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Hon. Leesa A. Bohler

LeesaAfter serving for sixteen years as an Administrative Law Judge for the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation in Savannah, Judge Bohler returned to the practice of law on June 1, 2010 to open the Savannah office of Moore, Clarke, DuVall & Rodgers PC. She specializes in the defense of employers and insurers in Workers' Compensation claims.

Ms. Bohler completed mediation training and handled numerous workers' compensation mediations for the Board when she was an Administrative Law Judge. Through Mediated Dispute Resolution, LLC, she now serves as a neutral in dispute resolution throughout southeast Georgia.

Ms. Bohler has been a regular speaker for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) seminars and for the State Board of Workers' Compensation annual and regional seminars in Georgia. She has also spoken at various seminars sponsored by human resources, employer, insurer and self-insured groups about best practices for handling workers' compensation claims.

Areas of Practice:

Workers' Compensation Defense
Mediation of Workers' Compensation Claims

Litigation:

80%

Bar Admissions:

Georgia, 1983
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia, 1983
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 1983
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1983

Education:

Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, Macon, GA
   J.D.

Armstrong State College, Savannah, GA
   B.A. - 1980
   Honors: Cum laude, Dean's List
   Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Georgia, Member, 1983 - Present
Savannah Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present

Fraternities and Soroities:

Alpha Gamma Delta

Past Employment:

Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation, Administrative Law Judge, 1994 - 2010
Brannen Searcy  Smith, Partner, 1987 - 1994

Pro Bono Activities:

Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia Affiliate Board of Directors, 2014 - Present
Garden City United Methodist Church Administrative Council, 1980 - Present

Classes and Seminars:

Workers' Compensation Law Institute, Georgia ICLE, 1994 - 2016

Honors and Awards:

Armstrong State University Notable Alumni, 2010

Representative Clients:

Key Risk Insurance Company
Rescare
Frank Crum
The Krystal Company