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Antonio E. Veal

Atlanta, georgia

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Biography Overview

Mr. Veal focuses his practice on premises liability and personal injury cases.

As a felony criminal prosecutor for nearly a decade in Winder, Athens, Atlanta, and Decatur, Mr. Veal gained extensive litigation and trial experience. Mr. Veal has litigated multi-defendant and complex gang and white-collar criminal cases from their investigative inceptions through verdicts. Mr. Veal ended his prosecutorial career after becoming the lead prosecutor of the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit’s gang unit where he and his unit were awarded the “Special Unit of the Year” for achievement and performance. Based upon his reputation and success as a prosecutor, Mr. Veal taught continuing legal education seminars to other attorneys. Mr. Veal has also authored and filed several appellate briefs with the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

After leaving prosecution, Mr. Veal worked for a national civil defense firm where his primary practices involved general liability, professional malpractice, and civil rights defense. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Veal was an attorney for the Department of Homeland Security-Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Mr. Veal received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from North Carolina Central University School of Law in May 2007 and a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law in August 2012. He was awarded his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in May 2004, graduating with a major in political science and a minor in English. While in law school he was a member of the Law Journal and competed as a member of the mock trial team.

Mr. Veal is licensed to practice law in Georgia and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.


Practice Areas

  • Dog Bite & Animal Attacks
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip & Fall

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Political Science, 2004
  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, 2007
  • University of Alabama School of Law, 2012