Kenneth L Shigley Sr

President, State Bar of Georgia & Trial Attorney
Contact: 404.253.7862
Experience:
Law School: Emory University School of Law - Emory University
Jurisdictions: Georgia
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy & Civil Pretrial Advocacy (National Board of Legal Specialty Certification)
Professional Experience
Current
Trial attorney, Chambers, Aholt & Rickard
-Current
Trial attorney with practice focused on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, interstate motor carrier litigation.
Trial attorney, Shigley Law Firm, LLC
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Practice focused on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, interstate motor carrier litigation
Associate / Partner, Van Gerpen & Rice / Van Gerpen Shigley & Hoffman
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Insurance defense litigation practice
Attorney, General Practice, Douglasville, GA
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General civil and criminal small town law practice
Assistant District Attorney, District Attorney, Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit
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Education
Emory University School of Law - Emory UniversityJ.D.Law
Furman UniversityB.A.Political Science / History
Professional Activities
Chair, Board of Trustees Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia 2012-Current
Secretary American Association for Justice Motor Vehicle, Premises & Highway section 2012-Current
Member Southern Conference of Bar Presidents 2010-Current
Member NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BAR PRESIDENTS 2010-Current
Board Member Trucking Litigation Group 2009-Current
President, 2011-12 State Bar of Georgia 2011-2012
Details: President-elect (2010-11); Treasurer (2009-10); Secretary (2008-09); Executive Committee (2007-present); Board of Governors (2000-present); Disciplinary Board Investigative Panel; Disciplinary Rules & Procedures Committee; Indigent Defense Committee; Electronic Court Filing Committee (Former Chair); Member Benefits Committee (Former Chair); Professionalism Committee; Tort & Insurance Practice Section (Former Chair); General Practice & Trial Section (Board Member); Georgia Bar Foundation (Trustee); Lawyers Foundation of Georgia (Trustee).
Member Criminal Justice Reform Council, State of Georgia 2011-2012
Member Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism 2011-2012
Member Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution 2011-2012
Member Georgia Courts Automation Commission 2008-2009
Chair Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute 2006-2006
Chair Georgia Insurance Law Institute 1994-1994
Awards
Who's Who in Law, Atlanta Business Chronicle
"Super Lawyer", Atlanta Magazine
"Legal Elite", Georgia Trend Magazine
Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, Martindale- Hubbell
AV rating , Martindale- Hubbell
Professional Associations
Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
-Current
Member, Christian Legal Society
-Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Georgia Law Of Torts: Trial Preparation & Practice
    Thomson Reuters West
  • Selecting a Theme for Trial of a Trucking Case
    Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice
  • Insurance in Trucking Litigation
    Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Insurance in Trucking Litigation
    Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice
  • Persuasion in Trucking Cases
    Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice
  • Punitive Damages & Attorney Fee Awards in Trucking Cases
    Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Regulations and Trucking Litigation
    Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice
  • Punitive Damages in Trucking Cases
    Tennessee Trial Lawyer Association
  • Use of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations at Trial
    Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute
  • Tort Claims Involving Minors in Georgia
    Georgia State Bar Journal

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Kenneth L. Shigley's Website Profile
Website: AtlantaInjuryLawyer.com
Website: GeorgiaTruckingAccidentAttorney.com

SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTACT & MAP

950 East Paces Ferry Road Northeast
Suite 1625
Atlanta, GA 30326
USA
Telephone: 404.253.7862
Fax: 678.791.1728