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Joseph James Berrigan

Joseph James Berrigan

also known as Joe Berrigan

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Workers Compensation, Civil Rights, Immigration

Joseph Berrigan

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About Me

Joseph J. Berrigan began his legal career in the insurance defense field.  He has practiced law and is admitted in the States of Mississippi and Georgia.


 


Mr. Berrigan currently practices exclusively in the area of serious personal injury, wrongful death and workers' compensation.  He speaks Spanish and English, and has made several trips to Mexico to repatriate injured clients with their families.  He prefers a personal approach to representation and aggresively defends the rights of his clients.


 


Joe Berrigan, as he is known in Savannah, is of counsel to the nationally known personal injury firm of Harris Penn Lowry.  Visit their website at www.hpllegal.com.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Workers Compensation: 30%
    28 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 30%
    28 years
  3. Personal Injury: 30%
    27 years
  4. Immigration: 5%
    10 years
  5. Civil Rights: 5%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($90-250/hour), Contingent (10-40%)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Howard E. Spiva

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Howard Spiva

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    Howard Spiva Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Joseph J. Berrigan, P.C.

2006 Whitaker Street
P.O. Box 13202
Savannah, GA, 31416-0202

Consular Ad Honorum -Mexico

P.O. Box 13202
2006 Whitaker Street
Savannah, GA, 31401-8547

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198705/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Panel CounselConsul General of Mexico2008
Dean Rusk Award for International LawGeorgia Society of International and Comparative Law1987
Senior Honors Thesis AwardUniversity of Notre Dame History Department1984
O'Hagan AwardUniversity of Notre Dame History Department1984
Honorable Mention for High School SportswritingGeorgia Press Association1979

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Good Samaritan Health Clinic - St. Joseph's/Candler Health SystemBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Savannah Catholic Lawyers' GuildFirst Vice-President2006 - Present
Knights of ColumbusN/A2006 - Present
Savannah Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Bar of the Mississippi Supreme CourtN/A1994 - Present
State Bar of MississippiN/A1994 - Present
Bar of the Georgia Court of AppealsN/A1987 - Present
Bar of the Georgia Supreme CourtN/A1987 - Present
Savannah Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A1987 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia, AthensN/AN/A1987
University of Notre DameN/AN/A1984