J.C. Roper Jr.

Partner

P
(404) 410-7368
F
(404) 738-1632
3200 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Suite 250
Atlanta
,
GA
30339

PRACTICE AREAS

Workers' Compensation

Admissions

Georgia

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Court of Appeals

Education

Samford University Cumberland School of Law

J.D.

Samford University

B.S.

J.C. Roper Jr. is an accomplished workers’ compensation defense attorney practicing throughout the state of Georgia. Representing insurance carriers, employers, large, self-insured corporations and third-party administrators, J.C. has tremendous experience throughout the litigation process, from initial claim through to trial before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and appellate litigation arguing before the Superior Court and the Georgia Supreme Court, if necessary.

Many of J.C.’s clients are Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 small to medium sized businesses hailing from a vast number of industry sectors. These include auto manufacturers, international airline catering services, aircraft parts manufacturers and trucking companies, hospitality, retail and restaurant businesses, as well as municipal government entities, PEOs, staffing companies.  In addition, J.C. has represented numerous commercial construction companies and industrial contractors.

J.C. highly regarded among his peers, having achieved the rating of AV Preeminent® with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard. He is often called upon to offer loss mitigation and risk management strategies and is a frequent speaker on various workers’ compensation topics at industry conferences.

Professional Associations

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Gate City Bar Association

American Bar Association

National Bar Association

DRI: Workers’ Compensation Steering Committee, Diversity Steering Committee

CLM

FDCC

Languages

Spanish

Articles

"Illegal Aliens’ Entitlement to Workers’ Compensation Benefits: Employer/Insurers Scramble for A Defense," Defense Research Institute Journal, March 2, 2008

"Trampling the 'Change in Condition' Statute—The Supreme Court and Footstar," Defense Research Institute Journal, November 3, 2006

"Illegal Aliens and The Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act," Defense Research Institute Journal, September 5, 2006

J.C. Roper Jr. is an accomplished workers’ compensation defense attorney practicing throughout the state of Georgia. Representing insurance carriers, employers, large, self-insured corporations and third-party administrators, J.C. has tremendous experience throughout the litigation process, from initial claim through to trial before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and appellate litigation arguing before the Superior Court and the Georgia Supreme Court, if necessary.

Many of J.C.’s clients are Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 small to medium sized businesses hailing from a vast number of industry sectors. These include auto manufacturers, international airline catering services, aircraft parts manufacturers and trucking companies, hospitality, retail and restaurant businesses, as well as municipal government entities, PEOs, staffing companies.  In addition, J.C. has represented numerous commercial construction companies and industrial contractors.

J.C. highly regarded among his peers, having achieved the rating of AV Preeminent® with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard. He is often called upon to offer loss mitigation and risk management strategies and is a frequent speaker on various workers’ compensation topics at industry conferences.

Professional Associations

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Gate City Bar Association

American Bar Association

National Bar Association

DRI: Workers’ Compensation Steering Committee, Diversity Steering Committee

CLM

FDCC

Languages

Spanish

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