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Our Atlanta-based personal injury lawyers help people who are injured as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another. We represent individuals and families in a wide variety of cases throughout Georgia and across the United States, including those cases involving assault and other criminal acts, car accidents, unsafe property conditions and nursing home neglect.

Financial bumps in the road are inevitable for every business. Whether you are dealing with a collections problem, a contract dispute, protection of your rights as a creditor or another legal issue, having strong legal counsel in your corner is essential to get over these bumps or avoid them altogether. Our lawyers are ready to protect your financial interests.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Personal Injury
  • Business Law
  • Victims Of Crime
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Hotel & Motel Liability
  • Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse
  • Serious & Catastrophic Injuries
  • Commercial Collections

Call 770-901-2666 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Harriet C. Isenberg

Harriet C. Isenberg is an Atlanta native who has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1985. She is a licensed real estate broker and former Vice President and General Counsel for Globe Security Systems, Inc., one of the largest private security companies in existence at the time.

Ms. Isenberg is a charter member and multi-term chair of the Creditor's Rights section of the State Bar of Georgia. She is a member of the Commercial Law League of America, a director and president of the Apartment Vendors Association, and a member of the Construction Credit Group [of Atlanta]. She is a charter member of Georgia Creditors Council, which is a legislative action group concerning creditors rights. She is a frequent lecturer on the subject of creditor's rights and represented the prevailing party in the Georgia Court of Appeals in a case that established the law in Georgia regarding when attorneys fees may be awarded. Ms. Isenberg focuses her practice on matters of commercial collections.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1985

Education:

  • Atlanta Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Fort Lauderdale College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • B.B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Georgia Creditors Council, Charter Member
  • Multi-Term Chair of the Creditor's Rights Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, 1985 to 1985
  • Commercial Law League of America, Member
  • Apartment Vendors Association, President
  • Construction Credit Group [of Atlanta], Member

Attorney Melvin L. Hewitt

Melvin L. Hewitt, Jr., an AV preeminent-rated lawyer, has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1985. After completing four years of active duty in the United States Navy, Mr. Hewitt attended college at Lakeland and later Kent State University in Ohio. He spent the next six years in public law enforcement serving in the uniformed patrol division, the detective bureau and undercover narcotics investigations.

Mr. Hewitt left public law enforcement and entered the corporate world in 1974 where he spent the next fifteen years in the private security industry. Mr. Hewitt held positions in middle and upper management to include district, regional and operational management positions and was ultimately named president of Globe Security Systems, Inc., a publicly held, private security firm with over 13,000 employees and over 100 offices in the United States and Europe. Mr. Hewitt left corporate America in 1989 and, along with, Harriet Isenberg, opened a private law practice in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. Hewitt concentrates on representing victims of crime and seriously injured people and their families in significant injury and wrongful death cases, including victims of assault, battery, sexual assault and abuse, child molestation, nursing home abuse and drunk drivers. Mr. Hewitt has also challenged and advanced claims against several school districts for their negligence in maintaining a safe environment from predatory teachers molesting school children.

Mr. Hewitt serves on a number of local, state and national crime victim boards of directors including Atlanta Victim Assistance (AVA); the Crime Victim Advocacy Council  (CVAC) where he served for seven years as president and now chairs the Advisory Board to CVAC; the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) where he currently serves as Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee; and the National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA) where he currently sits as a member of the NCVBA Advisory Board.  Mr. Hewitt has been a speaker at the National Organization of Victim Advocates (NOVA), the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) and the National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA) and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) as well as several local and state organizational meetings.  Mr. Hewitt is an AV-rated lawyer which is the highest professional and ethical peer-review rating available to individual lawyers. Mr. Hewitt is a long-standing member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum; has appeared on television and radio programs addressing issues of negligent security and civil justice for crime victims; and has published several articles relating to negligent security and crime victim issues in Trial Magazine, Calendar Call and The Connection.

