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Vernon Sumwalt

Vernon Sumwalt


Workers Compensation and Appellate Lawyer
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Charlotte, NC

About Vernon Sumwalt

Attorney Biography

Vernon Sumwalt practices in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, focusing on workplace injuries and occupational exposures (workers' compensation) and third-party actions arising from workplace safety violations.  


Practice Areas

 
Workers Compensation (50%)
 
Appellate Law (40%)
 
Personal Injury (10%)

Résumé - Vernon Sumwalt

Bar Licenses

North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina
Member in Good Standing
1998

South Carolina State Bar
South Carolina
Inactive Member
1998

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Work Experience

The Sumwalt Law Firm
Partner
2000

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law
University of South Carolina School of Law
Juris Doctor
1998

Specialty Certifications

North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Appellate Practice
North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
2014

North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Workers' Compensation Law
North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
2005

Associations

American Association for Justice
Member
American Association for Justice
19982019

President
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
20192020

Member
National College of Workers' Compensation Attorneys
2019

Executive Committee
South Carolina Injured Workers' Advocates
20162018

Member
National Academy of Social Insurance
20122019

Member
Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board
20072019

Member
Workplace Injury Litigation Group
20002019

Member
South Carolina Association for Justice
19982019

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Awards & Recognitions

Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys
National Trial Lawyers
2019

Best Lawyers in America
2018

Workers' Compensation Law--Claimants' "Lawyer of the Year" (North Carolina)
Best Lawyers in America
2016

Charlotte Magazine
2016

Top Attorneys in North Carolina (Top 100 in North Carolina)
Charlotte Magazine
2016

Best Lawyers in America
2013

Ebbie Award
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
2012

Honorary New Lawyer Award
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
2011

James L. Cross Leadership Award
North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
2011

Super Lawyers--Rising Star (Workers' Compensation)
Super Lawyers
2009

Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America

Super Lawyers (Workers' Compensation)
Super Lawyers

Martindale-Hubbell--AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0)
Martindale-Hubbell

Order of Service
North Carolina Advocates for Justice

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Contact Vernon Sumwalt

Vernon Sumwalt

1114 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
www.sumwaltlaw.com
Office: 704-377-3770

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Bar Membership Information

North Carolina State Bar -

Vernon Sumwalt - Member information with the North Carolina State Bar - Find more information about Vernon Sumwalt on the North Carolina State Bar website including status and disciplinary information.


Nonprofit Organizations

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The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.



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