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John Gage Breakfield

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Judicial Nominating CommissionGovernor Appointment2015
Georgia Building AuthorityLt. Governor Appointment2014
State Properties CommissionLt. Governor Appointment2014
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2013
Silver DonorChicopee Woods Trillium Trek2010
DonorRun for Recovery2010
YLD Leadership Academy ParticipantYoung Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia2007
Dean's ListMercer Law School2000
CALI Award Criminal Procedure (Litigation)CALI2000
Dean's ListMercer Law School2000
Dean's ListMercer Law School1999
Alumni of the YearPi Kappa Phi (Zeta Chapter)1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberGeorgia Judicial Nominating Commission2014 - Present
MemberGeorgia State Properties Commission2014 - Present
MemberGeorgia Building Authority2014 - Present
Solicitor, Part-timeGainesville Municipal Court2012 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorGainesville State College2009 - Present
Founding PartnerBreakfield & Associates, Attorneys2009 - Present
Founding PartnerBreakfield & Dean, LLC2009 - 2011
PartnerMedium Size Firm in Gainesville, Georgia2008 - 2009
AssociateMedium Size Firm in Gainesville, Georgia2002 - 2008
Summer AssociateDowney & Cleveland2000 - 2000
Law ClerkBibb County State Court1999 - 1999
General ManagerTaco Bell1995 - 1998
ClerkMcKinney & Givens1990 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Hall Chamber of CommerceVice President Chairman Government Affairs2015 - Present
Judicial Nominating CommissionCommission Member2015 - Present
State Properties CommissionCommission Member2014 - Present
Georgia Building AuthorityAuthority Member2014 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaLaw School Outreach Program Committee Member2014 - Present
Greater Hall Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall CountyBoard Member2013 - Present
Safe Kids Gainesville/ Hall CountyAdvisory Board2012 - Present
Greater Hall Chamber of CommerceMember2009 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Dispute Resolution SectionMember2009 - Present
Inn of CourtBarrister2008 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Dispute Resolution SectionMember2004 - Present
Northeastern Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2001 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law SectionMember2001 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Tort and Insurance Practice SectionMember2001 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Criminal Law SectionMember2001 - Present
Greater Hall Chamber of CommerceAssociate Director2012 - 2013
Family Ties/ Prevent Child AbuseBoard Member2011 - 2014
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Georgia Verdict Editorial CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - 2012
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - 2012
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Trucking SectionMember2010 - 2012
State Bar of Georgia, Eminent Domain SectionMember2007 - 2009
YMCA After School BoardBoard Member2007 - 2009
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
(Confidential) v. (County, GA)Favorable Settlement Settlement with County
Counsin v. RelativesMistrial Granted (Pending Appeal)
Land Owner v. DOTLand Owner Obtains favorbale settlement from DOT
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Publication nameTitleDate
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia DUI: Pre-Trial License Suspension Process2013
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia DUI Field Sobriety Tests2013
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysDo I need a lawyer for a car accident in Georgia?2013
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia Boat Education Law (New for 2013)2013
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysDo I need a lawyer for a First DUI in Georgia?2013
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia Affidavit of DUI First Conviction and Limited Driving Permit2011
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysTo Blow or Not to Blow: Refuse a Breathalyzer Test?2011
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia Car Wreck: What to Do if You Have Been Injured2011
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia Super Speeder Ticket Law2011
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia DUI Drivers License Suspension Issues: A Step by Step Guide2010
Breakfield & Associates, AttorneysGeorgia U.M. Coverage (Uninsured and Under Insured Motorist Coverage)2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
ArbitrationRegistered ArbitratorN/A2015
MediationDomestic MediationN/A2009
MediationGeneral Civil EducationN/A2006
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Wofford CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Youth Leadership HallLeadership for Youth2014
Youth Leadership HallJudicial Process2014
First Year SeminarOverview of Common Legal Violations2014
Character Development ProgramLeadership Principles2014
Youth Leadership HallLeadership for Youth2013
Youth Leadership HallJudicial Process2013
First Year SeminarOverview of Common Legal Violations2013
Youth Leadership HallJudicial Process2012
First Year SeminarOverview of Common Legal Violations2012
Understanding Personal Injury LawUnderstanding Indemnity, Subrogation and Contribution2008
Understanding Georgia Personal Injury LawReview of Important Laws and Cases2008
Adjunct ProfessorAdvance Research and WritingN/A
Adjunct ProfessorLaw Practice ManagementN/A
Adjunct ProfessorComputers for the Legal ProfessionN/A