Gini Lynn Jenkins

Gini Lynn Jenkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Savannah, GA

Bowen Painter, LLC
 | 215 W. York St, PO Box 8966
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: 912-335-1909
Fax: 912-335-3537
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A north Florida native, Gini Lynn attended the University of Florida for both her undergraduate studies and law school. Upon obtaining her law degree in 2004, she moved to Tampa, FL where she began her career with a large firm defending insurance companies. In 2007, Gini Lynn relocated to Savannah and began exclusively represented individuals injured or harmed by the negligence of others. During her career, she has successfully tried cases involving automobile negligence and premises liability. In addition to these cases, over the past decade, Gini Lynn has successfully represented countless clients in various other types of negligence actions including motorcycle and tractor trailer collisions as well as claims involving vicious animals.Gini Lynn is a member of both the Georgia and Florida Bars and is licensed to practice law in all state courts in Georgia and Florida, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court.

Gini Lynn currently serves as the Vice-President of the Savannah Trial Lawyers Association and previously served two terms as Secretary and one as Treasurer of this organization. She is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers.

In addition to her professional involvement, Gini Lynn is an active member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and serves as co-chair of the New Families Committee at Blessed Sacrament School where she enjoys volunteering in various capacities. Gini Lynn is married to Greg Jenkins, a Savannah native, and the two have a young daughter.

About Gini Jenkins

Admitted: 2007, Georgia

Professional Webpage: www.bowenpainter.com

Honors/Awards:

  • The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less., Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • 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 Civil Litigation, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, 2016
  • Florida Bar, 2005
  • Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 2015
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers--Vice President, 2018
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association--Treasurer, 2016
  • United State District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2010
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association--Secretary, 2017
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association--Secretary, 2011
  • Georgia Bar, 2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Junior League of Savannah--Legislative Affairs Committee Volunteer, 2010
  • Blessed Sacrament Church, Savannah, GA--Children's Church Volunteer/Instructor, 2016
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic School--Co-Chair New Families Committee, 2018
  • Junior League of Savannah--Placement Committee Member, 2012
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic School--Box Tops Committee Member, 2017
  • JEA Preschool Savannah--Co-chair of "Schmear & Schmooze" monthly parent socials , 2015
  • Junior League of Savannah--Training and Education Committee Volunteer, 2011
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic School--Catholic Schools Week Committee Volunteer, 2016
  • JEA Preschool Savannah--Parent Teacher Organization (Lead Committee Member), 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Right for Any Reasons Rule--A Rule in Need of Limitation; Verdict Magazine, Co-Author, The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Judge, Savannah Law School Mock Trial Scrimmage , 2014
  • The Discovery Process in Georgia State Courts: A Case Study, Guest Lecturer, Savannah Law School, 2015
  • Determining Admissibility, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2015
  • Authentication, Exhibits & Courtroom Presentation, National Business Institute, 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Allyson Rorro and Curtis Rorro v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, Civil Action No.: 11SV243, State Court of Liberty County, Georgia.  Verdict:  $1,386,000.00.  Judge Leon Braun, 2014
  • Samuel Collins and Brenda Collins v. Northpoint Hospitality Group, Inc., and Flotel II, Inc., Civil Action No.: STCV1600109, State Court of Chatham County, Verdict: $644,758.90. Judge Rick Gnann, 2018
  • Cheryl Birthrong v. Family Thrift, Inc., and Olympia Management, Inc., Civil Action No.: 12-C-07729-S6, State Court Gwinnett County, Georgia.  Verdict: $115,000.00.  Judge John Doran; Verdict overturned on appealhttp://caselaw.findlaw.com/ga-court-of-appeals/1728380.html, 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Part of the trial team that obtained the highest slip and fall verdict ever recorded in Liberty County, GA (Allyson Rorro & Curtis Rorro v. Walmart Stores East, LP); listed by the Daily Report as one of the top verdicts obtained in 2014. , 2014
  • Sat second chair in a slip and fall trial against a Gwinnett County thrift store in which the jury rendered one of the highest slip and fall verdicts that year. , 2015

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, With Honors, The University of Florida, 2001
  • Cedar Key High School, 1998
  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, The University of Florida College of Law, 2004

Industry Groups

  • American Assn For Justice
  • GA Assn Of Women Lawyers
  • Ga Bar
  • GA Court Of Appeals
  • GA Supreme Court
  • GA Trial Lawyers Association
  • Savannah Bar Assn
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Assn
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • United States District Court--Southern Dist. GA
Office Location for Gini Lynn Jenkins

215 W. York St
PO Box 8966
Savannah, GA 31401

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Last Updated: 4/17/2019

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