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Gregory M. Stokes

Gregory M. Stokes

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Car Accidents, Brain Injury, Trucking Accident

About Me


Greg Stokes is the founding member of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A., a respected Atlanta personal injury law firm . With over thirty years of experience, Mr. Stokes has successfully represented thousands of clients throughout Georgia, recovering millions of dollars for victims injured by the negligence of others. The practice he founded with Mr. Kopitsky focuses primarily on car accidents, premises liability claims, and accidental death cases. Mr. Stokes is a tireless advocate for his clients and provides each with caring and compassionate legal counsel.


An experienced personal injury lawyer, particularly one who handles tough cases involving multiple vehicle accidents and DUI-related fatalities, knows what it takes to zealously advocate for his clients. Mr. Stokes has handled many tough cases and does so with the utmost care and compassion. His dedication to achieving the best possible outcome is invaluable to his clients, many of whom face serious injuries and financial setbacks after an accident. Please view our case results and client testimonials.


Skilled in the courtroom and in negotiations, Mr. Stokes takes a personal interest in every case. He works to earn the trust of his clients and takes the time to explain complicated legal concepts that affect their case. Judges and other attorneys are familiar with Mr. Stokes’ skill in taking cases through trial and settlement proceedings. Having successfully tried many cases to verdict, Mr. Stokes understands how to gather and present evidence in the best possible light to the plaintiff. His trial work has resulted in million-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.


Mr. Stokes has achieved favorable results for clients in cases involving car accidents, truck accidents, premises liability, and accidental death cases demonstrating his passion for justice and protecting the rights of his clients. He works diligently to assess the facts of each case, presenting an individually tailored strategy to achieve the best possible outcome for every client. That strategy has paid off in over $50 million in verdicts and settlements.


Mr. Stokes received his B.A. from New York University and his J.D. from John Marshall Law School. He is admitted to practice in all the Georgia state courts, U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Mr. Stokes is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He has been a guest lecturer on litigation techniques at Emory University and was featured on the front page of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Trucking Accident: 20%
    3 years
  2. Brain Injury: 20%
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%
    33 years, 5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

29 total 

  • James Gary Sullivan

    I endorse Greg Stokes. I worked with Greg one of his cases at the Trial Lawyers College founded by legendary trial lawyer Gerry Spence. Greg has the charisma, knowledge of the law and ability to persuade jurors to get great results. His clients are lucky to have him.

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    James Sullivan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    I endorse and would recommend Mr. Stokes to everyone and anyone. I have been practicing for 24 years. I was the youngest judge in Colorado history, a magistrate, a prosecutor in three districts, a law professor, and have worked in private practice for years. I still learn from his Avvo answers each and every day. He is a huge credit to the legal system. Hire him.

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    Christopher Leroi Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stokes & Kopitsky,P.A.

1175 Peachtree St.
100 Colony Square, Suite 820
Atlanta, GA, 30361

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197807/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MemberGeorgia Trial Lawyers Association2012
ParticipantTrail Lawyers College Regional2012
ExcellentAvvo2012
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Practice BuilderAtticus2010
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner and Managing AttorneyStokes & Kopitsky, P.A.1978 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Supreme CourtMember1982 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
Georgia State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Supreme Court for the State of GeorgiaMember1978 - Present
Court of Appeals of the State of GeorgiaMember1978 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Eleventh Circuit Court of AppealsMemberN/A
United States District Court for Middle District GeorgiaMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
FB. v. ML., et al.3.3 million settlement
JN v AT, et al.1.8 million settlement
C v. M, et al.8.5+ million settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Personal Injury Law: An Overview for Georgia Accident VictimsPersonal Injury Law: An Overview for Georgia Accident Victims2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, AtlantaLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
New York UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Practice BuilderFull Justice and Complete Compensation2010
Litigation Techniques at Emory UniversityLitigation Techniques2000