Jack R. Hancock

Jack R. Hancock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Forest Park, GA

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
 | 661 Forest Pkwy, Suite E
Forest Park, GA 30297
Phone: 404.335.7143
Fax: 404.361.3223
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Eminent Domain (20%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    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.).

    About Jack Hancock

    Admitted: 1975, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.fmglaw.com/attorney_bio.php

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • 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

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • 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

    Representative Clients:

    • 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
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    Office Location for Jack R. Hancock

    661 Forest Pkwy
    Suite E
    Forest Park, GA 30297

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    Last Updated: 9/22/2020

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