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Ken Shigley

Ken Shigley

  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Insurance Claims
  • Georgia
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Summary

Ken Shigley is:
- The first Georgia lawyer to earn three national board certification in his practice area (Truck Accident Law, Civil Trial Advocacy & Civil Pretrial Advocacy) from the National Board of Trial Advocacy
- Past President, State Bar of Georgia
- Author of book on trial preparation in injury cases, now in its 10th annual edition

He has been an attorney in cases racking up total recoveries of $22 million in 2019 alone.

Education
Emory University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Furman University
B.A. | Political Science / History
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Shigley Law, LLC
- Current
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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Publications
Articles & Publications
"A Lawyer's Calling"
Georgia Bar Journal
"Stewardship, Calling and Love,"
Georgia Bar Journal
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
Speaking Engagements
Diversity Luncheon Welcome Address, 19th Annual State Bar of Georgia Diversity Luncheon
State Bar of Georgia
2011 State Bar President, Incoming Remarks, State Bar of Georgia Meeting
State Bar of Georgia
Certifications
Board Certified in Truck Accident Law, Civil Trial Advocacy & Civil Pretrial Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy
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
American Association for Justice Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section
Chair
Current
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Institute for Continuing Judicial Education in Georgia
Trustee
Current
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American Bar Association House of Delegates
Member
Current
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Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform
Appointee
Current
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Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency
Member
Current
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Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia
Chair, Board of Trustees
- Current
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Southern Conference of Bar Presidents
Member
- Current
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NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BAR PRESIDENTS
Member
- Current
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Trucking Litigation Group
Board Member
- Current
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Certified Civil Trial Advocate
- Current
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Christian Legal Society
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia
President, 2011-12
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Activities: 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).
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Criminal Justice Reform Council, State of Georgia
Member
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Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism
Member
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Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution
Member
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Georgia Courts Automation Commission
Member
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Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute
Chair
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Georgia Insurance Law Institute
Chair
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation in cases of wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury only.
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kenneth L. Shigley's Website Profile
Website
AtlantaInjuryLawyer.com
Website
GeorgiaTruckingAccidentAttorney.com
Blog
Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog
Blog
Atlanta Injury Law Blog
Videos
Ken Shigley discusses why he is a personal injury lawyer. It's Personal.Ken Shigley, It's Personal

Ken Shigley discusses why he is a personal injury lawyer. It's Personal.

Neck Injuries

Shigley Law LLC
http://www.atlantainjurylawyer.com/

Ken Shigley is a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes all lawyers licensed to practice in the state. He ranks at the top of...Brain Injuries

Shigley Law LLC http://www.atlantainjurylawyer.com/ Ken Shigley is a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes all lawyers licensed to practice in the state. He ranks at the top of...

Shigley Law LLC
http://www.atlantainjurylawyer.com/

Ken Shigley is a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes all lawyers licensed to practice in the state. He ranks at the top of...Car Accidents

Shigley Law LLC http://www.atlantainjurylawyer.com/ Ken Shigley is a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes all lawyers licensed to practice in the state. He ranks at the top of...

Shigley Law LLC
http://www.atlantainjurylawyer.com/

Ken Shigley is a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes all lawyers licensed to practice in the state. He ranks at the top of...Commercial Truck

Shigley Law LLC http://www.atlantainjurylawyer.com/ Ken Shigley is a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes all lawyers licensed to practice in the state. He ranks at the top of...

State Bar President Ken Shigley delivered the welcoming address at the 19th Annual State Bar of Georgia Diversity Luncheon on Sept. 29, 2011.President Ken Shigley | Diversity Luncheon Welcome Address

State Bar President Ken Shigley delivered the welcoming address at the 19th Annual State Bar of Georgia Diversity Luncheon on Sept. 29, 2011.

State Bar President Ken Shigley speaks at the Young Lawyers Division Committee Chair and Representatives Orientation on July 8, 2011 (part 1 of 2).President Ken Shigley: YLD Speech (Part 1 of 2)

State Bar President Ken Shigley speaks at the Young Lawyers Division Committee Chair and Representatives Orientation on July 8, 2011 (part 1 of 2).

State Bar President Ken Shigley speaks at the Young Lawyers Division Committee Chair and Representatives Orientation on July 8, 2011 (part 2 of 2).President Ken Shigley: YLD Speech (Part 2 of 2)

State Bar President Ken Shigley speaks at the Young Lawyers Division Committee Chair and Representatives Orientation on July 8, 2011 (part 2 of 2).

Ken Shigley was sworn into office on June 4, 2011, as the 49th president of the State Bar of Georgia. These are his remarks to the Board of Governors on his plans for the 2011-12 Bar year. Part 1 of 2 of his full remarks.Kenneth L. Shigley's Incoming Remarks, Part 1 of 2

Ken Shigley was sworn into office on June 4, 2011, as the 49th president of the State Bar of Georgia. These are his remarks to the Board of Governors on his plans for the 2011-12 Bar year. Part 1 of 2 of his full remarks.

Ken Shigley was sworn into office on June 4, 2011, as the 49th president of the State Bar of Georgia. These are his remarks to the Board of Governors on his plans for the 2011-12 Bar year. Part 2 of 2 of his full remarks.Kenneth L. Shigley's Incoming Remarks, Part 2 of 2

Ken Shigley was sworn into office on June 4, 2011, as the 49th president of the State Bar of Georgia. These are his remarks to the Board of Governors on his plans for the 2011-12 Bar year. Part 2 of 2 of his full remarks.

Ken Shigley was sworn into office on June 4, 2011 as the 49th president of the State Bar of Georgia. This is a 5-minute abbreviated version of his remarks to the Board of Governors on his plans for the 2011-12 Bar year.Kenneth L. Shigley's Incoming Remarks, 5-minute version

Ken Shigley was sworn into office on June 4, 2011 as the 49th president of the State Bar of Georgia. This is a 5-minute abbreviated version of his remarks to the Board of Governors on his plans for the 2011-12 Bar year.

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