Griff Shuler was motivated to become an attorney by a strong desire to help other people in need. He is an Executive Partner at the firm and is a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law.
Griff concentrates his practice in Workers’ Compensation claims and complex third party cases. He has extensive experience in handling many different types of workers’ compensation claims before the North Carolina Industrial Commission for over 22 years. He has handled cases involving traumatic brain injury, serious back injuries, neck injuries, severe fractures of the hand, arm, feet or leg, rotator cuff and other shoulder injuries, knee injuries, hip injuries, ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, occupational disease cases, and many other types of work-related injuries.
Griff enjoys educating injured workers regarding their legal rights. He believes in being supportive and compassionate to each client, and he desires to guide them through the entire process of their claim.
Griff is a former college soccer forward, and he was a two-time Academic All-American and Co-Captain of the team. He uses the lifelong skills learned on the soccer field, such as the discipline of training, teamwork, and the reward of winning, to seek excellent outcomes for his clients. Griff and his team of professionals work hard to do everything possible to obtain positive results for Daggett Shuler clients.
Griff has been selected as a North Carolina Super Lawyer in the area of Workers’ Compensation. He has also been recognized as one of the Top Lawyers as published in Triad Business Leader magazine. He is a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and the Workers’ Compensation Trial Lawyers Association. Griff has also earned a perfect 10.0 Avvo Rating.
Griff is a Past-Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section Council. He also served two years as the Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Medico-Legal Liaison Committee. The Medico-Legal Liaison Committee is made up of lawyers, doctors, and hospital and medical board administrators. The committee is responsible for periodic review of and revisions to the Medico-Legal Guidelines and for promoting the understanding and cooperation between attorneys and the medical profession.
Areas of Practice:
Workers’ Compensation Law, Disability Law, Personal Injury Law.
Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the North Carolina State Bar.
Griff is a strong believer in good health and fitness. He enjoys sports, travel, music, and spending time with his family. He is active in his church and has served as a church Elder, an adult Sunday School teacher, and a member of the Personnel Committee, as well as other church committees. Griff and his wife have one daughter.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Past-Chair: Workers' Compensation Section||North Carolina Bar Association||2013|
|Chair: Workers' Compensation Section||North Carolina Bar Association||2012|
|Chair: Medico-Legal Liaison Committee||North Carolina Bar Association||2011|
|Vice-Chair: Workers' Compensation Section||North Carolina Bar Association||2011|
|Chair: Medico-Legal Liaison Committee||North Carolina Bar Association||2010|
|Secretary: Workers' Compensation Section||North Carolina Bar Association||2010|
|Super Lawyer||North Carolina Super Lawyers||2009|
|Top Lawyers||Triad Business Leader||2009|
|Treasurer: Workers' Compensation Section||North Carolina Bar Association||2009|
|Workers' Compensation Section Council||North Carolina Bar Association||2008|
|Super Lawyer||North Carolina Super Lawyers||2008|
|Board Certified Specialist- Workers' Compensation Law||North Carolina State Bar||2005|
|Partner and Manager||Daggett Shuler||2010 - Present|
|Partner||Lewis & Daggett||2000 - 2009|
|Attorney||Edward Jennings, Attorneys||1994 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Workers Compensation Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Workers Injury Law and Advocacy group||Member||2004 - Present|
|North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||1994 - Present|
|North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation Section||Member||1994 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|Forsyth County Bar Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section||Chair||2012 - 2014|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section||Vice Chair||2011 - 2012|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section||Treasurer||2009 - 2010|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section||Member||2006 - 2009|
|Wake Forest University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|King College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|Confronting Medical Issues in Workers' Compensation Claims||Medico-Legal Guidelines||2012|
|2012 Occupational Medicine Symposium||Workers' Compensation Case Management||2012|
|2011 Annual Meeting Program||Medico-Legal Guidelines||2011|
|Professionalism in Workers' Comp||Rehabilitation Professional Issues||2011|