Jonathan A. Pope

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Gainesville, GA

Hasty Pope, LLP
 | 529 Green St, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: 770-535-9026
Fax: 770-535-9027
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2006, 2009 - 2010
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Jonathan A. Pope, a partner at Hasty Pope, LLP, law firm, focuses in the area of personal injury law, including auto and truck accidents, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury and catastrophic injuries. After he completed his law degree in 1995 at Georgia State University, he remained in the area where he serves the cities of Canton, Gainesville and Atlanta, along with the state of Georgia. Mr. Pope is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court and the 11th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.

    Pope's $2.8 million dollar verdict in Buice v. Coast Dental was listed in "Tope Georgia Verdicts of 2014" and noted as one of the largest verdicts in the State of Georgia.  Pope made the same list in 2009 wtih his $1 million dollar verdict in Flippen v. AGL Resources.  Other lawyers have recognized Mr. Pope's success and honored him with several awards including a Georgia's Trend Magazine's "Legal Elite" listing for numerous years.  Pope was also named to Georgia Trend Magazine's list of Georgia's 40 under 40. 

    Mr. Pope takes pride in continued membership within professional organizations such as the Georgia Bar Foundation, the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He has served in leadership capacities in several of these groups including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Bank of North Georgia and Leadership Cherokee. Other organizations to which he belongs include the Gainesville-Northeast Georgia Bar Association, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Old Warhorse Lawyers Club of Atlanta and The Gridiron Secret Society.

    Mr. Pope, his wife and two children live in Gainesville and attend First Baptist Church of Gainesville.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2006, 2009 - 2010

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    About Jonathan Pope

    Admitted: 1995, Georgia

    Professional Webpage:


    • Georgia's 40 under 40, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2004
    • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2013
    • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2009
    • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Advisory Board, Member, Bank of North Georgia
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • Fellow, Past Board Member, Georgia Bar Foundation, 2006 - 2007
    • Regional Vice-President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
    • Treasurer, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
    • Member, Chief Justice Commission on Professionalism, 2006 - 2007
    • Graduate and Former Member Steering Committee, Leadership Cherokee
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1998
    • President, State Bar of Georgia - Young Lawyers Division, 2006 - 2007
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Gainesville-Northeast Georgia Bar Association
    • Chair-elect, Civil Justice PAC, 2015
    • Member, Old Warhorse Lawyers Club
    • Board Member, Cherokee County YMCA, 1997
    • Executive Committee Member, State Bar of Georgia - Young Lawyers Division, 2005 - 2008
    • Georgia Supreme Court
    • Member, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
    • Two-Term President, State Bar of Georgia-Blue Ridge Circuit Bar Association
    • Member, The Gridiron Secret Society
    • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
    • Trustee, Institute for Continuing Legal Education


    • Buice v. Coast Dental, $2,800,000.00 jury verdict, State Court of DeKalb County, Georgia, 2014
    • Crisp v. Whitney, $400,000 jury verdict, State Court of Cobb County, Georgia, 2013
    • Fleury v. Simonton, $500,000 settlement, State Court of DeKalb County, Georgia, 2015
    • Estate of Diego Bernabe v. Cambra, $875,000 settlement, Cherokee County, Georgia, 2017
    • Hausler v. Mashburn, $343,000 jury verdict, State Court of Forsyth County, Georgia, 2014
    • Headley v. Joiner, $1,150,000 settlement, White County, Georgia, 2014
    • Cobb v. Lisk, $850,000 verdict, State Court of Fulton County, Georgia, 2017
    • Martinez v. Wirt, $320,000 jury verdict, State Court of Hall County, Georgia, 2015
    • Flippen v. AGL Resources, $1,017,000 jury verdict, State Court of Fulton County, Georgia, 2009
    • Burk v. Northeast Georgia Physician's Group, $200,000 settlement, State Court of Fulton County, Georgia, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • The Citadel, B.A., 1992

    Industry Groups

    • American Association For Justice
    • American Bar Association
    • Georgia Bar Association
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Southern Trial Lawyers Association


    • “Incredibly talented lawyer. Always prepared.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Jonathan A. Pope

    529 Green St
    Gainesville, GA 30501

    Phone: 770-535-9026

    Fax: 770-535-9027

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