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Billy Tomlinson

Billy Tomlinson

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Personal Injury

About Me

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


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

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

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

21 total 

  • Craig Alan Call

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

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    Craig Call Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • A. J. Balbo

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

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    A. Balbo Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Tomlinson Law Group, PC

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

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199607/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers in GeorgiaThe Legal Network2013
Environmental Achievement AwardEnvironmental Law Society1995

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerTomlinson, Jemison & Smith, PC2013 - Present
AttorneyRichmond Hill Visitors and Conventions Bureau2010 - 2012
District AttorneyGarden City Solicitor2005 - Present
PartnerTomlinson & Associates, LLC1998 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of GeorgiaMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
American Association of Criminal Defense AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Savannah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Atlantic Judicial Circuit Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Georgia vs "Unnamed Juveniles"All charges were dismissed

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Publications
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

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Georgia, AthensExercise and Sport ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Testifying BetterNew Evidence Rules and how they affect police testimony2013
Garden City Officer Training SeminarBetter Testimony2013
Officer TrainingDUI Law Update2011
Officer TrainingDui Pitfalls2007