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At Owens and Mulherin, the attorneys take pride in the fact that we personally handle each clients case. You will not be shuffled off to a legal assistant or case manager.We will meet with you initially and stay in close contact with you throughout your case.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 15%



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Howard E. Spiva

    Joseph Mulherin is a hard working attorney who diligently represents his clients. We practiced together several years ago and he is someone I would refer to anyone facing medical malpractice setbacks. Joe is dedicated to his profession and his extensive experience results in successful outcomes for his clients. I am proud to endorse Joseph Mulherin. Howard Spiva


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Contact info

Owens & Mulherin

800 Commercial Court
Savannah, GA, 31406-3652


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198407/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
The Legal 100Irish America Magazine2008
Pro Bono AwardState Bar of Georgia2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerOwens & Mulherin2001 - Present
PartnerBouhan, Williams, & Levy1984 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Savannah Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Savannah Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Miller v Chatham County School Boardsettled for $4 million dollars
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Workers CompensationLitigation Techniques For The Difficult Workers Compensation Case2012
Medical Records LawConfidentiality of Medical Records2007
Medical Records LawConfidentiality of Medical Records2006
Medical Records LawConfidentiality of Medical Records2005
Medical records SeminarMedical Records Privacy Issues2003