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Liz is a personal injury and civil litigation attorney in Atlanta.  Her practice primarily focuses on serious personal injury cases of all types, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, negligent security and/or hiring, product liability, professional malpractice, wrongful death and other cases involving serious or catastrophic injury or negligence.


After a brief career in sales and marketing, she went on to receive her law degree from Ohio Northern University where she graduated in the top 10% of her class with distinction. Liz began her legal career representing consumers and, in 2008, was recruited by a firm specializing in mortgage default services. In 2010, Liz was asked to join a newly formed firm where she became partner and handled various mortgage banking litigation. 


In 2012, she left the life of billable hours and corporate representation to serve as a lobbyist for the ACLU of Ga. and to assist her husband in expanding his growing practice, The Shah Law Firm where she is now a partner specializing in catastrophic personal injury and civil litigation cases.


Liz is a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) and the Atlanta Bar Association. She has volunteered through Dress for Success; Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation; the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program;  the pro bono Eviction Defense program; Fisher House; and the Getting2Tri Foundation. Currently Liz serves as a board member to, and Endowment Chair of, GAWL's charitable arm, the GAWL Foundation and also serves as a Board Member of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute, handling their blogging, social media and grant work


Liz has been a speaker at, and contributed written materials to, CLE programs sponsored by GA ICLE and the NBI. She is also a featured speaker and adjunct faculty member, teaching a course in Jury Selection, during Winter Term at Ohio Northern University's Claude W. Pettit College of Law each year.


Liz is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell and rated 10 out of 10 by  She is a contributing author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal & Traffic, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence ( 


Although a lawyer by trade, Liz’s real passion is running and nutrition.  She currently assists with marketing and social media for evolation yoga in Midtown, Atlanta.  Liz is also a RRCA certified running coach, a 250 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, an Ambassador for the Xterra Racing Series, and her advice on running, fitness, and nutrition has been featured in running related blogs, websites, and publications including a chapter on trail running in, “Triathlon for the Every Woman,” by Meredith N. Atwood.  


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 65%
    5 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    8 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 5%
    10 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 5%
    5 years



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  • Leif Andrew Howard

    Elizabeth George is a highly skilled attorney with exceptional knowledge of the law. She has a strong work ethic and great heart. Her and her husband are a power team that consistently deliver results. It is a pleasure to know her and amazing to watch them succeed year after year.


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Contact info

Shah Law Firm

The Peachtree
1355 Peachtree Street, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA, 30309


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Committee Star AwardGeorgia Association of Women Lawyers2007
Outstanding Scholar AwardOhio Northern University2006
Book Award - Constitutional LawOhio Northern UniversityN/A
Book Award - Criminal ProcedureOhio Northern UniversityN/A
Book Award - Employment DiscriminationOhio Northern UniversityN/A
Book Award - Law & LiteratureOhio Northern UniversityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Shah Law Firm2012 - Present
Co-founderPL Law Group, LLC2010 - Present
N/AAdmitted to Georgia Court of Appeals2009 - Present
N/AAdmitted to Georgia Supreme Court2009 - Present
N/AAdmitted to Northern District of Georgia2009 - Present
Admittetd11th Circuit Court of Appeals2009 - Present
Vice PresidentPL Hospitality, Inc.2009 - Present
Vice PresidentPL Properties, Inc.2009 - Present
PresidentElizabeth Books, LLC2007 - Present
Partner, LitigationAldridge Connors, LLP2012 - 2012
Managing Attorney, National Default ManagementAldridge Connors, LLP2010 - 2011
Associate, LitigationAldridge Connors LLP2010 - 2012
Litigation AttorneyMcCalla Raymer, LLC2008 - 2010
AttorneyKing and King2007 - 2008
AttorneyKing & Spalding LLP2006 - 2007
Legal InternLima Municipal Public Defender2006 - 2006
Legal InternLegal Aid of Western Ohio2006 - 2006
Legal Intern - Juvenile SectionOffice of the Attorney General, District of Columbia2005 - 2005
Program AssistantPublic Service Law Network2005 - 2005
Research AssistantOhio Northern University2004 - 2005
Judicial ExternHancock County Court of Common Pleas2004 - 2004
ManagerAngelina's2002 - 2003
Marketing & SalesWTAE-TV, ABC Affiliate2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Women LawyersMember2009 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Georgia Association for Women LawyersMember2006 - Present
Georgia Association of Women Lawyer's FoundationCouncil Member2010 - 2012
International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring ConfederationCommunity Service Committee Member2009 - 2012
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2008 - 2012
Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys GroupMember2007 - 2012
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers FoundationMember2007 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cronin v. Homesales, Inc.Judgment Affirmed
Williamson et al v. Washington Mutual Home Loans, Inc.The order of the bankruptcy court was affirmed.
Salvador v. Bank of America et al; 456 B.R. 610Motion Granted in Part
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Publication nameTitleDate
Elizabeth Books, LLCThe Code, Civil Edition2012
The Deal Watch BlogThe Park at Briarcliff Foreclosure2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Waynesburg CollegeBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Problem Solving and Analysis Winter TermProfessionalism, Navigating Law School, and the Job Search2014
USFN Loan Management and Servicing SeminarNegotiable Instruments, Assignments and MERS2012
USFN Loan Management and Servicing ConferenceThe Dodd Frank Act2012
Foreclosure BootcampForeclosure & Defending Lenders2012
Keeping Up in Down Times: A Professional Development Seminar for Women in the ProfessionHow to Craft Your Own Legal Job with Contract, Temp and Solo Work2011
Keeping Up in Down TimesProfessionalism2011
USFN loan Management and Servicing SeminarQualified Written Request Under RESPA2010
Georgia Title StandardsChapter 21 - Bankruptcy2010
Real Property Foreclosure CLENon-Judicial Foreclosure from Beginning to End2009
Consumer and Business BankruptcyLenders in Individual and Consumer Cases - Dealing with Them and Representing Them2009