Richard Lamar Sizemore

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Macon, GA

Clark, Smith & Sizemore, LLC
 | 150 College St, Macon, GA 31201
Phone: 478-254-5040
Fax: 478-254-5041
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Richard Lamar Sizemore handles complex personal injury cases involving catastrophic injuries. He represents clients in wrongful death, medical negligence, nursing home, automobile and tractor-trailer, product liability, and whistleblower cases in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.

Mr. Sizemore received his Bachelor of Arts from Furman University in 1997. He earned his Juris Doctor from Mercer University in 2000. Following law school, he clerked in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

In his professional career, Mr. Sizemore has represented clients in cases involving train derailments, generator explosions, house fires, automobile and tractor-trailer wrecks, crane collapses, equipment failures, medical negligence, and defective products.  He has represented inventors in intellectual property cases, whistleblowers in cases involving Medicare and Medicaid fraud, and first-party property insurers and insureds in large-value subrogation cases. 

Mr. Sizemore is licensed to practice law before the state and appellate courts of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. He is also licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the 4th Circuit, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the District of South Carolina, and the Northern District of Florida. He is the President of the Macon Bar Association and a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the William A. Bootle American Inn of Court. He holds an AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 30%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Civil Litigation
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About Richard Sizemore

Admitted: 2001, Georgia

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina, 2011
  • South Carolina Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • Macon Bar Association, President (2019), Executive Committee (2014-2018)
  • South Carolina, 2009
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • South Carolina Court of Appeals
  • North Carolina Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • William A. Bootle Inn of Court
  • Georgia

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panelist, GTLA Leadership Education and Advanced Direction Program, 2015
  • Panelist, Professionalism in Product Liability Lawsuits, Annual Product Liability Seminar, 2019
  • Annual Product Liability Seminar, Expert Witnesses: Practical Tips from Both Sides of the “V”, 2015
  • GTLA Paralegal and Legal Assistant Workshop, Preparing a Demand: The Keys to Effective Presentation of Your Case, 2015
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Practice Manual Seminar, Chapter Four: Procedural Points, 2008
  • Co-Author, Product Liability, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 59 Mercer L. Rev. 331, Fall 2007
  • Associate Editor, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Practice Manual, 2007
  • Co-Author, Product Liability, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 58 Mercer L. Rev. 313, Fall 2006
  • Ogletree v. Navistar Int’l Transp. Corp.: The Demise of the “Open and Obvious Danger” Rule, 50 Mercer L. Rev. 1137, 1999

Educational Background:

  • Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, B.A., Major: History, Major: Political Science, 1997
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Office Location for Richard Lamar Sizemore

150 College St
Macon, GA 31201

Phone: 478-254-5040

Fax: 478-254-5041

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Last Updated: 11/22/2019

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