Julie Morrison Poirier

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Poirier Law Firm
 | 1100 Peachtree Street, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-730-2000
Fax: 404-393-6263
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

The founder of her own firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, Julie Morrison Poirier focuses her practice exclusively on workers' compensation matters. Representing clients throughout the region who have been injured while on the job or who have contracted occupational diseases through toxic exposure or in other ways, she assists them to obtain the benefits to which they are entitled under their employer's insurance coverage. The types of injuries that her clients have faced have included loss of hearing or vision, paralysis, amputations, traumatic brain injuries, carpal tunnel, chemical burns, fibromyalgia and heart attacks and surgical cases. In addition to assisting clients with the preparation and timely submission of their claims, Ms. Poirier appears at appeals hearings when claims have been disputed or denied by employers or their insurers.

Ms. Poirier is actively involved in a number of professional organizations related to her practice area. She is a member of the board of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, and she is a member of the Workers' Compensation Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Her other memberships include the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Active in her community as well, she has been a member of Friends, the volunteer organization of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Ms. Poirier received her undergraduate education at the University of Georgia, where she majored in microbiology and obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1996. She then went on to attend the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1999. Admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts, Ms. Poirier has received a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

 
Practice Areas
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Workers' Compensation (100%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About Julie Poirier

Admitted: 1999, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.poirierlawfirm.com/attorney-profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Deans’ Award for Academic Excellence in Comparative Law, University of Memphis College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Committee Member
  • Georgia Associate of Women’s Lawyers, Member
  • Workers’ Compensation Claimants’ Lawyers (WCCL), Research Committee, Committee Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers’ Compensation Section, Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association (ABA), Workers’ Compensation Section, Board Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Workers’ Compensation Section, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Morningside Mom’s, Committee Chair 
  • Holiday Helping Hands, Board Member
  • “Friends” CHOA (Children Healthcare of Atlanta), Committee Member
  • GIWA, Member
  • Morningside Elementary School, Fundraising Committee
  • New Students (Oxford College), Committee Member
  • Kate’s Club, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Attorney Deposition Preparation” Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, August, 2016
  • “Hot Topics”, State Bar of Georgia, May, 2016
  • “Pre/Trial Issues/Motions/Conference Calls Alternatives To Having Your Day In Court”, The Atlanta Bar Association, March, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, Microbiology Degree, 1992-1996
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Office Location for Julie Morrison Poirier

1100 Peachtree Street
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 404-730-2000

Fax: 404-393-6263

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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