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Pitts Carr

Pitts Carr

Carr & Weatherby, LLP
  • Legal Malpractice, Products Liability, Personal Injury...
  • Georgia
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Summary

Pitts Carr is one of the founding partners of the nationally recognized law firm Carr & Weatherby, LLP. During his 43-year tenure as a trial attorney, Mr. Carr has become one of the most respected and experienced attorneys in the Southeast. He has been described as a tough litigator with a reputation for professionalism and high ethical standards in the courtroom. He also is known for his unequaled success rate. Mr. Carr graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Georgia, followed by a J.D. degree from Duke University Law School in 1972. He has been named by a number of federal and state courts to serve in leadership positions in cases of national importance. Mr. Carr is a member of the American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, and the Atlanta Bar Association. He is on the ABA Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Securities and Commercial Trial Attorneys. He was named by Georgia Governor Joe Frank Harris to serve as Chairman of the Governor's Commission on Tort Reform for the State of Georgia, Chairman of the Board of Medical Assistance (now Community Services), and member of the State Personnel Board. He was appointed by Governor George Busbee to serve on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Department of Human Resources. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Atlanta Life Financial Group, and served on the boards of a number of charitable and religious organizations including the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Leukemia Society, St. Jude's House, Atlanta Union Mission, Chair, and St. Phillips Cathedral, Senior Warden. He has served as the Chair of the Stewardship Committee at the Cathedral of Christ the King, as well as a lay member of the Executive Council. He currently serves on the Financial Council. He has for decades provided scholarships for Duke University Law School.

Education
Duke University School of Law
J.D. (1971) | Law
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The University of Georgia School of Law
B.B.A. (1969) | Economics
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Honors: Class President, Honors Program, President of Kappa Sigma, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Professional Experience
Partner
Carr & Weatherby, LLP
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Partner
W. Pitts Carr & Associates, PC
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Partner
Carr & Palmer
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Partner
Carr Tabb & Pope
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Associate
Neely, Freeman, & Hawkins
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Home Depot MDL Plaintiffs Float Target Pros As Lead Counsel
Law 360
Financial Institutions Say Recent Rulings Support Home Depot Data Breach Suit
LexisNexis Legal News
Truckers want gas taxes spent on roads
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Credit Unions Sue Home Depot Over Data Breach
The Daily Report
Toyobo Pays $6M To Settle Body Armor Defect Suit
Law 360
In Re Cobb EMC Litigation
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Settlement for Police Vest Class Action
Business Wire
Domestic Airlines Litigation Settlement
New York Times
Speaking Engagements
Oral Argument, In Re Cobb EMC, Georgia Supreme Court
"Getting Out" of Out of Service Orders: A Recent Case Study, Georgia Motor Trucking Association
Awards
Silver Sponsor
Georgia Motor Trucking Association
Certificate of Appreciation
International Union of Police Associations
Member
Old Warhorse Lawyers Club
Member
Advocates
Professional Associations
Cathedral of Christ the King
Member of Finance Council
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Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
Atlanta Life Financial
Board Member
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Atlanta Union Mission
Board Member
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Cathedral at Christ the King
Chairman of Stewardship
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Georgia Department of Medical Assistance
Board Chair
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    25-40%
Practice Areas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Securities Law
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Languages
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Office
4200 Northside Parkway NW
Building 10
Atlanta, GA 30327
USA
Telephone: (404) 442-9000
Fax: (404) 442-9700