Benjamin S. Persons, IV

Top rated personal injury attorney in Marietta, Georgia

The Persons Firm, LLC
Benjamin S. Persons, IV
The Persons Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, DUI-DWI, Insurance coverage; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2000

Education: Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

The Persons Firm, LLC

531 Roselane Street
Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30060 Visit website


Benjamin S. Persons, IV, has been representing clients in Marietta, Georgia, as a managing partner at The Persons Firm, LLC. Ever since 2000, when he was licensed to practice in Georgia, he has handled just about every imaginable personal injury issue involving:

  • Car accidents and truck wrecks
  • Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
  • Slip-and-falls and negligent security
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
  • Construction accidents
  • Insurance claims
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Product liability accidents

For his excellent client service and accomplishments, Mr. Persons was rated ‘Superb” on Avvo, and he received a significant rating of AV Preeminent, which is Martindale-Hubbell's highest available rating that distinguishes the country's elite attorneys.

A 1996 B.A graduate of the University of Georgia, Mr. Persons enrolled at Oxford University in 1997 to complete the International Law Program, a pre-law course offered in partnership with the Ohio State University. Later in 1999, he obtained his Juris Doctor from the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law.

Besides the state courts of Georgia, Mr. Persons has handled a number of cases before the United States District Court for Northern District of Georgia, United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Mr. Persons is an active member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Cobb County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Buckhead Bar Association. He was elected as the president of the Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association in 2007 and is currently the treasurer of the same.

Focusing his efforts on giving back to the community, Mr. Persons volunteers to provide services to those in need. He is a part of various organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Marietta First United Methodist Church and Weekday Ministries.

*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

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Criminal defense: DUI/DWI, Insurance coverage, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Trucking accidents, Insurance, Dental malpractice, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Insurance coverage
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 10% Workers' compensation: claimant

First Admitted: 2000, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2007
  • Georgia Personal Injury Attorneys, Member, 2007
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers, Secretary, 2010-2011
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers, Treasurer, 2012-Present
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers, Member, 2007
  • State Bar of Georgia, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2002
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2006
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Vice President, Congressional District 6), 2007, 2013
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member, 2000
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association (President Elect), 2007, 2014
  • Buckhead Bar Association, Member, 2009
  • American Association of Justice, Member, 2008
Educational Background:
  • University of Georgia, B.A, Major: History, 1996
  • Young Harris College, A.A., 1992 Men's Soccer Academic Athlete Award, 1994
  • Oxford University, Oxford England, Ohio State University - International Law Program, 1997
  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Rated 10 out of 10 Superb, Avvo, 2010
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chair of Church Council (Lay Leader), Marietta First United Methodist Church, 2014
  • Habitat Team Leader, Marietta FUMC, 2010 - 2012
  • Local Missions Board Member, Marietta FUMC, 2010 - 2012
  • Atlanta, Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, 2008
  • NW Metro Atlanta, Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, 2009
  • Member, Marietta First United Methodist Church, 2005
  • Member, Board of Directors, Marietta FUMC Weekday Ministry Board, 2011 - 2012
  • Pastor Parish Relations Board Member, Marietta FUMC, 2012
  • Habitat for Humanity Chair, Marietta FUMC, 2010
  • Cobb County Methodist Habitat Coalition, Board Member, 2010 - 2012
  • FUSE Sports Youth Soccer Coach - (Grasshoppers 2012, Sky 2012, Lava 2011, Grizzles 2012)
  • Board of Directors, Young Harris College Alumni Association, 2013
Industry Groups:
  • American Association For Justice
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar Of Georgia

Office location for Benjamin S. Persons, IV

531 Roselane Street
Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-938-1242


7 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

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