William Banton Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

William Banton Jr. of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.

The induction ceremony at which Banton became a Fellow took place before an audience of approximately 615 attendees during the recent 2013 Spring Meeting of the College in Naples, Florida.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only, and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or providence. There are currently 5,879 members in the United States and Canada, including active Fellows, Emeritus Fellows, Judicial Fellows and Honorary Fellows. The College strives to improve and elevate the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the trial professions.

Banton is a shareholder and assistant director of the Health Care Department at Marshall Dennehey. He has been practicing law since 1984 and has concentrated his practice on medical malpractice for the last 20 years. Banton is an alumnus of Southern University Law Center.