Marcus Becton

Marcus Becton

Location:Raleigh, North CarolinaPhone:919-301-0557
E-mail:E-mail Me

Marcus Becton is a foreclosure defense and short sale attorney. As a Certified Short Sale Specialist (CSSS) and Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Marcus helps homeowners with foreclosure alternatives, including loss mitigation and short sale negotiations. He also focuses on small business, church and nonprofit law. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law and receiving a Masters in City and Regional Planning, he also works in real estate and community development, helping to improve the housing opportunities in underserved communities. Marcus' experiences include small business start-up and development, helping nonprofits to obtain their 501(c)3 tax exempt status, real estate law and real estate development consulting. Marcus also is currently serving as corporate counsel for World Overcomers Christian Church, one of the largest churches in the Triangle area.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Hampton University, Hampton, VA
  • Juris Doctor, School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master of Regional Planning, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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


  • North Carolina


  • NC State Bar
  • NC Bar Association
  • Durham County Bar Association


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


  • Born in Chapel Hill, NC and raised in Raleigh, NC
  • Married to Ginger Becton, 3rd Grade Teacher in Chapel Hill