The Best Auto Accident, Personal Injury, & Workers' Compensation Attorneys In Georgia

The People Of Morrison & Hughes

We Treat You LIke One Of Our Own

At Morrison & Hughes, we take our work very seriously because we know that the lives and livelihoods of our clients are on the line. We've learned that the best way to take care of our clients is to place relationships first and foremost, treating our clients like family and fighting hard for them.

Our Attorneys

Tristan B. Morrison

Tristan Morrison is a founding partner of Morrison & Hughes. Mr. Morrison has more than a decade of experience handling workers’ compensation and other injury claims. He is a proud UGA Law graduate, is rated AV Preeminent, and has won numerous victories for his clients at trial. He is an active member of the Atlanta Bar and the Workers’ Compensation Section.

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Mr. Morrison knows the insurance industry from the inside-out. He previously worked at two of the best defense firms in Fulton and Cobb counties. He has an intimate knowledge of the law and handles the most serious accidents, including catastrophic injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, and on-the-job car accidents.

Mr. Morrison is also a fundraiser for multiple charities. He lives in Powder Springs with his wife, children, and Great Pyrenees dog.

Leon Hilliard Hughes

Hil Hughes attended Emory University as an undergraduate, majoring in Chemistry, Philosophy, and Asian Studies. This focus on the study of Asia includes participation in Stanford University’s Japanese program in Kyoto. Hil holds an MBA from both Georgia State and the Sorbonne in Paris. He also earned his law degree from the University of Georgia. During his time at UGA, Hil published a law article in their Journal of Intellectual Property Law that focused on the IP laws of both Japan and the United States. Hil is also proud of his certificate in the field of International Finance from Rio de Janeiro’s Coppead School of Business.

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Hil has practiced in front of Georgia courts, the Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court. He has also zealously advocated for the rights of injured workers in front of the Georgia State Board of Workers Compensation and on appeal. He also represents claimants for Social Security Disability and has won benefits for those claimants at Social Security hearings.

He has extensive consulting experience ranging from small startup businesses to consulting with Fortune 500 companies on matters including business formation, intellectual property concerns, marketing strategy, and infrastructure. Although he has worked with large, successful corporations, he prefers smaller startup companies and the challenges of helping entrepreneurs grow a new business and maximize their profitability.

Paul L. Jenkins

A Bostonian by birth, and an Atlantan by choice, Mr. Jenkins is a respected presence before Administrative Law Judges throughout the country. Since he began practicing law in 2005, he has successfully tried more than a thousand hearing-level disability claims before the Social Security Administration in the 48 contiguous United States and Hawaii. From 2010 to 2017, he was the attorney of choice throughout the Southeast region to handle and manage hundreds of SSDI hearing level claims on behalf of the nation’s best known disability insurance carriers.

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Paul has lectured on Social Security Disability law before diverse professional audiences, including the International Claim Association, Munich Reinsurance Corporation, the National Organization of Social Security Representatives, the Disability Employer Coalition, and the National Parkinson Foundation. He has also authored copyrighted multi-media tools distributed across the country to educate Claimants about the inner workings of the Social Security Disability process. 

Bringing a wealth of medical and administrative law expertise, Mr. Jenkins joined Morrison & Hughes as a Partner in May 2018. He devotes his practice to Workers’ Compensation litigation and Social Security Disability, aggressively defending the rights of injured workers and the disabled in state and federal proceedings throughout the state of Georgia. Admitted to the Bars of MA. GA, and U.S. District Court of Northern Georgia, Mr. Jenkins earned his J.D. cum laude from New England Law|Boston, and was designated a “New England Scholar” for distinguished academic performance.

Our Staff

The talented and dedicated staff of Morrison & Hughes are integral to our client's success and helping guide them through the complexities of a lawsuit. We hire excellent individuals who deliver excellent results and who help our clients feel welcome and supported.

Beth Haggard

Paralegal

About Beth

Beth Haggard has been in the legal field since 1989. She has worked extensively with several defense firms in both pre-litigation and litigation roles. She has experience as a paralegal in both personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. She also was the owner of Emerson Legal Support between 2014 and 2018.
In 2018, Beth joined Morrison & Hughes as our Senior Legal Coordinator. She handles medical record review, case analysis, preparing and responding to discovery requests, and is invaluable in both pre-litigation and post-litigation roles.
Beth loves traveling, beaches, books, and socializing with friends and family.

Tawn Morrison

Chief Medical Officer

About Tawn

Tawn Morrison is not just our receptionist, she is our Chief Medical Officer. Tawn handles requesting medical records, double and triple checking that we get them as soon as possible, and ensuring that they get to one of our attorneys. She also handles a lot of the day-to-day operations here, and is essentially our right-hand-person.
Tawn also likes traveling, currently is a proud new grandmother, and enjoys spending time with her family.

Regina Ozbun

Executive Legal Coordinator

About Regina

Regina Ozbun has been in the legal field for over 30 years. She has worked in the fields of workers’ compensation, personal injury, and insurance litigation. Regina “paid her dues” working for the defense law firms that represent insurance companies. She learned the tricks of the trade, and she is glad to be back on the side of injured Georgians, in a position where she can help people through this difficult time in their lives.
Regina is also an expert in handling open records requests, and a former police insider! Before moving to Georgia in 2005, She had worked in a District Attorney’s office, a district court, a police department, and for a sheriff, across multiple states. In Los Angeles, California, she also worked with attorneys handling real estate, intellectual property, white collar crime, trademark infringement, and product liability matters.
Regina lives in Marietta and loves to spend time with her friends and her son, Skyler.

Amy Newton


About Amy

Amy Newton has been in the legal field for over 25 years. During those 25 years, she has worked in several different areas of the law including family law, criminal defense, and probate.   However, Amy found her passion in personal injury which allowed her to help her fellow Georgians who have been injured due to others negligence.   Now, Amy is experienced in many types of personal injury cases, including car accidents, slip and falls, and dog bite cases.  Amy joined Morrison & Hughes in 2021, as our Senior Paralegal for personal injury.   Amy loves baseball, beaches, and spending time with her family. Amy in lives in Marietta with her husband and pets. She also has a son that is a student at University of West Georgia.

Lawsuits can be overwhelming and exhausting, especially when you have been injured or are going up against an employer or insurance company.

You don't have to fight alone - with expert attorneys with decades of experience in personal injury, worker's compensation, and social security and disability, Morrison & Hughes has the experience to guide you all the way through to life after lawsuits.

Do I have a case?

Answer just a few easy questions, and we’ll be able to help tell if you have a case!  Please note that this is not legal advice, and we aren’t your attorney yet. It’s just a quick way to get some basic information.  We strongly recommend that you contact us for a free consultation and speak to a live attorney to figure out what your case is worth. 

FAQs

Answered by Atlanta Car Accident & Personal Injury Attorneys

  • General

  • Injured At Work

  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

I’ve been seriously injured and can't drive. How do I get to your office?

Our accident lawyers will come to you. If you have lost mobility due to your accident, just call us, and an attorney or law group representative will come to your home to discuss your claim.

Where can I find additional information about my rights?

Aside from scheduling an appointment to speak with an attorney, you can also find information regarding workers’ compensation on the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation website. You can also review the State Board’s statutes and rules governing workers’ compensation.

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