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Practice areas


  1. Nursing Home Abuse: 40%
    15 years, 100 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    18 years, 100 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    15 years, 50 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    14 years, 25 cases
  5. Litigation: 5%
    18 years, 100 cases

Attorney endorsements

18 total 

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  • Jennifer Diane Gilbert

    Sam was my supervising attorney and mentor all throughout law school. I’ve seen him captivate juries, and persuade judges to rule in his favor where most courts are divided. He cuts to the core and quickly learns who his clients are so he can understand their struggles and tell their stories the way they should be told. Sam is a master of trials and appeals, and I’m glad I get to learn from him.


    Jennifer Gilbert Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Thomas W. Pleasant

    Sam is a superb trial lawyer. He understands how to litigate complex matters like nursing home abuse and neglect cases. Strongly recommended.


    Thomas Pleasant Nursing home abuse and neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC

301 East Park Avenue
Charlotte, NC, 28203


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartindale2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2012
AdvocateNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2012
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2011
AdvocateNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2011
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2010
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2009
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerTin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerJackson & McGee, LLP2007 - Present
Law ClerkUnites States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit1998 - 1999
Legal InternSupreme Court Of North Carolina1996 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeBoard Member, Chair of Nursing Home Section2006 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial BriefsAssisted Living Cases: How Are they Different Than Nursing Home Cases?2012
Trial Briefs (NCAJ)Day v. Brant (Reprint of Amicus Brief)2011
AAJ TrialConsequences of the Confidentiality Clause2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AGraduate2011
Yale Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1998
Wake Forest UniversityPoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mountain MagicGame Plan for handling a Nursing Home Case2012
Representing Medical Malpractice Victims After SB33Panelist2011
Nursing Home Litigation Section CLEProgram Chair and Panelist, Lessons from America's Largest Nursing Home Verdict2011
NCAJ Wrongful Death CLEProgram Chair: Wrongful Death: Achieving Maximum Results for Your Client2011
NCAJ Annual ConventionNursing Home Update2011
Nursing Home Litigation Section CLEDocument Discovery and the Use of a Forensic Accountant in Nursing Home and Assisted Living Case"2009
Nursing Home CLE"Interviewing the Defendant Organization's Employees: When Can You, When Should You, and When Are You Ethically Prohibited From Doing So?"2009
Mountain MagicGame Plan for Handling a Nursing Home Case2009
Nursing Home Litigation Section CLE"Strategies and Tactics in Opposing and Defeating Arbitration Clauses"2008
Mardis Gras Conference"Surgical Intervention: Navigating the Labyrinth of Corporate Owners, Entities and Insurers in Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases"2008