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John A. Mays, Jr. holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and graduated magna cum laude, with honors, from Kennesaw State University. John earned his law degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. During his time in law school, he worked for the Macon Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s office in the felony narcotics division. John also clerked for William L. "Bill" Lundy, Jr. of the Parker and Lundy law firm in Cedartown, Georgia. It was there that he began to develop his passion for litigation and the courtroom.


John is a devoted attorney for the injured and accused and focuses on helping others on a personal level. He works with integrity, meticulously planning out his case preparations for his clients in the best way possible. John is admitted to practice in all Georgia courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    5 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 40%
    5 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    5 years



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  • Philip Allen Pendergrass Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. In addition to his strong commitment to representing injured plaintiffs, John has proved himself to be a highly skilled advocate. John is well-respected amongst plaintiffs' lawyers and I strongly recommend his services to those with a potential personal injury claim.


    Philip Pendergrass Defective and dangerous products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jason Todd Schneider

    Excellent attorney.


    Jason Schneider Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Chandler, Britt & Jay, LLC

4350 South Lee Street
Buford, GA, 30518


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award - Highest Grade in Race, Racism, and American LawThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial LawyerChandler, Britt & Jay, LLC2015 - Present
AttorneySchneider Hammers2014 - 2015
Law Clerk/ 3rd Year Practice ActBibb County Circuit Public Defender Office2012 - 2012
AttorneyParker and Lundy2012 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Tallapoosa Circuit Bar AssociationPast President2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Freddy Velasco v. Jacob Hudgins, Superior Court of Polk County, Georgia; Civil Action File No. 2013CV109MExcess jury verdict for Plaintiff
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
University of Georgia, Kennesaw State UniversitySociology - magna cum laude, with honorsBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Model High SchoolN/ADiploma - with honors2003