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John Wesley Adkins

Car accident Attorney at Atlanta, GA

5.0   42 reviews

also known as John Adkins, Adkins Law Firm

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  • State Years
    Georgia - GA 18 years
    California - CA 18 years
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    34%
    trial attorney specializing in personal injury law, including auto accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death, spinal cord injuries and related plaintiffs’ tort cases

    19 years, 500 cases

  2. Spinal cord injury
    33%
    trial attorney specializing in personal injury law, including auto accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death, spinal cord injuries and related plaintiffs’ tort cases

    19 years, 300 cases

  3. Trucking accident
    33%
    trial attorney specializing in personal injury law, including auto accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death, spinal cord injuries and related plaintiffs’ tort cases

    19 years, 300 cases

WE HAVE RECOVERED MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR OUR CLIENTS. ADKINS LAW FIRM WAS FOUNDED BY A LITIGATION ATTORNEY JOHN W. ADKINS AND SERVES SERIOUSLY INJURED PEOPLE. OUR GOAL IS SIMPLE, WE SEEK TO MAXIMIZE YOUR PERSONAL INJURY RECOVERY.

I was born in Marietta, Georgia.  I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kennesaw State University where I received a B. B. A. in Finance, and obtained my J. D. degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Additionally, I won various mock trial competitions in the Intensive Advocacy Program at the University of San Francisco.

I hold membership in the State Bars of California and Georgia, and I am a member of the American Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and I have served as a Barrister in the Bleckley Inns of Court, and am admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia, Court of Appeals of Georgia, and all Georgia Superior, State, Probate and Magistrate Courts. I also am a member of Kennesaw Lodge No. 33, F. & A. M., of the Kennesaw State University Alumni Association and of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity.

Awards

Platinum Client Champion
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Client's Choice 2023,2022,2021,2020,2019
Client's Choice
2023 2022 2021 + 2 ...

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Reviews

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Client's Choice 2023
Client's Choice
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Posted by Cynthia | January 10, 2024
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Client
I hired Attorney John Adkins to represent me when I was injured in a motor vehicle wreck that was not my fault. John Adkins and his legal team were great to work with and they obtained a wonderful result for me. John Adkins is an awesome attorney!
Posted by Ciara | December 27, 2023
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A woman from out of state rear-ended my vehicle on the interstate which caused injuries to me. The insurance company would not pay for my medical bills, so I hired Attorney John Adkins. John and his legal team did a great job helping me through the entire process. John Adkins got me a great result. He is the best car wreck attorney in Atlanta!
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Posted by vanessa | December 27, 2023
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My brother and I were in a motor vehicle collision that caused my vehicle to overturn on its side. We were injured in the wreck, so we hired John Adkins and his legal team to represent us. John through his legal expertise was able to get us a great result. You should hire John Adkins if you are hurt in a motor vehicle collision anywhere in Georgia.
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Posted by Tracey | December 20, 2023
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GREAT RESULTS
I was in an auto wreck when a Jeep vehicle rear ended my vehicle and I was injured. I hired John Adkins and his team to handle my case. John Adkins obtained a great result for me. If you get in a wreck, call Attorney John Adkins to help you with your case.
Posted by Courtney | November 27, 2023
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A logging truck ran into the rear of my vehicle and seriously injured me. I hired John Adkins and his legal team to represent me. They went over and above in getting a great result for me and my family. John Adkins really knows trucking law and is an awesome trucking attorney!
Posted by Tikisha | October 19, 2023
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Perfection at it’s BEST!!
I was in an automobile wreck when a school bus backed up and ran into my car. I was injured and the automobile insurance company was refusing to cover my medical bills, so I hired attorney John Adkins to represent me. John Adkins and his legal team took care of everything from beginning to end and got me a great result. I highly recommend attorney John Adkins!
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Posted by Henry | September 6, 2023
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I was involved in a rear-end automobile collision and I was injured. I decided to hire John Adkins and his legal team to represent me. They did an outstanding job and were able to obtain the policy limits from the insurance company for me. John Adkins is the best personal injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia.
Posted by Tiwanna | July 26, 2023
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Both of my children and me were injured when a tractor trailer truck rear-ended my automobile. My friend referred us to attorney John Adkins. John Adkins and his legal team worked tirelessly to obtain a great result for us from the insurance company. You should call John Adkins for any type of truck wreck or personal injury case.
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Posted by Israel | May 4, 2023
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I was involved in a hit-and-run motor vehicle wreck and was injured. The other driver fled the scene. I contacted Attorney John Adkins. John and his team took care of my case from beginning to end. They got me a great result from the insurance companies.
Posted by Alicia | April 12, 2023
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client
A tractor-trailer truck drove over the top of the vehicle I was riding in as a passenger and I was injured. I hired John Adkins and his legal team and they got me a great result. John Adkins is the best personal injury attorney in Atlanta!
Posted by Andrew | March 15, 2023
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John Adkins and his legal team are the best personal injury attorneys in Atlanta. I was injured when a tractor-trailer truck ran over the front of my vehicle. John Adkins was able to get a great result for me from the insurance company.
Posted by Sirajul | September 28, 2022
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Attorney John Adkins and his staff are very knowledgeable when someone is injured in an automobile wreck. I called him when I was in a wreck and they did a great job for me. Great Legal Team! He changed my life and he is the right person to call first!
Posted by Jonathan | September 14, 2022
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I recommend Attorney John Adkins for any personal injury or car wreck case. He represented me when I was involved in a car accident and he was able to obtain a great result for me. You can’t go wrong with John Adkins as your attorney!
Posted by Deshawn | August 10, 2022
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I was riding as a passenger in an automobile when another driver pulled in front of us and caused a wreck. I was injured, so I hired John Adkins and his legal team to represent me. They did an excellent job in obtaining a great result for me from the insurance company.
Posted by Damiria | August 10, 2022
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I was involved in a motor vehicle accident when another driver pulled out in front of my car. I hired John Adkins and his legal team to represent me and they did a great job!
Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2022
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Client
I was involved in a motor vehicle wreck when a tractor-trailer truck ran a red light and collided with the vehicle I was riding in as a passenger. I hired John Adkins to represent me for this wreck. John Adkins and his team did a great job by keeping me informed about the process and obtaining a great settlement from the responsible insurance company. I highly recommend John Adkins for any truck wreck.
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Posted by Maria | June 29, 2022
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I was driving my automobile and a tractor-trailer truck ran a red light and collided with the passenger side of my vehicle. I was injured, so I contacted John Adkins to represent me. John Adkins did a great job in forcing the insurance company to give me a great settlement. John Adkins and his team are the best truck wreck attorneys in Atlanta.
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Posted by anonymous | May 11, 2022
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I was involved in a motor vehicle wreck and I was injured. The insurance company told me that the driver of their car was not covered by their policy. I hired attorney John Adkins and Ed Stone to represent me. He was able to get the insurance company to acknowledge that their policy covered my injuries and he got a great result for me. John Adkins is the best personal injury attorney in Atlanta!
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Posted by Teisha | March 23, 2022
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I was involved in a serious motor vehicle wreck and I was injured. I hired John Adkins to represent me and he did a great job on my case. He explained every step along the process until we were able to obtain a great result from the insurance company. John Adkins knows personal injury law!
Posted by TJ | March 17, 2022
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Great attorney!
I was involved in a multi-car automobile accident, and I was injured. I hired attorney John Adkins to represent me. He and his team did a great job! If you’re looking for a great attorney in Atlanta to represent you for a car wreck, John Adkins is the best!
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney/Managing Member
  • Adkins Law Firm, LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • Bruce A. Wilson, CPA & Attorney
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Law Clerk
  • San Diego District Attorney's Office
  • 2003 - 2004

