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Joseph A. Mulherin III

Joseph A. Mulherin III

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice

About Me

At Owens and Mulherin, the attorneys take pride in the fact that we personally handle each clients case. You will not be shuffled off to a legal assistant or case manager.We will meet with you initially and stay in close contact with you throughout your case.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 15%



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard E. Spiva

    Joseph Mulherin is a hard working attorney who diligently represents his clients. We practiced together several years ago and he is someone I would refer to anyone facing medical malpractice setbacks. Joe is dedicated to his profession and his extensive experience results in successful outcomes for his clients. I am proud to endorse Joseph Mulherin. Howard Spiva


    Howard Spiva Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Owens & Mulherin

800 Commercial Court
Savannah, GA, 31406-3652



GAActive Member in Good Standing 198408/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
The Legal 100Irish America Magazine2008
Pro Bono AwardState Bar of Georgia2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerOwens & Mulherin2001 - Present
PartnerBouhan, Williams, & Levy1984 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Savannah Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Savannah Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Miller v Chatham County School Boardsettled for $4 million dollars

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Workers CompensationLitigation Techniques For The Difficult Workers Compensation Case2012
Medical Records LawConfidentiality of Medical Records2007
Medical Records LawConfidentiality of Medical Records2006
Medical Records LawConfidentiality of Medical Records2005
Medical records SeminarMedical Records Privacy Issues2003