Roy  Boyd, Jr.

Boyd Law Firm, LLC
Boyd Law Firm, LLC
1601 Reynolds St
BrunswickGA 31520
(912) 265-5069
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Roy J. Boyd Jr. is the owner of the Boyd Law Firm, LLC in Brunswick, Georgia. He represents victims in personal injury cases arising out of car and truck accidents, business disputes and premises cases. After practicing for several national law firms in Atlanta, GA for the first six years of his practice, he returned to his hometown of Brunswick, Georgia. In his practice, he consistently resolves, through settlements and jury verdicts, claims collectively exceeding many millions of dollars each year, including the recent resolution of over forty hip replacement cases and thousands of vehicular wreck cases. He served as a Vice President At Large (2012) (2013) for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.


During the existence of the former law firm of which Roy Boyd was a co-owner and co-founder, the firm recovered for clients over $215 million dollars. The Boyd Law Firm was formed in January of 2018 and has procured many millions of dollars for its clients this year.


Mr. Boyd received his undergraduate degree with Honors in Finance and Insurance from Georgia Southern College. He is a 1985 Honors Cum Laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law where he was a member of the Georgia Law Review. Mr. Boyd was also a member of two academic honor societies: Gamma Beta Phi and Omicron Delta Epsilon. He was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1985.


A published author, his article, "Acceleration of Rental Payments in Lease Defaults," appears in the Fulton Daily Report. He also wrote "Handling the Basic Soft Tissue Claim," which can be found in the 1995 spring edition of Calendar Call. Mr. Boyd co-authored "Same Sex Sexual Harassment: Is It Actionable," published in the 1996 spring-summer edition of Calendar Call, and "Same Sex Harassment: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.," which is published in the 1998 spring edition of Verdict Magazine.


He has also published an article on "Opening Statements" published in the 2012 GTLA Annual Seminar Materials, where he spoke on that subject and the ICLE Jury Trial Program 2012, where he spoke on that subject.


In addition to SuperLawyers, Mr. Boyd has been selected as a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine: Top Attorneys, America's Top 100 and Georgia's Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers.


Mr. Boyd is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, The American Association for Justice, and the American Bar Association. He handles every case with a commitment to quality and detail. He is rated AV-Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, which is a peer-reviewed rating that recognizes his knowledge and ethics in his field.


*AV-Preeminent and AV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 

Education:

University of Georgia School of Law

Honors: Cum Laude Graduate

Honors: Member of Georgia Law Review

Georgia Southern College, 1981 | B.B.A in Finance/Insurance


Certifications & Accomplishments:

VP at large, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2012- Present

University of Georgia Law Review, 1984-1985

Leadership Glynn, 1990-1991

Chairperson, Education Committee, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, 1991

Co-Chairperson, Program Committee, 1997, Leadership Glynn

Vice President, 1998, and President, 1998-1999, of Leadership Glynn Alumni Association, Inc.

VP at large, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2012-2013

Gamma Beta Phi

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Cum Laude,University of Georgia School of Law

Georgia Law Review; Honors Graduate UGA Law School

Verdicts and Settlements:

 After practicing in Atlanta, GA in several national law firms for approximately six and one half years, Roy Boyd began his career as a Plaintiff's personal injury attorney: Over his career as a Plaintiff's personal injury attorney, Mr. Boyd has resolved claims collectively exceeding many millions of dollars each year of his practice. Seven figure settlements, some of which were far in excess of the limits due to bad faith claims, have been resolved. Excess settlements occur routinely, and a recent jury trial resulted in a verdict of over three times the insurance limits, which was paid by the insurance company. Recently, he has been involved in the handling of over 42 Hip Replacement cases and hundreds of vehicular incidents to a successful resolution for his clients


Bar/Professional Activity:

Past President (Two Terms) and Board Member Hawkins Island Property Owners Association, St. Simons Island, Ga., 2008

Member, The American Association for Justice

Executive Committee, Brunswick-Glynn County, 1992–1994

Co-Chairperson, Program Committee, 1997

President, Leadership Glynn Alumni Association, Inc., 1998-1999

Vice President, Leadership Glynn Alumni Association, Inc., 1998

Chairperson, Education Committee, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, 1991

Member, Leadership Glynn, 1990-1991

Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Member, State Bar of Georgia

Member, American Bar Association

Georgia, 1985

Professional Associations & Memberships:

Brunswick-Glynn County, 1992–1994

Executive Committee

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America


Author:

"Acceleration of Rental Payments in Lease Defaults," Fulton Daily Report

"Handling the Basic Soft Tissue Claim," Calendar Call, Spring 1995

"Opening Statements," Published in GTLA 2012 Annual Seminar: Speaker on Subject

"Opening Statements," 2012 ICLE Televised Seminar: Speaker on Subject


Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Spoke and prepared paper entitled "Opening Statements" at live televised seminar broadcast statewide for the ICLE regarding Trial Practice., Speaker on Opening Statements at televised seminar, Opening Statements, 2012 ICLE Televised Seminar, ICLE, 2012

Published an article and spoke regarding "Opening Statements"., Speaker, Opening Statements, GTLA Annual Seminar with published paper, 2012

Law Review, University of Georgia, Member, 1984 - 1985

Author, "Acceleration of Rental Payments in Lease Defaults," Fulton Daily Report

Author, "Handling the Basic Soft Tissue Claim," Calendar Call, Spring, 1995


Co-Author:

"Same-Sex Sexual Harassment: Is It Actionable?" Calendar Call, Spring / Summer 1996

"Same-Sex Sexual Harassment: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.," Verdict Magazine, Spring 1998


Areas of Practice:

Personal injury, wrongful death, and business litigation

 

Bar Admission:

Georgia, 1985

 

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of practice devoted to litigation
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