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J. Kenneth Moorman


Kenneth Moorman practices civil litigation in both federal and state courts focusing on product liability, premises liability, construction defect claims, professional liability claims, insurance related litigation and a variety of other tort claims involving personal injury and property damage.

He as tried over 140 jury cases and frequently serves as a mediator. In addition, Kenneth has handled over 40 cases in Georgia appellate courts.


University of Virginia, B.A., 1963

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1966

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Representative Experience

Defense verdict for major hotel in wrongful death action alleging negligence and intentional conduct by security guards.

Defense verdict for manufacturer of chiropractor table which fell resulting in ruptured disc and multiple back operations.

Defense verdict for golf cart manufacturer in claim by plaintiff for fractured skull, brain damage resulting from a towing accident.

Defense verdict for manufacturer of overhead hoist in manufacturing facility involving brain damage claims.

Defense verdict for apartment owner in federal court action for alleged sexual harassment.

Defense verdict for major hotel in personal injury claim by plaintiff who fell from platform.

Obtained directed verdict for apartment owner in property damage claims arising from apartment fire.

Defense verdict for CPA in case involving claims of accounting negligence.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association

Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

Atlanta Bar Association Litigation Section Board of Directors, 1993-1999; Chair, 1997-1998

Defense Research Institute

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Board of Directors, 1992-1996; Trial Academy Instructor, 1994-1998

Old War Horse Lawyers Club

News & Publications

Frequent contributor to Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Journal.

Events & Speaking Engagements

Faculty instructor, speaker at Trial Academies sponsored by Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.

Speaker at Insurance Law Institute seminars, Trial Advocacy in Georgia seminar, Network of Trial Law Firms seminars and Trial Judges of Georgia conference.