W. WINSTON BRIGGS ATTORNEY PROFILE
An Indiana native (Hoosier Boy), but now a true Atlanta Falcons and Braves fan, W. Winston Briggs has over 30 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.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Products Liability Law
U.S. Federal Court, 1987
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
Dead Men May Tell Tales: North Carolina’s New Approach To The Corpus Delicti Rule Wake Forest Law Review Vol.22, No.2, 1987
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
American Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Member
The Florida Bar, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member