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Stephen Douglas Apolinsky

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Apolinsky & Associates, LLC
150 East Ponce de Leon Avenue
Address 2
Suite 200
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Decatur, GA 30030

Areas of Practice
Personal Injury Litigation, Personal Injury - $10 Million+ Recovered, Personal Injury - Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death
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150 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA, USA
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Stephen D. Apolinsky, founder of Apolinsky & Associates, LLC, has been recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in America. The firm has also been recognized as a preeminent law firm with an established record of achieving results for its clients. During his career, Mr. Apolinsky has successfully tried over 80 cases to verdict before judges or juries. He has also successfully negotiated over 300 cases, including several in excess of a million dollars as well as many six-figure settlements.

A few examples of Mr. Apolinsky’s professional accomplishments and honors include:

  • Winning a $7.3 million verdict for a business owner against the City of Atlanta
  • Settling a wrongful death case against the W Hotel for the wrongful death of a client
  • Settling a catastrophic injury case against Six Flags of Georgia
  • Resolving a negligent security case against one of the largest apartment owners in the country
  • Named to 100 Top Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Recognized as a Super Lawyer in Georgia
  • Georgia Trend Magazine “Legal Elite: Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers”
  • Inducted as a life member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV rated by judges and his peers through Martindale-Hubbell
  • Avvo 10.0 rating
  • Creator of a free application for smartphones named “My Injury Lawyer” which helps people in an emergency
  • Legal contributor to “Ask the Experts” for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Mr. Apolinsky is a native of the South and a second-generation lawyer. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan in 1983 and returned to the South to earn his Juris Doctor at Emory University Law School in 1987.

Mr. Apolinsky practices law in Georgia, Alabama, and the District of Columbia. He is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He has served on the Board of Directors of the DeKalb County Bar Association and currently serves on the board of Leadership DeKalb. He is also a Champion Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

In addition to a wealth of courtroom experience, Mr. Apolinsky has argued before Georgia’s Court of Appeals and Georgia’s Supreme Court. The firm also has extensive experience with arbitration and mediation.

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Apolinsky teaches and serves as guest speaker for courses at Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Oglethorpe, and DeKalb Perimeter College. He is also happily married with two children who attend Paideia School in Atlanta.

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Apolinsky & Associates, LLC

150 E Ponce de Leon Ave #200, Decatur, GA 30030, USA

(404) 377-9191

4.3 out of 5 stars

Shane Smith

5 out of 5 stars

posted 10 months ago

Denny P

5 out of 5 stars

posted 11 months ago

His law firm help us on our case with our Baby's Jonah and Nicole Payne we all want thanks you all hard work they put in for our babys

annette ricks

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

The greatest a God send,never on a bill board never on a bus or commercial, this firm speaks for itself.

Wanda Wade

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

Apolinsky & Associates handled a case my daughter was involved in and not only was the end result extremely gratifying, we were kept up to date on every circumstance related to the case. We also felt a real bond with Steve Apolinski and even though the case is over he has become a household name and we miss looking forward to his visits and phone...

Jabree Wade

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

Apolinksky & Associates is a great firm! I had the pleasure of them representing me with my case and it ended up being a very rewarding experience. Their compassion and, concern throughout the entire time was much needed. They are excellent in what they do. Steve would call and visit regularly just to make sure things were ok with me and my family....

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Apolinsky & Associates, LLC
Apolinsky & Associates, LLC 150 E Ponce de Leon Ave #200, Decatur, GA 30030

5 out of 5 stars


5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Due to a personal injury, a friend recommended the law firm of Apolinsky & Associates, LLC. His recommendation was so positive that I contacted Mr. Apolinsky right away. After several phone conversations, I was sure that I had the right firm to handle my case. Steve Apolinsky was a true professional...


5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

I became an actual client of Stephen Appolinsky by means of another attorney who sought out someone with expertise in wrongful death cases. I am so grateful to my first great attorney for referring me to another great attorney at the most difficult time of my life. My 19 year old vivacious firstborn...


5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

I went to Apolinsky and associates not even knowing if I had a case when my daughter was murdered at an apartment complex. Steve and his entire staff showed me such caring and support throughout the process. They made our family feel like they were their family. I highly recommend if you are ever in...