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Jeffrey Brooks Hanson

Jeffrey Brooks Hanson

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Probate, Business, Mediation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 55%
    24 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    24 years
  3. Business: 15%
    24 years
  4. Mediation: 10%
    13 years



Hourly ($275-325/hour), Contingent (33-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Connie L. Williford

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff is well-respected and very capable lawyer. I have found him to be ethical and professional in all of my dealing with him over the years.


    Connie Williford Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sell & Melton LLP

577 Mulberry Street, 14th Floor
PO Box 229
Macon, GA, 31202-0229



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199108/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
William Augustus Bootle Professionalism AwardMacon Bar Association2013
United Methodist Leadership AcademySouth Georgia Conference2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerSell & Melton, L.L.P.2009 - Present
LawyerSell & Melton, LLP1991 - 2012


Association NamePosition NameDuration
William A. Bootle American Inn of CourtPresident2008 - 2009
Macon Bar AssociationPresident2007 - 2008
Lawyers Foundation of GeorgiaFellowN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Montgomery v. Barrow, 286 Ga. 896, 692 S.E.2d 351 (2010).Successful appeal followed by settlement on remand.
Virginia Insurance Reciprocal v. Pilzer, 278 Ga. 190, 599 S.E.2d 182 (2004).On certiorari, the Supreme Court of Georgia held that the medical malpractice statute of repose did not bar the claim for contribution.
Johnson v. Knebel, 267 Ga. 853, 485 S.E.2d 451 (1997).On certiorari, the Supreme Court of Georgia clarified the limits of expert testimony and remanded the case for a retrial, which yeilded a favorable verdict.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of GeorgiaLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Georgia Southern CollegePsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Guard Retirement Planning SeminarWills, Trusts, & Probate2013
Continuing EducationMediation of Probate Matters2012