Johannes S. "Joe" Kingma

Johannes S. "Joe" Kingma


Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Recognized since 2009

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
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Joe has represented hundreds of accountants and lawyers in cases alleging malpractice, racketeering, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract. He has represented directors and officers in claims involving finance, real estate, and corporate governance. Joe has particular experience in real estate issues including: RESPA; TILA; title insurance, real estate fraud, and secured lending. He is occasionally asked to try cases outside the state of Georgia usually in matters involving audit or complex attorney malpractice. He also assists insurers in drafting insurance applications, in risk management, and as monitoring counsel.

Joe was honored on the Georgia Super Lawyers® list in Atlanta Magazine/Law and Politics Magazine for 2005-2012. In 2012, he was also honored on the Georgia Super Lawyers list as one of the top 100 attorneys in the state. Joe is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America"® for 2009-2012 and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a founding and current member of Carlock Copeland’s Management Committee.

Location

  • 303 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2800
    Atlanta, GA 30308

Languages

  • English

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania , J.D., graduated 1983
  • Grinnell College, BA, graduated 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • Georgia, State Bar of Georgia

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability - TIPS Liaison (2009-2012)
  • American Bar Association's TIPS Special Standing Committee on Ethics and Professionalism - Member (2009-2012)
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member Litigation and Securities Litigation Sections
  • Commerce Club - Member
  • Druid Hill Golf Club - Member
  • Lawyers Club of America - Member
  • National Legal Malpractice Data Center - Member
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society - Member
  • State Bar of Georgia - Professional Liability Section, Founding and Current Board Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Atlanta (2023)
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Atlanta (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Awards:

  • Georgia Super Lawyers® (2005-2012)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers® list "Top 100" Honoree (2012)
  • AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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