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W. Winston Briggs

W. Winston Briggs

also known as Winston Briggs, William WInston Briggs

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About Me

An Indiana native (Hoosier Boy), but now a true Atlanta Falcons and Braves fan, W. Winston Briggs has over 25 years of experience and tried more than 150 jury trials. After watching his grandfather, parents, and siblings practice law, Winston decided to follow in their footsteps and pursue this profession at a very young age. Winston obtained his B.A. Degree from DePauw University in 1984 and graduated from Wake Forest University Law School in 1987. Upon graduation, he passed the Georgia Bar exam and joined the law firm of Decker & Hallman (the predecessor to Decker, Hallman, Barber & Briggs.) He is now currently a member of the Georgia Bar, the Florida Bar and multiple federal courts in Georgia, Florida and Louisiana. Winston also serves as President of the West Midtown Business Alliance and is Vice President and serves on the Board of Directors of Peachtree Childtown School, an educational preschool for children in Atlanta.
Winston Briggs has successfully tried a wide variety of cases over the years including ones involving auto accidents, trucking accidents, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, chemical exposure injuries, Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS) and many more. Winston works closely with his clients, meeting them at the beginning and throughout each case. His approach to the law is to prepare every case as if it is actually going to go to trial. Helping his clients acquire the full compensation they deserve is a rewarding experience for this attorney.


Practice Areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 19%
  2. Wrongful Death: 19%
  3. Personal Injury: 19%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 19%
  5. Other: 24%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Bruce Alan Hagen

    I've known Winston Briggs for a long time and he is a tremendous trial lawyer. We recently worked together as co-counsel and I was very impressed with his organization, skills, and passion for his clients. Anyone who needs a lawyer would be smart to hire Winston Briggs.


    Bruce Hagen Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael Anthony Melonakos

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Melonakos Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

W. Winston Briggs Law Firm

1005C Howell Mill Rd.
Atlanta, GA, 30318


FLMember in Good Standing198909/08/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198710/07/2015
INTemporary Admission ExcludedUnknown08/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerW. Winston Briggs Law Firm2009 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Slip and Fall Case$700,000 settlement
First Impression CaseUndisclosed
See all Legal Cases 
Publication NameTitleDate
Fulton County Daily ReportParents Appeal to Revive Thrown-out Bully Lawsuit2012
Fulton County Daily ReportW. Winston Briggs Wins $573,000 Case for Crossing Guard2010
Fulton County Daily ReportW. Winston Briggs Uses Reptile Strategy Against Keenan2010
Wake Forest Law ReviewDead Men May Tell Tales: North Carolina's New Approach To The Corpus Delicti Rule1987
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
DePauw UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1984