Bar Admissions:

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

Education:

  • Atlanta Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
  • Kent State University
    • B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), Member, Board of Directors, former treasurer and current co-chair
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA), Member, Advisory Board
  • National Organization for Victims of Crime (NOVA), Member
  • Crime Victims Advocacy Council (CVAC), Member, past-president, Board of Directors
  • Atlanta Victim Assistance, Inc. (AVA) Member, Board of Directors
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ) Member
  • Sandy Springs Bar Association, Member
  • Lawyer's Club of Atlanta, Member
  • Marcy’s Law for Georgia, Advisory Board

Attorney Ryan L. Isenberg

Ryan L. Isenberg was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2001. He received both his undergraduate degree (B.B.A. Management 1997) and his law degree (Juris Doctor, cum laude 2001) from Georgia State University. His practice focuses on litigation involving intellectual property, partnership and small business dissolution, and creditor's rights.  He has successfully represented both domain name owners and holders in UDRP proceedings, and advises buyers and sellers in commercial transactions.  He is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law, and the Business Law and Creditor's Rights sections of the State bar of Georgia. He is the author of Trademarks and the Internet (32 UWLA L. Rev. 227) published in the UWLA Law Review Symposium 2001, and Piercing the Corporate Veil – and other remedies presented at the 2006 Advanced Debt Collection seminar for ICLE Georgia.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 2001

Education:

  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Georgia State University
    • B.B.A. Management - 1997

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Member
  • State bar of Georgia, Business Law and Creditor's Rights Sections, Member

Attorney Brent J. Kaplan

Brent Kaplan, an Atlanta native, has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1983. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as a member of the Georgia Law Review.

Mr. Kaplan is a trial lawyer and has extensive experience in a wide range of practice areas, including property insurance coverage, measurement and subrogation cases, bad-faith claims, and also disputes under comprehensive general liability policies. Mr. Kaplan has extensive experience in personal injury cases, including wrongful death, product liability and medical negligence. In addition, Mr. Kaplan has litigated numerous commercial cases including class and collective actions and has significant experience litigating restrictive covenants in employment contracts. He has served as both lead trial and appellate counsel in cases throughout the country. He is also a certified mediator.

Mr. Kaplan comes to Isenberg & Hewitt from Robins, Kaplan, Miller, and Ciresi, where he served as managing partner of the firm's Atlanta office.

Mr. Kaplan is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and Gridiron Secret Society. He is co-author of the chapter "Procedural Points" in the Trial Practice Manual published by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1983
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1983

Education:

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1983
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Gridiron Secret Society, Member

Attorney Hilary Hunter

Hilary Hunter is a trial lawyer representing each of her clients with the utmost respect and dignity while pursuing their case.  She has a diverse litigation practice focusing in the areas of premises liability, negligent security liability, wrongful death, slip and falls, automobile liability, bad-faith litigation and insurance coverage issues.

Throughout her career, Hilary has successfully tried cases as well as mediated cases to resolution.  She has argued cases at the trial court level, in front of the Georgia Court of Appeals and in federal court. 

Hilary says the thing she enjoys most about practicing law is helping her clients and feeling like she is making a difference.  Hilary regularly counsels clients in order to have an in depth understanding of the client’s needs in the pursuit of justice.  Hilary is her client’s best advocate and wants a complete understanding of the task at hand to assist clients from pre-litigation investigations to early case evaluations to trials in order to achieve the best outcome for her clients.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Superior Courts of the State of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
    • B.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Member
  • Lawyer's Club of Atlanta , Member
  • Audit Committee of the IBM Southeast Employee’s Credit Union

Attorney Richard J. Crowson

Richard J. Crowson, an Atlanta native, primarily represents seriously injured people and their families in wrongful death cases, including victims of assaults, sexual abuse, caregiver negligence, nursing home abuse, drunk drivers and tractor-trailer wrecks.  He also represents people injured due to dangerous conditions in stores and other commercial properties.  He uses his experience and skill to help his clients fight for a fair outcome and get their lives back on track.  He is a proud member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the National Crime Victim Bar Association.

Mr. Crowson was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2014.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia in 2003 and earned his Master of Science from Georgia State University in 2005.  He spent the next several years working for one of the largest commercial property and casualty insurers in the world, handling complex injury and property issues in all fifty states.  Mr. Crowson then enrolled in Tulane University Law School in New Orleans earning his Juris Doctor in 2014.  While studying at Tulane, Mr. Crowson interned for the late, Honorable Gary B. Andrews of the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Honorable Fredericka H. Wicker of the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 2014
  • State and Superior Courts of the State of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

Education:

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2014
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • M.S. - 2005
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • B.S. - 2003

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Crime Victims Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • State Bar of Georgia

Attorney Mark B. Bullman

Mark Bullman has been a practicing trial attorney since 1993 in state and federal courts and is a member of the bars of the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the District of Colorado, the 10th and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Colorado.

