W. Winston Briggs Attorney Profile


W. Winston Briggs Attorney Profile

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Winston Briggs and family

An Indiana native (Hoosier Boy), but now a true Atlanta Falcons and Braves fan, W. Winston Briggs has over 25 years of experience and tried more than 150 jury trials. After watching his grandfather, parents, and siblings practice law, Winston decided to follow in their footsteps and pursue this profession at a very young age. Winston obtained his B.A. Degree from DePauw University in 1984 and graduated from Wake Forest University Law School in 1987. Upon graduation, he passed the Georgia Bar exam and joined the law firm of Decker & Hallman (the predecessor to Decker, Hallman, Barber & Briggs.) He is now currently a member of the Georgia Bar, the Florida Bar and multiple federal courts in Georgia, Florida and Louisiana. Winston also serves as President of the West Midtown Business Alliance and is Vice President and serves on the Board of Directors of Peachtree Childtown School, an educational preschool for children in Atlanta.

Winston Briggs has successfully tried a wide variety of cases over the years including ones involving auto accidents, trucking accidents, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, chemical exposure injuries, Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS) and many more. Winston works closely with his clients, meeting them at the beginning and throughout each case. His approach to the law is to prepare every case as if it is actually going to go to trial. Helping his clients acquire the full compensation they deserve is a rewarding experience for this attorney.

There is virtually no type of personal injury case Winston is not equipped to handle and win. When he is not working hard fight personal injury cases, Winston enjoys spending time with his family and friends, on the golf course or breaking a sweat at the gym.

Winston Briggs

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Products Liability Law
  • Wrongful Death

 

Bar Admissions

    • Georgia, 1987
    • Florida, 1989
    • U.S. Federal Court, 1987

 

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. – 1987
    • Honors: Member, Wake Forest Law School Moot Court Board, 1985-1987
    • Law Review: Member, Editorial Board, Wake Forest Law Review, 1986 – 1987
  • DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
    • B.A. – 1984
      • Major: Economics

     

Published Works

  • Dead Men May Tell Tales: North Carolina’s New Approach To The Corpus Delicti Rule Wake Forest Law Review Vol.22, No.2, 1987

 

Winston Briggs

Honors and Awards

    • Articles Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
    • Moot Court Board, Wake Forest Law School
    • Scholastic Honors List
    • Best Brief, Semi-Finalist, Stanley Moot Court Competition
    • Third Best Brief, Quarter Finalist, First Year Moot Court Competition

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member