Lauren O. Newton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Charles G. Monnett, III & Associates
 | 6842 Morrison Boulevard, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28211
Phone: 704-376-1911
Fax: 704-376-1921
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    An attorney at Charles G. Monnett III & Associates, Lauren O. Newton provides dedicated workers’ compensation and personal injury counsel to people living throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. Generally handling cases involving workplace accidents, occupational illnesses, motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, products liability and medical malpractice, Ms. Newton is committed to helping those injured through the negligence or carelessness of others to obtain the compensation to which they are entitled.

    In 2005, Ms. Newton received a Bachelor of Arts in political science with an emphasis on international studies from Elon University. She went on to earn a Juris Doctor from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law in 2009.

    Ms. Newton began her legal career defending insurance companies and employers. In her current role, she draws on this experience and her knowledge of how the defense approaches cases to passionately pursue financial justice on behalf of her clients. Ms. Newton educates injured workers on their rights and guides them through the process of pursuing workers’ compensation benefits. She understands the lengths employers and insurance companies may go to in order to avoid paying. Whether through negotiation, arbitration or litigation, Ms. Newton puts her clients’ best interests first and aggressively advocates to see them made as close to whole as possible for their losses.

    Beyond her work in the courtroom, Ms. Newton is actively involved in the legal community. She is a member of, and has served in varying capacities for, several professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Charlotte Women’s Bar of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

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

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

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    About Lauren Newton

    Admitted: 2009, North Carolina

    Professional Webpage: https://carolinalaw.com/our-firm/lauren-o-newton/

    Honors/Awards:

    • National Member of The Order of Barristers, The Order of Barristers, 2009
    • Chief Justice of Holderness Moot Court, 2008-2009
    • Order of the Barristers, 2009
    • Gressman-Pollitt Award for Oral Advocacy, 2008
    • Moot Court Negotiation Team, 2007-2009
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016
    • Civil Rights Moot Court Team, 2007-2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, 2006-present
    • Member, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Board of Governors, 2014-present
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, New Lawyers Division
    • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, Board of Directors, member since 2013
    • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
    • Named to the Board of Governors for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2014
    • American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum, Member since 2011
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Organizational Chair Women’s Caucus, 2015-present
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Workers Compensation Section
    • Charlotte Women’s Bar of the NCAWA, Treasurer, 2014
    • Named to the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice as the North Carolina Revitalization Governor., 2014
    • South Carolina, 2015
    • Treasurer of the Charlotte Women's Bar division of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, 2014
    • Federalist Society, member since 2006
    • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Executive Committee, 2016
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Auto Torts Section
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, 2009 – present
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
    • Admitted to the North Carolina Federal Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 2009

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Recognized by The North Carolina Bar Association and The University of North Carolina School of Law Pro Bono Program for performing more than 75 hourse of pro bono service work while attendig the University of North Carolina School of Law., 2009
    • Honored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana and the Louisina State Bar Association for pro bono legal work assisting victims and families affected by Hurricanes Katrina nd Rita., 2007

    Educational Background:

    • Juris Doctorate received from the University of North Carolina School of Law, 2009
    • Graduated Cum Laude from Elon University with a double major in Politial Science and International Studies., 2005
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    Office Location for Lauren O. Newton

    6842 Morrison Boulevard
    Suite 100
    Charlotte, NC 28211

    Phone: 704-376-1911

    Fax: 704-376-1921

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