Licensed in North Carolina and Virginia
Jason M. Burton is a fifth-generation attorney with high-stakes trial experience and a broad background in personal injury, wrongful death, and commercial litigation matters. He is a Life Member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum*, has been named as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, a Litigation Rising Star by North Carolina SuperLawyers Magazine, and as one of North Carolina’s 10 Best Attorneys by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.
He was raised in Jamestown, North Carolina and is the third son in a family of four boys. A lifelong athlete and natural competitor, he spent his childhood traveling around the Southeast competing in swimming, running, and cross-county. He graduated from Ragsdale High School where he excelled academically and athletically and later accepted a scholarship to play football at Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia. At Glenville, he was named to the Dean’s List every semester and received an all-conference academic achievement award for maintaining a 4.0 GPA throughout the 2006 and 2007 football seasons.
After graduation, he returned to North Carolina and attended Elon University School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude and was named the valedictorian of his law school class. He started his career as law clerk for Chief Judge James L. Gale of the North Carolina Business Court and later worked at national law firms representing businesses and individuals in a broad range of civil litigation matters.
He has substantial experience in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Since 2012, he has helped secure more than $38 million in settlements and verdicts for individuals harmed by the wrongful conduct of others. He has represented accident victims in cases against intoxicated drivers, Federal Registered Motor Carriers, construction companies, trucking companies, landlords, property managers, hotels, and nursing homes. He also represents claimants in workers’ compensation cases.
He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife, Maria and their son, Jack. They enjoy exercising, spending time outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Virginia State Bar, and the Wake County Bar Association.
Contact Burton Law Firm today to find out if we can help you in a potential legal matter.
****Membership criteria for induction to the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum may be found at www.milliondollaradvocates.com. Each case is different, each case must be evaluated separately, and Burton Law Firm, PLLC makes no representation that similar results will be achieved in existing or prospective cases.