San Diego, CA, January 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Christopher C. Walton, founder and principal of Walton Law, A.P.C. has been selected to the 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Southern California are selected by Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional lawyers.
Walton obtained his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law, graduating cum laude, and earning the American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Practice, Advanced Mediation Advocacy and his Clinical Internship. As a plaintiff’s only attorney, Walton focuses his practice on elder abuse cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect, financial abuse of the elderly, and catastrophic personal injury. He was named a Top Attorney by the San Diego Daily Transcript in 2013. Walton has also earned a 10.0 or “superb” rating by Avvo, and was selected by Avvo as a “Client’s Choice” for 2013.
In addition to his advocacy on behalf of the elderly and personal injury victims, Walton is actively involved in the San Diego legal community. In 2011 and 2012, Walton was elected by his peers to serve as co-chair of the Elder Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. He also serves as the President of the Board of Advisors for the Access to Law Initiative (ALI). He is a member of the North County Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Consumer Attorneys of California and American Inns of Court, Honorable William B. Enright Chapter. Walton has also served as a Supervising Attorney in California Western School of Law’s Internship Program, and as a mentor through California Western School of Law Career Services.
Of being recognized as a 2014 Southern California Super Lawyer Walton said, “I’m incredibly honored to be included in the 2014 Super Lawyers list. This recognition is a humbling achievement, and I’m very fortunate to be included in this list of exceptional attorneys throughout Southern California.”
About Walton Law, A.P.C:
Walton Law, A.P.C. is a San Diego boutique law firm dedicated exclusively to representing injured parties in the areas of personal injury with a focus on elder abuse cases including financial abuse, nursing home abuse and neglect. Founded in 2010 by Principal Christopher C. Walton, the San Diego based law firm has recovered millions of dollars for elderly and injured clients and their families. For more information visit www.waltonlawapc.com or call 619-233-0011.