Jennifer Dorminey Herzog is a native of Tifton, Georgia, and returned to her home town to practice law in our Tifton office. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Presbyterian College in 2003 with a double major in English, with an emphasis in creative writing, and Religion/Philosophy. In 2006, she graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law. During her time at UGA, Jennifer was a member of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law wherein she received the Notes Editor of the Year Award for 2005-2006.
Jennifer focuses her practice in the area of government liability and serves as Assistant County Attorney for Coffee County, Tift County, and Ware County. Jennifer has represented a number of counties in tax appeal litigation, as well as small businesses with employment and contract issues, individuals involved in auto accidents, and individuals and entities involved in general liability matters. Jennifer is trained in general mediation, domestic mediation, arbitration, and is a registered mediator in Georgia. She and her husband Scott Herzog reside with their daughters on a farm in Tift County.
Jennifer focuses her practice in the area of government liability and daily assists Tony Rowell, managing partner of the Tifton office, with his duties as County Attorney for Coffee County, Tift County and Ware County. Jennifer brings to these positions extensive experience representing governmental entities in a wide array of liability settings. She has attended hundreds of county meetings during her time with the firm, including Board of Commissioners, Board of Elections, Board of Tax Assessors, Board of Health, etc. Jennifer has been called upon to address a variety of issues impacting county government, including but not limited to: Competitive Bidding, Zoning and Land Use Planning, Inter-Governmental Agreements, Open Meetings, Open Records, Department of Justice Investigations, Human Resource Issues, Tax Equity Issues, Roads/Highways/Paving, SPLOST, TSPLOST, LOST, Local Ordinances, Elections and Election Litigation, Construction Projects, Local Legislation, Code Enforcement, and Tax Appeals. Jennifer has served as counsel for governmental entities on a variety of issues in litigation, including open records, employment, and state and federal anti-discrimination laws. She has also represented governmental entities in defense of claims alleging constitutional deprivations brought under U.S.C. 1983.