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Whether representing one of the country’s largest lenders on a real estate transaction worth hundreds of millions of dollars or representing a new start-up company with even larger plans, Jon brings a tireless work ethic to providing his clients with excellent legal representation.

 

Jon’s real estate and finance practice includes representing both borrowers and lending institutions with respect to the disposition of real estate, easements, survey analysis, title policy negotiations, condemnations, loan assumptions, transfers of ownership interests, collateral substitutions, and loan modifications and workouts. Jon also represents clients with respect to a broad range of corporate matters, including formation, governance, and both internal and external corporate agreements.

 

Jon lives in the North Shore area of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is an active member of his community, having volunteered his time at local animal shelters and Habitat for Humanity. He also has committed many hours of legal service to various non-profit organizations, including estate planning guidance for police officers and firefighters.

 

Memberships

 

    • Georgia Bar Association
    • Tennessee Bar Association

 

Prior Legal Experience

 

  • Scenic City Legal Group, PC, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Minor, Bell & Neal, Dalton, Georgia

 

Bar Admissions

 

  • Georgia, 2005
  • Admitted to practice in all State Courts including Appellate and Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Tennessee, 2013
  • Admitted to practice in all State Courts, including Appellate and Supreme Court

 

Education

 

J.D., 2005 | University of Georgia

Select Honors and Awards:

  • Cum Laude

 

Select Activities:

  • Research Assistance to Associate Dean Paul Kurtz
  • Student Bar Association Mentor
  • Notes Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law
  • Chairman, Sports and Entertainment Law Club

 

B.S., 2002 | Berry College

Select Honors and Awards:

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Martha Berry Writing Winner
  • Dean’s List Eight of Eight Semesters
  • Governor’s Scholarship Award Winner

 

Select Activities:

  • Berry Information Technology Student
  • Peer Educator
  • Business School Tutor
  • Local Outreach Mentor
  • Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
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