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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1993||03/25/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in GA||The American Society Of Legal Advocates||2015|
|top 100||National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|Pro Bono Project Award||Georgia Bar||2005|
|Partner||Childers Schlueter & Smith LLC||2000 - Present|
|Partner||Lavigno & Schlueter||1993 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Society of Legal Advocates||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|North Metro Atlanta Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|United States District court For the Central District of Georgia||Member||2008 - Present|
|Injury Board||Member||2005 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit||Member||1995 - Present|
|Georgia Court of Appeals||Member||1994 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||1993 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Norther District of Georgia||Member||1993 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|American Association of Justice||Member||1993 - Present|
|Georgia Civil Justice PAC||Champion Member||2012 - 2012|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association group||champion member||2003 - 2003|
|Boys and Girls Club||Board Member||2000 - 2004|
|KBS- 60 minutes documnetary||The effect of the ASR recall in South Korea||2013|
|The Safety Report||Actos can lead to Bladder Cancer||2012|
|The Safety Report||Depuy ASR Hip Recall||2011|
|The Legfal Examiner||Elevated Cobalt and Chromium levels in the Recalled Hip||2011|
|Protecting Americans from Unsafe Products||Protecting Americans from Unsafe Products||2008|
|Georgia State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Emory University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|Round Table Event Las Vegas||Legal Implications of Modular Hips||2015|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Mass Torts In Practice||2014|
|"Failed Implants"||Metal on Metal Device Recalls||2012|
|Mass Torts Made Perfect||Depuy ASR Hip Implant Recall||2011|
|Malpractice from the Plaintiff's Prospective||Malpractice from the Plaintiff's perspective||2009|
|Television/ Radio Interview||Protecting AmericanS From Unsafe Products Act||2008|
|Congressional Testimony||Protecting Americans From Unsafe Products Act||2008|
Posted by Bill
I am pleased to provide an unqualified enthusiastic evaluation of Richard Schlueter, who represented me in a successful wrongful death claim against three large corporations, each of whom had a legal team.
Mr. Schlueter's technical knowledge was impressive and overpowering to opposing counsel. His arguments, deposition by an impeccable expert witness, logic, persistence, preparation, use of charts and a Powerpoint presentation complemented his instant recall of every detail of a complicated proceeding. In mediation, the issue of liability was quickly conceded.
Mr. Schlueter is a measured, wise, and perceptive adversary in mediation, which, as mentioned, quickly distilled to a matter of damages. Without belaboring the details, the final settlement was 600-times the amount the companies initially offered as a condition of avoiding litigation.
By nature, I am not litigious. Indeed, in my seventh decade, I have been involved in only this one suit in which financial compensation was sought. From the outset, I would have personally been able to move on had the companies simply paid for expenses and offered a sincere apology. Neither was forthcoming, and I am gratified that Mr. Schlueter represented me so competently and responsively. At least, the financial settlement offers some closure to a devastating episode.
In summary, I could not have hoped for better legal representation.
Posted by anonymous
Richard Schlueter is an excellent lawyer. He went above want I feel other lawyers could have done for me.My case involved a product from china that should of been recalled years ago. Richard was the 1st lawyer to receive a settlement from a china based company,the 2nd to collect. What an accomplishment! I'm very proud of the work he did for me.