Dale Akins is a civil trial lawyer. He has been actively practising in GA and SC since 1991. His wife, Sally Akins, is a partner in the Savannah defense firm Ellis Painter Ratteree & Adams.
Dale has handled a number of high profile cases involving a variety of legal issues, and his focus is on personal injury.
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Dale is a superb lawyer. He is hardworking, diligent and well-known not only in his community, but around the courthouses. If I ever had a personal legal matter involving the need for a trial lawyer, Dale would be the one I would hire. I've known Dale since my days at Furman University and followed his career. I am fortunate to be back in SC and have the privilege to work on cases with Dale.
David Harley Education Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1991||11/07/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Milton Clarke Barwick Pleading and Practice Award||Mercer Law School||1991|
|N/A||Akins Law Firm, LLC||2006 - Present|
|Partner||Novit, Scarminach & Akins||1992 - 2006|
|N/A||A. Parker Barnes & Associates, P.A.||1991 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|South Carolina Bar||Board of Governors||2007 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division||Chairman||1995 - 1997|
|South Carolina Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|U.S. Fourth Circuit Judical Conference||N/A||N/A|
|Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Furman University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|GDLA 2009 Annual Meeting, Grand Cayman Island||Ethics from the Plaintiffs Perspective||N/A|