950 East Paces Ferry Rd, Suite 1625, Atlanta, GA 30326
Licensed Since: 1977
Education:Emory University School of Law
Ken Shigley is Past President of the State Bar of Georgia (2011-12), past chair of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (2012-13) and current chair of the American Association for Justice Motor Vehicle, Highway & Premises Liability Section (2015-16).
His practice focuses on commercial truck and bus accident cases, automobile accidents, defective products, dangerous premises, professional negligence and insurance coverage. He has special expertise in intermodal container freight trucking litigation.
Almost all of his work for individuals and families in personal injury and wrongful death cases is done on a contingent fee (percentage) basis, plus reimbursement of expenses if the client wins. No no payment is required from the client prior to collection of money from the other side.*
Consider these points of Mr. Shigley’s credentials:Past President of the State Bar of Georgia Lead author of Georgia Law of Torts: Trial Preparation & Practice (West, 2010-12).Dual board certification in Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil Pretrial Advocacy from the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification (formerly National Board of Trial Advocacy). Chair, Board of Trustees, Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.Frequent speaker on trucking litigation, personal injury and insurance topics at continuing legal education seminars from coast to coast.Secretary, American Association for Justice Motor Vehicle, Highway & Premises Liability Section. National Conference of Bar Presidents and Southern Conference of Bar Presidents.One of the rare lawyers who has won a jury verdict for a million dollars more he asked for.Successfully handled many cases involving wrongful death, spinal cord injury, brain injury, burns and back injuries, vertebral fractures, herniated cervical discs, fractured arms, legs, hips and ankles and other injuries arising from auto, truck and bus accidents, dangerous premises and defective products.Mr. Shigley began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in a four county rural circuit, then spent several years in small town general practice and a decade in an insurance defense law firm in Atlanta. Since 1991, he has focused on plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases, insurance coverage disputes, and occasional service as a mediator or arbitrator.Education: Graduate of Furman University and Emory University Law School. Completed National College of Advocacy course at Harvard Law School and an executive education program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.