Yari D. Lawson

Top rated personal injury attorney in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Lawson Law, P.C.
Yari D. Lawson
Lawson Law, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Civil rights; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2007

Education: University of Arkansas School of Law (Fayetteville)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023
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Lawson Law, P.C.

1755 North Brown Road
Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043 Visit website

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Yari D. Lawson is the attorney behind the Lawson Law Firm, PC, in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He practices only personal injury law and represents the rights of everyday people who become victims of accidents through no fault of their own. He serves clients in Decatur, Alpharetta, Marietta, Athens, Atlanta, Gainesville, Macon, Columbus as well as Clayton, Henry, Douglas and Rockdale counties.

Licensed to practice in the state and appellate courts of Georgia, Mr. Lawson has been successful in handling a variety of personal injury matters involving automobile accidents, defective products, truck accidents, wrongful death, premises liability and gun violence.

After completing his bachelor’s degree in business administration at Morehouse College in 2002, Mr. Lawson pursued his legal education at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville and graduated in 2006. He served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office and as an Assistant Public Defender at Macon Judicial Circuit, gaining valuable criminal defense experience.

Mr. Lawson understands that injuries aren’t always minor and can lead to thousands of dollars’ worth of expenses through medical bills, lost income and rehabilitation costs. He explores all potential sources of compensation his clients deserve while holding the at-fault party responsible.

A champion member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Lawson is affiliated with the American Association for Justice and the State Bar of Georgia. He is elected as the 2022 president of the Gwinnett County Bar Association and has served the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Young Lawyers Division in several capacities, including as its president and a member of its Executive Council and Board of Governors.

In honor of his accomplishments, Mr. Lawson was listed among the Top 100 Lawyers by the National Black Lawyers and the Top 40 Attorneys list as well as the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers.

Involved in his community, Mr. Lawson functioned as a volunteer at First Responders Wills Clinic and raised funds at Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. He also mentored students at Parks Middle School and worked as an instructor at Women Economic Development Agency, a nonprofit that empowers women.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Civil rights

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 80% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Civil rights

First Admitted: 2007, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawsonfirm.com/yari-lawson

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Champions Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Black Lawyers, Top 100, 2022
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 40 Motor Vehicle Section, 2022
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100
  • American Association of Justice, Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Academy Class, 2022
  • President Elect, Gwinnett County Bar Association, 2022
  • Children and the Courts Committee
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, Gwinnett County Bar Association
  • Newsletter Editor, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer in First Responders Wills Clinic
  • Mountain View Athletic Association, Assistant Football Director
  • My Brother's Keeper, Mentoring Program
  • Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, 2016
Educational Background:
  • Morehouse College, Business Administration, B.A., 2002
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • 250,000.00 Settlement in Premises Liability Case, 2019
  • $500,000 verdict in trucking case in Superior Court of Wayne County., 2021
  • 200,000.00 Settlement on Slip and Fall on Ice Case, 2015
  • 350,000.00 Settlement in Emergency Transportation Van Negligence Case, 2017
  • 375,000 settlement in Premises Liability Case, 2018
  • Murder Case, Fulton County Superior Court, Not Guilty, 2018
  • Murder Case, Clayton County Superior Court, Not Guilty, 2017
Honors/Awards:
  • The National Black Lawyers was created to celebrate legal excellence by promoting African American attorneys, developing a strong national network of top African American attorneys, and facilitating the exchange of timely information to enable members maintain their status as leaders., Top 100, The National Black Lawyers, 2022
  • AAJ’s Leadership Academy provides training to highly qualified and talented members, in particular those who are underrepresented within the association, to help make them more effective leaders in AAJ, in their law firms, and in their communities, Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Academy Class, American Association of Justice, 2022
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 40 Motor Vehicle Section, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2022

Office location for Yari D. Lawson

1755 North Brown Road
Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Phone: 678-690-5256

Selections

1 Year Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023

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