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I am a North Georgia native and have spent most of my adult years living and working in beautiful Forsyth County. My high school sweetheart and I married in 1988. We have three sons and we are firmly rooted in a community where most of our extended family also lives.

I earned both my undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia and have been licensed to practice law since June of 1991. After working for two quality firms in Lawrenceville and Atlanta, respectively, I started my own practice in Cumming in 1998. I have been fortunate enough to handle a variety of different matters for my clients over the years and am able to help you with almost any legal, business or personal matter you may face.

I always have your best interests in mind and have never lost sight of the fact that if I was not an attorney myself, I could not afford one. I am a zealous advocate who is skilled in a variety of areas of the law and I offer practical solutions that are the best and most cost-effective for my clients. I am an experienced professional who gives sound advice that will help you navigate safely through troubled waters. If you are looking for help with a difficult legal problem or just want to make sure that you are making the best decision possible under a particular set of circumstances, you have come to the right place for advice and counsel. Let me know what I can do to help you accomplish your desired objectives.

How I Can Help

I have done almost everything there is to do during my legal career, ranging from representing plaintiffs and defendants in civil matters, defending accused criminals, trying cases before judges and juries and handling all sorts of appellate matters to preparing securities offerings, conducting real estate closings, handling probate and trust matters, representing parties in divorces and pursuing personal injury claims.
To me, one of the best compliments a lawyer can receive is when someone who knows him outside of the legal community has no idea what he does for a living. Many in our profession are vilified (some for good reason), and my overriding goal is to take care of my clients in the best possible way without ever losing sight of those things that brought me to where I am in the first place. I have taken on a number of matters based on principle alone and try to give something back to those among us who need it the most whenever possible.
I handle all kinds of business matters and transactions, including commercial and residential real estate closings, leasing, bank and owner financing, acquisition and development transactions, asset purchase and sale agreements, buy/sell agreements, phantom ownership plans, incentive-based compensation plans and general representation of small and closely held businesses in whatever ways their owners need help. Let me know what I can do to help you with your next business venture.
I provide quality representation in all of the courts of this state and have handled thousands of different litigation matters during the course of my legal career. I have been involved in a number of appellate decisions over the years in both state and federal courts and I have represented clients in several reported cases. I have had the good fortune from time to time to be admitted on a case by case basis to practice law in other states, most notably Florida.

Matters I Handle

  • I represent clients who have suffered personal injuries as a result of the negligence or intentional misconduct of others.

    Litigation - Personal Injury
  • I handle commercial and residential real estate closings for purchasers, sellers and lenders, preparing all of the necessary transaction documents.

    Real Estate - Closings
  • I provide practical advice to clients who find themselves on the wrong side of criminal matters and assist them in taking advantage of the second chances that the law provides.

    Criminal Law - Practical Advice
  • I prepare wills and trust documents and provide advice to clients who are trying to make sure that their wishes are carried into effect when they depart this life.

    Trusts and Estates - Wills and Trusts
  • I have reviewing thousands of contracts and help my clients identify issues that might cause problems in the future if they are not addressed at the outset.

    Contracts - Issue Spotting
  • I represent clients in all sorts of litigation matters, providing practical advice and helping resolve issues in a cost-effective manner that minimizes potential risks.

    Litigation - Practical Advice
  • I assist clients with issues related to distressed properties on both sides of the transaction, including work-outs with creditors and helping purchasers looking for bargains.

    Real Estate - Distressed Properties

Do you need some help with a legal question or concern?

Give me a call at (770) 889-8557 or send me an email using this contact form.