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John B. Walters


Charlotte, NC





John B. Walters has been practicing law in North Carolina since 1978 continuously with the law firm of Downer Walters & Mitchener, P.A. is entire practice has been devoted to helping people with personal injury, workers' compensation and criminal defense. He has handled cases both in the State and Federal Court system and is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers.  Mr. Walters has also served as co-counsel in cases in both Virginia and South Carolina.  He is married with two sons.

"I have practiced continuously in Charlotte for 40 years. It has been rewarding and enjoyable to help good people when bad things happen."

Areas of Practice

  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Plaintiff Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1980


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Davidson College
    • B.S. - 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers