Britton Law, P.A. - Fayetteville Personal Injury Lawyer
It’s business and it’s personal call: 910-401-3356 ~or~ 888-811-9738 Representing the injured and local businesses since 1992

Rebecca J Britton

Rebecca J Britton

Location:
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Phone:
910-401-3356
888-811-9738
Email:

Rebecca Britton has fought for injured people across North Carolina for more than 20 years, representing those who have suffered serious harm or the loss of a loved one by another's negligence and helping individuals and families recover the compensation they need to move forward. She is well-known for the respect and care she offers her clients and has earned numerous honors for her professional standing and service to her clients and the Fayetteville community.

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996

Education

  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • JD - 1992
    • Honors: Order of Barristers, 1992
    • Honors: National Moot Court Team, 1992
    • Honors: National Trial Team, 1992
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE at Presque Isle
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Honors: with distinction
    • Honors: President, Student Senate 1988
    • Honors: Vice President, Student Senate 1987
    • Honors: Vice President, Univ. of ME System Student Government, 1988
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Political Science

Published Works

  • Barriers to Justice, NCATL Trial Briefs, May 2002
  • Sovereign Immunity, NCATL Trial Briefs, "Barriers to Justice," May 2002
  • The Lesly Jean Story: A Quest for Truth, A Quest for Justice, NCATL Trial Briefs, January 2002
  • Join the Law Day Celebration, Fayetteville Observer Times, April 27, 2006
  • It's Not the Verdicts, It's the Malpractice, Fayetteville Observer Times, June 2003
  • Bar Association Campaign More Than "Hip Hop" Video, Fayetteville Observer Times, May 7, 1999
  • Patients deserve protection from medical mistakes, Opinion - Fayetteville Observer Times, February 26, 2011
  • When an Accident Happens, Women's View Magazine, January 2010 issue
  • How to Make your Hospital Stay Safer, Opinion, Fayetteville Observer Times, Fall 2006
  • Work to Reduce Medical Errors, Opinion, Fayetteville Observer Times, August 25, 2013
  • Litigating Wrongful Death Claims, NCAJ Trial Briefs, October, 2013

Classes/Seminars

  • Direct Examination of Treating Physician: Showing the Medical Truth Behind the Pain & Suffering, Proving Pain & Suffering Through Every State of Your Trial Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2/12/2016
  • Billed v. Paid – Just how Important are the Medical Bills? Trying Cases after Tort Reform Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 11/20/2015
  • Closing: Winning on Liability and Damages, Ultimate Civil Trial Notebook Seminar, Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 9/11/2015
  • NC's NEW Medicaid Subrogation Law: Ahlborn Finally Arrives (with short time limits), NCAJ Webinar, August and October, 2013
  • Developing Damages in Catastrophic Injury Cases, NCAJ Mountain Magic, Paralegal Program, October 2012
  • Faculty, Deposition Skills Seminar, NCAJ, November 2011
  • Greatest Wins and Losses, The Case of Lesly Jean - a Lesson in Persistence and Perseverance, NCAJ Summer Convention, June 2011
  • Problems Representing Estate in Wrongful Death Claims, NCAJ Summer Convention for Legal Assistance Division, June 2011
  • Ethics - Paralegal Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility; Paralegal Responsibility, 20th Annual Educational Seminar, Cumberland County Paralegal Association, April 2, 2011
  • Problems Representing Estates in Wrongful Death Claims, Wrongful Death: Achieving Maximum Results for Your Client, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, January 28, 2011
  • Discovery Sequencing for Maximum Effectiveness, Pre-Trial Practice: Written Depositions & Discovery Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, February 10, 2006
  • Handling Special Problems in Disbursement of Wrongful Death Recoveries, Wrongful Death Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, December 10, 2004
  • Witness Preparation: What Makes Them Believable, Heavy Hitters: How the Masters Win Cases and How Their Strategies Can Help You Win Yours Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, May 9, 2003
  • Turn Around is Fair Play, Winning Exhibits, Exhibits That Will Turn Around a Trial, Mediation or Settlement Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, November 8, 2002
  • Representing the Wrongfully Convicted: A Popular Cause for Unpopular People, The Case of Lesly Jean: Justice Betrayed and Justice Delayed, Suing the Sovereign Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, October 11, 2002
  • Rules 9(j) and 702: Are We There Yet? Medical Malpractice Seminar, February 15, 2002
  • Handling Special Problems in Disbursement of Wrongful Death Recoveries, Nuts & Bolts of Dollars & Cents Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, January 18, 2002
  • Rules 9(j) and 702: Where Are We Now? Medical Negligence Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, May 4, 2001
  • Using Economists and Life Care Planners in Personal Injury Cases, Learning The Ropes, Getting the Most Out of Your Personal Injury Cases: Winning, Collecting and Keeping Damages Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, January 12, 2001
  • Rules 9(j) and 702: Where Are We Now? Medical Negligence Seminar, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, May 12, 2000
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Instructor for Southeast Deposition Seminars and Trial Advocacy Seminar
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Instructor for Trial Advocacy Clinic, Spring 2003
  • Co-chair – McGrady and Daubert: What You Need to Know About Experts in North Carolina, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 11/16/16
  • Driving Home Damages With Lay Witnesses, Advanced Personal Injury Practice II Seminar, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2/10/17
  • Driving Home Damages With Lay Witnesses, Concurrent Workshop, North Carolina Advocates for Justice Summer Convention, 6/19/17

