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Adam M. Cain has been practicing law for
approximately seven years and concentrates in the areas of Criminal law, Civil
Litigation, Real Estate Transaction and Real Estate Litigation, Wills and
Estates, Collections, Contract Disputes, and Business Law.  Adam is a native of Gainesville, Georgia.  He is a graduate of Berry
College in Rome, Georgia.
Adam received his Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in
2002 with distinction.  While in law
school, Adam was an active member of the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association,
Mississippi Environmental Protection Agency, Legal Division and Phi Delta Phi. 


Following graduation from law school, Adam became
licensed to practice law in Georgia
and South Carolina.  For several years he practiced law in the
State of South Carolina and served as the City
Prosecutor and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Greenwood. Mr. Cain simultaneously worked in
private practice with the Welch Law Firm, LLC, concentrating in criminal
defense, general civil litigation, collections, and real estate. In August
2006, Adam and his wife, relocated back to his home state of Georgia and joined
Greer, Stansfield & Turner, LLP, in Covington,
Georgia. Adam
concentrated in Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Litigation, Collections, General
Civil Litigation, with a continued dedication to the area of Criminal Law.   



He is a member of the Georgia Association of Trial Lawyers, and pleased
to become active in the local bar association in Athens, Georgia. 


Areas of Practice: 

Criminal Law

Civil Litigation

Real Estate Litigation


Bar Admission:



U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court District of South Carolina



Berry College, 2000

Mississippi College School of Law, 2002


Professional Associations:

Georgia Trial Lawyers’ Association



Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    13 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    13 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    13 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    13 years
  5. Debt Collection: 15%
    13 years



Hourly ($200/hour), contingent (33%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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    Robert Lenhardt Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Adam M. Cain, LLC

345 W. Hancock Avenue
Athens, GA, 30601


SCGood Standing200302/28/2013
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200311/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
GraduateAthens-Clarke County Chamber of Commerce LEAD Athens2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateTimmons, Warnes & Associates, LLP2009 - 2013
AttorneyGreer, Stansfield & Turner, LLP2006 - 2009
AttorneyThe Welch Law Firm, LLC2003 - 2006
AttorneyCity Prosecutor for the City of Greenwood2003 - 2006
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Greenwood, South Carolina2003 - 2006
Law ClerkJohn D. Giddens Law Firm2001 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Athens-Western Circuit Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Athfest Half Marathon CommitteeVolunteer Coordinator2009 - Present
South Carolina Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law SectionMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of South Carolina v. Gary Thomas Hill, 361 S.C. 297The State appealed and the Supreme Court reversed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
ICLE of GeorgiaBasic Collection2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2002
Berry CollegePolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
General Practice for New LawyersBasic Debt Collection2009