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John David Hipes

Insurance Attorney at Alpharetta, GA

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Business litigation attorney with over 32 years of experience providing goal oriented and cost effective represenation in state and federal courts for small and large sized businesses.

Areas of practice include business litigation, insurance coverage, construction, employment, real estate, debtor/creditor, landlord/tenant, and shareholder/partnership disputes.

Practicing in Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton, Johns Creek, Cumming, Canton and throughout the metro Atlanta area including Fulton, Forsyth, Cherokee, Gwinnett, Cobb and DeKalb Counties. 

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Licensed for 35 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1988
Updated 11/03/2022

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Hipes & Belle Isle, LLC
178 South Main Street
Suite 250
Alpharetta, GA, 30009

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Posted by James | March 19, 2011
Employment Law and Contracts
“I have worked with John on a personal legal matter which he handled with exceptional ability. John listened very well to the dispute at hand and demonstrated a tremendous ability to see all sides of the case. John has a solid legal foundation. He is strategic, well prepared and represents his clients to the maximum of his abilities. I am happy to recommend John to my partners and clients as one of the top attorneys in Atlanta. John is who you want on your side of the table.”
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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Member / Attorney
  • Hipes & Belle Isle, LLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Member / Attorney
  • Bach, Dewberry & Hipes, LLC
  • 2004 - Present
  • Principal
  • Hipes & Norton, P.C.
  • 1996 - 2004
  • Principal
  • John D. Hipes, P.C.
  • 1993 - 1996
  • Associate
  • Morris Manning & Martin
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Associate
  • Smith Gambrell & Russell
  • 1988 - 1991
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Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • Wake Forest University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981

Legal Cases

  • Admiral Ins. Co. v. Cresent Hills Apartments
  • Summary judgment for insurance agency affirmed
  • Cohran v. State Bar of Georgia
  • Motion to dismiss granted
  • Greene v. Wright
  • Jury verdict for defendant affirmed
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Associations

  • City of Alpharetta
  • City Councilman
  • 2018 - Present
  • Alpharetta Public Safety Foundation
  • Board of Directors
  • 2013 - Present
  • North Fulton Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Rotary Club of Alpharetta
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • North Fulton Bar Association
  • Past President
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Rotary Club of Alpharetta
  • Past President
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Leadership North Fulton
  • Member
  • 1999 - 2000
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Sheffield Leadership Award
  • Rotary District 6900
  • 2009
  • Rotarian of the Year
  • Rotary Club of Alpharetta
  • 2005

Publications

  • Georgia ICLE
  • Fraud in the Application
  • 1999
  • Georgia State Univ. L. Rev., Vol. 3, 1987
  • Abusive Litigation in Georgia
  • 1987

Speaking Engagements

  • GAPIA Fall Conference
  • Recent Developments and Trends in Insurance Law
  • 2020
  • GAPIA Fall Conference
  • Recent Developments and Trends in Georgia Insurance Law
  • 2019
  • GAPIA Fall Conference
  • Protective Safeguards Endorsement
  • 2018
  • GAPIA Spring Conference
  • Insured Settlement Options: Measuring the Loss
  • 2017
  • GAPIA Fall Conference
  • Loss Payment Conditions: Proofs of Loss and Examinations Under Oath
  • 2017
  • GAPIA Annual Meeting
  • Ownership, Residency and Vacancy
  • 2016
  • GAPIA Annual Meeting
  • Update on Georgia Insurance Coverage Law Affecting Public Adjusters
  • 2015
  • GAPIA Annual Meeting
  • Recent Developments and Trends in Georgia Insurance Law
  • 2014
  • Insurance Law Institute
  • Fraud in the Application
  • 1999
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Business Attorney | Feb 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. John makes it look easy. He is a talented lawyer and provides excellent representation in complex litigation matters."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer because I have seen him handle complex matters as well as relatively simple litigation matters and I know that he is honest, responsible, thorough and fair in his treatment of his clients. He has a wide range of experience in litigation especially in business and insurance matters."
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Alpharetta Insurance Lawyer John David Hipes
John David Hipes
Insurance Attorney
Alpharetta, GA
Licensed for 35 years