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Billy Tomlinson attended the University of Georgia as an undergraduate and received his B.S. Degree in 1993. He then attended Mississippi College School of Law where he received his J.D. Degree in 1996. Prior to attending college he served in the United States Marine Corps. 

During his years of practice, Mr. Tomlinson has represented clients in many different legal matters. He has represented criminal clients with charges ranging from minor traffic offense to death penalty cases, successfully represented his personal injury clients resulting in millions of dollars in settlements for them, handled complex family law matters for both military and civilian couples, and helped immigrant clients obtain visas and citizenship. Additionally, Mr. Tomlinson has served as Solicitor General for Garden City, Georgia since 2005 along with being the attorney for the Richmond Hill Travel and Conventions Bureau. 

Mr. Tomlinson is active in a number of professional organizations including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense lawyers, Georgia Bar Association, Savannah Bar Association and the Atlantic Judicial Bar Association 

Mr. Tomlinson has helped with training local law enforcement officers in trial and evidence issues and has published various articles in legal publications. He is trusted by his clients, opposing counsel, judges and law enforcement.



-Solicitor of Garden City, Georgia

-Special Prosecutor in Bryan County State Court

-Attorney for Richmond Hill Travel & Conventions Bureau



Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    19 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    19 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    19 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    19 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Craig Alan Call

    Billy is a stellar lawyer and highly skilled in the courtroom.


    Craig Call Personal Injury Attorney
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  • A. J. Balbo

    Very talented criminal defense attorney. Always prepared and ready to fight for his clients.


    A. Balbo Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Tomlinson Law Group, PC

3760 U.S. Hwy 17 South
P.O. Box 2997
Richmond Hill, GA, 31324


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199611/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top DUI Lawyer sin GeorgiaNational DUI Derense Center2014
Top Lawyers in GeorgiaThe Legal Network2013
Environmental Achievement AwardEnvironmental Law Society1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
JudgePort Wentworth Muncipal Court2015 - Present
JudgeGarden City Municipal Court2015 - Present
Senior PartnerTomlinson Law Group, PC2015 - Present
Judge Pro TempPooler Municipal Court2015 - Present
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Richmond Hill2013 - Present
Senior PartnerTomlinson, Jemison & Smith, PC2013 - 2014
AttorneyRichmond Hill Travel & Conventions Bureau2011 - 2012
AttorneyRichmond Hill Visitors and Conventions Bureau2010 - 2012
District AttorneyGarden City Solicitor2005 - 2015
PartnerTomlinson & Associates, LLC1998 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Council of Municipal Court JudgesMember2015 - Present
Park South Board of DirectorsMember/Attorney2014 - Present
Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of GeorgiaMember2005 - 2015
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Association of Criminal Defense AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Savannah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Atlantic Judicial Circuit Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Georgia vs "Unnamed Juveniles"All charges were dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Richmond Hill ReflectionsCars, Bikes & Rodney King2013
Road Bike RiderCars, Bikes & Sharing the Road2013
La Voz LatinaAsk a Lawyer2012
La Voz LatinaAsk a Lawyer2011
Mississippi College Law ReviewFederal & State Law on a Military Base2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Georgia, AthensExercise and Sport ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Officer trainingProblems During Cross-examination2015
Testifying BetterNew Evidence Rules and how they affect police testimony2013
Garden City Officer Training SeminarBetter Testimony2013
Officer TrainingDUI Law Update2011
Officer TrainingDui Pitfalls2007