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Troy Hendrick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Decatur, GA

Hendrick & Henry
215 North McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-373-8000
Fax: 404-378-3656
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Constitutional Law
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Attorney Profile

The founder of his law firm based in Decatur, Georgia, Troy Hendrick has earned a reputation as an excellent litigation attorney. Mr. Hendrick handles personal injury cases from start to finish and select criminal cases in the trail phase. He has been hired to provide representation to clients throughout the state of Georgia. Mr. Hendrick is admitted to practice before all Georgia state and appellate courts as well as Federal courts. He has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, and has been peer-recognized as one of Georgia's Legal Elite by Atlanta Magazine multiple years. He is an award-winning attorney who has been awarded the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) Presidents' Award for Justice for working tirelessly tp prevail against the DeKalb County Recorders Court to eventually shut down the illegal court system. 

Mr. Hendrick has extensive personal injury and civil rights litigation experience, providing representation to people who have been harmed by the negligence of others in situations as varied as motor vehicle collisions, premises liability cases, and negligent security cases. He has also represented those whose civil liberties were curtailed illegally. Through this work he has recovered many millions of dollars for his clients in compensation. In the appropriate circumstances, Mr. Hendrick will take a case before a jury and seek compensation for the client's medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, property damages, and, when applicable, loss of consortium. He has been able to obtain numerous sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients in this regard, including multiple individual recoveries well in excess of one million dollars.

A native of North Carolina, Mr. Hendrick attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1998. He pursued his legal education at Wake Forest University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2002. Mr. Hendrick's professional memberships include the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the DeKalb Bar Association and The National College for DUI Defense, Inc.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Constitutional Law
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Traffic Violations

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

About Troy Hendrick

First Admitted: 2003, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://troyhendricklaw.com/troy_hendrick/

Honors/Awards

  • Rising Star, Thomson Reuters’ “SuperLawyers” Publication, 2014 & 2015
  • , Superlawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • , Superlawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2019
  • , Superlawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2018
  • , Superlawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2017
  • Superb, Avvo.com
  • Georgia's Top Attorneys in the area of criminal defense, Georgia's Top Attorneys, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2016
  • Georgia's Top Attorneys, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2013
  • GACDL President's Commitment to Justice Award, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2015
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2014

Educational Background

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Journalism and Mass Communications, 1998

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Using Visual Narrative Techniques During Trial, Prosecuting Attorney's Council (PAC), 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certificate of completion in the 24-hour course, Standardized Field Sobriety Evaluation., 2008

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Litigation against DeKalb Recorders Court alleging that the court possessed no subject-matter jurisdiction over state law violations. Ultimately, the litigation forced the closure of an unconstitutional court system., 2014
  • Recovery in excess of one million dollars for negligent security case against apartment complex, 2020
  • Recovery in excess of one million dollars in bicycle collision.  , 2019
  • Multi-million dollar property forfeiture as an aspect of sentencing of a Possession of Gambling Devices charge., 2003

Videos

  • Troy is interviewed by Atlanta Fox News for an expert opinion regarding traffic laws., News Story, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Member, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2004
  • Member, Dekalb County Bar Association, 2004
  • Member, National College of DUI Defense, 2011

Industry Groups

  • Law Enforcement
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Office Location for Troy Hendrick

215 North McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 404-373-8000

Fax: 404-378-3656

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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