Sean L. Walton, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbus, OH

Walton + Brown, LLP
 | 395 E. Broad St., Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-636-3476
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Civil Rights (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Sean L. Walton, Jr., is an attorney at Walton + Brown LLP in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Walton serves clients in Columbus and throughout Ohio who have sustained a serious personal injury or suffered through the wrongful death of a loved one. This includes motor vehicle accidents, civil rights violations, and other areas where he represents plaintiffs who have been wronged.

Mr. Walton graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in political science and earned a law degree from Capital University Law School, in Columbus. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio since 2011. In addition to his university education, he is certified as a contract advisor with the National Football League.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Walton is a co-founder of ELITE Sports and Entertainment Agency, LLC, representing various athletes in their professional sports endeavors. Before joining Walton + Brown LLP, he gained legal experience by working as an attorney for The Cochran Firm, founded by Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

Mr. Walton’s work on behalf of his clients has earned recognition within the legal profession. He has been featured in a number of national media outlets and regularly speaks on civil rights and personal injury topics for various organizations. He has also been listed as one of the “top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers.

An active member of his community, Mr. Walton sits on the board of directors of the Capital University Law School African American Law Alumni Association, the Africentric Personal Development Shop, Inc. and the John Mercer Langston Bar Association. He was also extended an invitation to serve on the executive committee of the National Black Lawyers. Mr. Walton is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Rights (30%): Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Rights: Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2018

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About Sean Walton, Jr.

Admitted: 2011, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.waltonbrownlaw.com/walton

Honors and Awards:

  • 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys - Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • Emerging Leader Award, University of Cincinnati African-American Alumni Affiliate, 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Black Lawyers, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
  • Who's Who in Black Columbus, Who's Who Publishing Company, 2016
  • Fighting the Police: Sean Walton and Chanda Brown’s Quest for Justice, Columbus Monthly Magazine, November 2016
  • People to Know in Law, Columbus Business First, October 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Contract Advisor, National Football League Players Association, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Columbus Bar Association, 2017
  • National Police Accountabillity Project (NPAP), 2017
  • Member, Ohio Association for Justice, 2017
  • Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2017
  • Member, National Bar Association, 2017
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., 2017
  • Board of Directors, Africentric Personal Development Shop, Inc., 2017
  • Member, 100 Black Men of Central Ohio, 2015
  • National Police Accountability Project, Member
  • Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, Member
  • Executive Committee, National Black Lawyers
  • Board of Directors/Chairman, Small Firm & Solo Practicioners Committee, John Mercer Langston Bar Association, 2017
  • Vice-President, Board of Directors, Capital University African American Law Alumni Association, 2017

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presenter, Camera in Action: Documenting Police Violence Using Cell Phones, Ohio State University, 2016
  • Speaker, Protected or Persecuted? How Do We Go From Endangered to Empowered, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. District Convention, 2016
  • Speaker, Columbus International Program, Ohio State Bar Association, 2016
  • Speaker, Black Lives, Blue Lives, All Lives: How These Movements Hit Home, Ohio State Bar Association, 2016
  • Speaker, Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community Solutions Forum, Denison University, 2016
  • Presenter, Next Steps: Understanding and Responding to Racism and Inequality in our Communities and Abroad, Denison University, 2015
  • Speaker, Teaching Tolerance: Understanding the Justice System, Ohio Dominican University, 2015
  • Fresh Forward: An Open Discussion on the State of Black America and the Role of the Black Lawyer
  • Protected or Persecuted: How Do We Go From Endangered to Empowered, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. District Convention
  • Excellence in Leadership, University of Cincinnati, Emerging Black Lawyers, National Bar Association

Representative Clients:

  • Victims of Police Violence and Excessive Force: http://www.columbusmonthly.com/content/stories/2016/11/sean-walton-and-chanda-browns-quest-for-justice.html, 2016

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Columbus Bar Association Trial Skills Institute - Plaintiff's Counsel, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Capital University Law School, Juris Doctorate, 2011
  • University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Arts, Majors: Political Science with a minor in African American Studies, 2007
Office Location for Sean L. Walton, Jr.

395 E. Broad St.
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-636-3476

 

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Last Updated: 9/28/2017

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