About Williams Oinonen LLC
Julie Oinonen is the Principal Managing Partner of Williams Oinonen LLC. An honors graduate of Emory University School of Law, Ms. Oinonen assists consumers, the injured, and has an in depth understanding of business owner concerns, having come from a family of business entrepreneurs and graduating Magna Cum Laude with her Masters of Business Administration from Woodbury University. Ms. Oinonen also holds an M.Ed from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, and an undergraduate degree from Covenant College, a Christian institution on Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Prior to her career as an attorney, she worked as a university director for programs to assist Latino students at a Hispanic Serving Institution. While at Emory University School of Law she was awarded a Dean's Teaching Fellowship, presented to six of the top third years. After law school, Ms. Oinonen worked with a successful Plaintiff's boutique firm and as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Emory University.
Ms. Oinonen has been presented with the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Outstanding Excellence in Trial Advocacy, the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Award, and the Kathleen Kessler-Eidson Trial Advocacy Award. Ms. Oinonen is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, and admitted into the prestigious Order of Emory Advocates.
Currently, Ms. Oinonen is a Fellow at Emory University School of Law's Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and also an adjunct faculty instructor at Emory University School of Law's Trial Techniques program. Ms. Oinonen's primary focus is handling plaintiff's personal injury, employment, education, and business litigation matters. Ms. Oinonen also works on the political consulting and opponent research practice area of the firm during election season.
Mario Bernard Williams, partner at Williams Oinonen LLC, primarily works in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights, police misconduct, employment and business litigation at Williams Oinonen LLC. He has extensive knowledge in the area of Section 1983 civil rights cases. In addition to representing injured civil rights plaintiffs in police misconduct and police department corruption cases, Mario Williams and the law firm of Williams Oinonen LLC is also proud to have represented police officers and law enforcement as clients throughout the state of Georgia in various legal matters. Mario Williams has an extensive understanding of police matters throughout Georgia and thus is able to effectively advocate justice for his clients on either side of the blue line. Additionally, Mario Williams is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy.
Mr. Williams has spent his life devoted to human rights work. He is a fellow at the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution at Emory University School of Law, in the area of human rights. Prior to his work at the law firm of Williams Oinonen LLC, Mr. Williams served in the Peace Corps in Honduras and worked for years in Santiago, Chile for a variety of international human rights NGO's working together with the Chilean government to find cooperative resolutions for major issues that affected poor people. Some of his international human rights portfolio includes co-authoring one of the first human right class actions ever presented in Chile. Moreover, Mr. Williams has submitted international human rights petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on issues related to indigenous rights and affordable housing in South America, as well as a successful international petition on behalf of poor people in Atlanta, Georgia regarding access to healthcare.
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Williams political clients include federal, state, and local elected officials throughout Georgia. He has extensive experience in campaign strategy, opposition research and policy analysis for election and has worked on multiple successful campaigns for United States Congress, mayors, county CEOs, senators, representatives, and locally elected officials throughout the state of Georgia.
Mr. Williams and his wife Julie attend St. Phillips AME church in Decatur, Georgia. He graduated with honors from Morehouse College in Political Science and obtained his law degree at Lewis and Clark in Portland, Oregon.For a free case evaluation, contact us today at (404) 654-0288.