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Jeffrey Scott Warncke

Practice areas:

Insurance, Employee Benefits, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Workers Compensation

About Me

Mr. Warncke received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, at Georgia State University in 1988.  He received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, Cum Laude, in 1991.  While in law school, Mr. Warncke was selected as one of three students to represent UGA in the American College of Trial Lawyers National Moot Court Competition.  The three member team took second place  nationwide in brief writing.  The team also advanced to the quarter finals in the national oral argument competition in New York City.


 


Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Warncke began working as an associate at Dietrick, Evans, Scholz & Williams, and became partner on January 1, 1998.  In 2011, Mr. Warncke became a name partner in Evans, Scholz, Williams & Warncke, LLC.


Mr. Warncke has developed a niche representing insurance policyholders in claims involving long term disability, life insurance, and health insurance arenas.  He has handled hundreds of claims under both federal ERISA law and under Georgia state bad faith insurance law.   He is frequently invited to lecture and write professionally in his field of expertise, and is routinely associated by other attorneys to assist them in this highly complex legal environment.


 


Mr. Warncke’s practice also includes handling serious personal injury claims arising from work-related accidents, automobile collisions, and tractor trailer collisions.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Employee Benefits: 30%
    17 years, 200 cases
  2. Insurance: 30%
    17 years, 200 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    24 years, 200 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    24 years, 50 cases
  5. Workers Compensation: 5%
    24 years, 200 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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    Andrew Weiner Employment & Labor Attorney
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  • Anne Tyler Hamby

    I have referred several clients to Jeff Warncke and will continue to do so. Jeff is highly skilled at assisting individuals with long-term disability claims. Jeff understands that clients’ employee benefits issues demand a sense of urgency. Client communication and responsiveness are a top priority for Jeff. Jeff is also personable and clients enjoy working with Jeff. I highly recommend Jeff to any individual seeking effective long-term disability legal counsel."

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    Anne Hamby Employee Benefits Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Evans, Scholz, Williams & Warncke, LLC

One Securities Center, Suite 1200
3490 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA, 30305

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199108/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who In American Law2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerEvans, Scholz, WIlliams & Warncke, LLC2011 - Present
PartnerDietrick, Evans, Scholz, & Williams, LLC1991 - 2013

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Patient Advocate FoundationVolunteer Attorney2002 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationChampion1995 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Tippitt v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co.Reported decision
Life Insurance Trusts v. Indianapolis Life Insurance CompanySettlement
Smith v. Life Ins. Co of N. Am.reported decision, eventual settlement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)I Thought I Had Disability Coverage - Pitfalls, Trapdoors and Hidden Dangers in Disability Insurance2014
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)Positioning Long Term Disability Claims for Settlement Under ERISA and Georgia Insurance Law2011
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)A Claimant’s Perspective on MetLife v. Glenn2009
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)LITIGATING CLOSED HEAD INJURIES: THE CLAIMANT’S PERSPECTIVE2003
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)HANDLING MEDICAL EVIDENCE IN ERISA LONG TERM DIABILITY LITIGATION2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude1991
Georgia State UniversityBusinessBachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar of Georgia, Employee Benefits Law Section“I Thought I Was Covered For Disability” - Pitfalls, Trapdoors and Hidden Dangers in Disability Insurance2014
Settlement SeminarPositioning Long Term Disability Claims for Settlement Under ERISA and Georgia Insurance Law2011
Handling Long Term Disability/ERISA ClaimsA Claimant’s Perspective on MetLife v. Glenn2009
Handling Long Term Disabilty/ERISA ClaimsA Claimant’s Perspective on MetLife v. Glenn2008
Handling Long Term Disability/ERISA ClaimsHandling Cognitively-Based Long Term Disability Claims2007
Workers Compensation Annual SeminarClosed Head Injury Workers' Compensation Claims2003
Handlign Long Term Disability/ERISA ClaimsHandling Medical Evidence in ERISA Long Term Disability Litigation2003