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Julie-Poirier
Julie Morrison Poirier

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A Georgia Leader in Workers’ Compensation Law

Julie Poirier is one of Georgia’s top female Workers’ Compensation attorneys.  She has handled claims against numerous major corporations such as Tyson, Nabisco, CVS, Publix, Walmart, as well as large construction companies.  She is highly effective in assuring that her clients receive the benefits that they deserve, with frequent recoveries of six figures or more.   Her effectiveness as a lawyer is matched by her compassion for her clients and her dedication to personal service.

 

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Professional Organizations

  • Board Member of Workers’ Compensation Section of Atlanta Bar Association (ABA)
  • Committee Member – Research Committee – Workers’ Compensation Claimants’ Lawyers (WCCL)
  • Committee Member of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Workers’ Compensation Section)
  • State Bar of Georgia (Member, Workers’ Compensation Section, Young Lawyers Division)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (Member of the Workers’ Compensation Section)
  • Member of GAWL (Georgia Associate of Women’s Lawyers)
  • International Moot Court Team
  • Committee Chair for Morningside Elementary School
  • Committee Member of “Friends” CHOA ( Children Healthcare of Atlanta )
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
  • Member of Kate’s Club (an organization that helps children that lose a sibling or parent)
  • Board Member of Holiday Helping Hands
  • Dean’s Academic Award

 

Professional Lectures

  • “Hot Topics”, State Bar of Georgia, May, 2016
  • “Pre/Trial Issues/Motions/Conference Calls Alternatives To Having Your Day In Court”, The Atlanta Bar Association, March, 2016
  • “Attorney Deposition Preparation” Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, August, 2016

 

Community Leadership

  • Committee Chair of Morningside Mom’s
  • Committee Member for New Students (Oxford College)
  • Dean’s Academic Award
  • Member of GIWA
  • Board Member of Holiday Helping Hands
  • Member of Kate’s Club (an organization that helps children that lose a sibling or parent)
  • Fundraising Committee – Morningside Elementary School
  • Committee Member of “Friends” CHOA (Children Healthcare of Atlanta )

 

Education

  • J.D. – University of Memphis College of Law – 1996-1999
    • Deans’ Award for Academic Excellence in Comparative Law
    • Accepted to study abroad at Budapest Law School
  • University of Georgia (Microbiology Degree) -1992-1996
    • Honor Society
    • Accepted to study at Oxford College, Georgia

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