Kristal Holmes

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP
Kristal Holmes
Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Family Law, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1999

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP

3355 Main Street
Atlanta, GA 30337 Visit website


Kristal Holmes serves as an associate with the Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia.   She represents clients primarily from the Atlanta metropolitan area throughout the counties of Cobb, Hall, Barrow, Gwinnett, Clayton, Fulton, DeKalb and Rockdale; and across the U.S.

A member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1999, Ms. Holmes has extensive experience of over 22 years, involving practice in  legal areas of personal injury, family law and criminal defense. She is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the Superior Courts of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Graduating magna cum laude from Spelman College in 1995, Ms. Holmes completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. In 1999, she obtained her law degree from Emory University School of Law and garnered experience in environmental law and comparative international health law. After a few years of working in the legal arena, including as a prosecutor for the state, she established her own firm, which provided services in family law, criminal defense, bankruptcy, personal injury and other civil litigation matters. 

Joining Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP in 2021, Ms. Holmes brought a diverse range of experience to the firm which has allowed her to resolve cases creatively and heighten her reputation over the span of her career so far. She gives legal advice and represents victims in cases involving premises liability and medical malpractice. She also represents insurance companies in defending them against fraudulent and invalid claims, and protecting their interests.

As a result of her tireless efforts at upholding the rights of her clients and doing right by them, Ms. Holmes has been named to the Top 100 Lawyers list by The National Black Lawyers. Apart from the several five-star reviews left by satisfied clients on Avvo, she has also been rated “Superb” on the platform.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Defense

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Child Support, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Father's Rights, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Name Change, Paternity, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Prenuptial Agreements, Probation, Same Sex Family Law, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Family Law
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Defense

First Admitted: 1999, Georgia

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Educational Background:
  • Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude, 1995
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Gwinnett County Minority Bar Association, Past President of the Advisory Board
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Gate City Bar Association
  •  Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Middle District of Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, 1999 - Present
  • Top 100 Lawyer, The National Black Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyer, 2019-2023, Super Lawyer
  •  Avvo Top Attorney, Avvo

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Kristal over the years. She is smart, easy to work with, and is well respected by her peers.”

Office location for Kristal Holmes

3355 Main Street
Atlanta, GA 30337

Phone: 404-963-9442


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

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