Don M. Jones began his career in the United States Air Force. After his return to civilian life, he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1962. He began his practice in Birmingham at Markstein, Cain & Christian. In 1972 he moved to Georgia where he has since become a much admired fixture in the Gwinnett and Walton County legal community with a reputation for taking on difficult and sometimes unpopular cases. Mr. Jones' lengthy and incomparable experience has allowed him to gain knowledge in almost very area of the law. Among other things, he has been the city attorney for Walnut Grove, and he served on the Tripartite Committee prior to the establishment of the current public defender system. He is a member of the elite Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He is a trained mediator, and has been hand-selected by the Courts to litigate complex criminal matters. Along with his partner, Lori B. Duff, Mr. Jones was recently able to obtain a $2,300,000.00 settlement for a personal injury client. Mr. Jones is married with six daughters.
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Lori B. Duff attended Duke University and then went on to Emory Law School, graduating in 1994. Mrs. Duff began her legal career in the Juvenile Division of the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office. There, she quickly established herself as a state-wide recognized expert in Juvenile law and procedure, testifying several times before the legislature and lecturing for the Prosecuting Attorney's Council. Mrs. Duff left DeKalb County in 2005 to begin her career in private practice. Since then, she formerly served as a Judge Pro Tempore with the DeKalb County Juvenile Court,
and currently serves as Associate Judge in the cities of Loganville and Social Circle. Mrs. Duff was the first woman in the Alcovy Circuit to be included on the 'short list' of candidates for appointment to the Superior Court bench by the Judicial Nominating Committee. Along with her partner, Don M. Jones, Mrs. Duff was recently able to obtain a $2,300,000.00 settlement for a personal injury client. Mrs. Duff is also a trained mediator, and is a registered neutral with the State of Georgia, with specialty certifications in Domestic Relations and Domestic Violence. She is also the 10th District Representative for the Council of Municipal Court Judges. Mrs. Duff is the author of the popular "Legalese" column in the Monroe Local and has a blog that can be found in the Loganville - Grayson Patch. Mrs. Duff is married to a retired DeKalb County Police Sergeant, and has two children who attend Walton County Public Schools.
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