Joseph A. Kaiser, Esq.
Joe completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999. He then continued his studies at Mizzou earning his Juris Doctor in 2002. After practicing briefly with a small firm in St. Louis, Missouri, he began his legal career in earnest as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (the equivalent of an Assistant District Attorney in Georgia) in St. Louis County Missouri. In that role, he handled felony and misdemeanor cases for over 9 years and gained valuable trial experience.
In 2012, Joe and his wife relocated to the Atlanta area and he joined the Atlanta staff counsel office for one of the largest insurance companies in the country. He furthered his litigation experience in that role and gained extensive first-chair trial civil jury experience. In May, 2018 Joe joined Groth, Makarenko, Kaiser & Eidex where he currently serves as the firm’s managing partner.
Joe’s practice focuses on auto, premises and general liability defense as well as insurance coverage opinions and coverage litigation. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Georgia and Missouri, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the 11 th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Joe is a member of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, the Atlanta Claims Association, CLM and DRI. In addition, Joe is an active member of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the State Bar of Georgia and has served as a featured speaker at the Insurance Law Institute hosted annually by the TIPS section on St. Simons Island. Joe holds an “AV” peer-reviewed rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Joe is a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolutions and serves as a senior neutral with Sugarloaf ADR.
Joe and his wife Kimberly live in Johns Creek, Georgia with their two children Vivian and Jack.