Originally from the hills of West Virginia, Brian relocated to the "Good Life City" of Albany, Georgia in 2002. He attended West Virginia University, graduating cum laude in 1998 with a degree in Political Science. He earned his law degree from West Virginia University in 2002, where he served on law review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif.
Brian practices primarily in the areas of workers' compensation, premises liability, and auto liability defense. He is admitted to practice in all Georgia state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Brian is also a registered mediator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.
Outside of the office, Brian and his wife are the proud parents of three children. He is a member of Porterfield United Methodist Church, where he is actively involved multiple teaching ministries and mission programs.
Brian has specialized in workers' compensation for more than a decade, defending employers and insurers throughout the State of Georgia. He has successfully defended many of the Georgia's largest employer's before the State Board of Workers' Compensation at both the hearing and appellate levels, and he has participated in the favorable resolution of countless claims through mediation. Brian's goal in handling your workers' compensation claim is to bring the claim to a quick and favorable resolution with the least amount of expense possible.
J.D., West Virginia University, 2002
B.A., West Virginia University, 1998
Supreme Court of Georgia
Court of Appeals of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Cir.
U.S. District Court, M.D. Ga.
State Bar of Georgia,
Workers' Compensation Section
Dougherty Circuit Bar Association
Co-authored Georgia Workers’ Compensation Compendium of Law, USLAW
Illegal Immigration & Workers' Compensation: Defining the Borders in Georgia and Tennessee, For the Record, Spring 2007
Former Vice-President and Board Member, Flint River Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
Member, Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church
Southwest Georgia's 40 Under Forty, 2012
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell