ShaMiracle Johnson Rankin

Top rated personal injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Morgan & Morgan
ShaMiracle Johnson Rankin
Morgan & Morgan

Practice Areas: Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2010

Education: University of Georgia School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

Morgan & Morgan

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 4200
Atlanta, GA 30303 Visit website

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A personal injury attorney at Morgan & Morgan in Atlanta, Georgia, ShaMiracle Johnson Rankin has been serving the people of Atlanta and Georgia for the past 12 years. She proficiently handles catastrophic personal injury cases, including:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing home neglect
  • Wrongful death 
  • Premises liability
  • Slip-and-falls 

 

Obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, Ms. Rankin graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law and earned her doctorate in jurisprudence. After passing her bar exam, she started her practice in Georgia and litigates cases for her clients in the Supreme Court of the United States, the Georgia Supreme Court and the trial courts in Georgia. 

Ms. Rankin always maintains honest and open communication with her clients from the beginning of their case. She strives to build a healthy relationship and trust with her clients when they approach her for her counsel and advice. She understands how devastating and heartbreaking it can be to suffer for someone else’s negligence and ensures to take the proper steps to obtain justice for her clients. 

Frequently seen as an instructor at many continuing legal education (CLE) programs, Ms. Rankin has spoken on topics such as mediation, strategies for business development and oral advocacy at renowned associations, including Trial Guides and the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA). She holds memberships in other associations as well such as the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Leadership Council and The Pink Frog Foundation, a nonprofit organization established with the mission to offer support to breast cancer patients.

Ms. Rankin’s contribution to the community has been recognized by several organizations. She was included in the Top 40 Under 40 list by The National Trial Lawyers in 2021, and in the same year received the Excellence in Leadership award granted by the National Bar Association. She was honored for her tireless service by the Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service by the State Bar of Georgia twice to date. 

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/sha-miracle-johnson-r...

Educational Background:
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2009
  • Spelman College, Bachelor of Arts, 2006
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • $125,000.00, policy limits settlement for client who sustained bodily injuries in automobile collision., 2019
  • $375,000.00, settlement in slip and fall premises liability case. , 2019
  • $300,000.00, settlement reached in case where client sustained injuries in an automobile collision., 2019
  • $450,000.00, premises liability settlement due to a waiter dropping a tray of food on client's head, causing her to sustain a neck injury. , 2019
  • $1.1M, settlement obtained in medical malpractice case. , 2014
  • $985,000.00, settlement obtained in medical malpractice case. , 2014
Honors/Awards:
  • Selected as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the state of Georgia, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Recipient of the Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Young Lawyers Division for the unique CLE programming that I created during the 2015-2016 Bar year. One CLE program that I created and moderated, entitled "Georgia's Journey to Marriage Equality: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession", won second place in the American Bar Association YLD's Embracing Diversity Challenge. , Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia, 2016
  • Selected to the Daily Report's 2016 class of "On the Rise." "On the Rise" recognizes Georgia lawyers under the age of forty who have wielded influence in their practice area and beyond. At age thirty-one, I was the second youngest member of the 2016 "On the Rise" class. , On the Rise, Daily Report, 2016
  • Graduate of the State Bar of Georgia's 2014 YLD Leadership Academy class. , YLD Leadership Academy, State Bar of Georgia, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board Member & Legal Counsel, Stride Ahead, Inc., 2020
  • Board Member & Legal Counsel, Stride Ahead, Inc., 2019
  • Board Member & Legal Counsel, Stride Ahead, Inc., 2018
  • Board Member, Center for Black Womens Wellness, 2019
  • Board Member, Center for Black Womens Wellness, 2018
  • Program Director GABWA Foundation, Sister to Sister Mentoring Program, 2012
  • Attorney Coach, Moot Court, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Alumnae Mentor, Spelman College
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President Elect, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2020
  • Vice President, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2019
  • Parliamentarian, State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2019
  • Secretary Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2018
  • Parliamentarian, State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2018
  • Barrister, Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, 2018
  • Co-Editor, YLD Review- State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2017
  • Secretary Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2017
  • Barrister, Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, 2017
  • Co-Editor, YLD Review- State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2016
  • Assistant Secretary Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2016
  • Director of CLE Programming State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2015

Office location for ShaMiracle Johnson Rankin

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 4200
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-965-1694

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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