J. Matthew Dwyer, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Dwyer Law
 | 2100 Riveredge Parkway, Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-956-1984
Fax: 770-956-1381
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    J. Matthew Dwyer Jr. is the founder and managing partner of the Dwyer Law Group, an Atlanta law firm that handles plaintiffs' personal injury, wrongful death, aviation accident and trucking accident cases throughout the state of Georgia. Over the course of a career that has spanned more than 30 years, Mr. Dwyer has tried cases in many of Georgia counties and has obtained record verdicts in several of them. Mr. Dwyer has also tried cases in other states and has been admitted to the bars of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, respectively, all by examination.

    Mr. Dwyer is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a diplomat and former president of the Georgia chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a sitting board member of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. He has been named in Georgia Super Lawyers since the magazine's inception, has received an AV-rating* every year since 1978, and has also been selected as a Top Trial Lawyer in America by The American Association for Justice.

    *CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

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    About Matthew Dwyer, Jr.

    Admitted: 1971, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.thedwyerlawgroup.com/about/mattdwyer.php


    • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 1978 - Present
    • Listed, Bar Register of PreEminent Trial Lawyers in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
    • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Top Lawyers in Georgia, Atlanta Magazine

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Diplomate,American Board of Trial Advocates, 1985

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
    • Member, State Bar of Indiana
    • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
    • Special Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Illinois
    • Past President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Georgia Chapter
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
    • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
    • Georgia
    • Delegate, American Association for Justice
    • Ohio
    • Member, State Bar's Judicial Evaluation Committee
    • Diplomate and Former President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Georgia Chapter
    • Member, State Bar of Ohio
    • Member, State Bar of Georgia
    • Board of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Indiana
    • Member, American College of Trial Lawyers

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecturer, Emory University School of Law
    • Lecturer, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
    • Lecturer, How to Try Lawsuit, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Seminars
    • Lecturer, International Right of Way Association
    • Lecturer, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education
    • Lecturer, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
    • Lecturer, The Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters
    • Lecturer, American Board of Trial Advocates Settlement Seminar, Personal Injury Cases, 1992
    • Lecturer, Organizing Your Law Practice Seminar, Personal Injury Cases, May 13, 1988

    Educational Background:

    • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A. in Accounting
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    Office Location for J. Matthew Dwyer, Jr.

    2100 Riveredge Parkway
    Suite 700
    Atlanta, GA 30328

    Phone: 770-956-1984

    Fax: 770-956-1381

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    Last Updated: 9/22/2020

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