Overview

Jake Edwards focuses his practice on construction litigation, contract disputes, and alternative dispute resolution.

Before joining the firm, Jake was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Miami, Florida and practiced complex commercial litigation as an associate in the Atlanta office of an international law firm. Jake has drafted briefs and arguments in state court, federal district court, federal courts of appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

While attending law school, Jake was an Editor of the Georgia Law Review, a member of the National Order of Barristers, and a pupil to the Lumpkin Inn of Court. Jake also competed on UGA’s moot court and mock trial teams, winning won the Herman Talmadge Moot Court Competition, the South Texas Mock Trial Team Challenge, the Melvin England Mock Trial Tournament, and the J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition. As a member of the Appellate Litigation Clinic, Jake briefed, argued, and won an appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (2017) cum laude

University of Georgia, B.A., Political Science and Economics (2014) magna cum laude

Admissions

Georgia (2017)

Court Admissions

Georgia Superior Courts (2017)

Georgia State Courts (2017)

Supreme Court of Georgia

Georgia Court of Appeals

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Clerkships

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit - Honorable Adalberto Jordan

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Forsyth County Child Advocacy Center, Volunteer

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