Joseph Padgett is an associate in the Brunswick office. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Management with an emphasis in international business from Utah Valley University. He then completed his J.D. from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. While in law school, he participated in Mock Trial for two years competing in the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition in 2015 and 2016. He was also on the dean's list and received the CALI Excellence for the Future award in Transportation Law.
Prior to law school, Mr. Padgett owned and operated semi-trucks in Savannah, Georgia, where he gained hands on experience and oversaw compliance with government rules and regulations and ensured safe operating tractors. He also spent two years as a full-time volunteer missionary, which allowed him to become fluent in Spanish. He is married with two sons.
With over 5 years of experience in the trucking field, Mr. Padgett is able to apply personal experience to his legal practice. Having owned and operated semi-trucks he oversaw compliance with government rules and regulations and ensured safe operating tractors.
J.D., Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, 2016
B.S., Utah Valley University, 2011
Superior Courts of Georgia, 2016
U.S. District Court for the Nouthern District of Georgia, 2017
Georgia Court of Appeals, 2017
Georgia Supreme Court, 2017
U.S. District Court, 2018
Kidd, Jeremy and Padgett, Joseph, Trucker Shortage as Government Failure (March 17, 2016). Loyola University Chicago Journal of Regulatory Compliance, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2016). Available at SSRN here.
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