Alton L. Martin, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Greenville, SC

Martin & Martin Attorneys, P.A.
 | 1415 Augusta St, Greenville, SC 29605
Phone: (864) 271-1822
Fax: 864-271-1814
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (80%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Alton L. Martin, Jr., is a partner with Martin & Martin Attorneys, P.A., 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 due to an accident on the job. He has handled a wide range of workers' compensation, personal injury and toxic exposure claims, including those arising from defective products, asbestos and chemical exposure, paraplegia and amputations, repetitive trauma, electrocution, and involving Medicare and Medicaid interaction.

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 professional reputation, he has earned an AV Preeminent rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America for Workers' Compensation Law – Claimants; and his firm has been listed in U.S. News - Best Law Firms.

Mr. Martin also holds a Lead Counsel Rating, and selection to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100. He has a "Superb 10.0" rating on Avvo, as well as many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

After growing up in 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 on active duty with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division as a JAG Officer.

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.

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

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


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Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

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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 St
Greenville, SC 29605

Phone: (864) 271-1822

Fax: 864-271-1814

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Last Updated: 11/19/2020

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