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John D. Christy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Perry, GA

Law Offices of John D. Christy, P.C.
909 Ball St
Perry, GA 31069
Phone: 478-987-9000
Fax: 478-987-9001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Attorney Profile

John D. Christy has successfully represented thousands of clients throughout the State of Georgia through his state wide practice. Mr. Christy focuses his practice in the area of Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Alternative Dispute Resolutiuon.  He has obtained many significant monetary awards and verdicts for his clients in complex catastrophic litigation.  In addition to his plaintiff's practice, Mr. Christy has served as a registered mediator in hundreds of claims where he has successfully assisted plaintiffs and defendants resolve disputes.  

Mr. Christy received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and marketing, with a minor in economics, from Mercer University. He then went on to graduate with his Juris Doctor from the Woodrow Wilson College of Law.  He is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Gerogia Supreme Court, United States District Courts and the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Christy has attained the highest possible rating of AV from Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected by Super Lawyers in Georgia in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

During his more than 30 years in the legal field, Mr. Christy has developed a reputation for his legal skills and the dedication with which he represents his clients. His prior experience representing insurance companies has provided him with special insight into how to successfully represent injured workers and plaintiffs in serious personal injury and workers' compensation cases. This experience has given him a unique perspective on how to properly and successfully obtain the maximum possible award for his clients. 

In addition to his work in the courtroom, Mr. Christy is an active member of the legal community. He is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia and is the a former Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.   Mr. Christy has also served on the Medical Committee of the State Board of Workers' Compensation Chairman's Advisory Council. He is a member of a number of associations, including the American Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Macon Bar Association and the Houston County Bar Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Workers' Compensation Claimant's Law Section of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.  Mr. Christy frequently speaks at workers' compensation legal seminars.

Practice Areas
Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

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

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2022

About John D. Christy

First Admitted: 1982, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.christylawgroup.com/Attorneys/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Tractor Trailer Wrongful Death Claim- $1,473,000 Concrete Truck Wrongful Death Claim - $2,500,000 Premises Liability Against Shopping Mall - $1,325,000 Defective Product Resulting in Brain Injury - $1,500,000 Workers' Compensation Catastrophic Burn Claim - $2,900,000 Workers'Compensation Explosion Claim - $400,000 Workers' Compensation Amputation Claim - $900,000 Workers' Compensation Spinal Injury Claim - $380,000 Workers' Compensation Partial Blindness Claim - $650,000 Workers' Compensation Brain Injury Claim from Employment Altercation - $2,250,000    

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent Speaker Workers' Compensation Law Seminars, Editor, State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section Newsletter
  • Past Editor Georgia Workers' Compensation Law Section Newsletter

Educational Background

  • Mercer University, B.B.A. in Finance and Marketing, Minor in Economics

Honors/Awards

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Houston County Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association, 1982
  • American Bar Association
  • Macon Bar Association
  • Former Chairman Executive Committee, State Bar of Georgia Workers Compensation Section
  • Past Member Workers Compensation Chairman's Advisory Council, Medical Committee
  • Past Chair Workers' Compensation Section State Bar of Georgia Board Member Workers Compnesation Claimant's Lawyer Section of Georgia Trial Lawyer's Association Past Member Medical Committee Chairman's Advisory Counsel State Board of Workers' Compensation
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Air Force Association Life Member
  • Past Chairman Finance Committee, Perry United Methodist Church
  • Previous Member Georgia Institute of Technology President's Scholarship Committee
  • Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow
  • Director Central Georgia Sports Foundation
  • Past Member HODAC Board of Directors, Legal Counsel  
  • Past Member Macon State College, President's Advisory Committee

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Registered Civil Mediator, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for John D. Christy

909 Ball St
Perry, GA 31069

Phone: 478-987-9000

Fax: 478-987-9001

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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