Staten Bitting is of counsel with Levy, Sibley, Foreman & Speir, LLC. His practice includes civil litigation, workers’ compensation defense and appeals in these areas. He also serves as a mediator in civil suits and workers’ compensation claims. Staten earned his B.A. from Furman University and was graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law with his J. D. in 1978.He has served as President of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association and Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Georgia Bar. For several years he was on the State Board of Workers’ Compensation Education Committee. He is currently a member of the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution. Staten formerly acted as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the areas of workers’ compensation defense and right-of-way condemnation. For twelve years he was a member of the East Central Georgia Library Board, serving two terms as President, and was a member of the Furman Alumni Board. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation (Defense), Insurance Law, Workers’ Compensation Law (Employers), Commercial Litigation and Mediations. Staten has also been named Lawyer of the Year for Augusta, GA for Mediation (2023), Litigation-Insurance (2023) and Personal Injury Litigation-Defense (2022 and 2024) by The Best Lawyers in America.
Staten is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Pre-eminent rated attorney.
3643 Walton Way Ext.
Augusta, GA 30909