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Kimberly McGowan

Kim McGowan is an experienced trial lawyer and managing partner of the firm’s Duluth, GA office.  She represents individuals and families in serious injury and death cases resulting from car, truck and motorcycle accidents, dangerous property conditions, dram shop claims, and work-related accidents.  Prior to joining the firm, Kim represented several of the state’s largest insurance companies in complex litigation involving policy coverage and claim disputes as well as subrogation actions.  This insider’s view into the way insurers defend cases is a true asset to her practice today, and plays a key role in the winning strategies implemented by the firm.

Kim has tried over 60 cases, routinely producing exceptional results on behalf of clients in matters with particularly challenging legal and factual issues.  (To see a sample of Kim’s cases covered in the media, see below.)  While her results have often come in complex cases, her philosophy and approach to the practice of law is simple and straightforward.

“We are completely committed to providing legal representation that is honest about what we can and cannot do, utilizes every available resource to our client’s advantage, and is rooted in a willingness to prepare and execute as much as necessary to achieve justice for those we serve.”  – Kim McGowan

A native of Florida, Kim received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law.  She is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia and Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in the Peach State.

In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with her family on Lake Lanier and at Georgia’s beautiful parks and recreation areas.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Auto, Truck and Motorcycle Accidents
Premises Liability
Workers’ Compensation
Dram Shop and DUI Accidents

Honors and Awards

Rising Star, Georgia Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine




Emory University School of Law, J.D.
University of Florida, B.S., Psychology

Media Coverage

Woman Injured in Forklift Accident at Major Food Supplier Location Settles Lawsuits for $11M, The Daily Report, November 7, 2022
Jury Awards $417K Despite Facebook Posts of Injured Man Running Race, The Daily Report, April 23, 2018
$1M Settles Suit for Man Rear-Ended by Alleged DUI Driver, The Daily Report, November 3, 2017
‘Eggshell’ Plaintiff Nets $700K for Minor Bumper-Bender, The Daily Report, June, 2017

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

State Bar of Georgia (Insurance and Personal Injury Sections)
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Georgia Personal Injury Group

Prior Positions

Boutwell & Associates, LLC, Attorney
NASA, Legal Clerk
The Coca-Cola Company, Intern