Hope Vernon is an Associate in the Medical Malpractice Defense Practice at Weathington, LLC.
Hope is an accomplished litigation associate with a wealth of expertise in healthcare litigation. Before joining Weathington, she embarked on a year-long clerkship for Chief Justice Melton at the Georgia Supreme Court, where she honed her legal acumen and deepened her understanding of the judicial process.
A proud alumna of Georgia State University College of Law, Hope’s commitment to excellence was evident during her academic journey. She was a prominent Moot Court member and assumed the Vice President of Communications role, showcasing her strong communication skills. Furthermore, Hope actively engaged with the court system through externships with esteemed jurists, including Justice Shawn Ellen LaGrua (then presiding over the Fulton County Superior Court), Justice Nels Peterson (then a distinguished member of the Georgia Court of Appeals), and the former Chief Justice Harold Melton.
During her time in law school, Hope also served as a dedicated graduate research assistant for a trial advocacy class, where she assisted fellow students in crafting motions and navigating the intricate terrain of the discovery process. Following her graduation, she embarked on a second year-long clerkship, this time under the guidance of the then-Chief Justice Melton at the Georgia Supreme Court, solidifying her expertise in judicial matters.
Since concluding her clerkship, Hope has channeled her passion and legal prowess into the field of civil litigation, with a primary focus on healthcare litigation. Her practice is dedicated to defending physicians, healthcare practices, and facilities.
- Medical Malpractice Defense
Bar & court admissions
Georgia State University College of Law, J.D.
University of Alabama, B.A.