Awards & Recognition


At Montlick & Associates, we understand the importance and responsibility of community service, and we pride ourselves on being an active and responsible corporate citizen. Below is a summary of some of the awards and commendations the firm has received over the past 30 years:

The Georgia House of Representatives House Resolution 394

House resolution

"Our firm has been committed to giving back to the community because it is important and it is the right thing to do."

- CEO & Founder, David R. Montlick

On February 25, 2013, the Georgia House of Representatives passed House Resolution 394 honoring Montlick and Associates for "providing efficient, effective and dedicated services to the citizens of Georgia". The resolution recognizes the firm for providing high quality legal services to accident victims, delivered with personal attention and compassion since the Atlanta-based law firm was founded 33 years ago; as well as the firm's contributions to the community through a variety of public service programs, including their extensive family safety and injury prevention programs and their ongoing support of U.S. troops.

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Secretary of State Recognizes Montlick & Associates as an Outstanding Georgia Business

Outstanding georgia business

"We are humbled and honored to receive this special recognition. All of our team members at Montlick & Associates are dedicated to helping Georgia families through the firm's legal services as well as our community service programs."

- Montlick & Associates Founder & CEO-David Montlick

Photograph above, left to right: State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta) and Montlick & Associates, Director of Community Programs Melinda Jeffress.

Georgia Secretary of State, Brian P. Kemp, proclaimed Montlick & Associates as an "Outstanding Georgia Business" and a "Goodwill Ambassador in its business to other states, and to nations beyond the borders of the Unites States of America." Representative Keisha Waites presented the firm with the special honor during the firm's Anti-Bullying event in March 2015. Montlick & Associates and the firm's Ambassadors 4 Kids club (a4kclub.org) proudly sponsored motivational speaker Bob Votruba from One Million Acts of Kindness to speak to Georgia families and encourage kids to End Bullying with Kindness.

Safe America Foundation - 2014 WorldSafe Community Award Winner

Worldsafe community award

"A lot of businesses talk about 'giving back.' David Montlick and the entire Montlick Team put their words into action. Montlick & Associates truly is a community partner those of us in metro Atlanta are fortunate to have."

- Safe America President and CEO, Len Pagano

Photograph above, left to right: Safe America President and CEO Len Pagano, Safe America Executive Vice President MaryLou Pagano, Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisie and Montlick & Associates, Director of Community Programs Melinda Jeffress

The Safe America Foundation recognized Montlick & Associates as the 2014 WorldSafe Community Service Award Winner. The Georgia personal injury law firm was awarded the WorldSafe Global Leadership for their 30 year commitment to family safety, injury prevention and supporting our troops. The annual WorldSafe Awards were presented at the Safety on the Home Front Gala held November 8, 2014 at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta, Georgia.

Association of the United States Army 2012 Southeast Patriotism Award

Military award

"You cannot ignore the many acts of service to Soldiers and military families that Montlick and Associates has provided over the years."

- AUSA President and Colonel (Retired) Charles Guta

Photograph above, left to right: SGM (Ret) Duane Williams, First Vice President, Greater Atlanta Chapter AUSA; Jolie Montlick; David Montlick, CEO Montlick & Associates; COL (Ret) Charles Guta, President, Greater Atlanta Chapter AUSA.

Awarded to Montlick & Associates CEO & Founder, David R. Montlick on May 2nd, 2012. In presenting the award, COL (Ret) US Army, and President Greater Atlanta Chapter, AUSA, Charles Guta cited Mr. Montlick's ongoing support of the military, including his firm's production of over 300 Tribute to the Troop television messages which have collectively aired thousands of times across the state; providing attorney volunteers to advise Military Veterans about benefits; and awarding complimentary vacation packages to dozens of military families, as part of an annual contest with WSB TV, Channel 2 in Atlanta.

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Association of the United States Army 2011 Most Patriotic Business Award

Patriotic award

"No business has ever done more for the troops in Georgia than Montlick and Associates."

- AUSA First Vice President, Dr. Duane Williams

Photograph above, left to right: COL (Ret) Charles Guta, President, Greater Atlanta Chapter AUSA; Jolie Montlick; David Montlick, CEO Montlick & Associates; SGM (Ret) Duane Williams, First Vice President, Greater Atlanta Chapter AUSA.

On April 29, 2011, the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Association of the United States Army recognized Montlick and Associates as the recipient of the 2011 Most Patriotic Business Award. "You cannot ignore the many acts of service to soldiers and military families that Montlick and Associates has provided over the years," said President and Colonel (Retired) Charles Guta. "Patriotic media messages, direct awards of vacation relief to military families, and legal support to our Veterans; Montlick and Associates has made the military an integral part of their corporate responsibility program and we must recognize that fact positively."

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Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute 2013 Buckle Up America Award

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"Montlick & Associates demonstrated how to effectively address traffic injury prevention. We are extremely proud of the work [they] do to save lives on Georgia's roads and highways"

-Director of Georgia's Governor's Office of Highway Safety, Harris Blackwood

Photograph above, left to right: Andrew Turnage, Child Passenger Safety Coordinator, Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI); Jacquie Palisi, Family Safety Advocate, Montlick & Associates; Melinda Jeffress, Director of Community Programs, Montlick & Associates; Dr. Don Bower, UGA Project Director, Professor Emeritus and Extension Human Development Specialist

Montlick & Associates was presented a 2013 Buckle Up, America! Award on August 20, 2013 at the Georgia Highway Safety Conference in Savannah. The award was presented by the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI), a part of The University of Georgia's College of Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. As the winner for the Corporate sector, Montlick & Associates was recognized for its commitment to reduce injuries and prevent fatalities in Georgia through the firm's ongoing seat belt and child safety seat awareness projects.

Safe America Foundation - 2013 Leadership Award

We salute your dedication to the safety of Georgia’s teen drivers...

-Len Pagano, President & CEO, The Safe America Foundation

Awarded on July 24, 2013, in recognition of the firm's effort and contribution toward the success of the Safe America Foundation's 2013 SafeTeen Georgia Driving Academy. "We salute your dedication to the safety of Georgia's teen drivers through proper training and education, and commend your strong commitment to keep all drivers in the state of Georgia safer on our roads," Len Pagano, President and CEO of the Safe America Foundation

Georgia Governor's Office Proclamations 1990-1994

In 1990, Governor Joe Frank Harris proclaimed October 6 and 7 as "Help Keep Kids Safe Days" for the State of Georgia. In his proclamation, Governor Harris said that the State of Georgia recognizes this law firm "for its dedication and commitment to the safety and well being of our youth." The firm has been repeatedly recognized for its community work in the area of child safety. The Governor of Georgia issued similar proclamations in '91, '92, '93, and '94.

White House Points of Light Office Letter of Recognition, 1991

In a letter of recognition from the White House Points of Light Office, the Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of National Service states "in light of your record of concern for those in need, I am pleased to congratulate you on the fine example of generosity you have set for your fellow Americans." The letter also commends the law firm "for making a difference in the lives of people around you."

Our Award Winning Community Service Programs