Peter A. Law

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Law & Moran
 | 563 Spring Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404-814-3700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Peter A. Law has an exemplary track record of securing favorable verdicts and settlements for personal injury victims. Mr. Law handles a variety of personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, premises liability, products liability, wrongful death and business torts. With numerous high-profile cases resulting in multimillion-dollar recoveries, he is known as one of Georgia’s top personal injury attorneys. Mr. Law is the senior principal of Law & Moran and accepts clients in the metro Atlanta area.

After graduating from Florida State University in 1990, Mr. Law earned his Juris Doctor in 1993 from the Emory University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Georgia and before the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Law's achievements and strong business ethics have earned him the respect of his peers. In addition to receiving the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, he is included annually in The Best Lawyers in America**. He has also been listed numerous times in Georgia Business Trend Magazine's Legal Elite list.
 
Mr. Law enjoys the opportunity to serve in leadership positions. He lectures frequently for various continuing legal education seminars and has written numerous articles on personal injury topics. He is an active member of several bars and associations, including the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the American Association for Justice, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the International Society of Barristers. Previously, Mr. Law served as regional vice president and co-chair of the Membership Committee of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Products (50%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Peter Law

Admitted: 1993, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.petelawattorney.com/Attorneys/Peter-A-Law.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • America Trade Publication
  • Peers as AV Rated, Top Designation, Legal Publication Martindale Hubbell
  • "Georgia Legal Elite", Georgia Business Trend, 2004 - 2014
  • Pete Annually as a Top Trial Lawyer
  • International Society of Barristers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southern Trial Layers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Justice League, Fulton County Regional Committee, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2004
  • Co- Chair, Membership Committee, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2002 - 2005
  • Regional Vice President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2002 - 2006
  • Verdict Editorial Board, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1999 - 2001
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia, 1993

