William P. Langdale, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Valdosta, GA

Langdale Vallotton, LLP
 | 1007 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 229-808-8124
Fax: 229-244-0453
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2014, 2018 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil trial attorney, William P. Langdale, III, focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death cases as well as complex business litigation. Located in Valdosta, Georgia, he provides representation to clients throughout the southern part of the state. Admitted to practice in Georgia since 1992, Mr. Langdale is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He has also appeared pro hac vice in several other states across the country.

In his personal injury practice, Mr. Langdale assists people who have been harmed by the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of cases that he has handled on their behalf have arisen out of incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, medical malpractice, premises liability, and defective products. Mr. Langdale has been able to obtain hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients, through both jury awards and settlements that he has negotiated out of court. He has also been successful in his business litigation practice, where he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants and achieved favorable results.

Mr. Langdale has received a great deal of recognition from his colleagues for his successful track record and high degree of ethics. He possesses an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Mr. Langdale is also a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, both of which are invitation-only organizations. A past president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, his other memberships include the American Association for Justice. Mr. Langdale was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1992.

*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%General Litigation
  • 70%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2014, 2018 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005

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About William Langdale, III

Admitted: 1992, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://langdalevallotton.com/attorneys/william-p-langdale-ii...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV® Preeminent attorney in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Georgia Rising Star
  • Georgia Super Lawyer
  • Supreme Court of Georgia in lawyer discipline cases
  • Lt. Governor to serve on the committee to select the public defender for the Southern Judicial Circuit

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Special Master, appointed by Supreme Court of Georgia, to serve over attorney discipline cases. Advisory Rules Committee for the Middle District of Georgia.  Appointed by the Federal District Court Judges of the Middle District of Georgia.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar, Board Member and District Representative
  • Advisory Rules Committee for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Board of Governors from 2004 to 2008
  • Middle District of Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Member American Bar Association, Member American Society of Legal Advocates, Member American Association for Justice, Member Litigation Counsel of America National Trial Lawyers Association Milliion Dollar Advocates Forum Mult-Million Dollar Advocates Forum  
  • Pope currently serves as the President of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.  He is also a Board Member of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar, where he previously served as its Chairman.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Park Avenue United Methodist Church
  • Board of Directors of Guardian Bank
  • YMCA Board of Directors, has served as Treasurer, Vice-President, and President of the Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation
  • Board of the United Way of Lowndes County
  • Lawyer’s Foundation of Georgia, Fellow
  • Pope is actively involved in both pro bono work and serving the community.  While Chairman of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar, he started the "Lawyer for a Day" program in conjunction with Georgia Legal Services.  This program provides free legal services to those in need, across the State in multiple cities in one day. Pope also created the Langdale Legal Scholarship, which awards monetary scholarship money to a graduating senior from each of the public high schools in Lowndes County.  Pope also provides a free automobile, for one year, to the teacher of the year for each of the public school systems in Lowndes County. Pope has also served on the Board of the United Way, the Board of the YMCA, and the Board of the Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Metro Broadcasting v. FCC", 25 Ga. L. Rev. 535 (1990). Beware:  Cross Claims are not Always Permissive, Calendar Call, General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar, Spring 2006 Edition. 90-120 Days to Trial, Where am I?  Pre-Trial Checklists, Calendar Call, General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar, Fall, 2008 Edition. Searching for Answers in the Ocean, How I obtained Justice for My Client, Verdict Magazine, Fall 2013.  

Educational Background:

  • Pope is a graduate of The McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn.  He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Georgia School of Law.
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Office Location for William P. Langdale, III

1007 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31601

Phone: 229-808-8124

Fax: 229-244-0453

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Last Updated: 10/22/2019

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