Joseph M. Colwell is an associate at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP. Joseph handles a variety of cases, including qui tam cases under the Federal False Claims Act; product liability cases; and others resulting in personal injury, wrongful death, or financial harm.
Joseph was born and raised in Rome, Georgia. He attended Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, graduating cum laude with degrees in German and Communication & Theater Arts, and the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, graduating magna cum laude and third in his class. While in law school, Joseph served as the Editor in Chief of the Mercer Law Review and was actively involved in Mercer’s moot court program. During his first year, he was a finalist in the Hugh Lawson III Memorial First Year Moot Court Competition, and he represented Mercer as a member of both the Georgia Intrastate Team and the National Moot Court Team. As a third year student, Joseph was inducted into the Brainerd Currie Honor Society, received numerous other academic awards and scholarships, and participated in the Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting Program.
Joseph is active in the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Columbus Trial Lawyers Association, and Columbus American Inn of Court. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, and Columbus Bar Association.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2013||09/24/2020|
|Associate||Butler Wooten & Peak LLP||2013 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Minor Bell & Neal||2012 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Jones Cork & Miller||2012 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP||2011 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Columbus Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Georgia State Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Columbus American Inn of Court||Associate||2013 - Present|
|66 Mercer L. Rev. 211||Trial Practice and Procedure, Annual Survey of Georgia Law||2014|
|63 Mercer L. Rev. 1129||Reasonable Restrictions on the Franchise: Georgia's Voter Identifcation Act of 2006||2012|
|Mercer University-W. George L.S.||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|Mercer University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2010|
Posted by William
Tue Jul 02 2019