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Benjamin Stephen Persons, IV

Managing Partner
ben@personsfirm.com
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Phone: 770.424.5125
Fax: 770.427.0010

531 Roselane Street
Suite 200
Marietta, Georgia 30060

Benjamin S. Persons, IV is dedicated to achieving the best possible results for his clients. Mr. Persons has been practicing law in Georgia for over 12 years and 100% of his practice is devoted to personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Persons represents people not corporations.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia 1996, Mr. Persons obtained his Jurist Doctorate from Mercer University's School of Law in 1999. He spent the first several years of his law career working for prestigious Atlanta law firms representing large Fortune 100 corporations and insurance companies. He specialized in the defense of cases involving catastrophic injury and death resulting from tractor trailer collisions and medical malpractice, representing the Nation's largest trucking companies and the primary insurer of doctors in Georgia. Mr. Persons knows the strategies used to oppose injury and wrongful death claims and uses his unique knowledge for the benefit of his clients.

Mr. Persons is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Cobb County Bar Association, the Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association, and the Buckhead Bar Association. He lives in Marietta with his wife and three children where he is also an active member of Marietta's First United Methodist Church.

Education

J.D., Mercer University, School of Law, 1999
Juris Doctor

Oxford University, Oxford England , 1997
Ohio State University - International Law Program

B.A., University of Georgia, 1996
Major: History

A.A., Young Harris College, 1994
1992 Men's Soccer Academic Athlete Award

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State Bar of Georgia, 2000
United States District Court, Northern District, 2002
United States District Court, Middle District, 2002
The Supreme Court of Georgia, 2006
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Member Since: 2007

Cobb County Bar Association
Member Since: 2000

Cobb County Trial Lawyers
Member Since: 2007
(Treasurer 2012-Present), (Secretary 2010-2011)

Georgia Personal Injury Attorneys
Member Since: 2007

Buckhead Bar Association
Member Since: 2009

American Association of Justice
Member Since: 2010

Member, Marietta First United Methodist Church
Board Member (2012), Marietta FUMC Pastor-Parish Relations Board
Board Member (2012, 2011), Marietta FUMC Weekday Ministry Board
Board Member (2012, 2011, 2010) Marietta FUMC Local Missions Board
Habitat Team Leader (2012, 2011, 2010) Marietta FUMC
Board Member (2012, 2011, 2010) Cobb Co. Methodist Habitat Coalition
FUSE Sports Youth Soccer Coach - (Grasshoppers 2012, Sky 2012, Lava 2011, Grizzles 2012)