Gentry Locke Welcomes Attorneys Calton and Coleman

ROANOKE, Va. (December 7, 2016) – Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Charles R. Calton and Lauren E. Coleman  have joined the firm’s Roanoke office as associates.

Charlie Calton and Lauren Coleman

Calton has joined the firm’s Plaintiff’s practice group as a trial lawyer, where he will represent clients in medical malpractice, wrongful death, and personal injury cases across Virginia. Before joining Gentry Locke, Calton worked for more than a decade as a claims representative in the civil litigation section at the Virginia Office of the Attorney General. He also served as an adjudication specialist with the Virginia Department of Health Professions, representing individuals seeking disability benefits at Social Security administrative hearings. He earned his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law and his B.S. from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

Coleman has joined the firm’s Business & Corporate practice group, where she will assists clients with a wide range of general corporate, real estate, and environmental matters. Before joining Gentry Locke, Coleman served as a judicial extern for the Honorable William G. Petty of the Court of Appeals of Virginia. She earned both her J.D. and her B.A. (summa cum laude) from the College of William & Mary.

About Gentry Locke

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