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2970 Clairmont Road NE

Suite 650

Atlanta, GA  30329

(404) 633-9230

Robert C. Semler


Bob began his trial and administrative law practice in 1975. He has handled a wide variety of civil litigation and tort cases including premises liability, assaults, personal injury and wrongful death claims representing retailers, the trucking industry, nursing homes, primary and excess insurers and their insureds. He has tried more than 100 jury cases to verdict.


In the construction arena, Bob regularly represents general contractors and subcontractors for defect claims involving residential and small commercial developments.


In the Workers’ Compensation field, he has represented employers and insureds for more than 20 years. In that time, he has tried hundreds of cases before administrative law judges across the state.


Bob has been active in bar related activities, appearing as a speaker at annual meetings. He has been a Board Member and is Past-Chair of the Atlanta Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section. Bob has been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer several times. Before joining Buckley Christopher & Haff, Bob practiced at Carlock, Copeland, Semler & Stair, LLP for nearly 33 years.

  • A.B., University of Pennsylvania, 1971, Phi Beta Kappa

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1975


Practice Areas
  • Construction Law

  • General Liability

  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation

  • Motor Carrier and Transportation Law

  • Premises Liability

  • Workers’ Compensation

  • Wrongful Death & Catastrophic Injury


  • State Bar of Georgia

  • Lawyers’ Club of Atlanta

  • Defense Research Institute

  • Atlanta Bar Association – Member of Litigation Section, Insurance Section, and Workers’ Compensation Section (Past-Chairman); Member Services Committee- Legal


Email:  Bob

Phone: (404)633-9230