Janis Spillers

Janis Spillers


Janis H. Spillers is a native of Franklinton, Louisiana and graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana with a B.A. in English Education in 1992. She taught middle and high school English and Spanish for five years. In 2000, she obtained her J.D. with honors and graduated in the top 10% of her class at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and was a teaching assistant in both criminal and constitutional law during her law school career.  Ms. Spillers will complete her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. in May 2019.

She received her General Mediation training in 2018 at Kennesaw State University School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development and is a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution.

Ms. Spillers began her legal career nineteen years ago practicing Georgia workers’ compensation defense and general liability defense. After five years as an insurance defense litigator at prominent defense firms in metropolitan Atlanta, Janis “switched sides” to become a claimant’s attorney and has represented injured workers exclusively for the past fourteen years.  She recently joined Lokey, Mobley & Doyle as Of Counsel and practices general civil litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

Janis is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and has been active in the Atlanta Bar Association, serving on its Workers’ Compensation Section Board of Directors for more than ten years. She held offices as the Immediate Past President, President, Vice-President, and Secretary/Treasurer. She is a member of the Forsyth County Bar Association and past member of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, and Lawyers Club of Atlanta. She is admitted to practice in all Georgia state and superior courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Ms. Spillers is an AV Preeminent rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell.

Legal Employment:

Moore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele, LLP (2000-2002)
Goodman, McGuffey, Lindsey & Johnson (2001-2005)
Janis H. LaBorde, LLC (2005-2019)
Lokey, Mobley & Doyle, LLP (2019-present)

Mediation Training:

Kennesaw State University

Areas of Expertise:

Workers’ Compensation

Administrative Fee:

$75/per party

Mediation Rates:

Flat rate of $1,000 in our office or at your office.  No minimum time.  We are committed to using your time wisely and will move to a resolution at the pace necessitated by the parties.

Willing to travel throughout Georgia.  Travel expenses will apply.

To schedule a mediation with Janis, you may do so on our scheduling page.  If you prefer,  you may contact her directly at jspillers@accordmediation.net or 678-268-6579 .