Attorney Profiles — Serious Lawyers for Serious Injuries

Contact Georgia serious injury lawyers of the Cuffie Law Firm for a free consultation about recovering damages in car wreck, truck accident, or nursing home neglect cases.

Founding Senior Attorney Thomas F. Cuffie is a former three-term Atlanta City Council Member representing the Atlanta University Center district. While in college at Morehouse, he joined the Atlanta Police Department and rose to the rank of Detective. The experience he gained and relationships he formed during his years of public service have proven to be highly useful in the investigation and presentation of serious accident cases.

Attorney Thomas F. Cuffie

Thomas F. Cuffie, a native of Sylvester, Georgia, finished Worth County High School in 1967 and began Morehouse College shortly thereafter. While attending Morehouse, he joined the Uniform Division of the City of Atlanta Police Department and subsequently was promoted to Detective. Mr. Cuffie graduated from Morehouse College in 1972 earning a BA Degree in Political Science. Upon finishing North Carolina Central Law School in 1978, he was immediately appointed Associate City Attorney (corporate lawyer) for the City of Atlanta.

Mr. Cuffie became an elected Atlanta city councilman in 1981 and remained for three consecutive four-year terms. The same year he became a councilman, Thomas Cuffie founded his own law firm, limiting his practice to personal injury cases. Today he has transformed his practice into a litigation boutique concentrating on Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injury cases. Over the years, Cuffie & Associates has enjoyed success in obtaining several million dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients throughout the State of Georgia.

Since 1995, Thomas Cuffie has served as the Corporate Counsel for the Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association and provides legal advice on a variety of legal issues ranging from amending the Constitution and Bylaws to interpreting various state laws that impact the industry. He is married to Kaneta Lott Cuffie a Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta, Georgia and they have two grown children, Kimberly and Thomas.

  • Areas of Practice:
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury (Defense)
  • Personal Injury (Paintiff)
  • Products Liability Law
  • Wrongful Death (Defense)
  • Wrongful Death (Plaintiff)
Bar Admissions
Georgia (1978)
Education
North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina

 

Attorney Magua Benson

Magua Benson represents individual clients in wrongful death, catastrophic injury and mass tort claims. Prior to joining The Cuffie Law Firm, Ms. Benson was a litigation associate at a large, international law firm practicing in the areas of mass torts, insurance coverage and commercial disputes. While there, she represented clients in diverse, complex litigation before both federal and state courts. Additionally, she represented individual clients in family law, prisoners’ rights and personal injury actions. Her passion for providing legal counsel to individual clients brought her to the Cuffie Law Firm, where she zealously advocates for the rights of people who are injured by the acts or omissions or others.

Ms. Benson is a graduate of Limestone College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and a graduate of the University of South Carolina College of Social Work, where she obtained her masters in social work. She received her juris doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions
Georgia
Pennsylvania (inactive)

Education
University of South Carolina School of Law, JD
University of South Carolina College of Social Work, MSW
Limestone College, BSW

Attorney M. Cordele Rolle

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death