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Angela M. Forstie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Linley Jones Firm, P.C.
3334 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite CU-2
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-418-0005
Fax: 404-418-0049
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Plaintiff (90%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)

About Angela M. Forstie

First Admitted: 2009, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://linleyjones.com/attorney-angela-forstie/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Representative Clients

  • Ms. Forstie represents clients from all walks of life who are victims of legal malpractice and catastrophic personal injury.  Past clients include everyone from young children to attorneys.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology with Pre-medicine concentration, Old Dominion University, 2004
  • Juris Doctorate, Georgia State University College of Law, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • ., Co-Author, Recent Development in Medicine and the Law, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, 2012
  • ., Author and Speaker at Soup to Nuts CLE, Avoiding Malpractice Pitfalls, 2020
  • ., Author and Speaker at Trial and Errors CLE, I Messed Up: Now What? Ethical Considerations Following Professional Errors, 2019
  • ., Speaker at Professional Liability CLE, What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate, 2019
  • Author, When Patients Require Transfer: The Scope of Emergency Care Immunity, Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy Newsletter, 2011
  • Author, Professional Liability 101 for New Lawyers, The Verdict, Georgia Trial Lawyer's Association, 2014
  • Co-author, Hailing Minnie Hale Daniels on the 100th Anniversary of Women in the Practice of Law in Georgia, Georgia Bar Journal, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Ms. Forstie helped several clients resolve their legal malpractice and personal injury claims, including several confidential six-figure resolutions., 2019
  • In 2018, Ms. Forstie played an integral role in obtaining a $2.1 million verdict against a well-known, global law firm.  She also assisted in negotiating a multi-million dollar settlement in a legal malpractice claim with an underlying medical malpractice claim and procured several settlements for other legal malpractice and personal injury claimants., 2018
  • Ms. Forstie litigated several legal malpractice claims. Of note, Ms. Forstie obtained two six-figure resolutions in legal malpractice cases with underlying medical malpractice claims, as well as a confidential resolution for a legal malpractice claimant with an underlying workers' compensation claim. , 2017
  • Ms. Forstie's most notable accomplishments included resolutions of legal malpractice claims in two cases where the defendant lawyers were uninsured, as well as several pre-suit confidential settlements for various other legal malpractice claims., 2016
  • In 2015, Ms. Forstie played a significant role in negotiating a seven-figure presuit resolution for a client who was severely injured in a wreck with a delivery driver.  She also assisted in obtaining a confidential resolution against a prominent Georgia lawyer who mishandled a medical malpractice case and resolved several other legal malpractice lawsuits, including a large settlement related to an attorney's failure to obtain catastrophic designation for his client in a worker's compensation case., 2015
  • Of note in 2014, Ms. Forstie played an integral role in obtaining a seven figure resolution for a victim of legal malpractice in Georgia.  She also assisted in obtaining a significant six-figure settlement for a client who had a large judgment entered against her as a result of her attorney's conflict of interest and legal malpractice. Additionally, Ms. Forstie obtained a large settlement for a client who was unable to pursue a lawsuit due to her attorney's failure to file suit prior to the statute of limitations.  , 2014

Honors/Awards

  • , Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017
  • , Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
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Office Location for Angela M. Forstie

3334 Peachtree Road Northeast
Suite CU-2
Atlanta, GA 30326

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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