A.B., The University of Georgia in Political Science, 1986
Master of Public Administration, Georgia Southern College, 1989
J.D., Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, 1993
Georgia (all Courts), 1994
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2001
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 2001
Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, 2002
United States Supreme Court, 2002.
State Bar of Georgia
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Defense Research Institute
The Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Phi Alpha Delta
Leadership DeKalb, Class of 2000
DeKalb County Future Funding Commision, Chairman 2004 -2005
Leadership DeKalb Board of Directors 2005-2010
Georgia 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees, Secretary-Treasurer
Atlanta Community Food Bank volunteer photographer
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Presentations and Articles
DRI Announcement about Holmes Trial
Seminar Lecturer: "Georgia's Offer of Settlement Legislation" Institute for ContinuingLegal Education, Trial and Error Seminar, May 19, 2006.
"Don't Get Hit With a Whistle-blower Lawsuit" published in the Georgia County Government magazine, September 2003.
Seminar Lecturer: Qui Tam: Having the Whistle Blown, 50th Annual Institute of City and County Attorneys, September 12, 2003.
Seminar Lecturer: Qui Tam: Having the Whistle Blown, Seminar in the South, June 26, 2003.
ADA Update: Supreme Court Rejects Ability to Perform Job Tasks Standard in Favor of Focusing on a Claimants Ability to Perform Activities of Central Importance to Daily Life, For The Record, Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2002.
Eighth Circuit Holds Drug Dog Sniff of Package With Suspicious Label Does Not Violate Fourth Amendment Search and Seizure Principle, Public Sector Alert, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2002.
Georgia Court of Appeals Says County Board of Equalization Deliberations Are Subject to Open Meetings Act Requirements, Public Sector Alert, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2002.
“The Fair Labor Standards Act and Overtime Issues for Public Safety Employees” presented to the County Attorneys Section, May 2, 2011.
“County Road Issues: Abandonment and Disposal” presentation to the County Attorneys Section, April 30, 2012, ACCG Annual Meeting
“Road Acquisition and Abandonment” published in the Georgia County Government Magazine May/June 2012
“Understanding the Role of the County Attorney” published in the Georgia County Government Magazine September/October 2012
"Question and Answer with Ken Jones" published in the DecPage Quarterly Magazine,the trusted voice of the independent insurance agents of Georgia, Fall 2014. To see the full article click here.
"Ethical Issues Arising from Simultaneous Representation of Governments and Their Employees," Litigation Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, ICLE of Georgia, November 12, 2015.
"Common Mistakes of Plaintiff's Lawyers In Civil Rights Litigation," Litigation Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, ICLE of Georgia, November 17, 2016.