I’m leaving a 5-star review for Lakota Denton and his excellent team because of their utmost care and compassion. I came to them drowning in the turbid waters of despondent lawyers and sketchy doctors, and they put me on a plan to physical recovery, while they recovered my case. Lakota is a lawyer with keen awareness, dignity, and most importantly, heart. Thank you, Lakota.” – Ganesh Braymiller

“Excellent in every way. Lakota is easily the best lawyer I have ever worked with. Effective, efficient, honest, compassionate, friendly and fair. Hiring a lawyer can be stressful, but Lakota transforms that stress into confidence. And that confidence is then justified by the results he gets. Thanks for your help Lakota!” – Stephen Barnard

“I couldn’t be happier with the job Lakota Denton and his awesome staff did for me after I had my accident. They all really cared about my outcome and stayed in touch every step of the way. I can’t recommend him enough!! 5 stars all the way. Thank you!” – Peter Estrada

In an accident? Need Help? This is your turn-key, set-it-and-forget-it solution! Lakota and Jenny are two of the best friends you will meet in Asheville! If anything can go sideways, be atypical or oddball… it seems like it will happen to me. True to form, several legal obstacles cropped up, even though I was not at fault in the accident.” – Christopher McGrath

“Lakota provided me with a free consultation and gave me crucial information on how to handle my accident case with an 18 wheeler. His guidance set me on the right path to maximizing my settlement while feeling confident I understood the process. I cannot recommend his services enough, he was an incredible help to me.” – Amy Fisher

“Lakota Denton is a champion for the people. He worked with me on a car accident case and won the maximum settlement. He has a strong reputation as an experienced trial lawyer so insurance companies know he doesn’t mess around.” – Chalkley Matlack

“Attorney Lakota Denton was super effective at isolating the issue, building a strong case, and achieving immediate results on behalf of clients in a matter that is so key to our constitutional rights. If looking for an attorney, look no further. You need him in your court!” – Zachery Adam

“Incredibly helpful folks- whether you end up utilizing their services or not. They provided me with peace of mind on a terrible day when I had no idea what steps to take. You won’t find a friendlier or better informed personal injury lawyer in Asheville! Even if you’re just not sure of your rights or the steps to take, it’s definitely worth making the call!” – Chessa Budai

About Our Firm

Attorney Lakota Denton

Lakota Denton is an Asheville, NC car accident attorney who focuses on recovering for injured people. Lakota has been practicing law in Asheville, N.C. since 2011. Lakota attended Keene State College in New Hampshire and graduated with a degree in psychology in 2000. Lakota played professional soccer after graduating from college. In 2011 Lakota graduated Cum Laude from Western New England college where he was awarded the Edward Cooley Award for Excellence in Labor Law, The CALI excellence for the future award for Labor Law, The CALI excellence for the future award for Jurisprudence Survey, The CALI excellence for the future award for Trial Methods, and was a member of the American Association for Justice Moot Court Team.

Lakota helps people who have been injured in car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian and bike accidents and dog attacks in the Asheville, NC area. If you have questions about personal injury law or car accidents, contact Lakota Denton for a free case consultation.

Lakota has been practicing in his own firm since 2013, focusing solely on personal injury. He is a member of the American Association of Justice, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the North Carolina Bar association, the American Bar Association, the National Trial Lawyers, and was awarded Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers, the 2014 Top 40 Lawyers under 40, and the Avvo clients choice award.

Lakota R. Denton Speaking Engagements

  • Chair of the personal injury basics seminar hosted by the NCAJ on November 15 in Cary, NC.
  • Speaker at National Business Institute’s Evidence seminar in September 2019 in Asheville NC.
  • Speaker at “auto injury litigation” seminar in Charlotte February 28, hosted by National Business institute.

Lakota has also spoken at the Asheville Paralegals Association Luncheon and has served on the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Auto Torts leadership team in 2017.

Lakota has won numerous jury trials with verdicts for his clients. Lakota lives in West Asheville with his wife Jacqueline, and his sons Tayo and Rumi.

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Our Office Locations

Asheville Center
36 Orchard St. – Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 333-5996

Asheville South
1944 Hendersonville Road Suite E1, Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 677-2297

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    Jenny Iaquinto

    Jenny Stafford, NCCP, Paralegal

    Jenny joined Asheville NC Attorney Lakota R. Denton, P.A. in February of 2015. She has 20 years of experience working in civil litigation and personal injury for plaintiff and defense attorneys. Jenny is a North Carolina certified paralegal and has obtained specialty certifications in Discovery, Trial Preparation, and Personal Injury (Auto Accidents). Jenny lives in Fletcher with her two children, Althea and Gray. Click to email Jenny. Connect with Jenny on LinkedIn.

    Sarah Moore

    Sarah McCauley, Paralegal

    Sarah joined Asheville, NC Attorney Lakota R. Denton, P.A. as an intern in June 2017. She became a paralegal for Attorney Denton upon graduation at UNCA in December 2017. Sarah graduated with a BA in Psychology with a minor in Legal Studies. Sarah lives in West Asheville with her husband, Travys, and their two cats. Click to email Sarah.