Joel Williams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kennesaw, GA

Joel Williams Law, LLC
 | 3900 Frey Road, Suite 104
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 404-389-1035
Fax: 770-693-4415
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

As a zealous advocate for justice, Joel Williams of Joel Williams Law, LLC, represents injured clients in Atlanta, Georgia, and the surrounding area. His educational career started with a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Southwestern State University, and extended to the completion of a Juris Doctor from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.

Admitted to practice law in Alabama as well as Georgia, Mr. Williams also handles cases before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Court of Appeals of Georgia. He has obtained settlements totaling over $100 million during his 13 years of representing clients.

A speaker at many conferences, Mr. Williams presents on topics related to personal injury and jury trials. He is constantly helping other lawyers expand their skills and using his knowledge to aid them in developing their trial experience, and he fulfills his passion for education in his role as a teaching assistant at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.

Mr. Williams handles the following matters: automobile, motorcycle, truck and bicycle collisions; accidents in day cares, hotels and apartments such as slip and falls and injuries from negligent security measures; product liability resulting in burns and other injuries; and malpractice claims that include medical and legal issues. He also accepts cases involving wrongful death, bad faith insurance claims, fraud and breach of contract. Mr. Williams aggressively pursues settlements from insurance companies, and is fully prepared to take cases to trial to ensure that clients receive what they are entitled to.

 
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

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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  • What to Do After a Car Accident (2016) - Injured in a Kennesaw Auto Accident? Take a look at our article that outlines what you should do after an auto accident!

  • About Joel Williams

    Admitted: 2006, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://gatrialattorney.com/joel-williams/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Stars, 2013 – Present
    • Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow, Cumberland School of Law, 2006

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certificate in Trial Advocacy, Cumberland School of Law, 2006

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 2006
    • State Bar of Georgia, 2006
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia, 2016
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2007
    • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2006
    • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2006
    • State Bar of Alabama, 2008

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “Recent Updates to Georgia Suggested Pattern Jury Instructions (Civil), July 2013-Present.”  VERDICT  Summer 2015: 29-34
    • Trying Cases in Rural Georgia, ICLE, 2012
    • Countdown to Trial: Sweat the Small Stuff, Speaker, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
    • Speaker, Trying Cases Below the Gnat Line, Georgia, Institute For Continuing Legal Education, 2011
    • Speaker, Premises Liability and Apportionment, Georgia, Institute For Continuing Legal Education, 2011
    • Speaker, Apportionment and Its Effect on Premises Liability, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
    • Speaker, Danger, Keep Out!: Effective Pre-Trial Strategies to Identify, Minimize or Exclude Harmful Evidence, Institute For Continuing Legal Education, 2014
    • Speaker, Effective Strategies for Keeping Out Harmful Evidence, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
    • Speaker, Future Damages, Jury Trial Seminar, Institute For Continuing Legal Education, 2015
    • Trial: The Paralegal’s Role in Trial Preparation and in Court, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
    • Presentation on trending jury selection issues at the Annual Convention for GTLA, Speaker, Hot Button Issues in Jury Selection, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
    • CLE presentation to Cobb County, Georgia trial lawyers on effective techniques for jury selection, Speaker, Reading the Room - Strategies for Jury Selection, Cobb County Trial Lawyers, 2018

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $400,000 Settlement for Car Accident Case involving Wrist Injury - Bartow County, Georgia, 2019
    • $299,000 Settlement for Shoulder Injury - Barrow County, 2019
    • $275,000 Settlement for Airbag Injuries Burn Injuries in Cobb County, 2018
    • $1,200,000 Settlement in excess of insurance policy limits for wrongful death - Middle District of Georgia, 2018
    • $2,8000,000 Settlement in premises liability wrongful death case - Cobb County, Georgia, 2017
    • $900,000.00 Settlement in tractor trailer wreck case involving shoulder injuries - Cobb County, Georgia, 2017
    • $500,000.00 Settlement in Machine Guarding Case involving hand injuries - Effingham County, Georgia, 2017
    • $366,000.00 Jury Verdict in pedestrian v. auto case - Newton County, Georgia, 2017
    • $350,000.00 Settlement in negligent security assault case - Dekalb County, Georgia, 2017
    • $300,000.00 Settlement in slip and fall case - Dougherty County, Georgia, 2017
    • $350,000.00 Settlement for Client with Abdominal Injuries - Cobb County, Georgia, 2016
    • $1,975,000.00 Verdict involving neck injuries - Fulton County, Georgia, 2016
    • $325,000.00 Settlement for Client involving Back Injury - Toombs County, Georgia, 2016
    • $219,000.00 Verdict for client involving shoulder injuries - Fulton County, Georgia, 2016
    • $775,000.00 Settlement in negligent security case - Clayton County, Georgia, 2015
    • $500,000.00 Premises Liability Negligent Security Settlement for Assault at Apartment Complex, 2015
    • $325,000.00 Settlement for Client involving shoudler injuries - Middle District of Georgia, 2015
    • $3,377,260 Jury Verdict - Car Wreck Shoulder Injury Case in Fulton County Georgia, 2014
    • $950,000.00 Settlement in trip and fall case involving shoulder and back injuries, 2014
    • $495,000.00 Truck Wreck Case involving shoulder injuries in Fulton County Georgia, 2014
    • $385,000.00 Settlement in premises liability case involving finger injuries in Clayton County Georgia, 2014
    • $750,000.00 Settlement in premises liability case involving broken leg in Fulton County Georgia, 2013
    • $650,000.00 Settlement in negligent security assualt case in Cobb County Georgia, 2013
    • $850,000 - Settlement for shooting at an apartment complex in Gwinnett County, Georgia, 2012
    • $1,950,000 - Settlement for injuries received in a crash involving a tractor trailer, 2012
    • $1,750,000 Settlement for student who was abused by her counselor, 2012
    • $720,000 Jury Verdict in Hart County, Georgia for a man who contacted a live electrical wire and received second degree burns to his left leg., 2012
    • $500,000 Settlement for trip and fall at a miniture golf course, Gwinnett County, Georgia, 2011
    • $675,000 Settlement - Low Impact Car Wreck in Gwinnett County, Georgia, 2011
    • $13,827,000.00 Jury Verdict - United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama - Promissory Fraud and Conversion suit againat Nissan, 2008

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    Educational Background:

    • Georgia Southwestern State University, B.S., 2002

    Industry Groups

    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Assocation
    Office Location for Joel Williams

    3900 Frey Road
    Suite 104
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

    Phone: 404-389-1035

    Fax: 770-693-4415

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    Last Updated: 4/17/2019

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