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David Ozburn is an associate in the Litigation section of Martin Snow, LLP. He maintains a general litigation practice with an emphasis on medical malpractice David Ozburndefense. Mr. Ozburn graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2006 with a degree in Public Policy. He received his J.D. degree from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in 2010 where he earned top class grades in Torts, Criminal Law, Research, and Statutory Interpretation and was a recognized for the dean's list. Mr. Ozburn was also a student editor of the Georgia Legal History Foundation’s Journal of Southern Legal History and was inducted as a student member into the William Augustus Bootle Inn of Court.

He is admitted to practice in all state and superior courts in Georgia, and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Macon Bar Association.

Place of Birth:

Covington, Georgia

Undergraduate:

Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Public Policy, 2006

Graduate:

Mercer University Walter F. George   School of Law
J.D., 2010

Professional Memberships:

State Bar of Georgia, Macon Bar   Association

Areas of Practice:

Insurance Defense, Medical   Malpractice, General Litigation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

Keith FitzgeraldKeith E. Fitzgerald

Associate

341 Third Street, P. O. Box 1795
Macon, Georgia 31202-1795

Practice Areas

Criminal trial in state and federal courts.

Keith Fitzgerald is the associate lawyer for Hogue & Hogue. Keith is a 2010 graduate of Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law, where he also received the Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting. While a law student, he clerked with a solo attorney in Macon, where he discovered his passion for helping people during difficult and trying times in their lives. This led him directly to the field of criminal defense, as there are no more difficult and trying times for people than when facing the full weight of the criminal justice system. Keith is proud to call himself a criminal defense lawyer.

 Law is a second career for Keith. Before becoming a lawyer, Keith was a professional trombonist in the United States Air Force for nine years. During his musical career, Keith traveled the world–including Japan, Korea, Australia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Singapore,

and Thailand as well as the eastern United States–performing jazz and classical concerts as a musical ambassador of the United States. His experience on stage as a performer led him to his law career. In effect, he traded the audience at a concert hall for twelve citizens in a jury box; musical notes in a symphony instead became words in a closing argument.

Keith is a member of the Georgia Association Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Georgia and Macon Bar Associations. He practices in Federal and State courts in the central Georgia region, and handles every type of criminal case. Currently, one of Keith's main focuses in the firm is DUI defense. Keith is also a graduate of the William “Bill” Daniel Trial Advocacy program.

 

Keith is married to Betsy Fitzgerald, who is the Executive Director of the Grand Opera House in Macon.

Education

J.D., Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, 2010

George Mason University, Trombone Performance, 1995-1998

B.A., University of Maryland University College, 2005

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Georgia
Member Since: 2010

Georgia Court of Appeals
Member Since: 2010

The Supreme Court of Georgia
Member Since: 2010

United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Member Since: 2010

 
 
 
 
   

Jed W. Hill has been practicing law since 2005 and has been admitted to the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, Jed HillGeorgia State and Superior Courts, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. He specializes in personal injury, workers compensation, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, and social security disability law.

Mr. Hill enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, jogging, hiking, and clay target shooting, and is an active member of Christ Episcopal Church in Macon, Georgia. Mr. Hill holds several memberships, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Macon Young Lawyers Division.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Macon Bar Association
  • Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Macon Young Lawyers Division
  • Uptown Rotary Club
  • Macon Kappa Alpha Order Alumni Association
Education
  • B.B.A., Mercer University (Cum Laude, 2001)
  • J.D., Mercer University (2005)

Practice Areas

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
  
 
 
 

Jennifer N. Haskins, Attorney at Law, provides

Jennifer Haskins

assistance to individuals and families in preparing for the future and protecting their assets.

 She prepares Wills, Trusts, Financial Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives for Healthcare, Special Needs Trusts, Pet Trusts, etc. Ms. Haskins assists surviving spouses in filing claims for Year's Support, and Probating wills. She also assists families in the tough areas of Medicaid planning for future nursing home care and the contemplation of possible guardianships and conservatorships for their loved ones.
 

Jennifer N. Haskins has obtained accreditation USA Department of Veterans Affairs Logo Resizefrom the Administration of Veteran's Affairs and is now able to assist Veterans and their families in obtaining Aid and Assistance and Low Income Pension Benefits.

 

 

 

 

Practice Areas

  • Wills & Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid
  • Asset Protection
  • Power of Attorney - Financial
  • Power of Attorney - Health Care
  • Probate of Estates
  • Year's Support
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Long-Term Care
  • Nursing Home Planning
  • Miller Trusts
  • Adult Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Accredited VA Attorney
  
 
  
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Stacey Nestor

Founding Partner

Macon, Georgia

Stacey Nestor graduated in 1984 from Mercer University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. In 1993 she Stacey Nestorgraduated from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. Attorney Nestor sat for and passed two state bar exams; as a result, she is licensed to practice law in both Georgia and South Carolina. She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in both states. In practice for more than 19 years, Attorney Nestor has represented thousands of individuals throughout the Middle Georgia area.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1993
  • South Carolina, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law,      Macon, Georgia
    • Law - 1993
  • Mercer University     
    • B.A. - 1988
 
 
 
 
 

Ian McMullen was born and raised in central Georgia, growing up in Milledgeville. He attended Mercer Ian McmullenUniversity’s Walter F. George School of Law, where he was a member of the Mercer Law Review, a student editor of the Journal of Southern Legal History, and a member of  the Brainerd Carrie Honor Society.

After graduation, he joined SPGG, where he specializes in commercial real estate law. Ian and his wife Ruth are active members of the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church.

Education

  • Georgia College & State University, B.A. (2006), Summa Cum Laude
  • Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D. (2009), Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Professional Activities

  • Macon Bar Association
  • Baldwin County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, Local Government Law Section

Publications

  • Constitutional Burdens on the Right to Vote: Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, Mercer Law Review, Volume 60, Number 3, Spring 2009, 1007.

Civic Activities

  • Board Member, Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy
  • Volunteer, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  • Volunteer, Macon Outreach Community Garden
 

Areas of Practice

 
  • Commercial Real Estate
 
 
 
 
 

 

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