Bert Hummel

Associate

  • location icon Atlanta, GA
    1180 Peachtree Street NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309

Bert Hummel is an associate attorney in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability and Workers' Compensation Practices. Bert has extensive experience in litigation and has handled hundreds of claims in his practice for a variety of insurance companies, Fortune 500 companies, large corporations, small businesses, and self-insurers, as well as TPA's, PEO's, and staffing companies. 

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Bert worked for a metro-Atlanta firm that handled workers compensation and insurance defense claims all over Georgia. Bert has experience representing clients in every corner of the state and has taken several depositions of witnesses, injured parties, and doctors. Bert understands the importance of investigating claims thoroughly and traveling long distances to successfully and adequately represent his clients.

Bert is originally from Louisville, Kentucky, but moved to the Atlanta suburbs in 1988. He now lives in the city of Atlanta with his wife Christina. In their free time, Bert and his wife enjoy the variety of parks in the city, the Beltline, attending Hawks, Falcons, and Braves games, and traveling. Bert also enjoys playing basketball, hiking, and fishing.

Offices Held

  • President of the Cobb County Younger Lawyers' Division 2016-2017
  • State Bar of Georgia YLD Board of Directors 2013-2017
  • State Bar of Georgia YLD Secretary 2017
  • Northern District Representative State Bar of Georgia's YLD 2013-2014
  • Chairmen of the Competitions Committee for the State Bar of Georgia's YLD 2015-2016
  • Director and Chairman of the Region V National Moot Court Competition 2013-2017
  • Legal Food Frenzy County/City Representative 2014-2015
  • Student Bar Association Vice-President 2011-2012
  • Student Bar Association Treasurer 2010-2011
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society President 2011-2012

Community Activities

  • American Cancer Society
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Children's Emergency Fund
  • The Marietta Men's Extension Program
  • Georgia Legal Food Frenzy
  • Atlanta Food Community Bank
  • Civil Lawyers Against Worldwide Sex Slavery

Professional Presentations

  • "Psychological and Mental Injuries in Georgia" - CWCP Insurance Conference in Atlanta 2016
  • "Workers Compensation Benefits and Mental Injuries" - CWCP Re-Certification Credit Course 2016
  • "Sticks and Stones Will Get You Benefits, But Words Will Not" - CWCP Insurance Seminar Atlanta 2015
  • "The Importance of the 240 Job Offer and Getting Claimants Back to Work" - Georgia Workers Compensation Adjuster's Conference 2014

Admissions

Georgia

All State and Superior Courts

Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Georgia

Northern District of Georgia

Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
    • YLD Secretary 2017
    • YLD Board of Directors 2013-2017
    • Chairman of National Moot Court Competition 2013-2017
    • Chairman of Competitions Committee 2015-2016
    • YLD Northern District Representative 2013-2014
  • Cobb County Bar Association
    • President of Cobb County Younger Lawyer Section 2016-2017
    • Cobb County Board of Trustees Member 2016-2017
    • President-Elect Cobb County Younger Lawyer Section 2015-2016
    • Treasurer of Cobb County Younger Lawyer Section 2015-2016
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Order of the Barristers

Awards & Honors

  • Awarded the Ross Adams Award Top Young Lawyer in Cobb County by the Cobb County Bar Association 2016-2017
  • Voted "Top 30 On The Rise Attorneys" by the Fulton County Daily Report 2016-2017
  • Selected "Star of the Quarter" by the State Bar of Georgia's YLD 2017
  • Order of the Barristers 2012
  • Class of 1974 Scholarship Recipient 2011-2012

Education

Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2012

University of Georgia

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2007

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