Andrew T. Rogers

Andy-RogersMr. Rogers Has Been Working For Crime Victims Since 1986

CRIME VICTIM LAWYER

After beginning his career as criminal prosecutor in 1988, Mr. Rogers has concentrated exclusively on representing crime victims in civil cases since 1998. Mr. Rogers has obtained substantial monetary compensation for numerous victims of crime. He also has the honor of assisting victims in receiving meaningful counseling and therapy to heal their psychological wounds, while helping them understand and participate in the underlying criminal prosecution of their cases.

In 2008, Mr. Rogers joined forces with Gilbert Deitch to form Deitch & Rogers, The Crime Victim Law Group.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Seminar Speaker

SUPERSTAR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS – Best Verdicts 2013

Martin v. Six Flags” - 2014

GEORGIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

Anatomy of Negligent Security Case” – 2014

“Apportionment in 2013: Where We Stand and Were We Can Go From Here” – Winter, 2013

“The Current State of Apportionment” – Spring, 2012

“Apportionment of Damages to Nonparties – The Rules of Engagement (Or the Lack Thereof) After Cavalier Convenience, Inc. v. Sarvis – Winter, 2010

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

Update on Apportionment in Georgia” – 2014

“Representing Victims of Criminal Acts – Apportionment in 2013″ – March, 2013

“Dealing with Apportionment of Fault at Trial – Plaintiff’s Perspective” – Premises Liability, October 2012

“Apportionment in 2012″ – Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, March 2012

“False Arrest and False Imprisonment after Ferrell v. Mikula and Ruby Tuesday, Inc. – Section 1983 Actions, 2009

REPORTED CASES

GDOT v. Kovalcik, A14A0694 (2013)

City of Atlanta v. Kovalcik, A14A0768 (2013)

GFI Mgmt. Services v. Medina, 291 Ga. 741 (2012)

Couch v. Red Roof Inns, Inc., 291 Ga. 359 (2012)

Six Flags Over Georgia II, LP v. Martin, 320 Ga. App. 52 (2013)

Accor N. Am., Inc. v. Todd, 318 Ga. App. 317 (2012)

Martin v. Herrington Mill, LP, 316 Ga. App. 696 (2012)

Bethany Group, LLC v. Grobman, 315 Ga. App. 298 (2012)

Cavalier Convenience, Inc. v. Sarvis, 305 Ga. App. 141 (2011)

Perry v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 297 Ga. App. 9 (2009)

Ferrell v. Mikula and Ruby Tuesday, 295 Ga. App. 326 (2009)

Korner v. Educ. Mgmt. Corp., 281 Ga. App. 382 (2007)

Gipson v. Phillips, 232 Ga. App. 235 (1998)

Watson v. Progressive Northwestern Ins. Co., 222 Ga. App. 857 (1996)

Robertson v. State, 210 Ga. App.  834 (1993)

Sarver v. State, 206 Ga. App. 459 (1992)

Foody v. State, 205 Ga. App. 666 (1992)

State v. Mohamed, 203 Ga. App. 21 (1992)

McClendon v. State, 201 Ga. App. 262 (1991)

Merrill v. State, 201 Ga. App. 247 (1991)

Freeman v. State, 194 Ga. App. 905 (1990)

Beard v. State, 193 Ga. App. 877 (1989)

PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

City of Decatur Municipal Court, Part-time Judge – 2007 to 2013

Finch, McCranie, Brown and Thrash Atlanta, GA

Represented individuals seriously injured in automobile and on-the-job accidents. Represented individuals injured due to the negligence of the State of Georgia and the federal government. Represented child molestation victims in civil cases.

DeKalb County Solicitor’s Office Decatur, GA

Conducted more than 75 jury trials and was responsible for the prosecution of more than 3500 cases. Supervised the Domestic Violence Program, the Shoplifting Diversion Program, and Bad Check Program. Trained and supervised new assistant solicitors. Taught new and experienced police officers at the DeKalb courthouse offices. Taught new and experienced police officers at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, GA. Assisted in drafting the first anti-Stalking legislation to be signed into law in the State of Georgia.

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EDUCATION

1988 – J.D. Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA

1984 – B.S., Zoology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/ADMISSIONS
Admitted to practice before all Georgia courts, including the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, and U.S. District Court for Northern District of Georgia.

Member of the DeKalb Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the National Crime Victims Bar Association (charter member).

COMMUNITY SERVICE

DeKalb County Rape Crisis Center: Board of Directors, 2000 – present, Immediate Past Chair; Race Day Director, Take Back the Night Race, 2003 – present; CLE Seminar Lecturer, “Civil Remedies Against Individual Perpetrators of Sexual Assault,” 2006

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee, 2009 – present

State Bar of Georgia High School Mock Trial Program: Attorney Coach, Redan High School Mock Trial Team, 1990 – 1999 (State Champion, 1996); Vice-Chair, State Finals Planning Board, 1996 – 2001

State Bar of Georgia YLS Criminal Law Committee, 1991 – 1996, Chair 1994 – 1996

State Bar of Georgia Drug and Alcohol Committee, 1989 – 1990

Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia Course Faculty: Summer Conference, “Crime Victims in Civil Cases,” 2007; Prosecutors’ Basic Litigation Course Trial Advocacy Instructor, 1992 – 1997; Lecturer: “Civil Remedies for Criminal Acts,” 1996; “Meeting Defense Challenges,” 1994, 1995; DUI and Vehicular Homicide Training for Prosecutors Seminar Instructor, 1992-1994

Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church: Missions Committee, 2009 – present; Mission Team Member (Bolivia 1998; Honduras 2001, 2005. 2008); Music Committee, 2009 – present; Staff-Parish Relations Committee, 2002 – 2006; Vacation Bible School Co-Director, 2005 & 2006; Youth Counselor, 1996 – 2005

City Schools of Decatur (www.decatur-city.k12.ga.us), Tutor, 2005 – 2006

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Testimonials

Andrew T. Rogers

I have seen Gilbert Deitch in every capacity as a lawyer. I have opposed him in premises liability cases, used him as a consultant and seen his work as a trial lawyer

Gino Brogdon, Former Judge
Fulton County Superior Court

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