North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 627)
Riah Greathouse, Founder and Owner of Greathouse Trial Law, joined host John Ray on this edition of North Fulton Business Radio. Riah discussed his career journey and why he started his firm, what differentiates Greathouse Trial Law from other personal injury firms, mistakes individuals who have an injury make, and much more.
At Greathouse Trial Law, LLC, they fight to get injured victims the compensation that they deserve. The firm’s focus is on auto accidents, hit & runs, DUI accidents, slip & fall, and wrongful death.
Since being admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia, Riah Winston Greathouse has been counsel of record in over 5000+ criminal and civil matters throughout the state with a high rate of success. Mr. Greathouse earned his undergraduate degree at Hampton University and his law degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, where he graduated in the Top 10% of his law school class. During his law school tenure, he gained invaluable experience with internships with Judge Clarence Cooper of the United States District Court in the Northern District of Georgia, as well as Chief Judge Myra H. Dixon of the State Court of Fulton County, Georgia. The respective judicial internships allowed him to gain a keen insight into the method in which judges operate, and how many of them expect attorneys to be prepared when appearing on clients’ behalf.
Following law school, Mr. Greathouse joined a premier DUI defense firm, where he zealously represented numerous individuals charged with DUI. While representing DUI clients, Mr. Greathouse earned his certification in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and attended the National College for DUI Defense at Harvard. Mr. Greathouse has also served his community as an Assistant District Attorney in Fulton County, Georgia for several years, where he prosecuted cases ranging from drugs to violent felonies throughout the county. His service as a prosecutor yielded a tremendous amount of courtroom experience, which allowed him to attack cases with tenacity, oftentimes proving to be beneficial in securing a favorable resolution. After leaving the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Greathouse joined a nationally recognized plaintiff’s firm, where he represented injured victims and estates on behalf of decedents in wrongful death actions.
Since starting Greathouse Trial Law, LLC, Mr. Greathouse has been selected to National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, the Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars, has secured over 50 million dollars on behalf of injured victims and has built the Nation’s fastest-growing small law firm in 2020 according to Law Firm 500.
In addition to fighting on behalf of injured victims, Mr. Greathouse works to promote reform in the criminal justice system with his work as President of Caseless Inc., a mobile application that leverages GPS tracking and facial recognition technology to increase reliability and confidence in monitoring offenders.
When Mr. Greathouse is not in the courtroom, he finds time to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Zena’s House, Incorporated, a board member of Impact CDC, Woodward Academy Alumni Board, and is a former member of the City of Atlanta’s Board of Ethics. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and also enjoys spending time with his family, worshipping at Impact United Methodist Church, and rooting for the Falcons, Braves, Hawks, and UGA.
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