Jason P. Burton has re-joined Orbock Ruark & Dillard in 2020 after previously working as an associate at the firm from 2008 to 2012. He has focused his practice with the firm in workers’ compensation defense and has previous experience in medical malpractice defense and civil litigation. He has experience defending all types of workers’ compensation cases, including asbestos and other complex occupational disease cases.
Mr. Burton is a 1998 graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Bachelor of Arts in History. He also obtained a Master of Arts from NC State in 2002. Jason graduated from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2006.
While in law school, Jason served as articles editor for the Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal and received CALI awards in sports law and workers’ compensation law. He also served as a judicial intern at the North Carolina Supreme Court and at the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Jason is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association and its Workers’ Compensation Section, the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, the Defense Research Institute and the Forsyth County Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina. He has been a certified superior court mediator through the Dispute Resolution Commission since 2012. His leisure interests include baseball and playing trumpet.
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