J. Blake Ledbetter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Decatur, GA

Conoscienti & Ledbetter, LLC
315 West Ponce De Leon Avenue, Suite 400
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-373-5800
Fax: 404-373-5804
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%), Business Litigation (20%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Business/Corporate (10%), Construction Litigation: Business (10%), Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Born and raised in the Atlanta metropolitan area, J. Blake Ledbetter is a partner at Conoscienti & Ledbetter, LLC, and handles cases of business law, contracts, personal injury and construction law. A reputable force in the profession, Mr. Ledbetter has spent the last five years focused on growing as an attorney and representing the best interests of his clients, whether they be an individual injured at the hands of another or a small business looking to reorganize.

His practice is focused on civil trial practice, and he is admitted to practice in the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Superior Court and Georgia State Court. At the University of Georgia Terry College of Business in 2008, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. Before earning his Juris Doctor from Georgia State Law school, Mr. Ledbetter worked and interned with the firm before and was named partner in 2013.

For the business law legal discipline, Mr. Ledbetter is the Lead Counsel Verified and has been named a Rising Star in civil litigation in 2018 and 2019. He is also a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

General contractors, homeowners and subcontractors rely on Mr. Ledbetter’s experience and knowledge in construction law, while his business law focus encompasses legal issues such as business formation, business disputes, sales law, contract disputes, sale and purchase of businesses, corporate law, and contract drafting. Those injured in any type of accident, from slip-and-fall cases to drunk driving accidents, have a passionate advocate in their corner with Mr. Ledbetter as their legal representative.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About J. Blake Ledbetter

Admitted: 2012, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.cl-firm.com/j-blake-ledbetter/

Educational Background

  • Juris Doctorate from Georgia State College of Law., 2011
  • University of Georgia, Bachelors in Business Administration, Major: Finance, 2008

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Assisted in formation of Non-Profit Mission Phoenix Co., 2016
  • Assisted with the probate of the estate of indigent individual., 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Lead Counsel Verified, Business Law, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Elected to the Board of Governors of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Joined Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Business & Law Society at Georgia State, Member
  • Joined the American Association for Justice, 2016
  • Superior Courts, as well as the Georgia Court of Appeals 
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Georgia Bar, Member
  • Joined Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Georgia Bar, 2012
  • Georgia Supreme Court

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $27,000.00 judgment on Civil Case , 2019
  • $350,000.00 settlement on pedestrian accident., 2019
  • Verdict for fraud in the State Court of Fulton County; damages still TBD, 2018
  • $162,000.00 breach of contract verdict., 2018
  • $150,000.00 wrongful death settlement resulting from motorcycle accident., 2017
  • $125,000.00 wrongful death settlement., 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mr. Ledbetter was a 2019 lecturer at a CLE for the Southern Trial Lawyers Mardis Gras Conference where he spoke on ridesharing application litigation and scooter litigation., Lecturer at CLE for Southern Trial Lawyers in 2019 , Lecture, Legal, 2019
  • Lectured about Advanced Business Contract Drafting tools and techniques at National Business Institute Seminar., Lecturer, National Business Institute, Business, 2020
  • Spoke at a CLE on topic of Streamlining the Personal Injury Intake Process., Lecturer at CLE for Southern Trial Lawyers in 2020, Lecture, Legal, 2020

Honors/Awards

  • Named top 10 under 40 Attorney for Georgia , Top 10 Under 40, National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2020
  • Named a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney for the State of Georgia (civil practice), Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Named a 2019 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Was selected as a 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of General Civil Litigation, Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • 2018 Superlawyers Rising Star in the practice area of Civil Litigation, Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Restaurant
  • Retail.
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Office Location for J. Blake Ledbetter

315 West Ponce De Leon Avenue
Suite 400
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 404-373-5800

Fax: 404-373-5804

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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