Sean Mims is a Partner in the Columbus, Georgia office. He earned his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He was a member of the National Trial Team and competed in several national competitions across the country. He was also a member of the Trial Advocacy Board and National Negotiation Team.
Sean is an AV rated attorney and his experience includes the handling all matters of litigation from pre-suit issues through trial and also through the appeal process. He focuses on the defense of corporations and insureds throughout the litigation process. He has experience in numerous areas of general liability, including defense of personal injury claims, premises liability claims, transportation, disputes regarding insurance coverage, bad faith claims, breach of contract actions, workers' compensation claims, employment law claims, education issues, and business litigation.
In the area of transportation, Sean has represented clients in both motor vehicle accidents and accidents involving common carriers. His experience includes defending the insured and insurers, providing opinions on loss coverage, apportionment among multiple carriers and policies, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, special investigation claims, and levels of exposure.
Sean has litigated cases in front of juries, judges, arbitrators, and administrative law judges. He also has an active appellate practice and has handled appeals in Alabama and Georgia courts. He is admitted and licensed to practice in both the state and federal courts of Georgia and Alabama, including the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
B.A., University of Alabama-Birmingham
J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2011
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2011
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 2008
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 2008
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, 2008
All courts of the States of Georgia and Alabama 2008 and 2011
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 2008
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
Georgia Defense Lawyer's Association
Alabama Defense Lawyer's Association
Defense Research Institute
Columbus Bar Association
Columbus Chamber of Commerce