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Mary Donne Peters

Mary Donne Peters

Practice areas:

Business, Litigation, Health Care, Trucking Accident

About Me

I'm a tar heel native, so I'm a huge fan of college basketball. My hobbies include running, pilates and bikrim yoga.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Health Care: 30%
    25 years, 200 cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    30 years, 300 cases
  3. Business: 30%
    25 years, 250 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    20 years, 50 cases

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Mary Donne is a top notch litigator and trial attorney of the highest character.

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    Michael Dell'Angelo Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I strongly endorse this lawyer's work. I have represented several clients in common with Mary Donne Peters over a several year period and she is phenomenal to work with, great communicator, has keen incite and is very creative in coming up with solutions and strategies for serving the clients.

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    Gregory Smith Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Gorby Peters & Associates, LLC

2 Ravinia Drive
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA, 30346

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198905/08/2015
SCGood Standing198503/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Program ChairInstitute of Continuing Legal Education, Georgia2009
AV-Peer Review Rating (Highest Possible)Martindale-Hubbell2000
Law Review Editorial Board (Articles Editor)University of South Carolina School of Law1984
Moot Court BarUniversity of South Carolina School of Law1984
Order of the CoifUniversity of South Carolina School of Law1984

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder, MemberGorby Peters & Associates1994 - Present
AssociateLong Aldridge & Norman1989 - 1994
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice1987 - 1989
Honors AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice1986 - 1987
Clerk, Hon. Emory Sneeden, 4th U.S. Circuit Court of AppealsUnited States Dept. of Justice1985 - 1986

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Women Business OwnersMember2010 - Present
Executive Committee, Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationCo-chair, Community Outreach/Public Service Committee2010 - Present
American Red Cross, Metropolitan Atlanta RegionBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Women President's OrganizationMember2006 - Present
State Bar of AlabamaMember2005 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1989 - Present
State Bar of South CarolinaMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Zegel v. P.N. Express et al$11.5 Million verdict for injured family

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Admissibility of Expert Testimony In GeorgiaISBN-13: 978-0-314-90403-42010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South CarolinaLawJuris Doctorate, cum laude1985
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillEnglish and JournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
University of South Carolina School of LawN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National Association of Forensic Accountants--North American ConventionEvidence, Expert Testimony, Economists2010
Georgia Public Television BroadcastEvidence, Expert Testimony, Premises Liability2010
Annual ConventionEvidence, Expert Testimony, Trucking2010
Judicial ConferenceAdmissibility of Expert Testimony2007
2005-2010 Program Chair, Admissibility of Expert TestimonyEvidence, Admissibility of Expert Testimony2006
American Bar Association Jury SummitStatus of Jury Trials in America--Panelist2005
Judicial ConferenceAdmissibility of Expert Testimony2004
National ConventionPsychaitric/Psychological Malpractice2001
National ConferencePremises Liability--Hotel, Motel Third Party Criminal Act Cases2001