For more than 70 years, there has been a member of the Killian family representing the good people of Glynn County in protecting their legal rights. William R. Killian began the line of lawyers when he established his practice in 1947 in Brunswick. After joining his father in 1976, Bob Killian has been practicing law in Glynn County, and in 2018, he and his daughter, Bonnie Killian Turner, formed the Killian Law Firm, continuing their family’s longstanding legal tradition in Glynn County.
With over four decades of experience, Bob Killian focuses his practice on matters of civil litigation, primarily personal injury and wrongful death. During the existence of the former law firm in which Mr. Killian was a co-owner and co-founder, from 1997 through 2017, the firm recovered for clients over $215 million dollars. He handles cases primarily in Glynn, Camden, Liberty, Brantley, McIntosh and Wayne counties. In addition to his principal area of personal injury and wrongful death, he has successfully represented clients in business litigation cases, condemnation cases, civil rights cases and estate disputes. He has tried well over 250 civil cases to verdict and has handled over sixty appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Born and raised on St. Simons Island, Ms. Turner graduated from the University of Georgia and received her law degree from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. She gained experience in personal injury cases while interning with Malone Law in Atlanta and continued her experience in personal injury and nursing home cases with Paul D. Hermann, P.C., also of Atlanta.
In June 2013, Bonnie joined the firm of her father, Bob Killian, and in 2018 they formed the Killian Law Firm.
Mr. Killian is currently a Vice President of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and he is also a member of the Brunswick-Glynn County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, and the National Trial Lawyer’s Top One Hundred in Georgia. He has been selected to Super Lawyers each year beginning in 2008. He has been recognized for Lifetime Achievement Membership by American Top 100 Attorneys for Georgia. For over 25 years, he has had Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating of AV Pre-eminent*.
During the existence of the former law firm in which Bob Killian was a co-owner and co-founder, from 1997 through 2017, the firm recovered for clients over $215 million dollars.