W. Gregory Pope

Gregory Pope Greg PopePRACTICE AREAS

  • Workers’ Compensation – W. Gregory Pope represents injured workers or the families of workers who have died on the job throughout the State of Georgia, with particular focus on metro Atlanta.
  • Personal Injury – Greg Pope represents people who have been injured or the families of people who have been killed due to the negligence or intentional actions of another throughout the State of Georgia, with particular focus on metro Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor – The University of Georgia Lumpkin School of Law, Athens, GA, 1996.

Member, Moot Court Board and Intrastate Moot Court Team.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, with Honors, Finance – The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1993.
  • Valedictorian – Piedmont Academy, Monticello, GA, 1989.

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Georgia, 1996 – present.

Member, Workers’ Compensation Section, 1996 – present.
Former Chair, Youth Judicial Program, Younger Lawyers Division, 1998 – 1999.

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1999 – present.

Member, Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers (WCCL), 2000 – present.
WCCL, Board of Directors, 2013.

  • Atlanta Bar Association, 1996 – present.

Member, Workers’ Compensation Section, 1996 – present.

  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 2002 – present.
  • The Commerce Club, Atlanta, 2012 – present.
  • Alcovy-Rockdale Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 – present.
  • Alcovy Bar Association, 1998 – present.
  • Newton County Bar Association, 1998 – present.

Past President, 2007-2008.

  • Rockdale County Bar Association, 2012 – present.

Lectures

  • Holt Demands – Common Law Bad Faith,” Alcovy-Rockdale Trial Lawyers Association, 2013.
  • “Using Non-Oral Evidence and Discovery Requests, Responses and Discovery Requests to Prove Your Case at Trial,” Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Atlanta Bar Association, 2013.
  • “Litigating Maloney Issues:  What is a Diligent Job Search?” Georgia Workers’ Compensation Law Institute, 2012.
  • “Diligent Job Search under Maloney, Maughon and Ogletree,” Georgia Legal Foundation Mini Seminar, 2011.
  • “Recent Developments in Georgia Workers’ Compensation Law,” Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Atlanta Bar Association, 2008.
  • “Catastrophic Designation and Litigation,” Workers’ Compensation Essentials Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2004.
  • “Income and Medical Benefits,” Workers’ Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, Lorman, 2001.

Publications

  • “Ten Ways to Protect Clients Through Workers’ Compensation Settlements,” The Verdict, Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Summer 2013.
  • “Litigating Maloney Issues:  What is a Diligent Job Search?” Georgia Workers’ Compensation Law Institute, 2012.
  • “Litigating Maloney Issues:  What is a Diligent Job Search?” Georgia Workers’ Compensation Law Institute, 1996.

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Magistrate Judge, Newton County, 2000 – 2006.

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

  • Rotary Club of Covington, 1999 – 2013.

Past President, 2003 – 2004.
Distinguished Service Award, 2005 – 2006.

  • State YMCA of Georgia, Chair, Newton County Finance Drive, 2012.
  • Main Street Covington, Board of Directors, 2013.

JURY VERDICTS

  • Talevski v. Young, et. al., Morgan County Superior Court, $250,000.00 jury verdict, 2012.

REPORTED CASES

  • Brown Mechanical Contractors, Inc. v. Maughon, 317 Ga. App. 106, 728 S.E.2d 757 (2012).
  • Sellers v. Burrowes, 302 Ga. App. 667, 691 S.E.2d 607 (2010).
  • Sellers v. Burrowes, 283 Ga. App. 505, 642 S.E.2d 145 (2007).
  • Georgia Self-Insurers Guaranty Trust Fund v. Thomas, 269 Ga. 560, 501 S.E.2d 818 (1998).

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia.
  • Georgia Supreme Court.
  • Georgia Court of Appeals.
  • All Georgia Superior and State Courts.

Please call us at 770-786-1095 or email us at info@gregpopelaw.com to schedule a consultation with Greg Pope.