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.
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 volunteer judge for the American Mock Trial Association’s college mock trial tournaments and as a coach for the Westminster Schools’s high school mock trial team.
Maggy and her fiancé, 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
Ronald Carlson Award for Excellence in the Study of Evidence
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
S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Georgia
Past Employment Positions
Law Clerk to Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Margaret E. Randels
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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