Douglas A. Petho

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina

Price, Petho & Associates PLLC
Douglas A. Petho
Price, Petho & Associates PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 1991

Education: University of North Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
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Price, Petho & Associates PLLC

1430 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204 Visit website


Licensed to practice law since 1991, Douglas A. Petho is the founder and owner of the North Carolina-based law firm Price Petho & Associates, with offices in Charlotte, Rockingham and Rutherfordton. He focuses his practice on personal injury cases including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents, animal attacks, slip-and-fall, accidents at workplace and intentional torts.

In 1988 Mr. Petho, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in the Administration of Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his Doctorate in Jurisprudence from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1991. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

In 1993, attorney Petho joined the law firm founded by his predecessor Larry E. Price. Since that time Mr. Petho's primary focus has been the litigation of plaintiff's personal injury suits. He has successfully tried hundreds of cases to jury verdict involving automobile accidents, trucking accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall accidents, animal attacks, intentional torts and work related accidents.

In 2011, Mr. Petho achieved an "AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell and has received a 10/10 rating on Avvo through peer review. He was also awarded a Silver Client Champion badge through Martindale-Hubbell for his client services.

Mr. Petho is affiliated with the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the North Carolina State Bar, the Mecklenburg County Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents

  • 90% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1991, North Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Carolina, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1991
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Division
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • American Association for Justice
  • Southern Trial Attorneys Association
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Science University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1988
  • JD degree University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991

Office location for Douglas A. Petho

1430 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204

Phone: 704-372-2160


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024

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