Jim Whitlock Attorney at Law

Attorney at Law - Jim Whitlock “The Godfather”

Jim Whitlock Attorney at Law


12 Years as a Municipal Court Judge
Serving Fayette & All South Metro Counties Since 1977

“I work my whole life, I don’t apologize, to take care of my family. And I refused — to be a fool — dancing on the string, held by all those — bigshots. I don’t apologize — that’s my life — “
Vito Corleone, The Godfather

Jim Whitlock Attorney at Law was born in Rome, Georgia in 1945. He grew up in the South, in and around the metro-Atlanta area. He is married to Joanne Ellison Whitlock, who works with him in his Fayette County, Georgia Law Practice. They live and work in Fayette County, where they have had ties for over 40 years.

  • JD Degree in Law, from John Marshall Law School, in Atlanta
  • BA Degree in Biblical Education
  • Over 40 years practicing law in Fayette County
  • Criminal Law, Traffic Law, Non-Contested Divorces
  • Opened Georgia’s first DUI School 1978
  • 12 years Municipal Judge: Fayetteville and Riverdale
  • Served as:
    -President of the Fayette County Bar Association,
    -Treasurer of the Georgia Municipal Judges Association
    -Member Georgia Association of Criminal Defense

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