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Our firm was established in 2013 by Rob Teilhet to give a voice to those Georgians who otherwise may never be heard.


We are trial lawyers focusing on working primarily for the benefit of those who have been injured at work or harmed by the negligence or intentional misconduct of another.  We also accept other types of cases on a select basis.


Prior to establishing the firm, Rob spent more than eight years representing corporations and insurance companies in courts across the State of Georgia.


Rob represented Smyrna and Marietta in the Georgia House of Representatives for four terms following his election in 2002 at the age of 28. In the legislature, he earned the respect of Democrats, Republicans and independents for his hard work, honesty, and integrity and served as Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus.


In his 2010 statewide campaign to become Attorney General, he raised more than $600,000 and earned more than 116,000 votes at just 36 years of age. Following the campaign, he was appointed by Governor Sonny Perdue to be Executive Director of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, the state agency charged with ensuring the representation of indigent criminal defendants. 


He has been named one of Georgia's Most Influential People by James Magazine, a "Star to Watch" by the National Journal's Hotline, one of Cobb County’s “20 Risings Stars Under 40” and one of The University of Georgia Alumni Association’s  “40 under  40.”  He has received awards for his public work from, among others, Georgia Conservation Voters, the Georgia Water Coalition, the Cobb County Association of Educators, Georgia Family Council, Georgia Psychological Association, and the Georgia Municipal Association.


 He is an adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law and a member of the Marietta First United Methodist Church Council.  He's a member of the Leadership Georgia Class of 2009.


Rob earned both his undergraduate and law degree from the University of Georgia. At the UGA School of Law, Rob was served as President of the Class of 2000.


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 66%
    15 years
  2. Personal Injury: 34%
    7 years



Hourly ($150-300/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dirk Julius Derrick

    I endorse this lawyer for his work in worker's compensation and personal injury law!


    Dirk Derrick Trucking accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Sam Habachy

    I strongly endorse Rob. He is flat out hard working, brilliant and ethical. He is an exceptional attorney and will work tirelessly to get his clients a good result.


    Joseph Habachy Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

The Teilhet Firm

166 Anderson Street
Suite 203
Marietta, GA, 30060


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200007/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
One of Georgia's Most Inluential PeopleJames MagazineN/A
Star to WatchNational JournalN/A
Top 40 Under 40University of Georgia Alumni AssociationN/A
Top 20 Under 40Cobb Life MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Georgia School Of Law2013 - 2013
Executive DirectorGeorgia Conservation Voters2011 - 2013
Executive DirectorGeorgia Public Defender Standards Council2010 - 2011
PartnerRogers, Strimban & Teilhet LLC2008 - 2010
CounselSoutheastern US Insurance2006 - 2008
State RepresentativeState of Georgia2003 - 2010
AttorneyBrock, Clay, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC2000 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Cobb County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Workers' Compensation$150,000 settlement
Workers' Compensation$200,000 settlement
Workers' Compensation$70,000 settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Marietta Daily JournalRepresenting Regular Folks2013
Fulton County Daily ReportTeilhet Opens Plaintiff's Firm2013
Cobb Life Magazine20 Rising Stars Under 402012
University of Georgia Alumni Association40 Under 402012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Georgia School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Environmental Leadership AwardsStewardship2012
LuncheonBuilding Bridges2011
LuncheonThe People's Lawyer2010
Governmental Affairs CouncilRole of the Attorney General2010