Geoff Pope, a regular in the Georgia Super Lawyer publication, has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1993, when he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law.
While at the University of Georgia, Mr. Pope served on the Editorial Board of Georgia Law Review and was a member of the National Moot Court Team. Since graduation, Mr. Pope has established a career in which he has been recognized by his peers for his success in products liability, medical negligence, and general personal injury cases.
Before partnering with Marc Howard in 2005, Mr. Pope defended product manufacturers, healthcare providers, insurance companies, and other businesses. Since that time, Mr. Pope has turned his attention to individuals, families, and businesses that have been injured by the wrongful conduct of others.
In the years since forming Pope & Howard P.C., Mr. Pope has earned many accolades. In 2007, The Daily Report named Mr. Pope one of 15 Georgia lawyers "On the Rise". He has regularly been included in the SuperLawyers publication (top 5% of attorneys), and he is among the ? of 1% of attorneys invited to become a Fellow in the American Bar Foundation. Mr. Pope is currently the President-elect of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Outside of Pope & Howard P.C., Mr. Pope has served as an adjunct professor of litigation at the Emory University Law School, regularly lectures on a variety of topics at seminars for attorneys, and is frequently asked to testify before various committees of the Georgia General Assembly on legal matters. He also volunteers with the Truancy Intervention Project, where he provides free representation to truant high school students in Atlanta.
University of Georgia (B.A. Cum Laude with High Honors 1990, J.D. Cum Laude 1993)
Georgia Law Review, Editorial Board
National Moot Court Competition, Final Rounds, 2nd best brief
Member of Phi Beta Kappa
Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society
Member of Blue Key Society
Member of Omicron Delta Kappa
Member of the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court
Member of the Order of Barristers
Awards, Honors and Distinctions:
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Fellow of the American Bar Association (since 2006)
Listed in Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
Georgia Super Lawyer (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star (2005)
Daily Report – Named one of 15 Georgia lawyers “On the Rise” (2007)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Association for Justice
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
State Bar of Georgia
Truancy Intervention Project
Areas of Practice:
Construction Site Accidents
Trucking and Auto Accidents
Catastrophic personal Injury