Winning Strategies for Your Auto Litigation Practice
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One of the truths of auto accident practice is that no matter how similar the cases look - they're never the same. Within this vast variety, however, there are patterns that form into effective legal strategies. You can spend years of trial practice amassing the information to make them apparent, or you can benefit from decades of combined experience distilled into a guide on getting to the successful resolution as quickly and efficiently as possible. We'll help you develop simple practical skills to streamline the process and avoid missing any pertinent issues or steps. Get the tools you need to win your next auto dispute - order today!
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KIM M. JACKSON is a trial attorney and partner with the law firm of Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Jackson primarily handles claims involving professional liability, including claims against lawyers, professional licensing, insurance coverage and bad faith, and premises liability. He is a frequent speaker and writes about attorney liability, legal ethics, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, and civil litigation skills. Mr. Jackson graduated with his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, at Wabash College and earned his J.D. degree at the University of Kentucky School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Georgia, Kentucky and Texas. Mr. Jackson is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, ABA Lawyers' Professional Liability Consortium, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and the Atlanta Lawyers Club.
TROY MARSH is the owner of The Marsh Law Firm in Statesboro, Georgia, where he practices in the areas of criminal law, insurance, civil litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, torts, and litigation. He wrote "Interspousal Tort Immunity," Verdict magazine. Mr. Marsh received his B.S.F.R. degree from Georgia Southern University, University of Georgia; and his J.D.degree, cum laude, from Walter F. George Law School, Mercer University. He is a member of the Bulloch County Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Brain Injury Association of Georgia
CHARLES McCALL MEDLIN is a managing partner at Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC and oversees it's other lawyers who specialize in defending complex litigation. He has successfully handled and tried hundreds of cases defending named insurers, businesses, homeowners, and automobile owners. Mr. Medlin clerked for the firm in 1989 and joined the firm as an attorney in May of 1990. He was made a partner on January 1, 1997. Bovis, Kyle & Burch included Mr. Medlin as a named partner on January 1, 2013 when the firm name changed. Mr. Medlin received his B.A. degree at Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude. While a student, he was extremely active on the Duke Debate Team (1979-82) and served as captain of the team in 1982 when his team received national recognition, including a top ten ranking. Mr. Medlin received his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina. At U.N.C., he was awarded the Van Hecke Scholarship. Mr. Medlin was selected by his professors to be an assistant teacher during his second and third years in law school. He was also chosen for the Holderness Moot Court where he was a member and also competed on several teams, winning a southeastern regional championship, advancing to nationals and placing second in another competition. During law school, Mr. Medlin received the esteemed American Jurisprudence Award in civil procedure for achieving the highest grade in his class out of 105 students. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association (member, Family Law Section), the Forsyth County Bar Association, the Old Warhorse Club, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and was admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 2017. Mr. Medlin is a certified arbitrator and mediator, and he actively mediates cases for other lawyers. He is also a member of the Georgia Collaborative Practice Institute.
ALEX MERRITT is a partner at the DeWoskin Law Firm, LLC. He joined the firm in 2015 after four years prosecuting felony cases on behalf of the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office. As a trial attorney in the D.A.'s Office, Mr. Merritt prosecuted hundreds of felony cases, including murders, armed robberies, child molestations, domestic violence cases and drug trafficking cases, among others. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama and his J.D. degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Mr. Merritt is an active member of the DeKalb Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. He volunteers his time in DeKalb County, training students to become skilled attorneys. To that end, Mr. Merritt has volunteered as a faculty member at the Emory University School of Law Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques, as a coach for the Decatur High School mock trial team, and as a judge at the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition held annually at the DeKalb County Courthouse.
DAVID RICKS is an attorney with Nelson & Smith, practicing personal injury law. Mr. Ricks received his B.B.A. degree from Valdosta State University, followed by earning his J.D. degree from Florida Coastal School of Law and Mercer Law School. He is admitted to practice in U.S. Middle District Courts, Court of the Appeals of Georgia, as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia. Mr. Ricks is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Macon Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is currently litigating a newly minted area of law concerning school bullying and the use of in school harassment combined with off campus activities involving the internet and social media.
TODD I. SHUGART is an attorney with Scholle Law, a firm practicing primarily in personal injury and wrongful death cases. His first exposure to personal injury law was with the nationally renowned law firm of Spence, Moriarity & Schuster. There, he worked closely with Bob Schuster, as well as Gerry Spence, the founder of the Trial Lawyer's College. Mr. Shugart then worked as an assistant United States attorney, handling complex and voluminous white-collar cases, involving fraud, cyber intrusion, trademark and copyright violations, as well as large-scale drug conspiracies and violent crime. He earned his B.A. degree from Baker University and his J.D. degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Wyoming State Bar,and the Tennessee and Colorado bar associations.
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