Hal Whiteman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Whiteman, Hamilton & Conklin, LLC
900 Cir 75 Pkwy SE, Suite 1150
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-800-4661
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant (60%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Hal Whiteman has advocated for injured workers and accident victims for more than 30 years. 


Practice Areas
  • 60%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021

About Hal Whiteman

Admitted: 1980, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.injurygeorgia.com/our-team/hal-whiteman/


  • Georgia Super Lawyers Honoree, Thomson Reuters
  • Rated 10/10, Avvo
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Educational Background

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, B.A., 1975

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Head Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach, North Springs High School, 2000-2005
  • Assistant Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach, Riverwood High School, 2006-2009
  • Mission Leader, Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church
  • For the past three years I have been chief counsel for Heritage Sandy Springs, the cultural and arts non-profit for the city.
  • Board of Directors, Georgia Lacrosse Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “The Trial of a Workers Compensation Claim”—Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, Atlanta, GA 1995
  • “Change in Condition Update”—Workers Compensation Institute, St. Simon’s Island, GA, 1988
  • “Recent Developments in Workers Compensation Law”—Insurance Law for the General Practitioner Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 1986
  • “Non-Compensable Workers Compensation Claims”—Insurance Law Institute, St. Simon’s Island, GA, 1985
  • “Ins and Outs of Ingress/Egress Claims—Atlanta Bar Association, Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, 2013.
  • “Challenges of Catastrophic Injuries” – Sandy Springs Bar Association Newsletter, February, 2012.
  • “Change in Physician Issues” – Workers Compensation Law, Section Newsletter, Winter, 2004
  • “Workers Compensation and Catastrophic Injuries”—Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2001
  • “Settlement of Workers Compensation Claims”—Sandy Springs Bar Association Newsletter, May, 2000
  • “Subrogation in Workers Compensation Claims” – Tort Law Symposium, 2000
  • “Employment Status Issues in Workers Compensation Claims” – Workers Compensation Law, Section Newsletter, Spring, 1998
  •  Presented at 2017 State Bar of Georgia's Tropical Seminar, Cartegena, Columbia, Ethical Dilemmas in Civil Practice
  • “Ingress and Ingress Claims, Advanced Workers Compensation, Atlanta, GA 2013.
  • “Current Issues in Workers Compensation, 23rd Annual Tropical Seminar, Grand Cayman Island, 2012.
  • “Subrogation, Subsequent Injury, and Impairment Defense” – Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, Atlanta, GA , 2010
  • “Georgia Workers Compensation Subrogation” – Proving Damages Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 2009
  • “Perils of Catastrophic Injuries” – Proving Damages Seminar, Atlanta, GA 2008
  • “Workers Compensation Subrogation, 18th Annual Winter Seminar, 2008
  • “O.C.G.A. Sec. 34-9-240, and it Application” – Workers Compensation Institute, St. Simon’s Island, GA , 2007
  • “Reasonable and Necessary Treatment”—Workers Compensation Symposium, Atlanta, GA, 2004
  • “Georgia Liability Law at a Glance”—Insurance Law Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • “Return to Work Issues”—11th Annual Winter Seminar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2001
  • “Workers Comp 101; Back to Basics”—State Board of Workers Compensation Annual Seminar, 2001
  • “Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner”—Seminar Chair and Moderator, Savannah, GA, 2000
  • “Medical Issues in Workers Compensation”—Workers Compensation and Medical Liability Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 2000
  • “Workers Compensation and Catastrophic Injuries”–Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner, Atlanta, GA, 1999
  • “Case Law Update-Recent Developments in Workers Compensation Law”—Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 1997
  • “Return to Work Issues”—Atlanta Bar Association Workers Compensation Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers Compensation Section
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Membership and Media Committees
  • President, Sandy Springs Bar Association., 2013
  • Sandy Springs Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section
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Office Location for Hal Whiteman

900 Cir 75 Pkwy SE
Suite 1150
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-800-4661

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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