Keith Evra is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He specializes in civil litigation.
Keith was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. After college, Keith returned home and continued his education at Georgia State University College of Law where he obtained his J.D. During school in both Athens and Atlanta, he gained valuable experience with several prestigious internships, including the Athens-Clarke County Public Defender Office; Office of the Georgia Capital Defender and DeKalb County Public Defender Office.
Once he became a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Keith devoted his first five years of practice at a boutique firm representing clients often charged with very serious offenses. Some of those cases eventually evolved into major civil cases recovering large settlements on behalf of those who were innocently accused of crimes they did not commit. With this same passion, Keith then joined a small personal injury firm in order to continue that battle exclusively by recovering damages on behalf of those that are wronged by others. At that practice, he learned all aspects of personal injury litigation.
Keith currently operates his practice individually. He is trained in criminal and personal injury litigation. Keith has experience in entertainment law, such as drafting and reviewing contracts. He has proudly represented veterans, doctors, best-selling authors, students, police officers, and judges in many aspects of the law.
He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and admitted to practice in all State of Georgia trial courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, and the Middle and Northern District of Georgia Federal courts.
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Outstanding attorney. He has a mastery of the law and conveys it simply and coherently to his clients and to the court. I would strongly recommend Keith to anyone looking for a criminal defense or personal injury attorney.
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I would strongly recommend Keith to anyone. He’s extremely knowledgeable with all facets pertaining to criminal defense and personal injury. Keith is an excellent trial attorney, passionate about his work and he has a fantastic reputation. His experience and his willingness to really fight cases as well as going the extra mile helps him obtain great results for his clients.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||11/27/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (2013 NHTSA)||Ron Lloyd Enterprises, LLC||2014|
|Bill Daniel's Trial Advocacy Clinic: Certificate of Completion||Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2011|
|Senior Associate||Shah Law Firm||2015 - 2016|
|Associate||Law Offices of L. David Wolfe, P.C.||2010 - 2015|
|Intern||DeKalb County Public Defender's Office||2009 - 2010|
|Intern||Office of the Georgia Capital Defender||2009 - 2009|
|Intern||Athens-Clarke County Public Defender's Office||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2010 - 2016|
|Kirillova et al. v. Barnes||Verdict for Plaintiffs for almost $30,000.00 plus their attorney's fees paid by Insurance Company|
|Dramshop Wrongful Death w/ $2,000,000.00 Settlement||Pre-trial settlement in excess of $2,000,000.00.|
|ACDF Surgery on Veteran Following Car Crash Results in $125,000.00 Settlement||$125,000.00 Settlement|
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|Georgia State University College of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Georgia||Criminal Justice||Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Proving Pain, Suffering, and More in Personal Injury Litigation||How Insurance Adjusters Determine Pain & Suffering Damages||2016|
|GACDL FALL SEMINAR 2012||CRIMINAL MOTIONS: Obtaining Medical, Psychological, & DFCS Records||2012|