Attorney Brett A. Schroyer
Director of the Workers’ Compensation Department
Director of the Social Security Disability Department
Attorney Brett Schroyer is a senior associate at the Griffin Law Firm, P.C. He is also the Director of the Workers’ Compensation and the Social Security Disability Departments at the firm. He is licensed to practice law in the Georgia State Court, Georgia Superior Courts, and the Federal Court.
Attorney Schroyer has extensive knowledge and experience in injury and disability law which is invaluable as he guides our clients through complex issues that surround personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security Disability claims.
Education: Brett Schroyer’s education has included the following:
- Law School – Georgia State College of Law: Attorney Brett Schroyer graduated from law school in 2002. During law school he worked as a clerk for a divorce law firm in addition to his rigorous law school studies.
- College – North Georgia College: Brett Schroyer graduated from college in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He was a member of the National Honors History Fraternity and Phi Alpha Theta. He also represented his history department in debates.
Significant Cases: Since the beginning of his legal career, attorney Brett Schroyer has won many significant legal battles for his clients. One such victory involved handling an appeal on the case Ward v. McFall, 277 Ga. 649, 593 S.E.2d 340 (2004) before the Supreme Court of Georgia. In this case the Supreme Court upheld the state child support guideline and ruled in favor of a father with custody of his young son. The case involved non-payment of child support from the man’s ex-wife.
In another case, Bashir v. Rockdale County, 445 F.3d 1323 (11 Cir. 2006), attorney Brett Schroyer won a reversal of a lower court ruling with the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. In this case the court ruled in favor of his client that the actions of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Department violated the client’s Fourth Amendment rights. This ruling meant that the Sheriff’s Office did not qualify for immunity and that they could be sued for damages from an unlawful arrest.
Courts Brett Schroyer is admitted to:
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- Superior Court of Georgia
- State Court of Georgia
- Federal Court – Northern District
- State Board of Workers’ Compensation of Georgia
Publications and Programs:
- Mentor, Transition into Law Practice, State Bar of Georgia, 2008 to Present
- “Child Custody and Shared Parenting”, 2007 Lecture to National Business Institute
- “Advanced Workers’ Compensation, Subrogation: An Update,” 2006 Lecture to the Atlanta Bar Association
Personal Life: Outside the courtroom, Attorney Brett Schroyer enjoys spending time with his wife, his daughter, and his two Jack Russell Terriers. He also loves classic films and scale aircraft modeling.