Mark handles cases involving contract review, litigation avoidance and business disputes, business torts and fraud, commercial landlord-tenant matters and other areas of civil litigation. He has represented small to mid-sized companies, including private holding companies for commercial properties and manufacturing companies. He represented one of the largest real estate boards in the Southeast in administrative hearings and successfully argued a case of first impression regarding ERISA law and testamentary bequests in the Georgia Supreme Court. Mark has also been employed as an expert in various litigation matters.

As a business owner for decades, Mark understands the importance of clients focusing on running a business and not managing litigation. While never shying from the courtroom, Mark is a trained mediator and has always made it a priority to work with parties and counsel to try to find an amicable resolution to claims and cases prior to time consuming and expensive litigation that can stifle business productivity.

While continuing to handle business litigation, Mark expanded his practice to litigate cases in the area of victims' rights and civil rights litigation, particularly in the area of police officer liability where he has become recognized as a leader in the courtroom, the classroom and as a consultant for departments and media organizations. He has handled cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and is reported in numerous cases cited as authority in various areas of law.
Mark attended the University of Georgia, where he received his undergraduate degree and his juris doctorate. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude and with departmental honors. He is a former P.O.S.T. certified police officer and deputy sheriff.

Mark has taught classes to other attorneys, judges and other legal staff on the topics of law enforcement liability, municipal liability and civil rights law and has recently been asked to write a chapter in a treatise on civil rights litigation. He has been a lecturer on various topics in the legal field and has been featured in both local and national print and television news stories regarding various cases. Mark was an adjunct professor, teaching civil litigation in a paralegal studies program for several years and worked for United States Senator Sam Nunn in Washington, D.C., assisting with various legislative matters and helping review and investigate nominees to the United States Supreme Court. Earlier in his career, he was also on a legislative committee drafting and supporting legislation.

Mark has been a founder, officer, board member and/or volunteer for various charitable organizations, including BARKs (a charity for retired police canine officers), SOC-F (Special Operations Care Fund which helps members of the Special Operations Forces community and their families) and the Crime Victims Advocacy Council (CVAC) where he lobbied for the passage of crime victim legislation and established a scholarship program for the families of crime victims. He was honored by a Georgia State Senate resolution for his work for crime victims.

Mark is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, horseback riding, sky-diving, SCUBA diving, shooting and other outdoor activities.

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia

Education:

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 05/1993
    • Honors: Closing Argument Competition Judge
    • Honors: Mock Trial Board Advisor
    • Honors: Athens-Clarke County Solicitor's Office, Prosecutorial Clinic
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • Bachelor of Arts - 08/1988
    • Honors: Political Science Departmental Honors
    • Honors: Graduated With High Honors
    • Honors: Legislative Intern for United States Senator Sam Nunn - Washington, D.C.
    • Honors: President, Pi Sigma Alpha - National Political Science Honor Society
    • Honors: University Homecoming Committee
    • Honors: Associate Founder, Student Government Association
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia P.O.S.T., Certified Law Enforcement Officer

Attorney Precious Okonokhua

Precious Okonokhua is an Atlanta native with a broad experience in the legal field. She has had several experiences including: sitting second chair as an ADA, law clerking for judges, practicing as a a defense attorney at prominent defense firms in Atlanta, and has trained in the United States Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. Precious uses these various experiences to approach her cases in a tactical, professional, and efficient manner. Her litigaton practice focuses primarily on premises liability, negligent security, wrongful death, bad-faith litigation and insurance coverage issues. She enjoys the continued opportunity to help her clients understand what is fair and fight alongside of them for their desired outcome.

Precious was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2020. She completed her Psychology and Sociology degree at University of Notre Dame in 2014. Shortly thereafter, in 2015, she graduated from Mississppi College with her Masters Degree in Political Science and Administration of Justice. After understanding the foundational characteristics of the law, Precious then went on to attend Mercer Law School and Stetson School of Business where she graduated with her Juris Doctor and MBA in 2020.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 2020
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Education:

  • Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2020
    • Honors: Legal Honors Society
  • Stetson School of Business
    • M.B.A.
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Major: Psychology and Sociology

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