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Malicious Prosecution and Large Punitive Damages Awards", Punitive Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), October 27, 2000
  • "Malicious Prosecution and Large Punitive Damages Awards", Punitive Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), October 26, 2001
  • Proving Damages with Demonstrative Aids, Proving Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 23, 2001
  • "Trucking Liability Litigation", Torts of Sorts, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), May 4, 2001
  • "This Year's big Verdicts, Program Chair", Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), December 14, 2001
  • Plaintiff's Closing Arguments, Handling Soft Tissue Injury Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 8, 2002
  • Proving Damages with Demonstrative Aids, Proving Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 22, 2002
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), December 20, 2002
  • Plaintiff's Closing Arguments, Personal Injury Trials, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 7, 2003
  • "Using Demonstrative Aids", Proving Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 21, 2003
  • "Compelling Lay Witness Testimony: The Key to Persuasion at Trial", Winning Brain Injuries Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 28, 2003
  • "Handling Premises Liability Cases", Jury Trials, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), May 23, 2003
  • Premises Liability Trial Strategies, Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers, October 1, 2003
  • Best of the Best, GTLA Fall Workshop, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), October, 2003
  • Opening and Closing Arguments, Atlanta Bar Association, November, 2003
  • Opening and Closing Arguments, Atlanta Bar Association, November, 2003
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), December 19, 2003
  • "Examination of the Plaintiff", Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), January 30, 2004
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy in Georgia, National Business Institute (NBI), March 24, 2004
  • "Cost Effective Demonstrative Evidence to Maximize Damages", GTLA Damages: The Full Measure of Justice, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), April 23, 2004
  • "Opening Statements and Voir Dire", Voir Dire: Practical Tips and Techniques, Lorman, June 17, 2004
  • Preparing Tractor-Trailer Cases for Trial, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), September 23, 2004
  • Plaintiff's Trial of Fall Case, Advanced Slip and Fall, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), October 15, 2004
  • Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), Panel Faculty Member, Oct 15, 2004
  • "Powerful Demonstrative Evidence", Georgia Personal Injury Practice, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), October 29, 2004
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December 3, 2004
  • "Compelling Lay Witness Testimony: The Key to Persuasion at Trial", Winning Brain Injuries Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), March 31, 2005
  • "Creative Evidence in Auto Cases: How to Get it in and Maximize Your Case", Auto Torts Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), August 6, 2005
  • Malicious Prosecution, Punitive Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), September 23, 2005
  • Closing Arguments, STLA Fall Retreat, Southern Trial Lawyers Association (STLA), Nassau Bahamas, October 7, 2005
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December 2, 2005
  • "Your Professional Responsibility when Civil Implications Can be Worse that the DUI", Drinking and Drivers Institute, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December 9, 2005
  • "Making Damages Presentable", Proving Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 10, 2006
  • "Closing Arguments, Getting the Jury to Give You Everything You Want", GTLA Annual Convention, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), April 28, 2006
  • "Jury Persuasion in Opening and Closing", GTLA Auto Torts Workshop, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), August 11, 2006
  • Proving Liability of the Corporate Defendant, Punitive Damages, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), September 22, 2006
  • "Proving Damages in a Negligent Security Case - Legal Requirements and Jury Persuasion", Premises Liability, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), October 27, 2006
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December 1, 2006
  • "Co- Program Chair/Persuasion and Closing Argument", GTLA Annual Holiday Workshop, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), December 8, 2006
  • "Efficient Trial Preparation: Voir Dire to Closing", Jury Trial, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), May 11, 2007
  • "Direct Examination Demonstration of a Lay Witness", Rules of the Road, American Association for Justice Education (AAJ), September 15, 2007
  • Persuasion at Trial, Georgia Personal Injury Practice, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), October 26, 2007
  • "Proving Damages in a Third Party Criminal Assault Case", Premises Liability, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), October 26, 2007
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December, 2007
  • "Trial of a Motor Vehicle Collision Case", Jury Trial, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December 14, 2007
  • Wrongful Death, Auto Torts Workshop, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), August 7, 2008
  • "Next Level Closing Arguments", Taking your Practice to the Next Level, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), September 24, 2008
  • "Closing Arguments, Talking Straight about the Numbers", Atlanta Bar Association Seminar, Atlanta Bar Association (ABA Colonade Litigation Section), October 17, 2008
  • "The Trial of a Sexual Assault Premises Case", Premises Liability, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), October 30,, 2008
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), November 7, 2008
  • "Closing Arguments", Atlanta Bar Association Seminar, Atlanta Bar Association (ABA Manual's Tavern Series), November 19, 2008
  • "It's a Wonderful Trial - Topic Analysis and Wrap-up, GTLA Annual Holiday Workshop, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), December 8, 2008
  • "Cross Examination: Leading the Witness and Jury", Jury Trial, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), January 16, 2009
  • "Traumatic Brain Injury", Maximizing Damages and Trial Efficiency, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 31, 2009
  • "Advocacy and Professionalism", John Marshall Bobby Lee Cook Symposium, John Marshall School of Law, April 3, 2009
  • "Premises Liability and Motor Vehicle Cases", GTLA 2009 Annual Convention, Seminar Chair and Speaker Day 2, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), April 17, 2009
  • "Premises Liability", GTLA 2009 Annual Convention, Speaker Day 1, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), April 16, 2009
  • Program Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), November 6, 2009
  • "Closing Arguments", Atlanta Bar Association Seminar, Atlanta Bar Association (ABA Manual's Tavern Series), November 19, 2009
  • "Damages Update, Trends and Challenges", Plaintiff's discussion of large damages award to defense bar (DRI), Strictly Retail Seminar, March 5, 2010
  • "Directs and Cross", Georgia State College of Law (GSU Series), Practice Pointers Law School Class, March 16, 2010
  • "Premises Liability", Chairman Day 1, and Invited Speaker Day 2, "Masters in Trial", GTLA 2010 Annual Convention, April 22-23, 2010
  • "Damages" presentation and Panel Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Savannah Georgia, GTLA 2010 Fall Workshop, October 1, 2010
  • "Establishing Damages in a Premises Case", Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), Premises Liability, October 21, 2010

Representative Clients:

  • Seibers v. Dixie Speedway, Inc., 220 Ga. App. 811, 470 S.E.2d 452, 1997
  • Coopers v. Corporate Prop. Inv., 220 Ga. App. 887, 470 S.E.2d 689, 1996
  • Bible v. Jack Eckerd Corp., 227 Ga. App. 882, 490 S.E.2d 553, 1997
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Johnson, 249 Ga. App. 84, 547 S.E.2d 320, 2001
  • Mattox v. Condo, 261 Ga. App. 519, 583 S.E.2d 193, 2003
  • American Multi-Cinema, Inc. v. Walker, 270 Ga. App. 314, 605 S.E.2d 850, 2004
  • AT Systems Southeast, Inc. v. Carnes, 272 Ga. App. 671, 613 S.E.2d 150, 2005
  • Glover v. Ware, 276 Ga. App. 759, 624 S.E.2d 285, 2005
  • Freeman v. Walmart, 281Ga. App. 132, 635 S.E.2d 399, 2006
  • Carmichael v. Kellogg, Brown & Root Services, 450 F. Supp. 2d 1373, N.D. Ga., 2006
  • Becks v. Pierce, 282 Ga. App. 229, 638 S.E.2d 390, 2006
  • Ford Motor Company v. Reese, 300 Ga. App. 82, 684 S.E.2d 279, 2009
  • Carmichael v. Kellogg, Brown & Root Service, 572 F.3d 1271, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, Business Degree, 1990
Office Location for Peter A. Law

563 Spring Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Phone: 404-814-3700

 

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Last Updated: 9/12/2016

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