John Crotts, King Law Partner, Rutherfordton, NC

John Crotts


Practices: Business Law


Civil Litigation


Criminal Law


Estate Planning

, (828)286-3332

Attorney John Crotts is Partner at King Law.  He is licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina. His primary areas of practice are estate planning, estate administration, elder law, business law, and municipal law, with occasional litigation in these areas. In addition to many other individual and corporate clients, he currently represents several municipal and local government entities.  Some of those are the Town of Spindale, Town of Bostic, Chimney Rock Village, Broad River Water Authority, Town of Ruth, and Forest City Housing Authority.  Attorney John Crotts is also a certified Mediator and enjoys assisting parties resolve their conflicts outside of court.

John Crotts is a native of Rutherford County, North Carolina. John is very active in the community.  He is a member of Adaville Baptist Church in Spindale where he serves as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Rutherford County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and previously served on the Board of Directors for Foothills Credit Counseling, Inc. John lives in Spindale, North Carolina with his beautiful wife, Lauren, their sons and daughter, John David, Jude, and Eliza.

  • Juris Doctorate degree, graduated with honors (cum laude), Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, major in criminal justice, minor in sociology
  • Associates Degree in criminal justice from Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC
  • Certified Superior Court Mediator, North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
  • Certified Family Financial Mediator, North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
  • Argued before North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • Competed on Moot Court Competition team in law school where he traveled and competed against other law schools and also had the opportunity to argue before Justices of the Virginia and West Virginia Supreme Courts
  • Member of the North Carolina State Bar, South Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, and admitted to US District Court for the Western District of NC
  • Previously served as the President of the 29-A Judicial District Bar
  • Published Opinion: Richards v. Jolley, 703 S.E.2d 467 (2010)


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