Jennifer Dorminey Herzog is a native of Tifton, Georgia, and returned to her home town to practice law in our Tifton office. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Presbyterian College in 2003 with a double major in English, with an emphasis in creative writing, and Religion/Philosophy. In 2006, she graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law. During her time at UGA, Jennifer was a member of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law wherein she received the Notes Editor of the Year Award for 2005-2006.
Jennifer focuses her practice in the area of government liability and serves as County Attorney for Berrien County. She also serves as Assistant County Attorney for Coffee County, Tift County, and Ware County. Jennifer has represented a number of counties in tax appeal litigation, as well as small businesses with employment and contract issues, individuals involved in auto accidents, and individuals and entities involved in general liability matters. Jennifer is trained in general mediation, domestic mediation, arbitration, and is a registered mediator in Georgia. She and her husband Scott Herzog reside with their daughters in Tift County.
Jennifer has successfully settled and litigated numerous cases involving lawsuits on a variety of claims brought by inmates, including the in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Many of these cases were able to be resolved through dispositive motion, saving the clients much time and expense.
Bachelor of Arts 2003, Presbyterian College
J.D. 2006, University of Georgia School of Law
All State and Superior Courts in Georgia
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. District Courts: Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of the United States
State Bar of Georgia
Tifton Bar Association, Past-President (2008); Received the State Bar of Georgia 2008 Award of Merit and Best New Entry Award for Tifton Judicial Circuit Bar Association
Co-Authored Recent 7th Circuit Case Illustrates the Two Different Approaches to Deliberate Indifference, October 2016, HBS Correctional Health Care Law Blog
The Continuing Fall of the Prison Population in Georgia – A Brief Look at One Charter School’s Effort to Keep the Trend Going, June 2016, HBS Correctional Health Care Law Blog
First Baptist Church of Tifton, GA Leader
Diversified Enterprises, Board Member (2007-2014)
Court Appointed Special Advocate, Coastal Plains Division, Board Member (2008-2014), Vice Chair (2009-2010), Chair (2010-2011)
Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence, Board Member (2009-2014)
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture, Board Member (2012-present); Chair (2013-2014)
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell