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Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
    6 years
  2. Debt Settlement: 30%
    6 years
  3. Trademark Application: 25%
    6 years
  4. Litigation: 15%
    6 years



Hourly ($150-250/hour), contingent (10-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • William Ralph Carlisle

    John has all three of the qualities I most admire in attorneys; curiosity, enthusiasm and tenacity. We both practice in the general area of defending debt collection and consumer protection and I am often impressed in our conversations with his grasp of the issues and the knowledge he has acquired regarding the collection industry and the motives and practices of debt collectors. Attorneys cannot guarantee the outcome of lawsuits, but they can guarantee the quality of the work to be performed. You are in good hands with John.


    William Carlisle Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Blount Griffin

    John is an energetic defender and advocate who has great curiosity. He is thorough and likes to learn everything about a topic in order to be prepared for whatever the other side throws at him. He has the brains and inquisitive nature necessary to practice in intellectual property. He has the competitive spirit necessary to win at trial. He loves to laugh, so working with him is a pleasure.


    James Griffin Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Nelson Law Chambers LLC

P.O. Box 922873
Norcross, GA, 30010


DCActive 201005/24/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200811/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Order of BarristersCumberland Law School Chapter2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberThe Nelson Law Chambers LLC2011 - Present
General CounselProfessional Boundaries, Inc.2010 - 2011
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Wm. Thomas Craig2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
North Fulton Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2010 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cavalry Portfolio Services LLC v. MahfuzSettled before trial
Gemini Capital Group LLC v. MercerSettled before trial
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Norwich Law SchoolInternational Intellectual Property LawLL.M - Master of Laws2010
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of GeorgiaHistoryA.B.2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Association for Law, Property, and Society 2011 ConferenceThe Law and the Meaning of Mine2013
Instructional Technology Librarian CourseCopyright: Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Law2009