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Dondra Bass O'Neal

Car accident Attorney at Savannah, GA

5.0   7 reviews

also known as Bass Law, LLC, Dondra O'Neal, Dondra Bass

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About Dondra

Learn Dondra’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    I handle bodily injury claims from car accidents in Georgia and Florida involving serious bodily injury. These cases may involve two or more automobiles, but they also often involve a car colliding with a motorcyclist, pedestrian or bicyclist.

    26 years

  2. Personal injury
    I handle personal injury cases in Georgia and Florida. Personal injury claims my firm handles include those arising from car, bicycle, bus, motorcycle, truck and slip and fall accidents, as well as nursing home abuse, childhood sexual abuse and defective products.

    26 years

  3. Wrongful death
    I handle wrongful death claims in Georgia and Florida. These cases often involve vehicle accidents (cars, bicycles, motorcycles, trucks or buses) or assaults/attacks on commercial property such as apartment complexes, schools or shopping centers.

    26 years

Dondra Bass O'Neal was born and raised in Savannah, GA.  Following graduation from law school, she worked for several large law firms in Atlanta and Tampa, primarily working for insurance companies fighting personal injury claims.  During that time, she always felt compassion for the injured individuals who often lacked the resources and sophistication of the insurance companies they were fighting.  Thus, in 2006, she opened her own law firm, Bass Law, which exclusively assists individuals who have suffered personal injuries. 

Bass Law handles personal injury claims throughout Georgia and Florida. We specialize in representing injured individuals and their families with personal injury claims in two primary areas: (1) motor vehicle accidents; and (2) civil actions arising from criminal activity. The motor vehicle accidents we frequently handle may involve automobiles, bicycles, buses, motorcycles or trucks.

Sometimes, a victim of a crime may also have a civil claim relating to the criminal activity. The civil cases we generally handle for crime victims involve automobile collisions in which the at-fault driver was cited for DUI, sexual abuse of a minor and cases involving an assault or attack on commercial property, such as at an apartment complex, shopping center or school.

"Taking Your Injury Personally" is more than just a tagline to us. It is the attitude with which we approach each client's case. Bass Law distinguishes itself from other law firms in the Savannah area by always putting clients first, maintaining regular communication with each client, treating each case no matter the size with high priority and by fighting tirelessly and relentlessly to obtain the compensation its clients deserve.  Because Dondra represented insurance companies for the first 9 years of her career, she possesses a unique advantage and insight into insurance companies that you don't often find with plaintiff's attorneys. Further, having worked in large firms where clients were often passed along to legal assistants, paralegals and several different attorneys during the pendency of their cases, Dondra has dedicated herself to maintaining a smaller law firm where clients can feel confident that they will not only obtain the best results for their cases but also receive the highest level of personal attention, compassion and treatment.  

For more information, please visit our firm's website.

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Licensed for 25 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2000
Updated 03/10/2014
State FL
Status Inactive
Acquired 1997
Updated 11/23/2022

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

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Bass Law, LLC
1138 E 72nd Street
Savannah, GA, 31404


