David M. Van Sant

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Van Sant Law, LLC
 | 307 14th St NW, #100
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: 404-991-5950
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (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: Plaintiff (80%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Workers' Compensation: Claimant (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

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

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Focus Areas

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, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 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/Awards:

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

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Active Member in Good Standing, Georgia, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

Verdicts/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
  • Imm v. Chaney, 287 Ga. App. 606, 2007
  • Andrews v. Atlas Van Lines, Inc., 504 F.Supp.2d 1329, N.D.Ga., 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements:

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

Educational Background:

  • Kennesaw State University, B.B.A.

Industry Groups

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

307 14th St NW
#100
Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone: 404-991-5950

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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