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William D. Acton Jr. (Bill Acton) - Charlotte, NC

438 Queens Road Charlotte, NC 28207

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Updated: 09/22/2022

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer


I have always enjoyed representing people who have been injured, whether before the Industrial Commission, a jury, the NC Court of Appeals or the NC Supreme Court.

About William D. Acton Jr. (Bill Acton)

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Eminent Domain

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Retired, of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Former member of the Workers' Compensation Council
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Former member of the Workers' Compensation Board


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1977
    Honors: cum laude
  • North Carolina State University, 1974
    Major: Economics

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Order

Past Positions

  • Mecklenburg County Office of the Public Defender, Defended and tried hundreds of cases from Traffic Offenses to Capital Murder, 1977 - 1984
  • Griffin, Ruff and Acton, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury and Criminal practice, 1984 - 1990


Other Sources of Feedback About William D. Acton Jr. (Bill Acton)

Included on the 2023 North Carolina list

Past Lists

  • 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 North Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for William D. Acton Jr. (Bill Acton) on Super Lawyers


  • Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2013

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Office Information


438 Queens Road Charlotte, NC 28207


  • 704-332-2825

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