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Bryan Sinclair Hawkins

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Workers Compensation

About Me

Bryan S. Hawkins has lived in Augusta, Georgia nearly all of his life. A graduate of Evans High School, Mr. Hawkins attended the University of Georgia, obtaininig his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2003. He attended law school at the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi, where he served as the Vice Chairman of the Moot Court Board and as the President of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. In law school, Mr. Hawkins was awarded the American Jurisprudence Awards (highest grade in class) in both Trial Advocacy and Expert Witness Seminar. He was also a semi-finalist in the Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush Moot Court Competetion and a quarter-finalist in the State of Mississippi Moot Court Competition.


After finishing law school, Mr. Hawkins began his legal career with the law firm of Gardner, Willis, Sweat & Handelman in Albany, Georgia. At Gardner Willis, Mr. Hawkins worked on both the litigation and business teams performing a variety of legal tasks under the guidance of several seasoned attorneys. His business team experience included drafting wills, probating estates, creating businesses, drafting legal contracts, and handling adoptions. He also assisted in litigating hundreds of workers' compensation claims and commercial litigation cases from start to finish as a part of the firm's litigation team. Additionally, Mr. Hawkins assisted in governmental issues, including representation of the Town of Sumner. In addition, Mr. Hawkins served as General Counsel for several small businesses throughout Southwest Georgia, many of which continue to rely on his expertise today.


After sharpening his skills as a competent litigator and obtaining a thorough background as a general practitioner, Mr. Hawkins moved to Atlanta, Georgia to work for Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover to focus exclusively on litigating workers' compensation claims. In 2009, Bryan returned home to Augusta and since that time has developed a very reputable state-wide practice for handling workers' compensation cases representing Employees only. Having handled close to 1,000 cases, Bryan is extremely familiar with Georgia workers' compensation law and is frequently called on by local attorneys for advice and referrals.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    9 years, 1.2 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25%)

Attorney Endorsements

33 total 

  • Rudolfo Vasquez

    I endorse Bryan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Rudolfo Vasquez Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

The Law Office of Bryan S. Hawkins, LLC

561 Greene St
Augusta, GA, 30901

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200607/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
American Jurisprudence Award, Expert Witness SeminarMississippi College School of Law2006
American Jurisprudence Award, Trial PracticeMississppi College School of Law2005
Moot Court BordMississippi College School of Law2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Office of Bryan S. Hawkins, LLC2009 - 2014
Attorney at LawHall Booth Smith & Slover P.C.2009 - 2009
Attorney at LawGardner, Willis, Sweat & Handelman, LLP2006 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia Injured Workers' AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionMember2009 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation SectionMember2009 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation SectionMember2006 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Georgia Workers' Compensation AdvocateGeorgia Workers' Compensation Advocate2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
State Board of Workers' Compensation - Augusta Regional SeminarGeorgia Workers' Compensation Law2014
Georgia Workers' Compensation Law InstituteWorkers' Compensation2014