Mia Frieder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Hilley & Frieder
 | 3379 PEACHTREE RD NE, STE 760
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-233-6200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Hilley & Frieder, P.C., Mia Frieder focuses her practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's offices in Atlanta, Georgia, she provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Ms. Frieder is admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

In her personal injury and wrongful death practice, Ms. Frieder provides assistance to people who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. She places a particular emphasis on surgical errors, hospital negligence, the failure to diagnose cancer or other diseases, and other forms of medical malpractice. Ms. Frieder has also handled cases involving premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. Throughout her career, she has been able to obtain several high-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of her plaintiff clients, and she has accordingly earned the high regard of her fellow professionals both for her successful track record and high degree of ethics. Ms. Frieder has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, she has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and she has been selected for membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Ms. Frieder majored in philosophy at the University of Florida, and she received a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in 1987. She then went on to pursue her legal education at Emory University School of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 1991. Her professional affiliations include the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

*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 - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2019

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White Papers

  • Assisted in preparation of Jury Selection White Paper for GTLA.

  • About Mia Frieder

    Admitted: 1991, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.hilleylaw.com/Attorneys/Mia-I-Frieder.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Elected to Top 25 Medical Malpractice Attorneys by National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 25 Medical Malpractice Attorneys, National Trial Lawyers, 2018
    • rated by peers as Lead Counsel, Lead Counsel Rated, Lead Counsel, 2017
    • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys, Charter Member, 2014
    • Top 10 lawyers in Georgia for personal injury, 2015, 2016, 2017, Top 10 Personal Injury Lawyers, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014
    • 2015, Litigator Award Nominee, 2014
    • Chair, Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus, Chair Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
    • AV rated 5.0 out of 5.0 Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Women Attorneys, 2013, 2014, 2015, AV Rated 5.0 out of 5.0, Martindale Hubbell, 2013
    • Editorial Board Member 2013, 2014, 2015, GTLA Verdict Editorial Board, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
    • Top 100, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2012
    • Bar Service Award, State Bar of Georgia, 1993
    • Award of Merit, 1992 - 1993
    • Legal Leaders, 2014, 2015
    • 2015, Lawyers of Distinction
    • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Society

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Editor In Chief, Verdict, the magazine of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.  Serves on the Executive Council., 2018
    • Executive Council, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
    • GTLA Executive Committee Member, 2014
    • Founder and Chairperson, Lawyers In Practice Committee, State Bar of Georgia, 1993
    • Chair, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2014-15
    • Judicial Nominations Committee, Northern District of Georgia
    • Communications Committee, State Bar of Georgia
    • Younger Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia, Executive Council, 1992-1994
    • Dekalb Bar
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1991
    • Georgia, 1991
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Champion Member, 2014, 2015
    • GAWL, Public Affairs Committee; GTLA

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Perform pro bono work on civil cases for underprivileged individuals who cannot afford to pay attorneys' fees on minor accidents, 2018
    • Support Shop with a Cop program, 2018
    • Law Day - Dekalb Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Article identifies and analyzes important cases which highlight trends in civil litigation., Author, Case Law Updates, The Verdict, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
    • Article identifies and analyzes important cases which highlight trends in civil litigation., Author, Case Law Updates, The Verdict, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
    • Getting you case remanded to state court, Winter 2016, Author, Getting Your Civil Case Asserting State Law Claims Remanded Back to State Court Following Removal, Verdict, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
    • Presenter, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, Presenter, Law and Technology, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
    • Power(point) of Persuasion: Digital Media at Mediation, Verdict, Winter 2014, Author, Power (Point) of Persuasion, Verdict Magazine, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
    • Lean In Seminar, Speaker, Speaker, Lean In Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers, 2013
    • Recognizing and Handling Third Party Liability Claims, Verdict, Fall 2013, Author, Handling Third Party Claims, Verdict Magazine, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
    • Speaker, GTLA Holiday Seminar, "Mastering Presentations.", Speaker, Mastering Presentations, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
    • Good Samaritan, Trial Magazine, AAJ, 2010
    • Handling a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case (Article, Trial Magazine, 1993); Update on Handling a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case (Article, Trial Magazine, 2000); Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer (Law Review Article, 1993-94); Chairperson, Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice; Speaker, Bridge-the-Gap; Speaker, Update on Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Institute, Chairperson, Nuts and Bolts of Personal Injury, Georgia State University Law School New Lawyer Series, Author and Seminar Chair, Solo and Small Firm Success, The Harrison Publishers
    • Recent developments in workers' compensation, Fall 2014, Summer 2015, Winter 2016, Author, Workers' Compensation Update, Verdict, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Division of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta Bar Association, 1996
    • Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1996
    • Emory University Law Day Seminar, Emory University School of Law, 1997
    • Practice Management, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 1997
    • Personal Injury for the New Lawyer, Georgia State University Division of Continuing Legal Education, 1997
    • When Time is Running Out - Delayed Diagnosis Breast Cancer, 1991
    • The Most Powerful Trap, Student Lawyer, November, 1991
    • Not Ready for Reality, Student Lawyer, May, 1992
    • A Matter of Choice: A Bar Review Revue, Student Lawyer, March, 1992
    • Creighton University Law School, Winter, 1992
    • Graduated Payments, Student Lawyer, Creighton University Law School, February, 1994
    • Interview with a Headhunter, Barrister, Vol. 22, No. 4., Winter, 1996
    • Law Degree: Preferred But Not Required, Barrister, Vol. 22, No. 4., Winter, 1996
    • Whistle While You Work: Understanding Corporate Culture, Barrister, Vol 23, No 1., Spring, 1996
    • Charting Your Course: Joining Your Family Firm, Barrister, Vol. 23, No. 2., Summer, 1996
    • Going Solo, Vol. 23, No. 2., Summer, 1996
    • Trial-blazing Winning Campaigns, American Bar Association, Vol. 23, No. 3.
    • A Career In Career Placement, Student Lawyer, October, 1996
    • The Truth About Temping, (Cover Feature) Student Lawyer, American Bar Association, December, 1996
    • How to Handle a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case, May, 1996
    • Selecting and Presenting a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, February, 1997
    • Legally Speaking: Do You Have A Claim Against Your Doctor, Today's Atlanta Woman, Winter, 1997
    • When Time Is Running Out, October, 2001

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • American Society of Legal Advocates, Member, 2014
    • 10 rating on Avvo, 2013
    • Martindale Hubbell 5.0/5/0 2017 Americas Top 100 2016 Lawyers of Distinction 2016
    • Member Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida, B.A. with Highest Honors, summa cum laude; Emory University Law School, J.D.; Editorial Board, Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Comment, Substantive Consolidation: When a Husband and Wife File Bankruptcy, selected for publication.
    Office Location for Mia Frieder

    3379 PEACHTREE RD NE
    STE 760
    Atlanta, GA 30326

    Phone: 404-233-6200

     

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    Last Updated: 10/18/2018

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