Jack R. Hancock
Top rated General Litigation attorney in Forest Park, GeorgiaFreeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
Jack Hancock has over 40 years of experience in governmental and corporate liability, civil rights, employment, general litigation and real estate. He is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer who has represented all types of governmental and corporate entities. He has served as primary outside counsel for Clayton County for 25 years. Mr. Hancock has successfully argued several of the most significant decisions in the appellate courts involving liability of counties.
Mr. Hancock received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia (B.B.A.) and his law degree from the University of Georgia (J.D.).
Practice areasGeneral Litigation, Civil Rights, Eminent Domain, Land Use/Zoning
First Admitted: 1975, Georgia
Professional Webpage: https://www.fmglaw.com/attorney_bio.php
- Nuts and Bolts of Local Government Law, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, "Liability of Georgia Counties for the Acts of their Elected Officials: An Overview", March 11, 2010 Speaker on federal court practice and procedure, county, city and school law, immunity issues, civil rights and constitutional law. Nuts and Bolts of Local Government Law, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, "Elected Officials and Local Government-Roles, Rights and Responsibilities", March 17, 2006. Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Annual Update on Georgia Law Seminar, "Analysis of Local Governmental Immunities to State Law Claims", February 6-9, 2011, Speaker
- Clayton County, Georgia; Clayton County Board of Tax Assessors; Clayton County Board of Elections; Fulton County, Georgia; Augusta Richmond County Consolidated Government; Douglas County Board of Tax Assessors; CB Richard Ellis; Hines; DBM, Inc.; Tindall Corporation
- Ga. Association of Professional SErvers, et.al. v. Jackson, Sheriff, et.al., S17A1079 (Ga.)(2017), 2017
- Clayton County v. Segrest, 333 Ga. App. 85, 775 S.E. 2d 579 (2015), 2015
- Super Lawyers: 2011