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  1. Wrongful Death: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 26%
  3. Car Accident: 19%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
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119 Ridley Ave., Suite 300
Lagrange, GA, 30240-2748


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
TOP ONE PERCENTNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
10 BEST CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEYS OF GAAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Full Legal ScholarshipEmond and Vines2008
DiplomateAtlanta Bar Association Litigation Section and National Institute for Trial Advocacy1989
Chief JudgeCumberland Law Trial Advocacy Board1988
President's ScholarFlorida Southern College1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AKenneth D. Teal, Attorney At Law1993 - Present
AssociateDuncan, Thomasson and Acree1990 - 1993
AttorneySwift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers1989 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association of Personal Injury AttorneysN/A2000 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1996 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSustaining Member1995 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAttorney and Counselor1991 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaAttorney Member1991 - Present
Georgia Supreme CourtAttorney Member1991 - Present
Georgia Court of AppealsAttorney Member1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Delaney (Murder)Not guilty
State V. KingNot Guilty
State v. J. JohnsonNot Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws1990
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Atlanta Bar Association Litigation Section and National Institute For Trial AdvocacyLawDiplomate1989
Florida Southern CollegeCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
People's CourtPersonal Injury and Products Liability1992