Tom joined Pate & Johnson in 2017 after graduating with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law.
While in law school, Tom honed his trial advocacy skills competing as a member of the moot court and mock trial teams. He also earned awards for achieving the highest marks in his Torts and Constitutional Law classes.
In his last year of school, Tom served as a research assistant to Professors Dan T. Coenen and Michael Wells, where his work focused on constitutional law, the early history of the U.S. Constitution, and civil rights litigation. Tom was also one of a few students selected to participate in a seminar led by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Prior to law school, Tom graduated from Emory University in 2012, where he majored in Sociology and minored in History with a concentration on the history of the American South. After graduating, Tom clerked at a boutique litigation firm in Midtown Atlanta before pursuing his own career in the law.
Tom is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and authorized to practice in all state courts in Georgia. He has also been admitted to practice in federal court in the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.
Tom has been selected and recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyer's Association's Top 40 Under 40.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2017||04/13/2020|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2018 - Present|
|Mercer Law Review Annual Eleventh Circuit Survey||Criminal Law Opinions||2019|
|Mercer Law Review Annual Eleventh Circuit Survey||Federal Sentencing Guidelines||2018|
|University of Georgia School of Law||N/A||N/A|
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