Womble Carlyle’s Charles Holton Named to Leadership Role in Legal Aid of N.C.
June 23, 2011
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—Womble Carlyle attorney Charles Holton recently was elected to serve as the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect for the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.
Holton will serve a two-year term in the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect seat before becoming Chair for a two-year term beginning in 2013. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the past two years.
Legal Aid of North Carolina provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity. Legal Aid of North Carolina operates in all 100 counties in North Carolina through 24 geographically-based offices.
Charles Holton has more than 30 years of experience as a litigator and focuses his practice on handling sophisticated healthcare litigation matters, including products liability defense involving pharmaceutical products and medical devices, and medical malpractice defense for major medical centers. He is also experienced in handling complex construction litigation and arbitration matters, as well as construction contracting. Holton practices in Womble Carlyle’s Research Triangle Park office.