I consider myself a proud citizen of Athens, Georgia, though I am originally from Chesapeake, Virginia. I graduated from The College of William and Mary in 1995, and then pursued a career playing guitar in a heavy-metal band in New York. After a year, my band-mate and I moved to Georgia, where our band played and recorded in the Athens music scene for several years. I ran a small recording studio and produced all genres of music for various bands. I loved recording, but I wanted a new challenge, so in 2002 I moved to Los Angeles to attend law school. I planned to study music-related law, but I was immediately drawn to the trial and litigation aspects of the legal profession. I interned both at a medical malpractice defense firm, and at the LA County District Attorney’s Office. I graduated from Southwestern University School of Law in 2005, passed the California Bar Exam, and moved right back to Athens.
After passing the Georgia Bar Exam, I worked as a prosecutor in the Athens-Clarke County Solicitor’s office. My legal cases focused on DUI and domestic violence. After three years as a prosecutor, I left the Solicitor’s Office and joined an insurance-defense firm in Athens where my primary assignment was defending car-wreck cases for insurance companies. At this time, I also began to build my own criminal defense practice. After five years at that firm, I decided to go into business for myself. I opened Moriarty Law, PC in January of 2015 to help people who had been injured or arrested.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife, Susanna, and my daughter, Lennon. I still play guitar when I can, but not quite as loudly.
Please contact me if you feel I’m the right attorney for you.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2006||07/25/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Favorite Lawyer to Get You Out of a Jam - Winner||Flagpole Magazine||2016|
|Favorite Lawyer to Get You Out of a Jam - Runner Up||Flagpole Magazine||2015|
|Owner||Moriarty Law, PC||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Cowsert & Avery||2010 - 2015|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Office of the Solicitor General, Athens-Clarke County||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Western Circuit Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Moriarty Law, PC: News||My First Collision; Suggestions for what to do after a traffic collision||2016|
|Southwestern University||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Coll of William & Mary||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law Section||Opening Statements from the Defense||2015|
|Trucking collision||Case settled pre-suit for a confidential amount.|
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