J. Christopher York

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Of Counsel
Location:
Forest Park, Georgia
Phone:
888-587-9572
404-381-1920
Fax:
404-366-6439
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Workers Compensation (Plaintiffs)
  • 40% Personal Injury (Plaintiffs)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1994
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1995

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1993
    • Law Journal: Emory Law Journal, 1992 - 1993
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • M.B.A. - 1976
    • Major: Accounting
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills, California
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • "Vicarious Liability of Controlling Persons: Respondent Superior and the Securities Acts -- A Reversible Consensus in the Circuits", Emory Law Journal, Winter, 1993

Classes/Seminars

  • "Maloney and the Diligent Job Search Requirement", Workers' Compensation Nuts & Bolts Seminar, 2008
  • Recent Case Law Developments, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, General Practice & Trial Law Section, 1993 - Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 - Present
  • Workers Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers Section of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2000 - Present
  • Georgia Legal Foundation, Member, Board of Directors, 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Attorney (litigation and commercial real estate), 1994 - 1996
  • Hon. Jack T. Camp, U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Georgia, Law Clerk, 1993 - 1994
  • Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, Managing Director, Global Trading Division (Los Angeles, New York, London, Singapore, Tokyo), 1984 - 1988
  • Citicorp Securities Company, Los Angeles, Vice President and Regional Manager (government bonds, mortgage-backed securities, corporate investments), 1980 - 1984
  • Citicorp Industrial Credit, San Francisco, Manager (equipment leasing), 1977 - 1980
  • Arthur Andersen & Company, San Francisco, Accountant (tax department), 1976 - 1977