Paul I. Hotchkiss


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Practice Areas:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Taxation
  • Appeals
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights/Section 1983


Paul I. Hotchkiss has significant experience handling a broad range of complex civil litigation, including actions for medical malpractice and the representation of municipalities and state-government entities in both state and federal court.  Currently, Mr. Hotchkiss focuses his practice on representation of victims of medical malpractice  and on litigation on behalf of state and local governments to obtain unpaid taxes from foreign corporations.  A substantial portion of Mr. Hotchkiss' practice is dedicated to preparation of written motions, briefs, and appeals. 


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Major: English

Bar Admission

  • Georgia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Published Works

  • Georgia Auto Insurance Law Update, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Law Journal, March, 2009
  • Nuts and Bolts of Qualified Immunity - The Basics, DRI, Civil Rights Seminar, New Orleans, LA, 2009

Representative Cases

  • Piedmont Hosp., Inc. v. D.M., --- Ga. App. --- (2015WL6498671), 2015, Ga. Ct. App.
  • Dowdell v. Wilhelm, 305 Ga. App. 102, 2010, Ga. Ct. App.
  • Campbell v. Goode, 304 Ga. App. 47, 2010, Ga. Ct. App.

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia