Honors & Awards

At Goldstein & Hayes, P.C., all of our attorneys have distinguished themselves through dedication and exceptional skill. Not only do our case results speak to the personalized service our advocates provide, but our considerable amount of awards also serve as testament to the exceptional representation you can expect from our legal team. After more than 55 years of collective experience, our legal team has the proven compassion and ability to serve you.

James A. Goldstein

For the past five years straight, Attorney James Goldstein has been selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia by The National Trial Lawyers due to his proven legal talent and knowledge. He has also received the highest possible peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell® for outstanding ethics and skill: the rating of AV Preeminent®. Furthermore, because of verdicts and settlements he has secured for clients, Attorney Goldstein is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®.

Some of Attorney Goldstein's other honors include:

  • Named one of "Pre-Eminent Lawyers in the United States" by Fortune Magazine
  • Selected by Best Lawyers ® as one of Georgia’s Best Personal Injury Lawyers (2015)
  • Service on the Executive Committee for The National Trial Lawyers Association (2013, 2014)
  • Selection to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association (2009)
  • Distinction of "Advocate" from the Achievement Recognition Program at the American Association for Justice
  • Commission of "Kentucky Colonel" by the Honorable Steven L. Beshear, Kentucky Governor (2010)

Jonathan P. Hayes

Attorney Jonathan Hayes' proven results have landed him in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. He received the highest possible peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell® for outstanding ethics and skill: the rating of AV Preeminent®. His high-level skill and sterling reputation have also led to an invitation to both the Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers as well as the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers Association in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. These accolades distinguish an attorney as a leading figure in the field, a creative advocate who has the professionalism and skill to achieve just results for individuals harmed by negligence. In 2013 and 2014, Attorney Hayes was invited to The American Society of Legal Advocates, an invitation given to the top 100 lawyers in each state. This is less than 1.5 percent of attorneys in the United States.

Attorney Hayes has also:

  • Serves on the Advisory Board for the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Served on the Executive Committee for Top 40 Under 40
  • Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list (2007, 2009-2015)
  • Named to the Top 100 Georgia Trial Lawyers by The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Included in Ten Leaders: Plaintiff's Personal Injury Law in Atlanta (2008-2011)

Jared Lina

Graduating from law school in the top 10 of his class, Attorney Jared Lina was selected for inclusion in the Georgia Super Lawyers ® Rising Stars ℠ list in 2011 - 2015. Only the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Georgia make the cut for this distinction, which is characterized by attorneys who are no older than 40, or who have practiced for no more than ten years, and go through a rigorous and patented process to be named in Super Lawyers®.

To be selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyer Rising Star℠ list, Attorney Lina had to first:

  • Achieve significant verdicts and settlements
  • Have considerable education and experience
  • Receive notable peer recognition

It then takes much more evidence of client service and recognitions of skill to qualify for Rising Stars℠, as there are 12 main factors in total that can make an attorney eligible for distinction as an advocate of the highest quality.

You Can Rely On Our Georgia Brain and Birth Injury Lawyers

When you are looking for the right advocates to help you and your family, you can trust Goldstein & Hayes, P.C. Our brain and birth injury attorneys have proven their ability time and time again to provide compassionate service to deserving people, and to help reach just results for them. At our firm we intentionally put a limit on the number of cases we take. In this way, we make sure that we have the full resources to dedicate to each client.

Find the personalized, awarded representation you deserve when you call our firm today. You can schedule a free consultation, to discuss your situation with our award-winning team.

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