Overview

Matthew A. Liverman is a seasoned workers’ compensation attorney with more than a decade’s worth of trial experience. Matthew has tried countless cases as lead counsel before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation (SBWC) and has resolved a considerable amount of cases through mediation.

Matthew is no stranger to the courtroom, trying numerous jury trials as lead counsel. These range from felonies carrying potential life sentences to drug trafficking, domestic disputes and DUIs. Matthew has worked as an assistant public defender for the Cherokee Judicial Circuit and assistant attorney general with the Georgia Department of Law and has extensive experience handling cases from start to finish as lead counsel. Matthew further expanded his skills while working as staff counsel for a national insurer where he was one of two attorneys designated to handle high-level, complex claims.

A comprehensive understanding of the evidence code, Civil Practice Act and standard trial practice, coupled with  a natural ability to speak on his feet,  allows Matthew to feel at home in the courtroom. Over the years, he has developed a reputation as being forthright with the opposing bar, insurance companies and employers, resulting in all sides coming to appreciate his credibility.

Matthew regularly lends his legal knowledge at State Bar of Georgia conferences, including multiple speaking engagements at the SBWC Annual Educational Conference and Institute of Continuing Legal Education seminars, and provides white papers included in the seminar materials. Additionally, he has served as a steering committee member for the SBWC’s Annual Educational Conference since 2013.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Board of Workers' Compensation, Annual Educational Conference Steering Committee

Newsroom

Thought Leadership

  • Panelist, "Help Me, Help You, Help Me, Help You," SBWC Annual Educational Conference, 2019
  • "The Ten Commandments of the Intoxication Defense," ICLE Annual Workers' Compensation Law Institute,  2014
  • "Worker’s Compensation in the Infinite Workplace: The Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act and the (Increasingly) Globalized Workforce"
  • Authored numerous in-house publications, including training guides on O.C.G.A § 34-9-104 and O.C.G.A. § 34-9-240

Practice Areas

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia, 2004
  • North Carolina, 2003

Education

Regent University School of Law (J.D., 2002)

University of Alabama

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