Kenneth L. Shigley

Chambers, Aholt & Rickard, LLP

Attorneys in Firm – 6
* Mr. Shigley has tried over 120 jury trials to verdict. * He has litigated civil cases for clients in 30 of Georgia's judicial circuits, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia, the Southern District of Florida, state circuit courts in Alabama and Nevada, the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. * Chair, Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute (2005) * Advisory Board, Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America * Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice * Frequent speaker at national continuing legal education programs on trial practice and interstate trucking litigation. In 2007-08, has spoken at trucking litigation seminars in Atlanta (Insurance in Trucking Cases), Nashville (Punitive Damages in Trucking Cases), New Orleans (Advocacy in Trucking Cases, and National Highway Transportation Safety Administration Rules in Trucking Cases) , St. Louis (Punitive Damages and Attorney Fee Awards in Trucking Cases) and Chicago (Insurance in Trucking Cases). * Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy * Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum based on verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars. * Master, Lamar Inn of Court at Emory Law School * Faculty, Emory University Law School Trial Techniques Program (1998-2008) * Chair, Georgia Insurance Law Institute (1994) * Georgia Personal Injury Practice Seminar (Chair, 2003-07; Faculty, 1993-2000) * National College of Advocacy Ultimate Trial Advocacy Institute at Harvard Law School (1996) * Member: American Association or Justice, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Southeastern Trial Lawyers Association Professional Peer Ratings * "Super Lawyer" (Atlanta Magazine) * "Legal Elite" (Georgia Trend Magazine) * 10.0 (Superb) rating on Avvo.com * "AV" (highest) rating in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory since 1989 * Listed in Martindale's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1995 Bar Leader * State Bar of Georgia: unopposed nominee for Treasurer (2009-10); Secretary (2008-09); Executive Committee (2007- ); Board of Governors (2000-08); Chair: Electronic Court Filing Committee (2008- ), Member Benefits Committee (2001-03), Tort & Insurance Practice Section (1994-95); Executive Committee Liaison: Disciplinary Rules & Procedures Committee; Fee Arbitration Committee; Practice Management Committee * Member: Georgia Courts Automation Commission (2008- ) * Trustee: Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, Georgia Bar Foundation, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia. * Completed executive education course on financial management of nonprofit organizations, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, 2008. Education * Emory University School of Law (J.D.) * Furman University (B.A.) Bar Admissions * Georgia (Superior Courts, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, 1977) * U. S. District Courts for the Northern (1977), Middle (1982) and Southern (1985) Districts of Georgia * U. S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (1981) * Supreme Court of the United States * Pro hac vice admissions in Florida, Alabama and Nevada
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