Alan Hamilton focuses his law practice on significant personal injury cases, wrongful death, and business torts. Alan has helped numerous clients obtain seven- and eight-figure verdicts and settlements during his career. He has represented individuals and appeared before courts in ten different states. Since founding the firm in 2011, Alan and Jeff have obtained a series of jury verdicts far exceeding the insurance company’s best offer.
Brandon Smith focuses his practice on wrongful death, premises liability/negligent security, product defects, and trucking and motor vehicle litigation in both state and federal court. Motivated by a passion to serve those in dire circumstances, Brandon worked with city and state leaders to establish the first Homeless Court in South Carolina, founded in Columbia, SC.
Daniel Beer focuses his law practice on wrongful death and significant personal injury cases, business torts and select construction litigation. Daniel applies his knowledge of the inner workings of insurance companies’ claims and extensive experience with complex trial tactic that he gained in the beginning of his career to his work representing victims of crime, negligence and corporate wrongdoing.
Jeff Shiver practices serious personal injury cases of all types. For over a decade before co-founding Shiver Hamilton, Jeff trained under some of the state’s best trial attorneys. From the moment he decided to become a lawyer, Jeff knew he wanted to become a personal injury specialist and carefully tailored his education and professional experience to learn how to effectively represent plaintiffs.
Prior to joining Shiver Hamilton in 2017, Maggy began her legal career as a judicial clerk to Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., the Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Following the completion of her clerkship, she worked to defend a corporation facing multiple individual products liability suits as the result of a decertified class action.
Scott Campbell joined Shiver Hamilton in 2013 to help represent individuals in Georgia who needed a strong trial attorney and advocacy in rough, uncertain times. He was made partner in 2015. Scott has been recognized as one of the top young lawyers in Georgia and named a Georgia Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine and the Super Lawyers publication. Scott has also been identified as among Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine.
She spent the next sixteen years in a highly regarded plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm, where her practice focused exclusively on representing individuals and their families in a wide variety of serious personal injury and wrongful death matters. Marla has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Atlanta Magazine and holds an “AV-Preeminent” peer-review rating from Martindale Hubbell Lexis-Nexis.
Motivated by a passion to serve those in dire circumstances, Brandon worked with city and state leaders to establish the first Homeless Court in South Carolina, founded in Columbia, SC. The Homeless Court is designed to help persons experiencing homelessness and facing criminal charges seek treatment in lieu of a fine or sentence. Brandon also helped facilitate the creation of a Homeless Court in Charleston, SC.
Although an Atlanta native, Brandon invested the first four years of his career with a nationally ranked law firm and the largest defense firm in South Carolina. There, Brandon worked with the firm’s trial practice group in Columbia and represented national insurers and corporations, handling significant premises and product liability matters as well as motor vehicle, environmental, and pharmaceutical litigation, often involving catastrophic and tragic personal injury claims.
Brandon refined his trial skills by serving as Special Prosecutor for the State of South Carolina trying numerous cases to verdict and assisting multiple victims of domestic violence throughout the state. Brandon has also represented clients in appellate matters before the South Carolina Court of Appeals.
Brandon is an active member of the American Bar Association having served on the ABA Board of Governors, co-chair for the Young Advocates Committee in the Section of Litigation, and the Young Lawyers in Leadership Program. Brandon is a former teacher and coach at Wesleyan School, former scholarship athlete and co-captain, and he remains active in tennis.
Perhaps his most meaningful accomplishment, Brandon and his wife have four young children where they live in North Atlanta.
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
Juris Doctor (2012)
Chief Justice, Moot Court Bar
Chair, USC Law Student Ambassadors
John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
National Moot Court Competition Team
President Christian Legal Society
Chair Law School Ambassadors
B.S., Government and Psychology
Honors and Awards
Claude Scarborough Pro Bono Attorney of the Year (2015)
South Carolina Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter (2014, 2015)
Leadership South Carolina (2013)
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Georgia
State Bar of South Carolina
American Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Columbia, SC
Brandon focuses his practice on wrongful death, premises liability/negligent security, product defects, and trucking and motor vehicle litigation in both state and federal court.
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