Marcus Becton

Marcus Becton

Raleigh, North Carolina

Marcus Becton is a North Carolina real estate and personal injury attorney.Marcus is a Raleigh, NC native and enjoys serving clients in the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and all surrounding areas). Marcus has been around the law all of his life. His dad, Elwood Becton, is a Raleigh personal injury attorney who started his law practice when Marcus and his siblings were very young.

Marcus’ experience in personal injury law dates back to when he worked in his father’s law office, even as a teenager. Marcus developed compassion for people who were injured in all types of accidents. He saw how they often needed the help of an experienced attorney to navigate through the insurance claims process and protect their rights against large corporate insurance companies. Marcus always fights for his client’s rights, he stands up for them against insurance companies and seeks to obtain the best possible compensation for their injuries.
In addition to personal injury law, Marcus has a passion for real estate. Marcus conducts residential and commercial real estate closings throughout North Carolina. He works hard to ensure that his clients’ closing process is as seamless and stress free as possible.

As an additional service to real estate buyers and sellers, Marcus also provides short sale negotiation services. He has earned the Certified Distress Property Expert (CDPE) and Certified Short Sale Specialist (CSSS) designations, and enjoys using his knowledge of bank short sale processes to help homeowners achieve successful short sales.

Marcus married Ginger Brooks in 2007 and they have 3 daughters, Isabella (“Bella”), Juliette and Sienna.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Church Law
  • Short Sales

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • Juris Doctor
  • Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Political Science
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • M.A.
    • Major: Regional Planning

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Durham County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Past Employment Positions

  • Junior Associate, The Banks Law Firm, PA
  • Solo practitioner, bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and real estate and small business law
  • Corporate Counsel, World Overcomers Christian Church
  • Real Estate Broker, Becton Realty Group

Ancillary Businesses

  • Director of Real Estate & Economic Development, World Overcomers Christian Church
  • Vice President, RESTORE Community Development Corporation