Robert P. Killian

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Brunswick, GA

Killian & Boyd, P.C.
 | 506 Monk Street, Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: 912-265-5063
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Robert P. Killian is a shareholder of the firm Killian & Boyd, P.C., in Brunswick, Georgia. With almost four decades of experience, he focuses his practice on matters of civil litigation, primarily personal injury and wrongful death. Since he co-founded the firm in 1997, Mr. Killian and his partner have recovered more than $193 million in compensation for clients.  He handles cases primarily in Glynn, Camden, Liberty, Brantley, McIntosh and Wayne counties. In addition to his principle area of personal injury and wrongful death, he has successfully represented clients in business litigation cases, condemnation cases, civil rights cases and estate disputes. He has tried well over 230 civil cases to verdict and has handled over forty appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Mr. Killian obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law, and he was admitted to practice in Georgia in 1976. Currently a Vice President of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, he is also a member of the Brunswick-Glynn County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the National Trial Lawyer's Top One Hundred in Georgia and America's Top 100 Limetime Achievement for Georgia.

Dedicated to putting his extensive trial experience to work for his clients, Mr. Killian has garnered recognition among his peers. For over twenty years, he has had Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer-reviewed rating of AV-Preeminent*, and he is a published author as well. One of his articles, “Stop Abusive Litigation in Clear Negligence Cases with a Kiss and Make-up Letter,” appears in the 1990 winter issue of Verdict, the quarterly journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He also wrote "Use of Experts to Show How Darkness Affects Driver Vision in Tractor Trailer Wrecks" for the journal's 1997 winter issue. Mr. Killian additionally co-authored "Examination of the Police Officer in an Automobile Collision Case," published in Calendar Call, a publication of the trial section of the State Bar of Georgia. He speaks at Georgia Trial Lawyer seminars.

From his office in Brunswick, GA Mr. Killian also represents clients in the communities St. Simons Island, Kingsland, Woodbine, St Marys, Jesup, Nanhunta, Darien, Baxley and Folkston.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018

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About Robert Killian

Admitted: 1976, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.killianandboyd.com/about-us

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Top One Hundred
  • Member, Brunswick - Glynn County Bar Association
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1980 – Present
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Vice President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1987 – Present
  • Georgia, 1976

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Autor, Article, "Use of Experts to Show How Darkness Affects Driver Vision in Tractor Trailer Wrecks," Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Winter, 1997
  • Author, "Stop Abusive Litigation in Clear Negligence Cases with a Kiss and Make-up Letter," Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, November/December 1990 Issue
  • Co-Author, "Examination of the Police Officer in an Automobile Collision Case," Calendar Call, Official Publication of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of GA

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, A.B.
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Office Location for Robert P. Killian

506 Monk Street
Brunswick, GA 31520

Phone: 912-265-5063

 

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Last Updated: 9/29/2017

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