Acton, William D. Jr. (Bill Acton)

438 Queens RoadCharlotte, NC 28207- 1422

Updated: 11/17/2017


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.

Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation Law 90%
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Disputes


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


  • Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2013

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


  • 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



  • Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2013

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Office Information


438 Queens RoadCharlotte, NC 28207- 1422


  • 704-332-2825


Accepts Credit Cards


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