David M. Van Sant

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Van Sant Law, LLC
 | 6095 Lake Forrest Drive NE, #250
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-991-5950
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner with Van Sant Law, LLC, David M. Van Sant protects the rights of people in Alpharetta as well as the Atlanta metro area in Georgia. He focuses his practice on personal injury, handling cases involving claims with the Georgia Department of Transportation, workers' compensation, police brutality, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, food poisoning, animal attacks, defective products, dangerous drugs, car accidents, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents and drunk driving accidents.

After graduating from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Van Sant then attended Georgia State University College of Law. He earned his Juris Doctor, graduating with honors.

Since 2008, Mr. Van Sant has represented people who were injured because of the negligence of someone else. Before starting Van Sant Law, LLC, he represented insurers and employers, and this experience enables him to provide his clients with inside information on how personal injury claims work. Mr. Van Sant is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association.

Throughout the years, Mr. Van Sant has been the recipient of several honors. He was named one of the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 and one of the top 100 attorneys in the state of Georgia by The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Van Sant is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, due to the large settlements he has won for his clients. Furthermore, he holds memberships in several organizations including the Freemasons, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the Forsyth County Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General (80%)
Workers' Compensation (10%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)

Personal Injury - General (80%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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About David Van Sant

Admitted 2003, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.vansantlaw.com/attorney-profiles/david-van-sant/

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected as the 2017 Best Persoanl injury lawyer., Best Personal Injury Lawyer, Forsyth County News, 2017
  • Selected by National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 10 trucking lawyers., Top 10 Trucking Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Received the client choice award by Martindale Hubble., Client Distinction Award, Martindale Hubble, 2016
  • Voted as the best personal injury lawyer by Forsyth County., Best of Forsyth, Forsyth County News, 2016
  • Avvo client choice award, Client Choice Award, Avvo, 2016
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale Hubble, 2015
  • AVVO client choice award, AVVO Client Choice Award, AVVO, 2015
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2014
  • Client Distinction Award, Lawyers.com, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Top 100, The Assocation, 2014
  • Top 40 lawyers in Georgia under 40, Top 40 Under 40, The Assocation, 2014
  • Selected to 2014 Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Avvo's Client's Choice Award, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia, 2013
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Selected to the list of the Top 1% of Car Accident Lawyers in the State of Georgia, Top1%, 2012
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia, 2012
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia, 2011
  • Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Jurisprudence Achievement Award, Georgia State University College of Law, 2001
  • With Honors, Georgia State University College of Law
  • One of the Best Trial Lawyers in the State
  • Multi-Million Dolalr Advocates Forum - Life Time Member
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum - Life Time Member
  • YLD Leadership Academy, State Bar of Georgia

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Active Member in Good Standing, Georgia, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, CWAV, 2010
  • Leadership Forsyth Class, 2010
  • Georgia State Bar Leadership Academy Class, 2009
  • Treasurer, Forsyth County Bar Association, 2010 - 2011
  • Secretary, Forsyth County Bar Association, 2011 - 2012
  • Vice President, Forsyth County Bar Associaiton, 2012 - 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2003
  • Georgia Supreme Court, 2003
  • Georgia, 2003
  • Board of Directors, ACE Mentoring Program, 2010 - Present
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 - Present
  • Georgia State Bar, YLD Executive Council Representative
  • The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • AAJ (The American Association for Justice)
  • STLA (Southern Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Lafayette Masonic Lodge
  • Forsyth County Board of Ethics
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce
  • Georgia Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Leadership Forsyth Class, 2010
  • Forsyth County High School Mock Trial Coach
  • South Forsyth Rotary Club

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presented a seminar to the NLD divison of GTLA on how to run a succesful law practice., Speaker, GTLA, 2014
  • Authored article for the Georgia State University College of Law discussing important statutes of limitation., Statutes of Limitations, 2003
  • CWAV Board of Directors
  • ACE Mentoring Board of Directors
  • Awarding Attorneys Fees under Georgia Law, Awarding Attorneys Fees under Georgia Law
  • Georgia Car Accident Guide, Book
  • Materialmen and Mechanics Liens, Construction Industry Seminar

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • To protect my client's confidentiality, I do not disclose my results.  However, I have helped my clients recover millions of dollars for their injuries.

Representative Clients:

  • Adcox v. Atlanta Bldg. Maint. Co., 301 Ga. App. 74, 2009
  • Andrews v. Atlas Van Lines, Inc., 504 F.Supp.2d 1329, N.D.Ga., 2007
  • Imm v. Chaney, 287 Ga. App. 606, 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Top 40 under 40, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyers in Georgia under 40, 2013, 2013
  • AVVO - Client's Choice Award, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyers in Georgia under 40, 2012, 2012
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyers in Georgia under 40, 2011
  • 10.0 superb AVVO rating

Educational Background:

  • Kennesaw State University, B.B.A.

Industry Groups

  • Auto
  • Brain Injury
  • Spine Injury
  • Trucking
  • Office Location for David M. Van Sant

    6095 Lake Forrest Drive NE
    #250
    Atlanta, GA 30328

    Phone: 404-991-5950

     

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    Last Updated: 2/17/2017

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