Timothy J. Santelli

Tim Santelli


  • Undergraduate college: University of Buffalo
  • Undergraduate degree: Social Sciences
  • Law School: John Marshall Law School


  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Crime Victims Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Civil Justice Pac, Inc.
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • Georgia’s Network to End Sexual Assault
  • Commerce Club/191 Club
  • Notary Public
  • Admitted to all Georgia Courts, Georgia Court of Appeals and U.S. Federal Court

Awards & Bar/Professional Activity

  • Pro Bono Award Receipient
  • Childkind’s “100 Who Make Children Feel Like a Million
  • Chair Civil Justice Pac, Inc.
  • Champion Civil Justice Pac., Inc.
  • John Marshall Law School Law Review-Editor
  • Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism Volunteer
  • Truancy Intervention Project Volunteer Lawyer
  • Vice President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association-5th Congressional District
  • Membership Committee and Communications Committee Chair, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Appointed to City of Atlanta’s Taxicabs & Vehicles for Hire Hearing Officer
  • Frequent Continuing Legal Education Speaker
  • Georgia Super Lawyers 2009-present
  • John Marshall Law School Alumni Board


Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Appointed Treasurer for the Rob Teilhet for Attorney General Campaign
  • Executive Producer of Movie
  • Executive Producer, CD, Zack Orr, Fransisco and the Man

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Truancy Intervention Project Volunteer
  • 1997-present, Chief Justice Commission on Professionalism Volunteer
  • Past President and other offices of the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assualt
  • Past President and Treasurer of Cross Creek Condominium Association
  • Ceremonial Minister
  • YMCA youth soccer and basketball coach

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • The John Marshall Journal of Law and Ethnic Relations, Inagural Issue, Mend it Dont End it: A Brief Political and Judicial History of Affirmative Action
  • Georgia Consumer Values Solution Guide, 2008, Editor
  • Forging Ahead; Moving from Ideas to Action, 2006-2007 Editor
  • Frequent Continuing Legal Education Speaker
  • Chair of the 2009 Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Holiday Seminar
  • Austell Healthcare Inc, et al. v. Dan Scott, A10A2346, Court of Appeals of Georgia, upheld lower court finding for plaintiff, lead counsel
  • Vis v. Harris et al, A14A0946, Court of Appeals of Georgia reversal of trial court leading to new trial, lead counsel
  • Linda Pritchett v. Ronald E. Mabra, Jr., S13D0285, Supreme Court of Georgia, denied application for discretionary appeal
  • Supporting character in novel Teacher Molestation: an Educator Battles False Accusations

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Numerous six figure and million dollar cases handled through settlement and verdict