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Tedra Cannella Hobson

Tedra Cannella Hobson

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Car Accidents, Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident

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TEDRA CANNELLA HOBSON. B.A., 2000, Emory University; M.P.P., 2004, Georgetown Public Policy Institute; J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2007, University of Georgia School of Law; Order of the Coif; Order of Barristers. Executive Notes Editor, Georgia Law Review, 2006-07. Moot Court Board, 2005-07. Best Team, Best Brief, Best Oralist, Intrastate Moot Court Competition, 2006. Member, National Moot Court Team, 2007. Pupil, Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court. Recipient, University of Georgia Law School Alumni Scholarship, 2004-07. Recipient, Ronald L. Carlson Award for Excellence in the Study of Evidence. Law Clerk to the Honorable Hugh Lawson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 2007-08. Author, Bankruptcy Abuse Creation Act?: Curing the Unintended Consequences of Bankruptcy Reform, 40 Ga. L. Rev. 1245 (2006). Member, State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association; and Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Admitted to practice in Georgia.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Trucking Accident: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    3 years
  3. Consumer Protection: 25%
    3 years
  4. Car Accidents: 25%
    3 years

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Lauren Albanese Bryant

    I endorse this lawyer. Tedra is one of the smartest lawyers I know. She is compassionate and caring and a very hard worker. I highly recommend Tedra Hobson.

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200708/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MemberNational Moot Court Team2007
Best Team, Best Brief, Best OralistIntrastate Moot Court Competition2006
Executive Notes EditorUniversity of Georgia School of Law, Law Review2006
MemberMoot Court Board2005
Alumni Scholarship RecipientUniversity of Georgia School of Law2004
PupilJoseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of CourtN/A
Ronald L. Carlson Award for Execellence in Study of EvidenceUniversity of Georgia School of LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Judicial Law ClerkHon. Hugh Lawson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia2007 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lumpkin Inn of CourtBarrister2011 - 2013
Georgia Association of Women LawyersMember2009 - Present
Atlanta Bar FoundationMember2009 - Present
American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyExecutive Board Member2009 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationAmicus CommitteeN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMembership CommitteeN/A
Georgia Association of Women LawyersChairperson, Mentoring CommitteeN/A
Georgia Association of Women LawyersJudicial Applications Review CommitteeN/A
Georgia Association for Women LawyersCommunications CommitteeN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lynn and Douglas Wheeler v. Ford Motor CompanyVerdict--$17,716,401 & Cash Settlement--Amount Confidential
Bonita Arnold on behalf of Robert Arnold v. Lowndes County, GeorgiaCash Settlement--Amount Confidential
Perlotte, et al. v. Harrison PoultryCash Settlement--$8,000,000

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
64 Mercer Law Review 305, 2012Trial Practice and Procedure2012
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationIs Defendant Driver History Admissible2011
63 Mercer L. Rev. 359 (2011)/ co-authorTrial Practice and Procedure2011
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney’s Fees in Clear Liability Cases2010
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationHandling Claims for Injuries Suffered During Pregnancy2010
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationObtaining Insurance Information from Uncooperative Insurers2010
61 Mercer L. Rev. 363 (2009)/ co-authorTrial Practice and Procedure2009
40 Georgia Law Review 1245, 2006Bankruptcy Abuse Creation Act?: Curing the Unintended Consequences of Bankruptcy Reform,2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Emory UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
GTLA Annual WorkshopSubsequent Rededial Measures Under the New Evidence Code2013
Atlanta Bar Association SeminarHow and When to Hire a Contract Lawyer2013
GTLA Spring SeminarPretrial Motions2012
GTLA Holiday SeminarSubsequent Remedial Measures Under the New Evidence Code2012
Atlanta Bar Association SeminarDeveloping a Niche Practice2012
Atlanta Bar Association SeminarNetworking for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners2012