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Paul Henefeld

Paul Henefeld

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Paul Henefeld graduated from Emory University School of Law in 2001 and joined the Firm in 2002. Paul has handled and tried hundreds of personal injury cases for a variety of insurance companies, other entities, and individuals. His practice includes defending motor vehicle accidents (cars, tractor trailers, and buses); premises liability cases (slip and fall, third party criminal acts, and defective premises causing injury); civil rights and employment cases. Paul represents government agencies and governmental employees throughout the State of Georgia. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts and has argued motions and appeals before state appellate courts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Paul has earned a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating by his peers for legal ability and ethics.


  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Georgia
    • B.A
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice

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Professional Associations

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Atlanta Lawyers Club, Member

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Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents (Cars, Tractor Trailers, and Buses)
  • Premises Liability Cases (Slip and Fall, Third Party Criminal Acts)
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Defective Premises causing Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


  • Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent

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