Born and raised in Calhoun County, Alabama, Justin is a graduate of Oxford High School and received his bachelor’s degree form Auburn University in 2013 where he studied Economics. He graduated from Auburn cum laude. While at Auburn, Justin was a member of the Auburn Economics Club, Tau Sigma Honor Society and Auburn University’s Honor Society for Pre-Law Scholars, Pi Lambda Sigma. Justin is a first generation college graduate.
After college, Justin enrolled at the University of Alabama School of Law. While in law school, he interned for the District Attorney’s Offices in both Anniston and Mobile, Alabama, where he gained valuable insight into their preparation and processes when handling a criminal matter. Also, Justin worked for the University of Alabama School of Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic offering free legal aid to victims of domestic violence, and participated in the law school’s Criminal Law Society. In 2016, Justin received his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law and is licensed to practice law in the states of Alabama and Georgia.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2017||08/04/2019|
|AL||Occupational License - Authorized to Practice||2016||08/26/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Cum Laude, Graduation Honors||Auburn University||2013|
|Attorney||LaPlante Merritt Faulkner & Clay, LLC||2016 - Present|
|Legal Intern||District Attorney's Office of the 13th Judicial Circuit, Mobile, AL||2015 - 2015|
|Legal Intern||University of Alabama School of Law Domestic Violence Clinic||2015 - 2016|
|Legal Intern||District Attorney's Office for the 7th Judicial Circuit, Anniston, AL||2014 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||2017 - Present|
|Alabama State Bar||Member||2016 - Present|
|Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Calhoun Cleburne County Bar Association||Member||2016 - 2016|
|University of Alabama School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2016|
|Auburn University||Bachelor of Science in Economics||2013|
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