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A native resident of Dawson County, Georgia, Clint G. Bearden maintains a general practice serving citizens throughout North Georgia.


Clint received his B.A., Political Science (magna cum laude) from the University of Georgia in 2005 and his Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2008.


Prior to joining the Law Offices of David E. Ralston, Clint served as an associate attorney with the Cumming, Georgia firm of Boling Rice LLC, and as a judicial intern in the office of the Honorable Jason J. Deal, Superior Court Judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit serving Dawson & Hall Counties.   

Clint was admitted to the Georgia Bar in Fall 2008 and is licensed to practice in all state trial courts throughout Georgia.  He is presently a member of the Georgia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association, Appalachian Circuit Bar Association, and the Dawson & Fannin County Chambers of Commerce.  


Additionally, Clint currently serves on the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority, as appointed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.  He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dawson County Development Authority and Dawson County Library, and as legal counsel for the Board of Directors of the Len Foote Hike Inn and Kare for Kids, Inc.


He is a past chairman of the Dawson County Republican Party and is a graduate of the Republican Leadership of Georgia program (formerly the Coverdell Leadership Institute). He is also a graduate of the GA Academy of Economic Development, Leadership Dawson, and was selected as a member of the 2013 Georgia Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division Leadership Academy.  

Clint and his wife Jamey have two sons, Henry and Jay, and reside in the North Georgia Mountains.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
    6 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    6 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    6 years
  4. State & Local Law: 10%
    7 years
  5. Wills: 10%
    7 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Cortney Michelle Stuart

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Contact info

Law Office of David E. Ralston

266 Orvin Lance Drive, Ste. 107
P.O. Box 1838
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 (Georgia)National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of David E. Ralston2010 - Present
Associate AttorneyBoling Rice LLC2008 - 2010
Legal InternOffice of Hon. Jason J. Deal, Judge, Northeastern Judicial Circuit2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers DivisionLeadership Academy Member2013 - Present
Len Foote Hike InnLegal Counsel to Board of Directors2012 - Present
Kare for Kids, Inc.Legal Counsel to Board of Directors2012 - Present
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember2010 - Present
Dawson County JayceesMember, Past-President2009 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2008 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division, Legislative Affairs CommitteeCo-Chairman2013 - 2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of GeorgiaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Property Tax PrimerAd Valorem Property Tax Overview and Updates on Legislative Changes2009