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014 - 2017
  • NC Lawyers Weekly's Women of Justice - Litigation Practitioner Award 2013
  • NCAJ Charles L. Becton Teaching Award, 2011
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, The Top Attorneys Listing , 2005 - 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 North Carolina Trial Lawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Outstanding Women of the 20th Century, 2000
  • Kelly Crabtree Award, 2002, for Work in the Lesly Jean Case (DNA Exoneration)
  • Order of the Barristers, Campbell University School of Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 1992-present
      • Professional Negligence Section Member, Auto Torts Section Member
    • Board of Governors 2000 – 2001
    • Vice President for Public Education 2001 - 2005; President-Elect 2005/06; President 2006/07
    • Attorney Advisor for Westover High School Mock Trial Team, Wade Edwards High School Mock Trial Competition, 1995 - 2000 (State Champions 1998, 5th in Nation, 1998)
    • Co-Chair 2002 and 2003 Annual Convention
  • Carolina Center for Civic Education
    • Carolina Center for Civic Education, Board of Directors, 2003 - Present. Vice President, Board of Directors, 2009 – Present
    • Co-Chair, NCAJ High School Mock Trial Committee, 2009 – Present
    • Host Director, National High School Mock Trial Competition, Charlotte, NC, 2005
    • Board of Directors, National High School Mock Trial Championship, 2003-2005 and 2014 to Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • N.C. Bar Association, 1992 – Present
    • Executive Committee for Litigation Section 2003 – 2004
    • Tri-Chair, 4-ALL Public Service Project, 2008/09
    • Law Related Education Committee
    • Access to Justice Council

Past Employment Positions

  • Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A., Fayetteville, NC., Partner, Areas of practice: Civil litigation concentrating in medical negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights and sexual assault cases, 2005 - 2010
  • Hardison & Leone, LLP, Fayetteville, NC., Managing Partner, Fayetteville Office - Areas of practice: Civil litigation concentrating in medical negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights and sexual assault cases, 2004 - 2005
  • Beaver, Holt, Sternlicht, Glazier, Britton & Courie, P.A., Fayetteville, NC., Partner, Areas of practice: Civil litigation concentrating in medical negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights and sexual assault cases, 1998 - 2004
  • Beaver, Holt, Richardson, Sternlicht, Burge & Glazier, P.A., Fayetteville, NC., Associate, 1992 - 1998
  • Campbell University School of Law, Adjunct Professor: Pretrial Litigation, 1997 to 2004. Continuing to date as guest lecturer, 1997 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Fayetteville Arts Council
  • Cumberland Oratorio Singers
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