Geoffrey E. Pope

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Pope & Howard P.C.
 | 945 East Paces Ferry Road, Suite 2525
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-885-9999
Fax: 404-885-9998
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Geoffrey E. Pope is a partner with Pope & Howard P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro area and all across the state, Mr. Pope focuses his practice on helping those adversely affected by defective products, medical malpractice, construction and motor vehicle accidents, and other preventable tragedies caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Widely regarded as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the region, Mr. Pope has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those in need. Along with recovering millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients, Mr. Pope has earned numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service, including a Superb rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In 2007, the Daily Report voted him as one of 15 lawyers under 40 "On the Rise".

With an extensive amount of experience defending insurance companies, health care providers and other companies against tortious claims, Mr. Pope understands the tactics required to help his plaintiff clients achieve the positive results they expect efficiently and effectively. He also uses his vast amount of legal knowledge to educate others, and he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region as well as having served on the adjunct legal faculty at Emory University School of Law.

Mr. Pope began his legal career in 1993 after obtaining his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, he served on the editorial board for the Georgia Law Review and was placed second in Best Brief during the final rounds of the National Moot Court Competition. He was also a member of several honor societies and graduated law school Order of the Barristers.

Since entering private practice, Mr. Pope has continued his involvement with his legal community. He is a former president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of several local, state and national legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, among others.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Birth Injury


Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005

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About Geoffrey Pope

Admitted: 1993, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2005
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2007-2019
  • Listed in Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
  • Member of Omicron Delta Kappa, University of Georgia
  • Fellow of the American Bar Association since 2006
  • Daily Report: Named one of 15 Georgia lawyers “On the Rise”, 2007
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: Who’s Who in Law & Accounting
  • AVVO Rating of 10/10
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member of the Order of Barristers, University of Georgia
  • Member of the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court, University of Georgia
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, University of Georgia
  • Member of Blue Key Society, University of Georgia
  • National Moot Court Competition, Final Rounds, 2nd best brief, University of Georgia
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa, University of Georgia
  • 1/2 of 1% of attorneys in Georgia are selected to become Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, an affiliate of the American Bar Association that promotes a wide variety of scholarship and other matters to advance the legal profession, Fellow -- American Bar Foundation
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is an invitation-only organization for plaintiff and defense lawyers with extensive jury trial experience.  ABOTA's purpose is to safeguard the Seventh Amendment's guarantee of the right to trial by jury., Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • The Trial Lawyers College is an organization devoted to training and educating civil plaintiffs' attorneys and criminal defense attorneys on how to obtain justice for individuals.  The 7-step program, which Geoff Pope completed in 2016, is a rigorous process requiring completion of a variety of different programs, totaling over a month of intensive instruction and practice.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Truancy Intervention Project
  • Georgia, 1993
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Society for Legal Advocates
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Past President, 2012
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice
  • The Belli Society

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Truancy Intervention Project -- TIP lawyers represent children in truancy cases in the Fulton County Juvenile Courts., 1998

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Georgia Law Review, Editorial Board, University of Georgia

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, B.A. Cum Laude with High Honors 1990
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Office Location for Geoffrey E. Pope

945 East Paces Ferry Road
Suite 2525
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 404-885-9999

Fax: 404-885-9998

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Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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