Timothy J. Santelli

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Law Offices of Timothy J. Santelli, P.C.
 | 100 Peachtree Street, N.W., Suite 2230
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 470-440-3823
Fax: 404-577-2293
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Military/Veterans Law (10%),
  • Legislative & Governmental Affairs (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Timothy J. Santelli is the founder of and principal attorney at The Law Offices Of Timothy J. Santelli, PC. Located in Atlanta and providing representation to clients throughout the state of Georgia, he divides his practice among personal injury and wrongful death litigation, workers' compensation claims and appeals, and Social Security Disability matters. Mr. Santelli has been admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts since 1997.

In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Santelli assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled in this regard have arisen out of incidents involving premises liability, defective products, medical malpractice, and big rig and other motor vehicle accidents. During his career as a plaintiff's attorney, Mr. Santelli has been able to obtain millions of dollars in compensation via settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients.

Mr. Santelli also provides representation to people who have been injured on the job or who have contracted an occupational disease and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employer's workers' compensation insurance coverage. For clients whose injuries or illnesses, however contracted or sustained, have made it impossible for them to return to work, he helps them file claims for Social Security Disability benefits and provides assistance at all stages of the appeals process.

Mr. Santelli majored in social sciences at the University at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York, prior to obtaining his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School. His professional affiliations include the American Association for Justice and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Military/Veterans Law (10%)

Legislative & Governmental Affairs (10%)

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Appeals


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020

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About Timothy Santelli

Admitted: 1997, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.timsantelli.com/profiles/tim


  • Awarded ChildKinds "100 who Make Children Feel Like a Million."Awarded The Pro Bono Project of the State of Georgia for Outstanding Public Service legal Representation to the Low Income Citizens of Georgia.Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by Fulton County Juvenile Court in Appreciation for Outstanding Volunteer Service.
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2009-Present
  • Pro Bono Award Recipient

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Appointed to Taxi Cabs and Vehicles for Hire Committee by Mayor Shirley Franklin and Mayor Kasim Reed.
  • Notary Public
  • Certified Mediator & Arbitrator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association-5th Congressional District
  • U.S. Federal Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia
  • Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Member of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
  • Previously held positions such as Communications Committee Chair and Membership Chair of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Previous Chair of Civil Justice Pac and Vice President of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Congressional 5th District
  • Member of the American Association for Justice 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Commerce Club/191 Club
  • Chief Justice Commission on Professionalism Volunteer, 1997-Present
  • Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism Volunteer  
  • Champion, Civil Justice Pac., Inc.
  • Notary Public
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • Chair, Civil Justice Pac, Inc.
  • Past President of the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault.
  • John Marshal Law School Alumni Board member
  • Truancy Intervention Project Volunteer, 1997-Present
  • Oakhurst Cooperative Pre-school Finance Committee
  • Past President, Vice President & Treasurer of the Cross Creek Condominium Association.
  • YMCA youth basketball and soccer coach

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Austell Healthcare Inc, et al. v. Dan Scott, A10A2346, Court of Appeals of Georgia, upheld lower court finding for plaintiff, lead counsel
  • Supporting character in novel Teacher Molestation: an Educator Battles False Accusations
  • Linda Pritchett v. Ronald E. Mabra, Jr., S13D0285, Supreme Court of Georgia, denied application for discretionary appeal
  • Vis v. Harris et al, A14A0946, Court of Appeals of Georgia reversal of trial court leading to new trial, lead counsel
  • Georgia Consumer Values Solution Guide, 2008, Editor
  • Chair of the 2009 Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Holiday Seminar
  • Forging Ahead; Moving from Ideas to Action, 2006-2007 Editor
  • Frequent Continuing Legal Education Speaker,  "Proving Damages: Traumatic Brain Injuries" 2017-18, "Highlights of Essential Practice Areas for the General Practitioner and Small Firm" , "Personal Injury Practice for the New & Transitioning Lawyer", "Obtaining Justice: Turning Weakness into Strength", Co-Chair of the 2009 Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Holiday Seminar 
  • John Marshall Law School Law Review-Editor
  • The John Marshall Journal of Law and Ethnic Relations, Inaugral Issue, Mend it Don't End it: A Brief Political and Judicial History of Affirmative Action


  • Over 65 million dollars in judgments, settlements and benefits collected on behalf of the firms clients.  

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Treasurer for the Rob Teilhet for Attorney General Campaign
  • Executive Producer, CD, Zack Orr, Fransisco and the Man
  • Executive Producer of Movie

Educational Background:

  • University of Buffalo, Social Sciences
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, BA
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Office Location for Timothy J. Santelli

100 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Suite 2230
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 470-440-3823

Fax: 404-577-2293

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Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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