Education

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Constance Collins and Madonna Gammel, et al. vs. Komatsu America Corp., et. al.
  • Resolved
  • Zirpoli v. Jenkins
  • Resolved
  • Miller, Jerry , et al. v. Rayner T. Duncan
  • Resolved
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Associations

  • Johnson & Ward
  • Managing Partner
  • 2016 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Champion Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
  • Member and Past President
  • 2000 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Multi- Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Multi- Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2020
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Peer Reviewed
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2020
  • Barrister
  • Bleckley American Inns of Court
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • Trial of Green vs. Reid
  • Public pre-trial conference hearing
  • 2019
  • Public Hearing State Court of Fulton County
  • Rule Nisi - Motion for Partial Summary Judgement
  • 2019
  • Public Hearing DeKalb County State Court
  • Motion for Sanctions for Spoliation of Evidence
  • 2013
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Sole Practioner/Small Firm Meeting
  • Dealing with Harmful Experts
  • 2012
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial of Beverly Lucas v. LLoyd Nurse
  • 2010
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association - 2009 Conference
  • High Speed Police Pursuits
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (10)
Endorse John
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known John for several years and have found him to be professional, knowledgeable and highly personable. He is one of the finest younger trial lawyers in Atlanta. He is singularly talented and I recommend him highly."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"John Adkins is a knowledgeable and highly skilled attorney that works hard for his clients. He gets the job done, and he is an advocate for his clients."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly endorse John Adkins. In all of my dealings with John, he was a zealous advocate for this client. He is professional and knowledgeable on the law. Importantly, he was able to present complex legal issues in a way that laypersons will understand. More importantly, he avoids unnecessary legal proceedings that do not benefit his clients such as engaging in unnecessary discovery disputes, filing unsuccessful motions, or engaging in arguments which are not likely to succeed or add value to his client's case. Instead, he focuses on the issues of the case which only adds to his credibility. Overall, he is great attorney and an asset to the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"John is a hardworking, experienced, ethical attorney who cares about getting the best results for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a very hands on attorney. He cares about his clients and works tirelessly to ensure they receive the justice they deserve. I highly endorse this John for any personal injury case."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I recently had the privilege of associating John on a complicated motor vehicle collision case. His skills and expertise as a litigator allowed us to achieve a very favorable result for our clients. He is a trusted colleague for which I would not hesitate to recommend."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a diligent, detail oriented, workmanlike and able advocate For his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have the privilege of working with John on cases. I can tell you that, based upon my personal experience, John is an outstanding lawyer. He is smart, hard-working, trustworthy, and understands strategy and tactics like few truly do. John has earned my highest endorsement."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a great lawyer and I highly recommend him."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is one of the go to lawyers when it comes to personal injury cases. John's ability to advocate for his clients through settlement negotiations and show command of the courtroom during trials is unrivaled. I frequently contact John when there are complex legal issues in my cases and his counsel is always on point. I highly endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. A fine and conscientious attorney who works always for the best result for his client."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 31
Relationship: Friend
"I met John the very first day of Law School back in August of 2001. We have been friends ever since. Even as a student, John exhibited professionalism and diligence in his work. John has a passion for helping others and a genuineness that many attorneys don't have. As an attorney he has done stellar work in garnering the best possible results for his clients. I highly recommend this attorney."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"John is an excellent lawyer who outworks every other lawyer I know. He is smart, diligent, experienced and does a great job for his clients.I endorse him highly and give him my highest recommendation.."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse John and don't hesitate to send clients and friends with personal injury claims to him. I know they will be very well served."
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