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Darl H. Champion Jr.

“I’ve always rooted for the underdog – the law was a natural fit.”

Darl Champion “Champ” became a personal injury lawyer because he is passionate about fighting for people. When he gets a call, the person on the other end has a problem, and it needs to be solved. Getting the best result and holding the right people accountable is the reason Darl comes to work every day and why he founded The Champion Firm.

Undervaluing cases is how insurers avoid responsibility, and it’s where Darl can step in to help.

A $1 million insurance settlement may sound good if you’re injured, but not if your case is worth $3 million.

For Darl, a victory is about making a difference in his clients’ ability to get well physically and financially, so they can move on. He lives for the chance to go the distance and stand up to large insurance companies. He does this by digging into the facts and fighting harder than other law firms for as long as it takes to get everything a client deserves.

Meet Darl Champion

Meet Darl Champion

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Darl’s Background

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After graduating magna cum laude from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, he served in a highly coveted federal judicial clerkship with the Honorable Hugh Lawson in the Middle District of Georgia. Darl credits this as one of the best experiences of his life.

After that clerkship, Darl spent time on the defense side of personal injury law. This is where he saw the lengths large insurance companies would go to deny their obligation to injury victims. While he learned their tactics first-hand, he also quickly realized that he wanted to spend his legal career helping people through the personal injury process.

Darl and his wife Julia reside in Smyrna, GA with their two children.


Darl's Case Results


The Champion Firm Wins $10.2 Million for Victim of Serious DUI Crash

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$2,060,000 After a Fatal Rideshare Accident

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$1.5 Million for Substandard Medical Care in Prison

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$1,375,000 for Truck Accident Resulting in Spinal Injury

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$1,250,000 For Client Injured In Bus Crash

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Darl’s Success & Philosophy

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Now, a highly esteemed trial attorney with a reputation for working tirelessly for his clients, Darl has helped obtain over $65 million dollars in injury cases throughout Georgia. In recognition of this, the National Trial Lawyers organization has consistently selected Darl as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Georgia and Top 40 Under 40. Also, Georgia Super Lawyers has recognized him as a Rising Star, an honor given to the top 2.5% of Georgia lawyers under age 40 or those in practice for ten years or less.

Our Successful Results

Darl credits these successes to his passion for ensuring that his clients are fully compensated when they are harmed by someone’s negligence and his philosophy to provide client-centered representation. Darl is a firm believer that good communication is essential between a lawyer and client and makes being accessible and straightforward with his clients a priority.

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  • Mercer University, J.D. (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Methodist University, B.A. (Summa Cum Laude)

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

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Legal Honors

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
  • America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® 2020
  • Georgia Super Lawyers: Rising Star, 2012-2021
  • AVVO, 10.0 Superb Rating

Professional Affiliations
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Darl Champion in the News

Darl Champion Appears on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show

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Darl Champion, of The Champion Firm, P.C., appeared on the Atlanta Legal Experts radio show to talk about third-party liability claims for work-related injuries. If you are injured on the job, it is important to remember that although your employer is generally only responsible for paying workers’ compensation benefits, there may be a third party that is liable for your injuries.

Darl Champion Speaks About John Abraham Versus Vladimir Ako on WSB-TV

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