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Angela Cirina Kopet is an AV® rated litigator with recognition as a Top Rated Lawyer® in the states of Tennessee and Georgia and Insurance Law.  Her experience includes insurance and general liability defense having worked as an in-house attorney and in private practice as a trial attorney throughout the states of Tennessee and Georgia.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    3 years
  2. Insurance: 25%
    3 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    3 years

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Contact info

Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP

920 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN, 37403


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199507/15/2016
DCInactive 199607/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent® RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance LawAmerican Lawyer Media2014
Top Rated Lawyers® in GeorgiaAmerican Lawyer Media2014
Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance LawAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Top Rated Lawyers® in GeorgiaAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Top Rated Lawyers® in TennesseeAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Bar Register of PreeminentWomen Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent® RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent® RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Lawyer of the LowcountryHilton Head Monthly Magazine2012
Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent® RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Barrister, Order of CertusLitigation Counsel of America2010
Barrister, Order of JurisLitigation Counsel of America2008
Silver and Bronze KeyAmerican Bar Association1995
Silver KeyAmerican Bar Association1994
Paul Harris FellowRotary InternationalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselCarlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP2014 - Present
General Liability Practice Group ChairAllen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC1999 - 2014
Staff AttorneyPermanent General Insurance Company1997 - 1999
AttorneyLuther Anderson1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesTop 100 Litigation Lawyer2016 - Present
National Association of Distinguished CounselNation's Top One Percent2015 - Present
Insurance Institue of AmericaCharter Member2013 - Present
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceEducation Committee; Events Committee2010 - Present
National Restaurant and Retail Defense AssociationMember2009 - Present
Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary SocietyFellow2008 - Present
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceMember Education Committee; Prior Lead SC Chair2008 - Present
American Veterinary Medical Law AssociationMember2008 - 2013
American Bar AssociationFormer Vice Chair Automobile, Inter. & Econ. of Law Committees1997 - 2012
Southeast Tennessee Lawyers Association for WomenPast President1997 - 2001
American Bar AssociationStudent Representative1992 - 1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener UniversityN/AMBA - Master of Business Administration1995
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Fairfield UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLM Annual Conference in Boca Ratan, FLDon't Be Afraid of the Hourly Rate or the Alternative Fee Arrangement: Put Together the Right Team and the Right Incentives2014
CLM Annual Conference in San Diego, CASwimming with the Sharks or Scuttled on the Shoals? The Great Bill Debate2012