John David Blair

John David Blair

  • Arbitration & Mediation, Health Care Law, Workers' Compensation ...
  • Alabama, Georgia
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Persuasive and creative team player with nearly 6 years legal experience, 12 years total work experience, and solid interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills that move others beyond positions to results. Works well unsupervised while maintaining client goals and adhering to rigid deadlines. Quick, resourceful, and enjoys new challenges.

My practice areas: as required by the rules of the Georgia State Bar and other state bars, I do not claim "specialization" in any area. However, I have practiced extensively in the following areas:

Insurance representation/defense in the areas workers' compensation, litigation and tort cases, longshore cases, and premises/commercial liability matters. Employment law matters. Drafting/negotiating contracts; corporate and non-profit representation involving matters of governance, compliance (including HIPAA), and risk reduction; litigation of business, contract, tort/personal injury, insurance, probate, and property matters; estate planning for Medicaid, tax, and special needs cases.

Should you want to know more about me personally, feel free to check out the websites and profiles on the right.

Regent University School of Law
J.D. | Law; Dispute Resolution
Honors: Top 25% of class.
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Wright State University
B.A. (2002) | Political Science (Major); History (Minor)
Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Honors student; Golden Key Honor Society.
Activities: Campus Crusade for Christ; Wright Outdoors.
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Wilmington College
PSEO | Advanced General Studies
Honors: Began college full-time at age 16.
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Professional Experience
Levy, Thompson, Sibley + Hand, LLC
- Current
Partner, Junior.
Echols Law Group
Asst. District Attorney
Houston County, District Attorney's Office
Prosecution of Felonies & High-Aggravated Misdemeanors.
Norfolk Public Defender's Office
The Walking Company
Greene County Prosecutor's Office
All Alabama State Courts; AL Middle Federal District.
All Georgia State Courts; All Georgia Federal Courts.
Professional Associations
Georgia State Bar
- Current
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Federalist Society
- Current
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Georgia Tech
Presiding Judge, 2009 Mock Trial Competition
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Eagle's Landing Christian Academy
Attorney Coach, Mock Trial Team
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Sorry, but I do NOT presently work on a contingent-fee basis. I bill for my time expended on the client's case at an agreed-upon hourly rate, and an advance retainer is required for all new clients referred through this site.
Practice Areas
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Health Care Law
Workers' Compensation
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Maritime Law
Insurance Defense
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Education Law
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Admiralty Law
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Law
  • General Civil
  • Litigation
  • Nonprofit, Church, & Charity
  • Risk Reduction
  • Subdivision/HOA Law
  • Tort Law
  • Spanish: Written
Contact & Map
Columbus Office
1100 Brookstone Centre Parkway
Suite 201
Columbus, GA 31904
Toll-Free: (866) 995-8663
Fax: (877) 284-4034
Albany Office
P.O. Box 71668
415 Pine Avenue, Suite 250
Albany, GA 31708-1668
Toll-Free: (866) 995-8663
Telephone: (229) 255-2777
Fax: (877) 284-4034
Savannah Office (All mail to ALBANY PO Box)
5500 Abercorn Street
Suite 32
Savannah, GA 31405
Toll-Free: (866) 995-8663
Fax: (877) 284-4034
3131 E. Shadowlawn Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30305
Toll-Free: (866) 995-8663
Fax: (877) 284-4034
Augusta Office
2803 Wrightsboro Road
Suite 15-343
Augusta, GA 30909
Toll-Free: (866) 995-8663
Fax: (877) 284-4034