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While Benji has enjoyed great success on the plaintiff’s side of personal injury cases obtaining millions of dollars for his clients, he also handles cases for the defense, ranging from criminal defense to business litigation. He has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 2006. He is admitted to practice in all state trial and appellate courts in Georgia, all federal district courts in the State of Georgia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. After graduating from Statesboro High School in 1999, Colson attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with highest honors in 2003, and also attended the University of Georgia School of Law, graduating in 2006. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He and his wife Catherine live in Statesboro with their sons.
He has extensive trial and appellate experience on a broad range of litigation matters in both State and Federal Court, focusing his practice on criminal law, civil trial practice, personal injury claims on behalf of injured parties, business litigation, contract disputes and estate law. He has appeared in courtrooms around the state on cases involving personal injury, crop damage, complex business litigation, legal malpractice, and criminal law issues. He argues cases before the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court regularly.
Old Augusta Development Group v. Effingham County, Reached $7,000,000.00 settlement in suit filed on behalf of real estate developer against County as a result of dispute over water and sewer agreements between the developer and the county.
St. Simons Waterfront, LLC v. Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C., 746 S.E.2d 98 (Ga. 2013), Successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Georgia for an expansion of the protection of Georgia’s attorney-client privilege to include communications between a law firm's attorneys.
Yancey v. Watkins, 708 S.E.2d 539 (Ga. App. 2011), Successfully argued before the Georgia Court of Appeals that crop-dusting was an inherently dangerous activity, and thus a cotton farmer could be liable for his pilot's alleged negligence.
Laibe Corp. v. Gen. Pump & Well, Inc., 733 S.E.2d 332, 336 (Ga. App. 2012).
Pilz v. Thibodeau, 667 S.E.2d 622, 623 (Ga. App. 2008).
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2006||12/21/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Managing Attorney||Broucek & Colson, LLC||2018 - Present|
|Partner Attorney||Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens||2006 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bulloch County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Bulloch County Bar Association||President||2008 - 2009|
|Bulloch County Bar Association||Vice President||2007 - 2008|
|University of Georgia School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||BS - Bachelor of Science||2003|
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