Darren M. Tobin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Butler Tobin LLC
 | 10 Lenox Pointe, Atlanta, GA 30324
Phone: 404-587-8423
Fax: 404-581-5877
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hebrew
Attorney Profile

Darren Tobin is a partner at Butler Tobin where he focuses on helping victims of personal injury. Mr. Tobin is consistently recognized as one of the state's best personal injury trial lawyers.  

While working toward two degrees at the University of Georgia, he worked evenings as a tutor for the University's football players. After graduating magna cum laude, he went on to earn his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law.  He is a double dog.  While in law school, Mr. Tobin served on the executive boards for the law school's Moot Court and Honor Court.

Mr. Tobin’s litigation experience has provided him numerous opportunities to serve the community. He has tried cases to verdict and has settled cases for millions of dollars. He focuses on helping victims who have been seriously injured to the point that they need surgeries.

He has presented at conferences and written papers for continuing legal education seminars and publications. He has been featured on CBS News, NBC News, the Daily Report, Fox 5 Atlanta, and WSB-TV. Mr. Tobin has an Avvo rating of 10.0 and has earned the highest rating of AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell. Georgia Trend Magazine named him one of Georgia’s Legal Elite. He was named an Elite Trial Lawyer by The National Law Journal and was recognized in The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 under 40 and Top 100 Trial Lawyers lists. Most recently in 2018, he was selected by the Daily Report as "On the Rise" / Top 20 in Georgia.

He is married and is the proud father of two wonderful sons.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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About Darren Tobin

Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://butlertobin.com/about-the-firm/darren-tobin/

Honors/Awards:

  • Avvo: 10.00/10.00
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award, 2013
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2014
  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Voted as one of the state’s most popular personal injury attorneys, 2016
  • National Law Journal: Elite Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Avvo, Client's Choice Award, 2014
  • Legal Elite (featured in article), GA Trend , 2016
  • Daily Report: On The Rise/Top 20, 2018
  • AV Preeminent: Martindale-Hubbell
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, 2014
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2015
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in alternative dispute resolution - State Certified Mediator 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Civil Justice PAC, 2013
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association LEAD program
  • Atlanta Bar Association, CLE Board of Directors, 2014
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers, NLD Executive Committee, 2014
  • American Association for Justice  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Coach youth soccer, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Experience in Opening a New Firm, 2015
  • Filing and Service of Process, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Paralegal Workshop (2017)
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Speaker, Running a Successful Personal Injury Practice, 2015
  • Chair of CLE at the State Bar of Georgia, Program Chair, Specialize to Succeed, 2015
  • Speaker, Personal Injury & Death Cases as it Relates to Family Law, 2016
  • CLE Speaker, Litigation Management and Trial Equipment, ABA, 2016
  • Moderator, But You Said You Were a Lawyer!? Topics Every Lawyer Should Know (a Little) About, Troutman Sanders, 2017
  • VERDICT, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association:Editorial Board
  • Jury Selection in Personal Injury Litigation: Connecting with Today’s Jury Pool, Strafford Publications (2017)
  • Eye for an Eye: Jewish Law v. Secular Law on Animal Attacks, CBT (2017)
  • Program Chair, But You Said You Were a Lawyer!? Topics Every Lawyer Should Know (a Little) About, Troutman Sanders (2016)
  • Litigation Management and Trial Equipment, Atlanta Bar Association (2016)
  • Program Chair, Expertise in Plaintiff Personal Injury Law, Atlanta Bar Association (2016)
  • Personal Injury Cases as They Relate to Family Law, ICLE Family Law Institute Convention Jekyll Island (2016)
  • Experience in Opening a New Firm, Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Convention (2015)
  • Program Chair, Specialize to Succeed, Atlanta Bar Association (2014)
  • Broken Fingers to Bruised Brains: Skillfully Litigating Personal Injury Lawsuits, Atlanta Bar Association (2014)
  • End Distracted Driving, EndDD (2013)
  • Get Involved – Stop Nursing Home Abuse, THE SAFETY REPORT (2012)
  • Pretrial Wheels Cases, Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Convention and Gala (2014)
  • Editorial Board, Verdict Magazine, Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyer's Association Magazine, 2014
  • Loss of Consortium: A Spouse’s Right to Recovery, THE FAMILY LAW REVIEW, State Bar of Georgia (2014)
  • Co-Author, Guide to Online Marketing for Georgia Attorneys: How Search Engine Optimization and Law Firm Branding Can Transform Your Practice, Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Expertise in Plaintiff Personal Injury Law CLE, Program Chair, State Bar Of Georgia, 2014
  • Program Chair, Specializing in Law, State Bar of Georgia (2015)
  • Auto Accident Lawsuits: Intake to Trial, Atlanta Bar Association (2013)
  • Broken Fingers to Bruised Brains: Skillfully Litigating Personal Injury Lawsuits, Speaker, State Bar Of Georgia, 2014
  • Batson Challenges & Jury Selection Principles, Strafford Publications  (2014)
  • Drafting and Responding to Discovery, Practical Civil Litigation Skills for Paralegals (2014)
  • Program Chair, CLE By The Hour at King & Spalding, Atlanta Bar Association (2015)
  • Dram Shop Litigation: Think Twice Before Pouring That Next Drink, VERDICT (2014)

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $450,000 resolution of high-impact car collision, 2013
  • Elizabeth Adams v. Carolina Casualty Insurance Company, Coop Logistics & James Gilchrist, State Court of DeKalb County, CAF No.: 16A60904: $300,000, 2017
  • Kurt Taylor v. Susan Howse and Nationwide Affinity Insurance Company of America, State Court of Fayette County, CAF No.: 2015SV-0270, trial verdict of $935,288.63, 2018
  • $575,000 win for a negligent shooting, 2016
  • Kent White v. Pemberton Truck Lines Inc.; Cherokee Insurance Company; and William Johnson II, United States District Court Northern District of Georgia, CAF No.: 3:17-cv-00080-TCB: trial resulting in $750,000, 2018
  • $375,000 settlement in a commerical vehicle case, 2015
  • Helene Gabai v. Keith McRae, State Court of Hall County, CAF No.: 2017SV2Z. DUI case: $292,871.09, 2017

Videos:

  • Butler Tobin video, http://vimeo.com/95183347, 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, magna cum laude, B.A., Honors: Student-Athlete Tutor, University Judiciary, 2005

Industry Groups

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Serious Injury
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
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Comments

  • “Darren is a superb lawyer. He is intelligent, articulate, and cares deeply about his clients. Having worked together with Darren in law school and being familiar with his practice in Atlanta, I believe that Darren is a strong oral advocate. Additionally, Darren has a demonstrated understanding and enthusiasm for his work as a plaintiffs' attorney.”
  • “I have known Darren for many years and he is very committed to providing quality legal representation to his clients. He takes pride in his job and genuinely enjoys assisting those who have suffered personal injuries.”
  • “I'd like to nominate Darren for a Rising Star in the Super Lawyers catagory, which he certainly is. A very sharp, up and coming star!”
  • “Darren is a very sharp, smart, excellent lawyer! Definitely a rising star!”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for Darren M. Tobin

10 Lenox Pointe
Atlanta, GA 30324

Phone: 404-587-8423

Fax: 404-581-5877

 

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Last Updated: 10/22/2018

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