Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Weymon started his career with the firm of Whelchel, Dunlap & Gignilliat in Gainesville. After practicing there for 22 years, he, along with Jim Brim, formed the Gainesville firm of Forrester & Brim, LLP in 1988, which merged with Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC in 2018.

Throughout his practice in Gainesville for now over 50 years, Weymon has represented clients in a wide variety of civil cases and has tried countless of these cases in many jurisdictions in Georgia, state and federal. For more than 35 years, he has specialized in the defense of medical malpractice cases.

He has been President of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association and Vice President of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. Since 1984, he has been a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Before beginning his private practice in Gainesville, Weymon was a law clerk for Judge Griffin Bell who was at that time a Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense verdicts in multiple medical fields including: General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Radiology, Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Urology, Psychiatry, and Nurse Midwifery.
  • Successful representation before State Composite Board of Medical Examiners and State Nursing Board.

Education

  • Undergraduate and Law degrees from Emory University and Emory School of Law

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Weymon started his career with the firm of Whelchel, Dunlap & Gignilliat in Gainesville. After practicing there for 22 years, he, along with Jim Brim, formed the Gainesville firm of Forrester & Brim, LLP in 1988, which merged with Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC in 2018.

Throughout his practice in Gainesville for now over 50 years, Weymon has represented clients in a wide variety of civil cases and has tried countless of these cases in many jurisdictions in Georgia, state and federal. For more than 35 years, he has specialized in the defense of medical malpractice cases.

He has been President of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association and Vice President of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. Since 1984, he has been a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Before beginning his private practice in Gainesville, Weymon was a law clerk for Judge Griffin Bell who was at that time a Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense verdicts in multiple medical fields including: General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Radiology, Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Urology, Psychiatry, and Nurse Midwifery.
  • Successful representation before State Composite Board of Medical Examiners and State Nursing Board.

Education

  • Undergraduate and Law degrees from Emory University and Emory School of Law

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense verdicts in multiple medical fields including: General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Radiology, Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Urology, Psychiatry, and Nurse Midwifery.
  • Successful representation before State Composite Board of Medical Examiners and State Nursing Board.

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Education

  • Undergraduate and Law degrees from Emory University and Emory School of Law

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Professional activities and honors

  • Georgia SuperLawyer Designee

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Admissions to practice

  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Northeastern Bar Association

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Community Involvement

  • Past Instructor, University of Georgia School of Law, Medical Malpractice Seminar

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Representative speaking Engagements

  • Numerous lectures to ICLE and various medical organizations regarding medical malpractice and other litigation-related matters.

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Weymon H. Forrester, Of Counsel

Practice Areas