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Burton L. Tillman Esq


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30 Years practicing in the areas of worker's compensation and tort litigation in State and Federal courts including medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, auto/truck, premises and products liability. Founding partner of Tillman & Associates in 1991.

Areas of Practice:

Workers' Compensation
Nursing Home Negligence
Premises and Products Liability
Worker's compensation
Tort Litigation in State and Federal courts
Medical Malpractice

Certified Legal Specialties:

Certified registered mediator/arbitrator, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

Bar Admissions:

Georgia, 1979


University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
J.D. - 1979
Honors: Chairman of UGA Law School Moot Court Board
Honors: Appointed to Order of the Barristers

Emory University
B.A. – 1971

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The National Association for Conflict Resolution, Member ACR
Georgia Bar Association (Member)
Atlanta Bar Association (Member, Past Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Section)
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Workers' Compensation Section)

Past Employment Positions:

Tillman & Associates, Founding partner, 1991 - Present

Pro Bono Activities:

Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Atlanta Boy Choir
Alumni Men's Choir of the ABC

Classes and Seminars:

Regular speaker on Worker's Compensation and Legal Ethics at seminars and CLE events