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.
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.
Marla joined the Shiver Hamilton team after 25 years of practicing law, with the last 16 years devoted exclusively to the representation of individuals in significant 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.
Darrell has more than 24 years of experience in personal injury and insurance law. His legal background includes working for over a decade in the Atlanta office of a leading Florida plaintiff’s firm, where he focused on insurance bad faith and catastrophic personal injury cases in Georgia and Florida. Before changing the focus of his practice to representing plaintiffs, Darrell served as a corporate claims attorney for one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance companies, where he managed litigation throughout Georgia involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and punitive damages.
Kyle applies the tireless work ethic he learned as a varsity football scholar-athlete at Georgia Tech to his daily pursuit of justice for clients. After years defending corporations and insurance companies at a preeminent national trial defense firm, Kyle joined Shiver Hamilton to help individuals and families. Kyle now counsels, cares, and advocates for clients who have suffered serious personal injury or wrongfully lost a loved one at the hands of negligence, corporate wrongdoing, or crime resulting from negligent security.
Prior to joining Shiver Hamilton, Kyle was a partner at a well-known leading national and international law firm where he spent the past 12 years defending large companies in consumer class actions, business torts, insurance bad faith, and other high-stakes litigation in courts across the country, including federal multidistrict litigation (MDL). Prior to his time in private practice, Kyle served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Georgia.
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. There, she assisted the Judge in drafting orders and learned the intricate inner workings of the federal court system.
Following the completion of her clerkship, Maggy joined a large international law firm where she worked to defend a corporation facing multiple individual products liability suits as the result of a decertified class action. Additionally, Maggy took on several pro bono cases, including successfully representing the uncle of two unaccompanied immigrant children from Guatemala. Maggy assisted her client in obtaining guardianship of his nieces, the first step in obtaining special immigrant juvenile status for the children.
Since graduating from the University of Georgia, Maggy has remained active in the law school’s moot court and mock trial programs, serving as a guest judge as well as a team coach. Maggy also serves as a coach for the Georgia State University Mock Trial Team through the American Mock Trial Association and as a coach for the Westminster Schools’s high school mock trial team through the State Bar of Georgia.
Maggy and her husband, Doug, live in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta.
University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
Juris Doctor, summa cum laude
Order of the Coif
Order of the Barristers
Executive Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review
Champion & Third Best Brief, Moot Court National Championship
Champion & Outstanding Trial Brief, South Texas Mock Trial Challenge
National Best Brief & Regional Champion, ABA NAAC Moot Court
Champion, J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition
Semifinalist, J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition
Quarterfinalist, Talmadge Moot Court Competition
Ronald Carlson Award for Excellence in the Study of Evidence
Pupil, Henry Joseph Lumpkin Inn of Court
Washington University in St. Louis
A.B., with college honors
Majors: Political Science and Latin American Studies
Mock Trial Team
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Honors & Awards
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020
GTLA LEAD Class Member, 2018-2019
Henry Joseph Lumpkin Inn of Court, Barrister, 2018-2020
Panel discussion regarding trucking litigation for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association New Lawyers Division. Covered topics ranging from direct action, to venue, to evidence to seek in discovery, May 2021.
Past Employment Positions
Law Clerk to Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Georgia
Federal Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Margaret “Maggy” Randels
Shiver Hamilton, LLC
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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