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John B. Austin

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Phone: (404) 869-0100
Fax: (404) 869-0200

2974 Lookout Place N.E., Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

John has an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, and his practice concentrates in all areas of insurance defense litigation and Plaintiffs’ personal injury at both the trial court and appellate court levels. He has considerable trial experience in wrongful death, automobile, motor carrier, products liability, property damage, and premises liability lawsuits and in the prosecution and defense of declaratory judgment actions concerning contractual disputes and insurance coverage issues.  John is also a certified mediator who assists in the resolution of a wide variety of civil disputes.

John's personal life is spent enjoying being an “empty nester” with his wife of twenty-five years and during his free time, he enjoys various athletics including jogging, golf, and tennis.  He also announces high school baseball games.

Education

J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985
Law Review: Georgia State University Law Review, Editorial Board, 1984 - 1985 Law Review: Georgia State University Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor, 1984 - 1985

B.S., Georgia Southern College, Georgia, USA, 1978
Major: Criminal Justice

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Georgia
Member Since: 1985

U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
Member Since: 1985

U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
Member Since: 1985

U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
Member Since: 2013

U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
Member Since: 1985

Supreme Court of Georgia
Member Since: 1985

Georgia Court of Appeals
Member Since: 1985

Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Litigation Section

State Bar of Georgia
Member: Sections on Insurance Law and Product Liability Law

Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
Member

Fraternities/Sororities

Phi Alpha Delta
Sigma Nu

Birth Information

1957, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States of America