Attorney - Jennifer  Dorminey Herzog

Attorney:

Jennifer Dorminey Herzog
Partner
HBS Tifton Office

P: 229-382-0515
F: 229-382-1676
E: jdh@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

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.

Practice Areas

Employment

Jennifer is committed to helping employers avoid, resolve, and prevail in employment disputes involving the full range of employment and labor issues. This includes litigation in state and federal courts and the representation of employers before administrative agencies over claims including: discrimination, harassment, retaliation, accommodation, and state torts such as negligent supervision and hiring, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, defamation, invasion of privacy, and wrongful discharge allegations.  Jennifer represents local business and industry, and governmental entities, in a wide variety of employment related matters, including policy and procedure implementation and revision, issues concerning state and federal anti-discrimination laws, and other employment issues. She also represents employers with matters involving the EEOC.

Education

Bachelor of Arts 2003, Presbyterian College

J.D. 2006, University of Georgia School of Law

Admitted

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

Membership

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

Publications

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

Activities

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)

Awards