Alton L. Martin, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Greenville, SC

Martin & Martin Attorneys, P.A.
 | 1415 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29605
Phone: (864) 271-1822
Fax: 864-271-1814
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Alton L. Martin, Jr., is a partner with the Martin & Martin, P.A., law firm in Greenville, South Carolina. Representing the rights and interests of clients throughout the state, as well as in Georgia and Western North Carolina, Mr. Martin has more than 25 years of legal experience, and he provides invaluable counsel and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Workers' compensation

· Serious brain and spinal cord injuries

· Catastrophic personal injury

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Martin has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss on the job or as the result of an accident caused by someone else's negligence. He has handled a wide range of personal injury and toxic exposure claims, including those arising from defective products, asbestos and chemical exposure, paraplegia and amputations, repetitive trauma, electrocution, Medicare and Medicaid interactions, and more.

From his efforts, Mr. Martin has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his clients, and he routinely accepts clients referred to him by other attorneys. As further evidence of his impeccable professionalism and outstanding service, he has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other accolades from his peers, including designation from The Best Lawyers in America two years in a row for Workers' Compensation Law – Claimants.

Mr. Martin also holds a Lead Counsel Rating, and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country. In honor of his unwavering commitment to those he serves, he has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo, as well as many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A native of Fort Mill, South Carolina, Mr. Martin graduated from The Citadel in 1987. He then attended Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1991. From 1991 to 1994, he served a tour of duty with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.

Mr. Martin is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the Middle District of Georgia, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. He is an active member of the South Carolina Bar and the organization's Workers' Compensation Section, the Greenville County Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the Injured Workers' Advocates in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Practice Areas
  • 80%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Immigration: Consumer
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Naturalization & Citizenship


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About Alton Martin, Jr.

Admitted: 1991, South Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Preeminent rating - Martindale Hubbell, 1998 to present
  • Best Lawyers In America, 2019, Workers' Compensation - Claimants
  • 10.0 Superb rating by AVVO 2011 to present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Injured Workers Advocates
  • The Greenville County Bar
  • The State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, South Carolina Bar (Workers' Compensation Section)
  • U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Workers Compensation section, South Carolina Bar, 1996 to present; Injured Workers Advocates, 2017 to present; Greenville County Bar Association.
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman, Civil Service Commission - City of Greenville.  

Educational Background:

  • B.A., The Citadel, 1987

Industry Groups

  • Injured Workers Advocates
  • SC Bar Workers Compensation Section
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Office Location for Alton L. Martin, Jr.

1415 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29605

Phone: (864) 271-1822

Fax: 864-271-1814

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Last Updated: 9/17/2020

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