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Kim Wiley | July 22, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top Notch!
Dondra kept us well informed during any activity that was taking place with our case. She and her staff were always very friendly and courteous, never making us feel uncomfortable while discussing our case.
Posted by Beverly Radford | September 14, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
She Really Does Care!!!!
I resided Out Of Town and Ms. O'Neal successfully handled my case and saved me transportation expenses. This occurred in 2013 and she has kept in touch with me ever since; never forgetting to send me a Birthday Card! MY DEEPEST GRATITUDE!
Posted by Paula May | September 7, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Thank you Dondra Bass
Dondra was the only attorney that would help me with my case. She took the time to call me and set up a meeting. From the start I knew I was in good hands. Thank you for helping me my small case!
Posted by Marcus | July 25, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Bent Honda
She got my wife medical treatment and won our case but most of all she made sure we knew what was going on the whole time and treated us with kindness and understanding she was easy to talk to and you felt right away you could trust her great job.Very professional.
Posted by Lisa | May 17, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Compassionate !!
Dondra provided extremely competent legal care. She was prepared and I understood that she was in control. In the court room there was no doubt that she was confident and definitely in her element. In our meetings prior to court, she was compassionate and caring - I knew that she would do everything she could to protect my interests. Her careful explanations took away much of the element of surprise which allowed me to enter the court room with a positive outlook and to leave, vindicated !!
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Posted by anonymous | December 19, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Dondra Bass, is an excellent attorney for both your personal injury, and criminal cases. She is highly intelligent, and thinks about things in the clients perspective and from an excellent attorneys perspective. She can get you the best results out of your case, full of integrity, and makes sure that you are well aware of anything you need to be informed of leaving you with confidence! Thank you so much Dondra, for all that you've done for me couldn't have asked for a better attorney for my first experience. Would recommend Bass Law to anyone she will handle it!
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Posted by Michael | November 17, 2014
quick and personable
Although my needs weren't extensive, Dondra went to task and resolved matters very effectively and efficiently. Great work, thanks again!
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  • Contingency 33%-40%


AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Bass Law, LLC
  • 2006 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins, LLP
  • 2002 - 2006
  • Attorney
  • Hawkins & Parnell
  • 1999 - 2002
  • Attorney
  • Thompson Goodis Thompson Groseclose Richardson Miller, Pa
  • 1997 - 1999
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  • Stetson University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • University of South Carolina
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • Ellis v. C.R. Bard, Inc. et al.
  • Appeal was favorable for my client, as I represented a defendant in that case prior to starting my own law firm, Bass Law, LLC.


  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Savannah Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • The Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2010 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • South's Finest Lawyers
  • South Magazine
  • 2016
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
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  • Estate and Retirement Planning Answer Book
  • Chapter 26 - Incapacity and Other Retirement Issues
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (12)
Given (20)
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Personal injury Attorney | Aug 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Dondra is a smart and dedicated lawyer who is known throughout the community for really caring about her clients and for the amazing results she gets for them. I have known Dondra for years and whenever I refer someone to her, I know without a doubt that they are in good hands. If you are looking for a smart and talented lawyer to fight for you or for your colleagues, clients or friends, you would be well served by looking to Dondra Bass O'Neal for assistance."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dondra is very knowledgable, personable and ethical. I endorse her without hesitation."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Dondra is a top-notch lawyer. She knows how to litigate a case and is a fighter. I don't handle car crashes or personal injury cases. When clients contact me regarding accidents, I send them to Dondra, as I know she will fight for them."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dondra is a remarkable attorney with both the knowledge and empathy required to help her clients navigate through their often times stressful cases. She works tirelessly to get the best possible outcome for her clients. I wholeheartedly endorse this attorney!"
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have refered numerous clients to Ms. O'Neal because I know she is an excellent attorney who treats clients the way I treat clients, with respect and compassion I would personally trust her to handle a personal injury lawsuit on my behalf."
Wrongful death Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Dondra on civil litigation and criminal litigation and I was amazed at her ability to identify not only the big issues but the small ones. She was extremely pleasant to work with and always presented a professional demeanor. I would strongly recommend her as an attorney."
Unknown Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"If you have a personal injury, vehicle accident, or wrongful death claim, Dondra is the only attorney in Savannah to call. She seems to worry about her clients the way most of us worry about close family. She works incredibly hard to obtain the best possible result for each client. If I ever find myself in need of a civil litigator, Dondra will be the only person I call."
Personal injury Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Dondra. She is a dedicated attorney that will work hard on your behalf."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dondra is a thorough attorney who is dedicated to her clients and does outstanding work for them. I would not hesitate to refer anyone to Dondra for representation."
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jul 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Knowledgeable, responsible, energetic, and effective. Happy to endorse."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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Savannah Car accident Lawyer Dondra Bass O'Neal
Dondra Bass O'Neal
Car accident Attorney
Savannah, GA
Licensed for 25 years