Robert P. Killian

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Brunswick, GA

Killian Law Firm, LLC
 | 47 Professional Drive, Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: 912-263-9520
Fax: 912-263-9529
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Robert P. Killian is the sole shareholder of Killian Law Firm, LLC., in Brunswick, Georgia. With over  four decades of experience, he focuses his practice on matters of civil litigation, primarily personal injury and wrongful death. During the existence of the former law firm in which Robert P. Killian was a co-owner and co-founder, from 1997 through 2017, the firm recovered for clients over $215 million dollars. He formed his new firm in January, 2018. Since its formation in January, 2018, his new firm has recovered millions of dollars for his 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 250 civil cases to verdict and has handled over sixty 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 Lifetime Achievement for Georgia.

Since 1947, when his father, William R. Killian, began practicing in Brunswick, there has been at least one Killian providing legal represention to the people of Southeast Georgia. Bob now practices with his daughter Bonnie Killian Turner. They are dedicated to providing legal service to their clients with an emphasis on direct and frequent client to lawyer communications in person or by telephone when appointments are inconvenient to the client. 

Dedicated to putting his extensive trial experience to work for his clients, Bob has garnered recognition among his peers. For twenty-five years, he has held 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%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Robert Killian

Admitted: 1976, Georgia

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • 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
  • 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

Educational Background:

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

47 Professional Drive
Brunswick, GA 31520

Phone: 912-263-9520

Fax: 912-263-9529

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Last Updated: 12/14/2018

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