John D. Duncan is a Trial Lawyer in Newnan, Georgia, who focuses his practice on serious personal injury and criminal defense. John is an active member of Georgia Trial Lawyer's Association, and is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Young Lawyers Division.
As a law student, John interned with the Fayette County Solicitor-General's office where he prosecuted cases under Georgia's Third Year Practice Act. John cut his teeth as a trial lawyer before State Court Judge W. Fletcher Sams and Fayette County jurors. John also held a senior editor position with his law school's law journal while maintaining his daytime position of Director of Bands at McNair Middle School.
During college, John was a leader in the music department, orchestrating concerts for local and national events. After graduation, John began teaching in College Park, Georgia, before starting his legal studies at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School.
John was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. John is the son of an insurance claims adjustor and a nurse, and shares his home with his wife, Sarah. After graduating from Summerville High School, John went on to study music at Charleston Southern University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.
In his spare time, John enjoys woodworking and spending time with his wife and five dogs.
Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes)
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2009||07/15/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Standard Field Sobriety Testing Certificate||Ron Lloyd Enterprises||2010|
|Excellence for the Future Award - Remedies||The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction||2008|
|Editor||Law Review, John Marshall Law School||2008|
|Dean's Award||Dean, JMLS||2008|
|Dean's Award||Dean, JMLS||2007|
|Dean's Award||Dean, John Marshall Law School||2006|
|Attorney||J. D. Duncan, P.C.||2009 - Present|
|Attorney||Stemberger & Cummins, P.C.||2014 - 2015|
|Partner||Prater, Duncan & Craig, LLC||2011 - 2014|
|Attorney||Prater & Associates||2009 - 2011|
|3rd Year Practice Act Prosecutor||Fayette County Solicitor-General's Office||2008 - 2008|
|Intern||Fayette County Solicitor-General's Office||2007 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Newnan Coweta Bar Association||President||2011 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Georgia State Bar||Member||2009 - Present|
|Supreme Court of Georgia||Member of the Bar||2009 - Present|
|Phi Alpha Delta||Member||2007 - Present|
|Newnan Coweta Bar Association||Treasurer||2009 - 2010|
|Atlanta's John Marshall Law Journal||Editor||2007 - 2009|
|State of Georgia v. King||Not Guilty|
|Duncan v. Lamee||Defendant found to be in contempt.|
|State v. Panter||Dismissed|
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|John Marshall Law School, Atlanta||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Charleston Southern University||Music||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Law School Orientation on Professionalism||Ethics and Professionalism||2012|
|Evidence Class||Practicing in the Real World||2012|