Mr. Robert M. Brinson

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Biography

Robert M. Brinson is a founding partner of Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP. He engages in an active, hands-on trial practice in Rome and North Georgia and Greater Atlanta, and his litigation, trial and appellate experience after many years of practice includes class actions (Plaintiff & Defendant), complex litigation, personal injury (Plaintiff & Defendant), intellectual property rights, contract disputes, employment law, product liability, civil and voting rights, constitutional challenges, and government law. He has tried numerous cases in State and Federal courts, and his trials have included personal injury and wrongful death actions for both plaintiffs and defendants.

In 1979, he briefed and argued City of Rome v. United States, 446 U.S. 156 (1980). In 2003-04, he served as lead and liaison counsel for fifty-six named defendants in a national class action. See In Re Tri-State Crematory, 215 F.R.D. 600 (N.D. Ga. 2003). He has, every year since 1989, been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in business litigation. Beginning in the 2007 edition, Mr. Brinson was listed in the specialties of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation. He was named in "The Legal Elite: Georgia's Most Effective Lawyers" published in Georgia Trend (2003-Present).

In 2005, he was recognized as one of the Top 10 (top vote getters statewide) of Georgia Super Lawyers, a joint project of Law & Politics Magazine and Atlanta Magazine. He was president of the State Bar of Georgia in 1986-87, and received, in 1996, the State Bar's Award for Distinguished Service to the Legal Profession and, in 2001, the Tradition of Excellence Award. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers and an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Professional Affiliations

• Phi Delta Phi

• City Attorney, Rome Georgia 1968-Present

• City Attorney's Section, Georgia Municipal Association, President 1976-1977

• Bar Council, Northern District of Georgia, 1982-1984

• Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission, 1973-1974, 1985-1989

• Rome Bar Association

• Atlanta Bar Association

• American Bar Association

• Lawyers Club of Atlanta

• State Bar of Georgia, 1986-1987, President

• State Bar of Georgia, 1969-1972, Board of Governors

• State Bar of Georgia, 1977-Present, Board of Governors

• State Bar of Georgia, 1974-1977, 1979-1988, Executive Committee

• Eleventh Circuit Historical Society, trustee

• Defense Research Institute

• Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

• International Association of Defense Counsel

• American Board of Trial Advocates

• Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, Master

• International Society of Barristers, Fellow

• American College of Trial Lawyers (1984), 1994-1998, State Committee

• American Bar Foundation, Fellow

• Georgia Bar Foundation, Fellow, 1992-1994, President

• Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Fellow

• Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1987-1988, Chairman

• Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, 1988-1989, Trustee

• State Board of Education, 1990-1996, Vice-chairman for Appeals

• The Advocates, Ltd., 2005, President

• Old Warhorse Lawyers, 2007, President

• Justice Served (2006-Present), Director

Honors and Awards

• Georgia Municipal Association's Hall of Fame

• Tradition of Excellence Award, State Bar of Georgia

• Distinguished Service Award, State Bar of Georgia

• James M. Collier Award, Georgia Bar Foundation

Community Involvement

• Gridiron, member

• First Presbyterian Church of Rome

• Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce

• Emory Alumni Association

• Georgia Bulldog Club

• The Prince Club



in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers and an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Professional Affiliations

• Phi Delta Phi

• City Attorney, Rome Georgia 1968-Present

• City Attorney's Section, Georgia Municipal Association, President 1976-1977

• Bar Council, Northern District of Georgia, 1982-1984

• Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission, 1973-1974, 1985-1989

• Rome Bar Association

• Atlanta Bar Association

• American Bar Association

• Lawyers Club of Atlanta

• State Bar of Georgia, 1986-1987, President

• State Bar of Georgia, 1969-1972, Board of Governors

• State Bar of Georgia, 1977-Present, Board of Governors

• State Bar of Georgia, 1974-1977, 1979-1988, Executive Committee

• Eleventh Circuit Historical Society, trustee

• Defense Research Institute

• Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

• International Association of Defense Counsel

• American Board of Trial Advocates

• Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, Master

• International Society of Barristers, Fellow

• American College of Trial Lawyers (1984), 1994-1998, State Committee

• American Bar Foundation, Fellow

• Georgia Bar Foundation, Fellow, 1992-1994, President

• Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Fellow

• Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1987-1988, Chairman

• Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, 1988-1989, Trustee

• State Board of Education, 1990-1996, Vice-chairman for Appeals

• The Advocates, Ltd., 2005, President

• Old Warhorse Lawyers, 2007, President

• Justice Served (2006-Present), Director

Honors and Awards

• Georgia Municipal Association's Hall of Fame

• Tradition of Excellence Award, State Bar of Georgia

• Distinguished Service Award, State Bar of Georgia

• James M. Collier Award, Georgia Bar Foundation

Community Involvement

• Gridiron, member

• First Presbyterian Church of Rome

• Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce

• Emory Alumni Association

• Georgia Bulldog Club

• The Prince Club

Member: Northern District of Georgia (Bar Council, 1982-1984); Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission; Rome Bar Association; Atlanta Bar Association; American Bar Association; Lawyers Club of Atlanta; State Bar of Georgia (President, 1986-1987; Board of Governors, 1969-1972; Board of Governors, 1977-Present; Executive Committee, 1974-1977, 1979-1988); Eleventh Circuit Historical Society (Trustee); Defense Research Institute; Georgia Defense Lawyers Association; International Association of Defense Counsel; American Board of Trial Advocates; Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court (Master). Fellow: International Society of Barristers; American College of Trial Lawyers (Member, 1984; State Committee, 1994-1998); American Bar Foundation; Georgia Bar Foundation (President, 1992-1994); Lawyers Foundation of Georgia; Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Chairman, 1987-1988); Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education (Trustee, 1988-1989); State Board of Education (Vice-chairman for Appeals, 1990-1996); The Advocates, Ltd. (President, 2005); Old Warhorse Lawyers (President, 2007); Justice Served (Director, 2006-Present).

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Employment
  • Complex Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation and Trials
  • Insurance Defense
  • Local Government and School Law
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • and ADR
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
706-291-8853  Phone
706-234-3574  Fax
www.brinson-askew.com/robert-m.-brinson
University Attended:
Emory University, A.B., Law, 1962
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1963
Year of First Admission:
1963
Admission:
1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1963, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1963, Georgia; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court
Birth Information:
Rome, Georgia, May 4, 1940
Reported Cases:
446 U.S. 156 (1980); Lead Liasion Counsel, 215 F.R.D. 660 (N.D.Ga.2003).
ISLN:
908793776
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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