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Phillip Comer Griffeth

Phillip Comer Griffeth

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Litigation, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. Workers Compensation: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 15%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Phillip. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles E.W. Barrow

    Phillip brings with him years of experience in criminal law, serving both as an assistant solicitor and assistant district attorney in Athens before entering private practice and focusing his work on criminal defense. Anyone charged with a criminal offense who hires Phillip can expect expert representation and be assured the best possible results.


    Charles Barrow Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

297 Prince Avenue, Suite 24
Athens, GA, 30601



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199308/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerPhillip Comer Griffeth, LLC2004 - Present
Senior Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office, Western Judicial Circuit2001 - 2004
Chief Assistant Solicitor GeneralAthens-Clarke County Solicitor-General1997 - 2000
Associate AttorneyDrew Eckl & Farnham, LLP1993 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2004 - Present
Western Circuit Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A1993 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Griffith v. StateN/A
Hale v. Scarboroughsummary judgment affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 63 Mercer Law Rev. 343Co-Author, Torts2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University-W. George L.S.N/AJuris Doctor, cum laude1993
Davidson CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1989