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Richard S. Griffin, Esq. is the Atlanta personal injury attorney responsible for founding the Griffin Law Firm, P.C. Since 1995, his private practice has been dedicated to helping victims of car accidents, truck accidents, work accidents, and so much more recover the compensation they both need and deserve. Attorney Griffin received his law degree from the Georgia State College of Law where he served as president of the Student Trial Lawyers Association in 1993 and 1994. During his time in law school, the aspiring attorney interned at The State Board of Workers’ Compensation, during which time he learned invaluable information about workplace accidents and workers’ comp that he still uses in his practice today. Currently, the lawyer is a member of the American Association for Justice, Strathmore’s Who’s Who, the State Bar of Georgia, and the American Bar Association. He is also a champion member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Griffin is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Superior Court of Georgia, the Federal Court – Northern District, and the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    21 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 40%
    21 years
  3. Social Security: 10%
    14 years



Contingent (25-45%), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gary Martin Hays

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have know Richard for over 23 years and I cannot say enough good things about his abilities as a trial lawyer, nor his amazing qualities as a person. Richard has achieved tremendous results for his clients over the years and he is the definition of a true professional.


    Gary Hays Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Griffin Law Firm, P.C.

2336 Wisteria Drive, Suite 540
Snellville, GA, 30078-6159



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199411/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Association2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Association2010
Legal Executive of the YearStrathmore's Who's Who2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Association2009
Georgia Rising Star Super LawyerN/A2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and Managing AttorneyThe Griffin Law Firm, P.C.1995 - Present
AttorneyBerry & WIlson1999 - 2000
AttorneyAshenden, Flynn & Gottlieb1995 - 1995
AttorneyBallard, Stephens, & Waters1994 - 1994
Law ClerkLawsmith, PLLC1989 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Motorcycle Injury Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
The National Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 Trial Lawyers2009 - Present
Presidential Who's WhoLegal Excellence2009 - Present
Best Of SnellvilleTop Law Firm - Griffin Law Firm2008 - 2010
Super LawyersRising Star Super Lawyer Award2007 - 2008
Super LawyersMember2007 - Present
Strathmore's Who WhoLifetime Member - Legal Excellence2005 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationChampion Member1994 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sub Zero Refrigerator Improper InstallationOne million dollar jury verdict. ($740,000 compensatory damages and $240,000 in punitive damages)
Head On Collision Causes Catastrophic Injuries$2.5 million dollar jury verdict
Catastrophic Back Injury Worker's Compensation Case Settles for $630,000Worker's compensation lump sum settlement of $635,000.00.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Emory UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Autoscoop TV (CW Atlanta)Why Hire A Persoanal Injury Attorney?2007