Hon. M. Gino Brogdon, Sr.

Rates

Two Party $325.00
Three Party $265.00
Four Party $225.00
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Travel Policy

Hearings outside metro Atlanta area - $200.00 per hour for travel time; plus customary travel expenses including, but not limited to airfare, mileage, car rental, lodging and meals.

Seven hour minimum for all cases outside of metro Atlanta.

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Biography

Hon. Gino Brogdon, Sr. presided over complex civil and felony cases for almost ten years as a trial judge in the Superior and State Courts of Fulton County in Atlanta, Georgia. Following his 2005 retirement from the bench, Gino has tried high visibility civil cases for plaintiffs and defendants. He has also become a highly sought after mediator and arbitrator, specializing in Catastrophic Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Complex Business, Construction, Discrimination, and Medico-legal issues. Gino has served as an adjunct professor of law at Emory University School of Law and at John Marshall School of Law and served as a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Education

  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law (1986)
  • B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio (1983)

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court (2011)
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • State Bar of Georgia (1987)
  • Indiana State Bar (1986)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Disticts of Indiana

Legal Employment & Experience

  • Fulltime Neutral, Henning (2012 to present)
  • Neutral, Bay Mediation & Arbitration Services LLC, (2007-2012)
  • Law Offices of M. Gino Brogdon, Sr., Atlanta, Georgia (Founder)
  • Pope, McGlamery, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood, Atlanta, Georgia (Partner, January 2011 - February 2012
  • Brogdon, Davis & Adams, Atlanta, Georgia (Partner, 2007 - 2010)
  • Alston & Bird, Atlanta, Georgia (2006 - 2007)
  • Superior Court of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia (Judge, 2002 - 2005)
  • State Court of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia (Judge, 1996 - 2002)
  • M. Gino Brogdon, Sr., P.C., Atlanta, Georgia (1992 - 1996)
  • Alston & Bird, Atlanta, Georgia (1990 - 1992)
  • Arrington & Hollowell, Atlanta, Georgia (Associate, 1989)
  • Drew, Eckl & Farnham, Atlanta, Georgia (Associate, 1987 - 1989)
  • Indiana Court of Appeals, Indianapolis, Indiana (Law Clerk for the Hon. William I. Garrard 1986 - 1987)
  • Presided over complex civil and felony cases for almost ten years as a trial judge in the State and Superior Courts of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Since his 2005 retirement from the bench, Gino has tried high visibility cases for plaintiffs and defendants.
  • Served as an adjunct professor of law at Emory University School of Law and at John Marshall School of Law. Served as a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Professional Affiliations

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • The Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators
  • The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (2012)
  • Gate City Bar Hall of Fame (2012)
  • Registered Neutral with the Supreme Court of Georgia

Mediation/Arbitration Training

  • Justice Center of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia (2002)
  • Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service, Inc. (2012)
  • Completed the Advanced Mediation Course at The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (2013)

Areas of Expertise

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury and Brain Injury
  • Complex Business
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Municipal Liability
  • Entertainment Law
  • Professional Sports
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Hospital Liability
  • Church Liability