John E. Adkisson, III

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Biography

John Adkisson practices in workers’ compensation and assists clients with preparation and strategy for hearings. He has a strong background in taking expert witness testimony including physician’s testimony and preparing for appellate arguments.

He has particular experience with trucking and transportation companies, manufacturers, the food & beverage industry, hospitals and health care organizations, a provider of correctional and mental health services as well as construction companies.

Mr. Adkisson represents insurers, employers and self-insurers throughout Georgia.

In addition, he is a contributing editor to the Georgia Workers Compensation Association, Workers Compensation Desk Manual, Eighth Edition. Mr. Adkisson is also an AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.

Related News, Publications & Presentations

Continuous Employment- Where Do We Stand? State Bar of Georgia Workers' Compensation Newsletter. Spring 2018.

Injuries to Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers . Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Volume 29 No. 171 May 2017.

Is the Injury that Occurred on Break Compensable? - Injuries on “Regularly Scheduled Breaks” Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Volume 27, No. 159, June 2015.

Who Owns The Parking Lot? - Ingress And Egress In Workers’ Compensation Cases . Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Volume 23, No. 136, June 2011.

Is Your Volunteer An “Employee”? Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal.Volume 21, No. 124, June 2008.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Workers' Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-885-6325  Phone
www.deflaw.com
University Attended:
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Management/Finance, 2003
Law School Attended:
Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., 2007
Year of First Admission:
2007
Admission:
Georgia State; Georgia Court of Appeals; 2007, Georgia; Superior Courts
Memberships:

Memberships

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

American Bar Association

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.

ISLN:
918555487

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (14 reviews)
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    4.9/5.0
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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 04/21/16 in Workers Compensation

    John Adkisson is a highly ethical and experienced workers' compensation lawyer. I have faced him as opposing counsel on several occassions and have always been impressed with his abilities as a litigation attorney. I highly recommend him for AV statu... Read more

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    John Adkisson is a highly ethical and experienced workers' compensation lawyer. I have faced him as opposing counsel on several occassions and have always been impressed with his abilities as a litigation attorney. I highly recommend him for AV status. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/14/16 in Workers Compensation

    John is a wonderful attorney and great person. His friendly demeanor, framed by his in-depth legal knowledge, makes him one of the best in my book.

    John is a wonderful attorney and great person. His friendly demeanor, framed by his in-depth legal knowledge, makes him one of the best in my book. Read less

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