England college
  • Top 40 Lawyers under 40, 2014
  • American Association for Justice Moot Court Team, Member, Western New England college
  • Avvo clients choice award
  • 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
  • The CALI excellence for the future award for Jurisprudence Survey, Western New England college

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Educational Background

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

36 Orchard St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Phone: 828-333-7357

Last Updated: 7/2/2021

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