David Gantt

Top 15 Social Security Disability Law
Law Office of David Gantt
82 Church Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-2852
www.davidgantt.com


David Gantt, attorney at law, has over 30 years of experience representing injured and disabled clients throughout western North Carolina. At the David Gantt Law Office in Asheville, he offers clients knowledgeable and compassionate representation as he pursues compensation and benefits for workers’ compensationSocial Security disability and personal injuries.

Areas of Practice:

Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff

25% Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

25% Social Security -- Disability

50% Workers' Compensation Law

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

North Carolina, 1981

U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1984

U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1981

U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1984

U.S. Federal Court, 1981

U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

Education:

Campbell University School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1981
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1978
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Economics

Published Works:

Woodson Case Worker's Compensation Update, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyer Magazine, Winter, 1996

Buncombe County Bar Newsletter (Editor), 1993-1997

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Speaker, "Social Security Regulation", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, December, 2003

Speaker, "Damages in Workers' Compensation Cases", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, October, 2003

Speaker, "Ethics in Worker's Compensation Cases", North Carolina Bar Association, February, 2003

Speaker, "Intro to Social Security Law", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, December, 2002

Speaker, "All Star Trial of Sex Harassment Case", North Carolina Bar Association, February, 2001

Speaker, "Interpreting Social Security Language for Beginners", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, December, 1999

Speaker, "Social Security Jargon for Beginners", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers- December, 1998

Speaker, "Social Security Language Made Easy", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, November, 1996

Speaker, "Social Security Administrative Mistakes and Remedies", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, October, 1995

Speaker, "Ethics in Worker's Compensation Cases", Wake Forest University, January, 1996

Speaker, "Ethics from the Plaintiff's Worker's Compensation Perspective", Wake Forest University CLE, August, 1994

Speaker, "Advanced Worker's Compensation and Ethics", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, October, 1993

Speaker, "Farmer's Right of First Refusal", North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, September, 1991

Speaker, "Trying the Personal Injury Case in North Carolina", National Business Institute, August, 1991

Honors and Awards:

NC Bar Association Leadership Award for Community Service, 2005

Circle Of Excellence Leadership Award, 2005

Charles Campbell Leadership Award, 2004

Nominee, Pro Bono Award, American Bar Association, 1989

Nominee, Pro Bono Award, North Carolina Bar Association, 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships:

North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1982 - Present
Sustaining Patron

North Carolina Bar Association, 1981 - Present
Member

American Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1982 - Present
Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Sustaining Patron

National Association of Social Security Claimants Representatives
Sustaining Patron

Glen Arden PTA
Past President

Toastmasters Speech Club
Past President

Asheville Optimist
Past President

Santa Pal
Past President

People's Law School
Past President

Asheville Jaycees
Member, Board of Directors

Buncombe County School Foundation
Member, Board of Directors

Twenty Eighth Judicial Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors

American Bar Association
Member

Buncombe County Young Lawyers
Member, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions:

Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, Member, 1996 - Present

Pro Bono Activities:

Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer for Pisgah Legal Services, 1989

Fraternities/Sororities:

Phi Alpha Delta