J. Brown Moseley

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J. Brown Moseley

Of Counsel


Brown Moseley joined Hall Booth Smith after serving as elected District Attorney for the South Georgia Judicial Circuit. In twenty-five years as a prosecutor, Mr. Moseley has tried more than 250 cases in five counties. He was named “District Attorney of the Year” in 1995 and received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2004. Mr. Moseley served on the Georgia Prosecuting Attorney’s Council and has served one term on the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors.

Service Specific Experience

General Liability

Brown’s practice includes the defense of general liability claims, particularly vehicle liability claims, uninsured motorist claims as well as premises liability claims. Brown has represented numerous commercial truck drivers in Georgia State Patrol SCRT investigations and state court charges.

Government Affairs

Brown Moseley served as county attorney for Decatur County for ten years. He also represents the City of Attapulgus, Georgia as city attorney. State law changes every year after the state legislature adjourns for the Session. Local governments invariably are affected by legislative changes and must be prepared to implement those necessary requirements of state regulatory agencies and unfunded mandates.

Governmental Liability

Brown Moseley’s experience as District Attorney as well as his term on the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors has enhanced his personal understanding of the laws of the state of Georgia. Brown Moseley advises governmental entities and officials regarding various claims including allegations of sexual harassment, racial discrimination, law enforcement issues, wrongful arrest, as well as search and seizure claims including wrongful arrest and violation of property rights.

Brown Moseley’s twenty-five years of experience dealing with criminal cases in the court room gives him exceptional knowledge of the criminal court system. Brown has used this expertise to represent a limited number of criminal cases.


  • Georgia, 1978
  • J.D., John Marshall Law School, 1978
  • B.S., Mercer University, 1967


  • Albany Chamber of Commerce
  • American Academy of Forensic Science
  • Decatur County Bar Association
  • International Association for Identification
  • National District Attorneys Association
  • State Bar of Georgia

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