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Top Rated Personal Injury - Plaintiff Attorney in Brunswick, GA

Roy J. Boyd, Jr.
Killian & Boyd, P.C.
506 Monk Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone Work 912-265-5063
Fax Fax 912-265-1209
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1985
Education: University of Georgia School of Law
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

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Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015

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Roy J. Boyd Jr. is a shareholder in the firm of Killian & Boyd, P.C.  in Brunswick, Georgia. He represents victims in personal injury cases arising out of car and truck accidents, business disputes and premises cases.  After practicing for large defense firms in Atlanta for the first six years of his practice , he returned to his hometown of Brunswick, Georgia.  In his practice, he consistently resolves, through settlements and jury verdicts, claims collectively exceeding many millions of dollars each year.  He is a  Vice President At Large (2012)(2013) for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Boyd received his undergraduate degree in finance and insurance from Georgia Southern College. He is a 1985 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law where he was a member of the Georgia Law Review. Mr. Boyd was also a member of two academic honor societies: Gamma Beta Phi and Omicron Delta Epsilon. He was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1985.

A published author, his article, "Acceleration of Rental Payments in Lease Defaults," appears in the Fulton Daily Report. He also wrote "Handling the Basic Soft Tissue Claim," which can be found in the 1995 spring edition of Calendar Call. Mr. Boyd co-authored "Same Sex Sexual Harassment: Is It Actionable," published in the 1996 spring-summer edition of Calendar Call, and "Same Sex Harassment: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.," which is published in the 1998 spring edition of Verdict Magazine.

He has also published an article on "Opening Statements" published in the 2012 GTLA Annual Seminar Materials, where he spoke on that subject and the ICLE Jury Trial Program 2012, where he spoke on that subject.

In addition to SuperLawyers, Mr. Boyd has been selected as a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and Georgia's Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers.

Mr. Boyd is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, The American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association. He handles every case with a commitment to quality and detail. He is rated AV-Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, which is a peer-reviewed rating that recognizes his knowledge and ethics in his field.

*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.

License

State Status
GA Active And Authorized To Practice Law

Professional Misconduct

No known instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Comments:
“Roy is one of the best in his field.”
These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

About Roy Boyd, Jr.

Law School: University of Georgia School of Law

Admitted: 1985, Georgia

Honors and Awards:

  • Cum Laude,University of Georgia School of Law
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Gamma Beta Phi
  • Georgia Law Review; Honors Graduate UGA Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past President (Two Terms) and Board Member Hawkins Island Property Owners Association, St. Simons Island, Ga., 2008
  • Member, The American Association for Justice
  • Executive Committee, Brunswick-Glynn County, 1992–1994
  • Co-Chairperson, Program Committee, 1997
  • President, Leadership Glynn Alumni Association, Inc., 1998-1999
  • Vice President, Leadership Glynn Alumni Association, Inc., 1998
  • Chairperson, Education Committee, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, 1991
  • Member, Leadership Glynn, 1990-1991
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Georgia, 1985

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Spoke and prepared paper entitled  "Opening Statements" at live televised seminar broadcast statewide for the ICLE regarding Trial Practice., Speaker on Opening Statements at televised seminar, Opening Statements, 2012 ICLE Televised Seminar, ICLE, 2012
  • Published an article  and spoke regarding "Opening Statments"., Speaker, Opening Statements, GTLA Annual Seminar with published paper, 2012
  • Law Review, University of Georgia, Member, 1984 - 1985
  • Author, "Acceleration of Rental Payments in Lease Defaults," Fulton Daily Report
  • Co-Author, "Same Sex Harassment: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.," Verdict Magazine, Spring, 1998
  • Co-Author, "Same Sex Sexual Harassment: Is It Actionable," Calendar Call, Spring/Summer, 1996
  • Author, "Handling the Basic Soft Tissue Claim," Calendar Call, Spring, 1995

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • After practicing for large defense firms for approximately six and one half years, Roy Boyd began his career as a Plaintiff's personal injury attorney: Over his career as a Plaintiff's personal injury attorney, Mr. Boyd has resolved claims collectively exceeding many millions of dollars each year of his practice. Seven figure settlements, some of which were far in excess of the limits due to bad faith claims, have been resolved. Excess settlements occur routinely, and  a recent jury trial resulted in a verdict of over three times the insurance limits, which was paid by the insurance company.  

Educational Background:

  • Georgia Southern College, B.B.A in Finance/Insurance, 1981

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